The Truth About Cars » cross country http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +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 » cross country http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Eisenhower Did Just About the Worst Damn Road Trip, Ever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/well-just-worst-damn-road-trip-ever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/well-just-worst-damn-road-trip-ever/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1152521 Atlas Obscura has a fine, fine retelling of former President Dwight Eisenhower’s treacherous slog across the U.S. in 1919, presumably before Google Maps could tell him where to go. His 62-day, transcontinental epoch may have served as inspiration for the creation of America’s interstate highway system — not the threat of a nuclear attack and evacuation […]

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Atlas Obscura has a fine, fine retelling of former President Dwight Eisenhower’s treacherous slog across the U.S. in 1919, presumably before Google Maps could tell him where to go. His 62-day, transcontinental epoch may have served as inspiration for the creation of America’s interstate highway system — not the threat of a nuclear attack and evacuation […]

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Review: 2015.5 Volvo V60 Cross Country (with video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/review-2015-5-volvo-v60-cross-country-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/review-2015-5-volvo-v60-cross-country-video/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1030617 Volvo may not have invented the wagon but no company has as much dedication to the practical cargo hauler as the Swedish brand. With the new V60 Cross Country they have expanded to six wagons world-wide (V40, V40 Cross Country, V60, V60 Cross Country, V70 and XC70). Wagon fans sad that Volvo isn’t bringing their […]

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Volvo may not have invented the wagon but no company has as much dedication to the practical cargo hauler as the Swedish brand. With the new V60 Cross Country they have expanded to six wagons world-wide (V40, V40 Cross Country, V60, V60 Cross Country, V70 and XC70). Wagon fans sad that Volvo isn’t bringing their […]

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Road Trips, Pit Stops & Public Employees http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/road-trips-pit-stops-public-employees/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/road-trips-pit-stops-public-employees/#comments Fri, 20 Sep 2013 15:18:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=524441 In the next couple of days Autumn will officially begin. For most of us, however, Summer ended back on Labor Day, that final day of freedom before kids all over the country had to get up early, stuff their new school supplies into their backpacks and board those big yellow nuisances to all of us […]

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In the next couple of days Autumn will officially begin. For most of us, however, Summer ended back on Labor Day, that final day of freedom before kids all over the country had to get up early, stuff their new school supplies into their backpacks and board those big yellow nuisances to all of us […]

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New or Used: Not that you would, or should…but you totally could. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/new-or-used-not-that-you-would-or-should%e2%80%a6but-you-totally-could/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/new-or-used-not-that-you-would-or-should%e2%80%a6but-you-totally-could/#comments Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:06:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=380220 Peter, a repeat customer, writes: My last question was certainly well-answered and I thank you for that! Problem is I have another because my situation has changed totally!  And this one is kind of urgent. My wife and I need to relocate to California by March.  We’re going to drive my RAV4 appliance across the […]

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Peter, a repeat customer, writes: My last question was certainly well-answered and I thank you for that! Problem is I have another because my situation has changed totally!  And this one is kind of urgent. My wife and I need to relocate to California by March.  We’re going to drive my RAV4 appliance across the […]

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Curbside Classic: 1961 Rambler Classic Cross Country http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1961-rambler-classic-cross-country/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1961-rambler-classic-cross-country/#comments Mon, 01 Mar 2010 21:36:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346956 It’s morning on a bright summer day in Iowa City in 1962. I may have fallen asleep with pictures of Marilyn and the Corvette, but now they’re lost somewhere in the folds of my sheets. The fantasy is over, and its time to face a reality of rampant Rambler Classic wagons with wheezing sixes piloted […]

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It’s morning on a bright summer day in Iowa City in 1962. I may have fallen asleep with pictures of Marilyn and the Corvette, but now they’re lost somewhere in the folds of my sheets. The fantasy is over, and its time to face a reality of rampant Rambler Classic wagons with wheezing sixes piloted […]

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