The Truth About Cars » detroit diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +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 » detroit diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com What We Missed in the News, Post-LA Auto Show Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/what-we-missed-in-the-news-post-la-auto-show-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/what-we-missed-in-the-news-post-la-auto-show-edition/#comments Sat, 21 Nov 2015 20:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224185 While we were hanging outside the Staples Center begging passersby for photos, information and leftover shrimp from the Los Angeles Auto Show to share with you all (well, maybe not the shrimp), there was still news happening that we didn’t get the chance to cover. So, here it is in condensed form. Volkswagen ECM Supplier Bosch Under Investigation […]

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While we were hanging outside the Staples Center begging passersby for photos, information and leftover shrimp from the Los Angeles Auto Show to share with you all (well, maybe not the shrimp), there was still news happening that we didn’t get the chance to cover. So, here it is in condensed form. Volkswagen ECM Supplier Bosch Under Investigation […]

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Daimler Moving HQ, 30 Jobs to Michigan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/daimler-moving-hq-30-jobs-michigan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/daimler-moving-hq-30-jobs-michigan/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1175282 Daimler AG said Thursday that it would move its North American headquarters, and roughly 30 jobs, to Michigan. According to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the move from New Jersey to Michigan would be complete by 2017. Mercedes announced last year that it would move its headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Atlanta. Daimler’s move would be […]

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Daimler AG said Thursday that it would move its North American headquarters, and roughly 30 jobs, to Michigan. According to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the move from New Jersey to Michigan would be complete by 2017. Mercedes announced last year that it would move its headquarters from Montvale, NJ to Atlanta. Daimler’s move would be […]

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Curbside Classic: 1947 GM PD-3751 “Silversides” Greyhound Bus – The First Modern Diesel Bus http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classic-1947-gm-pd-3751-silversides-greyhound-bus-the-first-modern-diesel-bus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classic-1947-gm-pd-3751-silversides-greyhound-bus-the-first-modern-diesel-bus/#comments Sat, 11 Dec 2010 17:53:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=376530 This GM bus revolutionized the industry, and set the template for all over-the road buses to come: forward control, rear transverse diesel engine, the famous fluted aluminum “Silversides” cladding, semi-monocoque construction, high floor and underfloor luggage compartments. But its wildest feature was not replicated: a four-on-the-tree shifter and its mechanical linkage back to the non-synchronized […]

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This GM bus revolutionized the industry, and set the template for all over-the road buses to come: forward control, rear transverse diesel engine, the famous fluted aluminum “Silversides” cladding, semi-monocoque construction, high floor and underfloor luggage compartments. But its wildest feature was not replicated: a four-on-the-tree shifter and its mechanical linkage back to the non-synchronized […]

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Curbside Classic: GMC TDH-4523 Transit Bus http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classic-gmc-tdh-4523-transit-bus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/curbside-classic-gmc-tdh-4523-transit-bus/#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2010 19:44:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344429 GM has built some great vehicles in its day, but nothing can top their buses. They literally owned the bus market from the forties through the seventies, but they earned that spot with superior technology and quality construction. One of the most brilliant and enduring examples of that is the “New Look” transit bus that […]

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GM has built some great vehicles in its day, but nothing can top their buses. They literally owned the bus market from the forties through the seventies, but they earned that spot with superior technology and quality construction. One of the most brilliant and enduring examples of that is the “New Look” transit bus that […]

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