The Truth About Cars » COTY http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » COTY http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com NAIAS 2013: Cadillac ATS Is COTY, Ram 1500 Wins Truck Award http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/naias-2013-cadillac-ats-is-coty-ram-1500-wins-truck-award/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/naias-2013-cadillac-ats-is-coty-ram-1500-wins-truck-award/#comments Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:23:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=473631 No surprises here…the Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 are North American Car and Truck of the Year. Thank god it wasn’t the FR-S. Sergio Marchionne quipped that “we deserved to win” the truck award. And I don’t disagree with him. GM’s new full-sizers are going to have a tough battle ahead of them.

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No surprises here…the Cadillac ATS and Ram 1500 are North American Car and Truck of the Year. Thank god it wasn’t the FR-S. Sergio Marchionne quipped that “we deserved to win” the truck award. And I don’t disagree with him. GM’s new full-sizers are going to have a tough battle ahead of them.

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Volkswagen Up! Is World Car Of The Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/volkswagen-up-is-world-car-of-the-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/volkswagen-up-is-world-car-of-the-year/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:15:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=438591 The New York Auto Show is where the World Car Of The Year awards were announced, and the past few years have seen small, fuel-efficient cars take home the crown. The Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Golf and Mazda2 have won in the past few years, and 2012 is no different, with the Volkswagen Up! […]

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The New York Auto Show is where the World Car Of The Year awards were announced, and the past few years have seen small, fuel-efficient cars take home the crown. The Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Golf and Mazda2 have won in the past few years, and 2012 is no different, with the Volkswagen Up! […]

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Chevrolet Volt, Vauxhall/Opel Ampera Named 2012 European Car Of The Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/chevrolet-volt-vauxhallopel-ampera-named-2012-european-car-of-the-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/chevrolet-volt-vauxhallopel-ampera-named-2012-european-car-of-the-year/#comments Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:58:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433842 On the back of last year’s win for the Nissan Leaf, the Chevrolet Volt and Vauxhall/Opel Ampera has won the 2012 European Car of the Year award, beating out the Citroen DS5, Fiat Panda, Ford Focus, Range Rover Evoque, Toyota Yaris and the Volkswagen Up! The Volt/Ampera beat out the Volkswagen Up!, with the Focus […]

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On the back of last year’s win for the Nissan Leaf, the Chevrolet Volt and Vauxhall/Opel Ampera has won the 2012 European Car of the Year award, beating out the Citroen DS5, Fiat Panda, Ford Focus, Range Rover Evoque, Toyota Yaris and the Volkswagen Up! The Volt/Ampera beat out the Volkswagen Up!, with the Focus […]

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Hyundai Elantra, Range Rover Evoque Win North American Car/Truck Of The Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/hyundai-elantra-range-rover-evoque-win-north-american-cartruck-of-the-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/hyundai-elantra-range-rover-evoque-win-north-american-cartruck-of-the-year/#comments Mon, 09 Jan 2012 16:15:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424914 Jack has already expressed his displeasure with the Evoque being named winning another Truck of the Year, but his blood pressure won’t be rising just yet. The Evoque, along with the Hyundai Elantra, just took home the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. The nominees for the Car award included the Elantra, […]

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Jack has already expressed his displeasure with the Evoque being named winning another Truck of the Year, but his blood pressure won’t be rising just yet. The Evoque, along with the Hyundai Elantra, just took home the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. The nominees for the Car award included the Elantra, […]

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Motor Trend’s Car Of The Year: As Relevant As You’d Expect http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/motor-trends-car-of-the-year-as-relevant-as-youd-expect/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/motor-trends-car-of-the-year-as-relevant-as-youd-expect/#comments Wed, 16 Nov 2011 23:56:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418762 Motor Trend’s Car of the Year award has been a lightning rod of criticism among automotive gadflies ever since… well, you decide. Corvair? Vega? Mustang II?  Every year, MT picks one “best” car from a market that serves a wide variety of needs, and every year, the autoblogosphere rushes to help the tottering “contest” collapse […]

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Motor Trend’s Car of the Year award has been a lightning rod of criticism among automotive gadflies ever since… well, you decide. Corvair? Vega? Mustang II?  Every year, MT picks one “best” car from a market that serves a wide variety of needs, and every year, the autoblogosphere rushes to help the tottering “contest” collapse […]

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Volt COTY: Korean Paper Calls B.S. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/volt-coty-korean-paper-calls-b-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/volt-coty-korean-paper-calls-b-s/#comments Mon, 17 Jan 2011 08:57:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=380771 „The naming of the Chevrolet Volt as the North American Car of the Year at the Detroit Auto Show last week is sparking some controversy,” reports the Chosun Ilbo from Korea. “The main reason for the skepticism is that the Volt has sold only some 300 units since its launch a month ago. It is […]

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„The naming of the Chevrolet Volt as the North American Car of the Year at the Detroit Auto Show last week is sparking some controversy,” reports the Chosun Ilbo from Korea. “The main reason for the skepticism is that the Volt has sold only some 300 units since its launch a month ago. It is […]

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Audi A3 TDI Named Green Car Of The Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/audi-a3-tdi-named-green-car-of-the-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/audi-a3-tdi-named-green-car-of-the-year/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:07:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=337976 Today, on the last day of media access to the LA Auto show, the mystic powers that be continued VAGs green run by selecting the Audi A3 TDi as the 2010 Green Car of the Year (The Jetta TDi won last year). In the running this year were the Audi A3 TDI, Honda Insight, Mercury […]

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Today, on the last day of media access to the LA Auto show, the mystic powers that be continued VAGs green run by selecting the Audi A3 TDi as the 2010 Green Car of the Year (The Jetta TDi won last year). In the running this year were the Audi A3 TDI, Honda Insight, Mercury […]

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Canadian Car Of The Year Kerfluffle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/canadian-car-of-the-year-kerfluffle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/canadian-car-of-the-year-kerfluffle/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2009 20:04:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=336913 Ah, car of the year (COTY) awards. The magical time of year when every magazine, website, and national auto journalist association decides that it has to make a definitive call on the best automobile that money can buy. And though nobody on the consumer end really takes these things seriously (when have you ever heard […]

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Ah, car of the year (COTY) awards. The magical time of year when every magazine, website, and national auto journalist association decides that it has to make a definitive call on the best automobile that money can buy. And though nobody on the consumer end really takes these things seriously (when have you ever heard […]

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Ford Fusion Named Motor Trend Car of the Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/ford-fusion-named-motor-trend-car-of-the-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/ford-fusion-named-motor-trend-car-of-the-year/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2009 19:42:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335926 The Ford Fusion is a perfectly competent yet utterly bland vehicle. It’s proof that American firms can compete in the mass-market vanilla sedan segment, but not because it does anything particularly well. Its strength is nothing more than an absence of the glaring issues that kept Detroit out of the Accord/Camry sweepstakes. Which is why […]

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The Ford Fusion is a perfectly competent yet utterly bland vehicle. It’s proof that American firms can compete in the mass-market vanilla sedan segment, but not because it does anything particularly well. Its strength is nothing more than an absence of the glaring issues that kept Detroit out of the Accord/Camry sweepstakes. Which is why […]

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