The Truth About Cars » Event Data Recorder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +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 » Event Data Recorder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: Reading the Light Bulb Filaments http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/piston-slap-reading-the-light-bulb-filaments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/piston-slap-reading-the-light-bulb-filaments/#comments Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:01:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475461 TTAC commentator Celebrity208 writes: Sajeev: I’d always thought that police crash investigators would check the tail light bulbs of a car that was rear ended to determine if its lights were on at the time of the crash. I thought it had something to do with the way the filament was broken/burnt/etc. So my question […]

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TTAC commentator Celebrity208 writes: Sajeev: I’d always thought that police crash investigators would check the tail light bulbs of a car that was rear ended to determine if its lights were on at the time of the crash. I thought it had something to do with the way the filament was broken/burnt/etc. So my question […]

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Confirmed: WSJ Writes Nonsense About Toyota EDR Amnesia. Jalopnik In Same League As WSJ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/confirmed-wsj-writes-nonsense-about-toyota-edr-amnesia-jalopnik-in-same-league-as-wsj/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/confirmed-wsj-writes-nonsense-about-toyota-edr-amnesia-jalopnik-in-same-league-as-wsj/#comments Fri, 16 Jul 2010 11:11:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=360976 Welcome to amateur hour. As reported yesterday, The Wall Street Journal claimed in a story that Toyota’s “data recorders can lose their information if disconnected from the car’s battery or if the battery dies—as could happen after a crash.” Their source was “a person familiar with the situation.” Commentator Carquestions concluded that the source doesn’t […]

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Welcome to amateur hour. As reported yesterday, The Wall Street Journal claimed in a story that Toyota’s “data recorders can lose their information if disconnected from the car’s battery or if the battery dies—as could happen after a crash.” Their source was “a person familiar with the situation.” Commentator Carquestions concluded that the source doesn’t […]

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What’s Wrong With Toyota’s Black Boxes? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/what%e2%80%99s-wrong-with-toyota%e2%80%99s-black-boxes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/what%e2%80%99s-wrong-with-toyota%e2%80%99s-black-boxes/#comments Fri, 19 Feb 2010 01:17:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346024 At the Wednesday press conference in Tokyo, Toyota slipped in the remark that they “will more actively use on-board event data recorders, which can, in the event of a malfunction, provide information necessary for conducting such activities as technological investigations and repairs.” This remark was widely overlooked. It should not have been. Five days before, […]

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At the Wednesday press conference in Tokyo, Toyota slipped in the remark that they “will more actively use on-board event data recorders, which can, in the event of a malfunction, provide information necessary for conducting such activities as technological investigations and repairs.” This remark was widely overlooked. It should not have been. Five days before, […]

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