The Truth About Cars » Firestone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Parts Giant Pep Boys Has New Suitor in Carl Icahn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/parts-giant-pep-boys-new-suitor-carl-ichan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/parts-giant-pep-boys-new-suitor-carl-ichan/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237305 Billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 12-percent ownership stake in Pep Boys and said that Auto Plus, a competitor which he owns, should consider buying the retail parts giant, Bloomberg reported. In October, Bridgestone offered to purchase Pep Boys’ 800 company-owned stores for $835 million to add to its portfolio of 2,200 stores including Tires Plus, Firestone Complete Auto Care, Hibdon […]

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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 12-percent ownership stake in Pep Boys and said that Auto Plus, a competitor which he owns, should consider buying the retail parts giant, Bloomberg reported. In October, Bridgestone offered to purchase Pep Boys’ 800 company-owned stores for $835 million to add to its portfolio of 2,200 stores including Tires Plus, Firestone Complete Auto Care, Hibdon […]

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Building An Icon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/building-an-icon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/building-an-icon/#comments Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:40:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=485331 The Nike Swoosh. The McDonalds Golden Arches. The Chevy Bowtie. When you see them, you know them. Decades and billions of dollars are dedicated to make a ride on the freeway or, a walk in a park, a frequent subliminal reminder of how worthy a given brand is of your time. Firestone is just beginning […]

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The Nike Swoosh. The McDonalds Golden Arches. The Chevy Bowtie. When you see them, you know them. Decades and billions of dollars are dedicated to make a ride on the freeway or, a walk in a park, a frequent subliminal reminder of how worthy a given brand is of your time. Firestone is just beginning […]

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U-Haul Won’t Rent Trailers To Explorers, Idiot Lawyers (Not Unibody Construction) To Blame http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/u-haul-wont-rent-trailers-to-explorers-idiot-lawyers-not-unibody-construction-to-blame/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/u-haul-wont-rent-trailers-to-explorers-idiot-lawyers-not-unibody-construction-to-blame/#comments Thu, 26 May 2011 18:18:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=396256 Should you be afraid of towing in a new Ford Explorer? Though the newly-unibody Explorer is rated for up to 5,000 pounds, Jack Baruth noted in his review that My experience pulling my race car on an open trailer with my Flex indicates that the D4 chassis is more than up to the job, but […]

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Should you be afraid of towing in a new Ford Explorer? Though the newly-unibody Explorer is rated for up to 5,000 pounds, Jack Baruth noted in his review that My experience pulling my race car on an open trailer with my Flex indicates that the D4 chassis is more than up to the job, but […]

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