The Truth About Cars » Forbes http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 19:43:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 GM Deathwatch Part 1! This Time, It’s Forbes Doing The Countdown http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/gm-deathwatch-part-1-this-time-its-forbes-doing-the-countdown/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/gm-deathwatch-part-1-this-time-its-forbes-doing-the-countdown/#comments Fri, 17 Aug 2012 14:49:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457198 “President Obama is proud of his bailout of General Motors. That’s good, because, if he wins a second term, he is probably going to have to bail GM out again.” Sounds like our august founder, Robert Farago, sounding off about American Leyland the New GM. Nope, it’s Forbes this time, and they come to bury […]

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“President Obama is proud of his bailout of General Motors. That’s good, because, if he wins a second term, he is probably going to have to bail GM out again.” Sounds like our august founder, Robert Farago, sounding off about American Leyland the New GM. Nope, it’s Forbes this time, and they come to bury […]

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At Forbes, Gordon Chang Lacks Adult Supervision http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/at-forbes-gordon-chang-lacks-adult-supervision/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/at-forbes-gordon-chang-lacks-adult-supervision/#comments Mon, 30 Apr 2012 01:38:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=442105 Forbes predicts that the U.S. will bypass China this year as the world’s largest auto market. Forbes does that because it employs as its China expert one of the lousiest forecasters in the business.  Regular Forbes columnist Gordon G. Chang published a book in 2001, titled “The Coming Collapse of China.” In it, he predicted […]

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Forbes predicts that the U.S. will bypass China this year as the world’s largest auto market. Forbes does that because it employs as its China expert one of the lousiest forecasters in the business.  Regular Forbes columnist Gordon G. Chang published a book in 2001, titled “The Coming Collapse of China.” In it, he predicted […]

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Yabe! Another Shitty Day At Toyota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/yabe-another-shitty-day-at-toyota/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/yabe-another-shitty-day-at-toyota/#comments Thu, 22 Apr 2010 16:41:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353741 Yabe! (Oh shoot.) As the sun set over Toyota City and Tokyo, Toyota’s execs and Sararimen (salary men) alike were crying in their sake. Today was a sai aku (very bad) day. A day everybody at Toyota most likely would want to forget. No, no recall for a change. There isn’t much left to recall […]

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Yabe! (Oh shoot.) As the sun set over Toyota City and Tokyo, Toyota’s execs and Sararimen (salary men) alike were crying in their sake. Today was a sai aku (very bad) day. A day everybody at Toyota most likely would want to forget. No, no recall for a change. There isn’t much left to recall […]

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Forbes Lists “America’s Dirtiest Cars” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/forbes-lists-americas-dirtiest-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/forbes-lists-americas-dirtiest-cars/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:25:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335119 There’s all kinds of controversy over what makes a car “green” and what doesn’t. Some point to size and efficiency, crucifying Hummers and full-size trucks as criminals against the planet. Others point to lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions, battery-component mining pollution and other less-obvious measures to excoriate hybrids. In any case, TTAC’s scientific department isn’t well-funded […]

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There’s all kinds of controversy over what makes a car “green” and what doesn’t. Some point to size and efficiency, crucifying Hummers and full-size trucks as criminals against the planet. Others point to lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions, battery-component mining pollution and other less-obvious measures to excoriate hybrids. In any case, TTAC’s scientific department isn’t well-funded […]

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