The Truth About Cars » Geneva Auto Show 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 13:00:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 TTAC News Round-up: China Binds Up Holland, BMW Needs New Friends, Young People Dream On http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-china-binds-holland-bmw-needs-new-friends-young-people-dream/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-china-binds-holland-bmw-needs-new-friends-young-people-dream/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292898 Amsterdam’s port facility is more crowded than a Walmart on Black Friday and it’s all China’s fault. That, BMW wonders how it all went wrong, Millennials bare their souls to a salesman, Toyota walks down memory lane, and a safety regulator has some explaining to do … after the break! Barges for Buicks leads to […]

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Amsterdam’s port facility is more crowded than a Walmart on Black Friday and it’s all China’s fault. That, BMW wonders how it all went wrong, Millennials bare their souls to a salesman, Toyota walks down memory lane, and a safety regulator has some explaining to do … after the break! Barges for Buicks leads to […]

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This is Not a Second-Generation Honda Crosstour http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/this-is-not-a-second-generation-honda-crosstour/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/this-is-not-a-second-generation-honda-crosstour/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1283690 But it sure does look like one. Honda Europe announced Wednesday that the Civic Hatchback Prototype will debut at the Geneva Auto Show on March 1. The hatch — which is likely a production car with fancy mirrors, rocket ship door handles and a dual center exhaust — will go into production in the United Kingdom next […]

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But it sure does look like one. Honda Europe announced Wednesday that the Civic Hatchback Prototype will debut at the Geneva Auto Show on March 1. The hatch — which is likely a production car with fancy mirrors, rocket ship door handles and a dual center exhaust — will go into production in the United Kingdom next […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Müller May Be On The Hot Seat, Crossover Racing, and Mazda’s CX-4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:06:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268873 Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Chevy Hot to Sell You a Sedan, Volvo’s V90 Peek and Cheap Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256737 “What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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“What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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Will America Get The Funky Toyota C-HR Hybrid? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/will-america-get-funky-toyota-c-hr-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/will-america-get-funky-toyota-c-hr-hybrid/#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1137354 Toyota’s interpretation of the VehiCROSS new generation of compact crossovers will go on sale early next year after its reveal in Geneva in March, according to Autocar. The Toyota C-HR (or perhaps Auris Cross) will be built on Toyota’s new global architecture, from which half of its cars will be based by 2020. It’s unclear if the […]

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Toyota’s interpretation of the VehiCROSS new generation of compact crossovers will go on sale early next year after its reveal in Geneva in March, according to Autocar. The Toyota C-HR (or perhaps Auris Cross) will be built on Toyota’s new global architecture, from which half of its cars will be based by 2020. It’s unclear if the […]

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Ford Calls For Harmonized US-EU Vehicle Standards, Will Help Niche Vehicles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/ford-calls-for-harmonized-us-eu-standards/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/ford-calls-for-harmonized-us-eu-standards/#comments Thu, 07 Mar 2013 21:12:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480461 With a US-EU free trade agreement looming on the horizon, Ford is calling for a harmonization between the US and EU vehicle standards, as well as a removal of tariffs on vehicles between the two entities. Automotive News reports on some of the positives; niche vehicles could be imported without the expensive homologation process, and […]

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With a US-EU free trade agreement looming on the horizon, Ford is calling for a harmonization between the US and EU vehicle standards, as well as a removal of tariffs on vehicles between the two entities. Automotive News reports on some of the positives; niche vehicles could be imported without the expensive homologation process, and […]

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Up Close And Personal With The Verano ‘Vert http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/up-close-and-personal-with-the-verano-vert/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/up-close-and-personal-with-the-verano-vert/#comments Wed, 06 Mar 2013 20:23:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480386 The Geneva Auto Show gave us our first look at the Opel Cascada, aka the future Buick Verano Convertible. The Cascada is a four-seat, front-drive convertible in the vein of the Audi A5, the kind of car enthusiasts turn their noses up at, but regular consumers tend to gravitate towards. Besides, something has to compete with […]

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The Geneva Auto Show gave us our first look at the Opel Cascada, aka the future Buick Verano Convertible. The Cascada is a four-seat, front-drive convertible in the vein of the Audi A5, the kind of car enthusiasts turn their noses up at, but regular consumers tend to gravitate towards. Besides, something has to compete with […]

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Soft Top Stingray Surfaces http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/soft-top-stingray-surfaces/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/soft-top-stingray-surfaces/#comments Mon, 04 Mar 2013 08:44:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479960 Prior to its reveal at the Geneva Auto Show, Chevrolet released a couple of renderings of the new Corvette Stingray Convertible. From the angles shown by Chevy, the Stingray looks a bit more elegant without a roof – the various louvers and vents don’t seem as prominent. Unfortunately, the wheels look like they were taken […]

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Prior to its reveal at the Geneva Auto Show, Chevrolet released a couple of renderings of the new Corvette Stingray Convertible. From the angles shown by Chevy, the Stingray looks a bit more elegant without a roof – the various louvers and vents don’t seem as prominent. Unfortunately, the wheels look like they were taken […]

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2013: A Ssangyong Oddity http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/2013-a-ssangyong-oddity/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/2013-a-ssangyong-oddity/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 17:40:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479613 The world’s ugliest car, the Ssangyong Rodius, has gotten a new mug for 2013. Possibly the least anticipated debut at next week’s Geneva Auto Show, the pedestrian-friendly front end takes away some of the visual harshness of the former Middle Eastern minicab of choice, but the trademark inverted-triangle rear window remains. There’s plenty of forbidden […]

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The world’s ugliest car, the Ssangyong Rodius, has gotten a new mug for 2013. Possibly the least anticipated debut at next week’s Geneva Auto Show, the pedestrian-friendly front end takes away some of the visual harshness of the former Middle Eastern minicab of choice, but the trademark inverted-triangle rear window remains. There’s plenty of forbidden […]

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Hachi Roku Drops The Top http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/hachi-roku-loses-its-top/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/hachi-roku-loses-its-top/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:54:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479578 Ever try and play a round of golf as a Miata driver? From first hand experience, I can tell you it doesn’t work well. If you are lucky at manipulating large objects and have nothing else in the trunk, your golf bag might fit. God help you if you are giving a friend a lift to […]

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Ever try and play a round of golf as a Miata driver? From first hand experience, I can tell you it doesn’t work well. If you are lucky at manipulating large objects and have nothing else in the trunk, your golf bag might fit. God help you if you are giving a friend a lift to […]

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Vaffanculo! Alfa Romeo 4c è Stupendo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/vaffanculo-alfa-romeo-4c-e-stupendo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/vaffanculo-alfa-romeo-4c-e-stupendo/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:51:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477295 The first shots of the Alfa Romeo 4C have been released, and it’s just as gorgeous as one would expect a mid-engined Alfa to be. A 1.75L turbocharged 4-cylinder and a 6-speed twin-clutch gearbox motivate the 4C. No horsepower rating has been released, but in current Alfas, the same engine makes 232 horsepower.  We’ll have to […]

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The first shots of the Alfa Romeo 4C have been released, and it’s just as gorgeous as one would expect a mid-engined Alfa to be. A 1.75L turbocharged 4-cylinder and a 6-speed twin-clutch gearbox motivate the 4C. No horsepower rating has been released, but in current Alfas, the same engine makes 232 horsepower.  We’ll have to […]

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Suzuki Death Watch 17: This Is The Suzuki That’ll Never Arrive In North America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/suzuki-death-watch-17-this-is-the-suzuki-thatll-never-arrive-in-north-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/suzuki-death-watch-17-this-is-the-suzuki-thatll-never-arrive-in-north-america/#comments Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:03:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=476524 It must be Suzuki Day. Fresh off pictures from our resident Chinese spy, Suzuki has released some pictures of the upcoming S-Cross C-segment all-wheel-driver. The S-Cross, first previewed in Paris last September, looks to feature some LED eyeliner and a new corporate grille up front, similar to the refreshed Grand Vitara. It does stay fairly […]

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It must be Suzuki Day. Fresh off pictures from our resident Chinese spy, Suzuki has released some pictures of the upcoming S-Cross C-segment all-wheel-driver. The S-Cross, first previewed in Paris last September, looks to feature some LED eyeliner and a new corporate grille up front, similar to the refreshed Grand Vitara. It does stay fairly […]

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Geneva 2012: Volvo V40 Debuts Gets Multiple Gas, Diesel Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-2012-volvo-v40-debuts-gets-multiple-gas-diesel-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-2012-volvo-v40-debuts-gets-multiple-gas-diesel-engines/#comments Wed, 07 Mar 2012 15:22:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434249 Of all the new debuts at the Geneva Auto Show, this would probably be what I’d like to own the most; the Volvo V40 T5. With a 256 horsepower turbocharged 5-cylinder engine making 295 lb-ft , I’d have plenty of performance on tap, and the knowledge that Volvo’s safety features would keep me unharmed when I […]

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Of all the new debuts at the Geneva Auto Show, this would probably be what I’d like to own the most; the Volvo V40 T5. With a 256 horsepower turbocharged 5-cylinder engine making 295 lb-ft , I’d have plenty of performance on tap, and the knowledge that Volvo’s safety features would keep me unharmed when I […]

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Geneva 2012: 2013 BMW M6 “Fat Elvis” Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-2012-2013-bmw-m6-fat-elvis-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-2012-2013-bmw-m6-fat-elvis-edition/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:44:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434087 BMW unveiled what is surely going to be the American Dental Association’s Car of the Year, the 2013 BMW M6, at the Geneva Auto Show. Sporting the fat, bloated body of the 6-Series, along with the M5’s turbocharged 560 horsepower V8, we can only await the arrival of an M6 Gran Coupe now that this […]

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BMW unveiled what is surely going to be the American Dental Association’s Car of the Year, the 2013 BMW M6, at the Geneva Auto Show. Sporting the fat, bloated body of the 6-Series, along with the M5’s turbocharged 560 horsepower V8, we can only await the arrival of an M6 Gran Coupe now that this […]

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Geneva 2012: 2013 Porsche Boxster, Now With 991 Percent More Brand Identity http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-2012-2013-porsche-boxster-now-with-991-percent-more-brand-identity/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-2012-2013-porsche-boxster-now-with-991-percent-more-brand-identity/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:19:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434058 The newest Porsche Boxster is here, with lots more aluminum, some new engines and styling cues derived from the 991-chassis Porsche 911 that has just launched in North America. The base engine, a 2.7L flat-six, makes 265 horsepower, while the 3.4L in the Boxster S makes 315. A 6-speed manual and 7-speed PDK gearbox are […]

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The newest Porsche Boxster is here, with lots more aluminum, some new engines and styling cues derived from the 991-chassis Porsche 911 that has just launched in North America. The base engine, a 2.7L flat-six, makes 265 horsepower, while the 3.4L in the Boxster S makes 315. A 6-speed manual and 7-speed PDK gearbox are […]

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Lamborghini Aventador J Will Disturb Luxurious Hairdos Across The Globe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/lamborghini-aventador-j-will-disturb-luxurious-hairdos-across-the-globe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/lamborghini-aventador-j-will-disturb-luxurious-hairdos-across-the-globe/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:45:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434022 Everyone expecting there would be some kind of droptop Aventador – after all, what’s the point of a supercar if the people who bullied you in high school can’t see how rich and successful you are? But we weren’t expecting this. The Lamborghini Aventador J is actually a one-off, already spoken-for model that will doubtlessly […]

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Everyone expecting there would be some kind of droptop Aventador – after all, what’s the point of a supercar if the people who bullied you in high school can’t see how rich and successful you are? But we weren’t expecting this. The Lamborghini Aventador J is actually a one-off, already spoken-for model that will doubtlessly […]

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Geneva Auto Show: Daimler Attacks With New A-Class http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-auto-show-daimler-attacks-with-new-a-class/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-auto-show-daimler-attacks-with-new-a-class/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:42:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433972 “A stands for attack,” pronounced  Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler Benz, in Geneva, With a quivering stach, Dr. Z unveiled Daimler’s new attack dog, the new A-Klasse. It will be a trans-atlantic attack: The new A class hatchback will Daimler’s  first compact sold in the United States, Automotive News [sub]  says. The A class should […]

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“A stands for attack,” pronounced  Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler Benz, in Geneva, With a quivering stach, Dr. Z unveiled Daimler’s new attack dog, the new A-Klasse. It will be a trans-atlantic attack: The new A class hatchback will Daimler’s  first compact sold in the United States, Automotive News [sub]  says. The A class should […]

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Geneva Auto Show: The Men Of Volkswagen Strut Their Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-auto-show-the-men-of-volkswagen-strut-their-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/geneva-auto-show-the-men-of-volkswagen-strut-their-cars/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 14:27:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433952 The Volkswagen Group Night may sound like a swing party holdover from the good old days at VW, but it’s not. It’s the Geneva Motor Show pre-party. Everybody who is somebody must be seen at this event. Cars are also shown. Here they are. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen of Volkswagen, was the showmaster. Ulrich […]

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The Volkswagen Group Night may sound like a swing party holdover from the good old days at VW, but it’s not. It’s the Geneva Motor Show pre-party. Everybody who is somebody must be seen at this event. Cars are also shown. Here they are. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen of Volkswagen, was the showmaster. Ulrich […]

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2012 Geneva Motor Show Preview http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/2012-geneva-motor-show-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/2012-geneva-motor-show-preview/#comments Mon, 05 Mar 2012 19:38:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433841 TTAC was all set to depart for Switzerland to cover the 82nd Geneva Motor Show when tragedy befell us. My usual suite at the Hotel d’Angleterre (with a view of Lac Léman) was occupied by one B. McAleer during press days, and upon arriving at the airport, our corporate-owned Falcon 7X was padlocked, the plane saddled with […]

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TTAC was all set to depart for Switzerland to cover the 82nd Geneva Motor Show when tragedy befell us. My usual suite at the Hotel d’Angleterre (with a view of Lac Léman) was occupied by one B. McAleer during press days, and upon arriving at the airport, our corporate-owned Falcon 7X was padlocked, the plane saddled with […]

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Kia Procee’ds With New Cee’d. Puns Are Not Our Forte. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/kia-proceeds-with-new-ceed-puns-are-not-our-forte/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/kia-proceeds-with-new-ceed-puns-are-not-our-forte/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:04:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=431045 The new Kia Cee’d may have a stupid name, but everything else about the car looks pretty attractive. Well, maybe not the grille. They also refrained from releasing any specs at all alongside these photos, so you’ll have to wait until March’s Auto Show to get the scoop. The Forte is a little dated by […]

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The new Kia Cee’d may have a stupid name, but everything else about the car looks pretty attractive. Well, maybe not the grille. They also refrained from releasing any specs at all alongside these photos, so you’ll have to wait until March’s Auto Show to get the scoop. The Forte is a little dated by […]

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Suzuki Displaying 1600 Pound Booger At Geneva Auto Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/suzuki-displaying-1600-pound-booger-at-geneva-auto-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/suzuki-displaying-1600-pound-booger-at-geneva-auto-show/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2012 17:46:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428977 Now, this isn’t something I picked out of my nose. This is Suzuki’s new A-segment concept, a car that weighs a mere 1600 lbs. Already unveiled as the Suzuki Regina at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Show, the car will now be dubbed the G70 when it gets its second showing at Geneva. The G70 is […]

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Now, this isn’t something I picked out of my nose. This is Suzuki’s new A-segment concept, a car that weighs a mere 1600 lbs. Already unveiled as the Suzuki Regina at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Show, the car will now be dubbed the G70 when it gets its second showing at Geneva. The G70 is […]

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Mitsubishi To Show New Product, Styling Direction At Geneva Auto Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/mitsubishi-to-show-new-product-at-geneva/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/mitsubishi-to-show-new-product-at-geneva/#comments Thu, 19 Jan 2012 21:26:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427418 Many of us consider Mitsubishi to be on its deathbed (as an automaker – they still make TVs and cell phones, right?), but the brand is apparently showing an all-new car at the Geneva Auto Show, destined to be the new face of the brand. But nobody knows what the hell it’s going to be. […]

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Many of us consider Mitsubishi to be on its deathbed (as an automaker – they still make TVs and cell phones, right?), but the brand is apparently showing an all-new car at the Geneva Auto Show, destined to be the new face of the brand. But nobody knows what the hell it’s going to be. […]

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Geneva Day One: Attempting to Grasp the Concept of Concept http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/geneva-day-one-attempting-to-grasp-the-concept-of-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/geneva-day-one-attempting-to-grasp-the-concept-of-concept/#comments Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:33:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=347257 At the Geneva car show, this year’s bon mot among the journos is: there are two kinds of auto companies, those with problems and those that will have problems in the future. That’s one of the many reasons to take interest in the latest crop of concept cars: today’s concept could just be tomorrow’s catastrophe. […]

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At the Geneva car show, this year’s bon mot among the journos is: there are two kinds of auto companies, those with problems and those that will have problems in the future. That’s one of the many reasons to take interest in the latest crop of concept cars: today’s concept could just be tomorrow’s catastrophe. […]

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