The Truth About Cars » Francois Bancon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:00:26 +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 » Francois Bancon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com New York 2012: Infiniti Shows The First Plug-In Which You Don’t Have To Plug In Anymore http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/new-york-2012-infiniti-shows-the-first-plug-in-which-you-dont-have-to-plug-in-anymore/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/new-york-2012-infiniti-shows-the-first-plug-in-which-you-dont-have-to-plug-in-anymore/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:35:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=438459 Nissan waited until the second press day of the New York Auto Show. They did not want their all-electric Infiniti sedan to drown in the floods of other reveals. They should not have worried. When the wraps came off what is still called an “LE Concept,” a stunningly styled sedan emerged. It has sexy curves […]

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Nissan waited until the second press day of the New York Auto Show. They did not want their all-electric Infiniti sedan to drown in the floods of other reveals. They should not have worried. When the wraps came off what is still called an “LE Concept,” a stunningly styled sedan emerged. It has sexy curves […]

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Voluptuous Lateral Air Intakes: TTAC Talks To The Father Of The Infiniti EMERG-E, The World’s Sexiest Range Extender http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/voluptuous-lateral-air-intakes-ttac-talks-to-the-father-of-the-infiniti-emerg-e-the-worlds-sexiest-range-extrender/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/voluptuous-lateral-air-intakes-ttac-talks-to-the-father-of-the-infiniti-emerg-e-the-worlds-sexiest-range-extrender/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:30:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433851 “This is Infiniti’s design language for the next 10 years to come,” says Francois Bancon, and points at a laptop that shows pictures and strategy of the INFINITI EMERG-E, a concept car that debuts today in Geneva. We are in Yokohama, on the fifth floor of Nissan’s corporate world headquarters, while Infiniti’s first range extended […]

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“This is Infiniti’s design language for the next 10 years to come,” says Francois Bancon, and points at a laptop that shows pictures and strategy of the INFINITI EMERG-E, a concept car that debuts today in Geneva. We are in Yokohama, on the fifth floor of Nissan’s corporate world headquarters, while Infiniti’s first range extended […]

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Walking The Tokyo Motor Show With Nissan’s Enfant Terrible, Part Deux http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/walking-the-tokyo-motor-show-with-nissan%e2%80%99s-enfant-terrible-part-deux/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/walking-the-tokyo-motor-show-with-nissan%e2%80%99s-enfant-terrible-part-deux/#comments Thu, 08 Dec 2011 09:45:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=421761 Yesterday, you had your private tour of the Tokyo Motor Show, and you could not find a more competent and entertaining  tour guide  than Nissan’s head designer Francois Bancon. (Officially, „Deputy Divisional GM for Product Strategy.”) The former Renault man has seen the world. He was a Frenchman of the first hour at Nissan. If […]

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Yesterday, you had your private tour of the Tokyo Motor Show, and you could not find a more competent and entertaining  tour guide  than Nissan’s head designer Francois Bancon. (Officially, „Deputy Divisional GM for Product Strategy.”) The former Renault man has seen the world. He was a Frenchman of the first hour at Nissan. If […]

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Walking The Tokyo Motor Show With Nissan’s Enfant Terrible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/walking-the-tokyo-motor-show-with-nissan%e2%80%99s-enfant-terrible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/walking-the-tokyo-motor-show-with-nissan%e2%80%99s-enfant-terrible/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2011 17:46:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=421738 Checking out the competition has a great tradition at auto shows. Executives usually try to avoid doing it in front of rolling cameras. They don’t want to end up like Volkswagen’s Winterkorn, who immortalized himself in his “Da scheppert nix” candid camera video, while admiring the non-rattling steering column of the latest Hyundai. Now imagine […]

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Checking out the competition has a great tradition at auto shows. Executives usually try to avoid doing it in front of rolling cameras. They don’t want to end up like Volkswagen’s Winterkorn, who immortalized himself in his “Da scheppert nix” candid camera video, while admiring the non-rattling steering column of the latest Hyundai. Now imagine […]

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