The Truth About Cars » Fox News http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Giving Thanks: Another Corvette Z06 Engine Fails, This Time In Journalist’s Hands http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/another-corvette-z06-engine-fails-this-time-in-journalists-hands-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/another-corvette-z06-engine-fails-this-time-in-journalists-hands-2/#comments Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1229953 Editor’s note: Outside of our exclusive scoop of Volkswagen’s Goodwill Package, news that a Corvette Z06’s engine failed at the hands of a Fox News journalist was our top daily news piece of the last 12 months. It originally ran July 18th, 2015. The cause of the failure is explained here, though whether that is […]

The post Giving Thanks: Another Corvette Z06 Engine Fails, This Time In Journalist’s Hands appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Editor’s note: Outside of our exclusive scoop of Volkswagen’s Goodwill Package, news that a Corvette Z06’s engine failed at the hands of a Fox News journalist was our top daily news piece of the last 12 months. It originally ran July 18th, 2015. The cause of the failure is explained here, though whether that is […]

The post Giving Thanks: Another Corvette Z06 Engine Fails, This Time In Journalist’s Hands appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/another-corvette-z06-engine-fails-this-time-in-journalists-hands-2/feed/ 8
Drivers Hogging Electric Spaces in Illinois May Get Ticketed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/drivers-hogging-electric-spaces-illinois-may-get-ticketed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/drivers-hogging-electric-spaces-illinois-may-get-ticketed/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1125865 An Illinois bill that would make it illegal to park a gasoline-powered car in an electric car charging spot is awaiting the governor’s signature, Green Car Reports writes. The practice, also called ICE-ing, would net a $75-$100 ticket for the offending car owner in Illinois. The electric vehicle charging spot would need to be clearly […]

The post Drivers Hogging Electric Spaces in Illinois May Get Ticketed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
An Illinois bill that would make it illegal to park a gasoline-powered car in an electric car charging spot is awaiting the governor’s signature, Green Car Reports writes. The practice, also called ICE-ing, would net a $75-$100 ticket for the offending car owner in Illinois. The electric vehicle charging spot would need to be clearly […]

The post Drivers Hogging Electric Spaces in Illinois May Get Ticketed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/drivers-hogging-electric-spaces-illinois-may-get-ticketed/feed/ 78
Another Corvette Z06 Engine Fails, This Time In Journalist’s Hands http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/another-corvette-z06-engine-fails-this-time-in-journalists-hands/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/another-corvette-z06-engine-fails-this-time-in-journalists-hands/#comments Sat, 18 Jul 2015 18:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1119353 While track testing the latest Z06 Corvette, Gary Gastelu of Fox News experienced an issue that’s becoming a trend for Chevrolet’s supercharged sports car: engine failure. “After a few lapping sessions, the engine in mine unceremoniously called it quits,” reports Gastelu in his review. Unfortunately the cause is still unknown in this instance, though engine […]

The post Another Corvette Z06 Engine Fails, This Time In Journalist’s Hands appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
While track testing the latest Z06 Corvette, Gary Gastelu of Fox News experienced an issue that’s becoming a trend for Chevrolet’s supercharged sports car: engine failure. “After a few lapping sessions, the engine in mine unceremoniously called it quits,” reports Gastelu in his review. Unfortunately the cause is still unknown in this instance, though engine […]

The post Another Corvette Z06 Engine Fails, This Time In Journalist’s Hands appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/another-corvette-z06-engine-fails-this-time-in-journalists-hands/feed/ 138
DIY Plugin Hybrid, Only $3,000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/diy-plugin-hybrid-only-3000/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/diy-plugin-hybrid-only-3000/#comments Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:37:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467404 Hmm. Fox News has the story about a bolt-on kit that converts just about any car into a plug-in hybrid that gets “ 50 percent to 100 percent better mileage” at a cost of only $3,000. But will it qualify for the tax credit and the HOV sticker? As a student project, the DIY kit […]

The post DIY Plugin Hybrid, Only $3,000 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
Hmm. Fox News has the story about a bolt-on kit that converts just about any car into a plug-in hybrid that gets “ 50 percent to 100 percent better mileage” at a cost of only $3,000. But will it qualify for the tax credit and the HOV sticker? As a student project, the DIY kit […]

The post DIY Plugin Hybrid, Only $3,000 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/diy-plugin-hybrid-only-3000/feed/ 46