The Truth About Cars » GHG http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 QOTD: How Much Do People Really Care About Emissions? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/qotd-how-much-do-people-really-care-about-emissions/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/qotd-how-much-do-people-really-care-about-emissions/#comments Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:33:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1181002 Well, ladies and gentlemen, it has officially emerged that Volkswagen has been lying to the general public like one of those guys who approaches you at a gas station and says his car has broken down and he just needs three more dollars for a bus fare. This is surprising. Anyone who ever owned a […]

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Well, ladies and gentlemen, it has officially emerged that Volkswagen has been lying to the general public like one of those guys who approaches you at a gas station and says his car has broken down and he just needs three more dollars for a bus fare. This is surprising. Anyone who ever owned a […]

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Blind Spot: It Ain’t Easy Being Green http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/blind-spot-it-aint-easy-being-green/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/blind-spot-it-aint-easy-being-green/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2012 22:04:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=440444 When government, media and industry agree that a trend exists, it’s generally taken as fait accompli. After all, these three institutions wield immense cultural power, and together they are more than capable of making any prophecy self-fulfilling. But there’s always a stumbling block: acceptance by the everyday folk who actually make up our society. And […]

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When government, media and industry agree that a trend exists, it’s generally taken as fait accompli. After all, these three institutions wield immense cultural power, and together they are more than capable of making any prophecy self-fulfilling. But there’s always a stumbling block: acceptance by the everyday folk who actually make up our society. And […]

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GOP Reps: Did The White House Pressure State-Owned Automakers Into Accepting GHG Standards? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/gop-reps-did-the-white-house-pressure-state-owned-automakers-into-accepting-ghg-standards/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/gop-reps-did-the-white-house-pressure-state-owned-automakers-into-accepting-ghg-standards/#comments Fri, 23 Apr 2010 21:53:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=354036 With Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) already taking the White House and Treasury to task for possibly helping GM avoid paying the “TARP Tax,” Republican representatives Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Lamar Smith (R-TX) are attacking the auto bailout from another angle, writing a letter to nine automaker CEOs requesting clarification of the negotiating process that led […]

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With Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) already taking the White House and Treasury to task for possibly helping GM avoid paying the “TARP Tax,” Republican representatives Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Lamar Smith (R-TX) are attacking the auto bailout from another angle, writing a letter to nine automaker CEOs requesting clarification of the negotiating process that led […]

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California Threatens To Move Fuel Economy Goalposts. Again. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/california-threatens-to-move-fuel-economy-goalposts-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/california-threatens-to-move-fuel-economy-goalposts-again/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2010 20:52:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=342433 The Detroit Free Press reports that a recent filing by the California Air Resources Board [Full filing in PDF format here] threatens that a rapid ramp-up to the proposed 35.5 mpg 2016 standard and a reduction in zero-emission vehicle credits are necessary “to ensure California’s continued support.” CARB spokesman Stanley Young explains that “what we […]

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The Detroit Free Press reports that a recent filing by the California Air Resources Board [Full filing in PDF format here] threatens that a rapid ramp-up to the proposed 35.5 mpg 2016 standard and a reduction in zero-emission vehicle credits are necessary “to ensure California’s continued support.” CARB spokesman Stanley Young explains that “what we […]

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