The Truth About Cars » espace http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:00:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Turns To Former FBI Chief, Renault Just ‘Improving’ Emissions, GM Buys Ridesharing Service http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269449 Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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German Environmental Group Claims Renault Van Pollutes Up To 25 Times Euro Limit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/german-environmental-group-claims-renault-van-pollutes-25-times-euro-limit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/german-environmental-group-claims-renault-van-pollutes-25-times-euro-limit/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1227769 A German environmental group said Tuesday that its testing has revealed Renault’s Espace, when equipped with a 1.6-liter diesel engine, could emit up to 25 times the allowable limit of nitrogen oxides with a warm engine running on roads — or you know, the real world. According to the New York Times, the Deutsche Umwelthilfe […]

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A German environmental group said Tuesday that its testing has revealed Renault’s Espace, when equipped with a 1.6-liter diesel engine, could emit up to 25 times the allowable limit of nitrogen oxides with a warm engine running on roads — or you know, the real world. According to the New York Times, the Deutsche Umwelthilfe […]

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Minivan Design Origins Disputed: The Designer Of The Espace Fires Back At TTAC http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/minivan-design-origins-disputed-the-designer-of-the-espace-fires-back-at-ttac/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/minivan-design-origins-disputed-the-designer-of-the-espace-fires-back-at-ttac/#comments Mon, 29 Mar 2010 18:42:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350662 In our recent 1984 Dodge Caravan Curbside Classic, we explored the origins of the minivan. The question as to who first penned the modern FWD people mover is a bit of thorny one, and one which has been argued endlessly. In that CC, I gave credit to Rootes (later Chrysler Europe) designer Fergus Pollock  for […]

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In our recent 1984 Dodge Caravan Curbside Classic, we explored the origins of the minivan. The question as to who first penned the modern FWD people mover is a bit of thorny one, and one which has been argued endlessly. In that CC, I gave credit to Rootes (later Chrysler Europe) designer Fergus Pollock  for […]

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Curbside Classic: 1984 Dodge Caravan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1984-dodge-caravan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/curbside-classic-1984-dodge-caravan/#comments Thu, 18 Mar 2010 06:24:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=349415 There’s nothing truly original in the car business. Everyone begs, steals and borrows from everyone else. Or sometimes, the same (and usually obvious) idea ferments for years in various heads or companies, and then suddenly appears in the same format at the same time in totally different places. How about the modern FWD mini-van? It […]

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There’s nothing truly original in the car business. Everyone begs, steals and borrows from everyone else. Or sometimes, the same (and usually obvious) idea ferments for years in various heads or companies, and then suddenly appears in the same format at the same time in totally different places. How about the modern FWD mini-van? It […]

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