The Truth About Cars » global warming http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » global warming http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Skeptical Environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg Says Electric Cars Kill More Than ICEs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/skeptical-environmentalist-bjorn-lomborg-says-electric-cars-kill-more-than-ices/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/skeptical-environmentalist-bjorn-lomborg-says-electric-cars-kill-more-than-ices/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:25:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1004746 In an op-ed in USA Today, headlined “Electric car benefits? Just myths“, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, Bjørn Lomborg, calls for people to “stop our green worship of the electric car,” arguing that EVs  end up costing society a lot of money while doing little to cut emissions of carbon dioxide. Even more provocatively, Lomborg claims that […]

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In an op-ed in USA Today, headlined “Electric car benefits? Just myths“, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, Bjørn Lomborg, calls for people to “stop our green worship of the electric car,” arguing that EVs  end up costing society a lot of money while doing little to cut emissions of carbon dioxide. Even more provocatively, Lomborg claims that […]

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Coolant In Daimler-EU Dispute Found Safe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/coolant-in-daimler-eu-dispute-found-safe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/coolant-in-daimler-eu-dispute-found-safe/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:32:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=769690 An automotive coolant Daimler claims is too dangerous to use in their vehicles, despite the warnings from the European Union to cease usage of an older coolant considered harmful to the environment, was found to be safe according to a report made by EU scientists. Reuters reports the coolant in question, the Honeywell and DuPont […]

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An automotive coolant Daimler claims is too dangerous to use in their vehicles, despite the warnings from the European Union to cease usage of an older coolant considered harmful to the environment, was found to be safe according to a report made by EU scientists. Reuters reports the coolant in question, the Honeywell and DuPont […]

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Introducing Toyota’s Tropospheric Ozone-Concentration Simulator. Eat Your Heart Out, Bob Lutz http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/introducing-toyota%e2%80%99s-tropospheric-ozone-concentration-simulator-eat-your-heart-out-bob-lutz/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/introducing-toyota%e2%80%99s-tropospheric-ozone-concentration-simulator-eat-your-heart-out-bob-lutz/#comments Tue, 24 May 2011 11:46:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=395945 According to one car guy, global warming is a crock of excrement. Toyota wants to get to the bottom of it. Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Central R&D Labs have developed a simulator able to predict tropospheric ozone concentrations across the whole of South and East Asia. The project was carried out in collaboration with […]

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According to one car guy, global warming is a crock of excrement. Toyota wants to get to the bottom of it. Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Central R&D Labs have developed a simulator able to predict tropospheric ozone concentrations across the whole of South and East Asia. The project was carried out in collaboration with […]

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Because Polars Bears Are Cuter Than Market Failure… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/because-polars-bears-are-cuter-than-market-failure/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/because-polars-bears-are-cuter-than-market-failure/#comments Thu, 09 Sep 2010 21:43:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=365247 To hype its forthcoming Leaf electric car, Nissan has reached for the most manipulative imagery in the green marketing playbook: the Polar Bear. They’re cute, they’re cuddly, and because their icy habitat is being destroyed by regular cars, they will hug you if you buy an EV. Meanwhile, the causes, trajectory, and impacts of global […]

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To hype its forthcoming Leaf electric car, Nissan has reached for the most manipulative imagery in the green marketing playbook: the Polar Bear. They’re cute, they’re cuddly, and because their icy habitat is being destroyed by regular cars, they will hug you if you buy an EV. Meanwhile, the causes, trajectory, and impacts of global […]

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15m Or More Cars In China. How It Affects Peak Oil And Global Warming http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/15m-or-more-cars-in-china-how-it-affects-peak-oil-and-global-warming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/15m-or-more-cars-in-china-how-it-affects-peak-oil-and-global-warming/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2010 10:50:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341518 It’s definitely official now. The last word in Chinese vehicle sales has the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM,) and the CAAM has spoken. Vehicle sales in China last year rose 46.2 percent to 13.64m units. This is not surprising, but it is nonetheless reassuring that the 13.6m number TTAC had reported last week was […]

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It’s definitely official now. The last word in Chinese vehicle sales has the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM,) and the CAAM has spoken. Vehicle sales in China last year rose 46.2 percent to 13.64m units. This is not surprising, but it is nonetheless reassuring that the 13.6m number TTAC had reported last week was […]

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Cash for Clunkers “Green” Goal a Flop http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/cash-for-clunkers-green-goal-a-flop/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/cash-for-clunkers-green-goal-a-flop/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2009 14:09:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=334411 Some politicians who supported the Cash for Clunkers program didn’t want to be seen promoting a billion dollar (or three) bailout for car dealers, what with car dealers rating just above sex offenders as “people who I’d like to support with my taxes.” So, not surprisingly, the C4C bill was wrapped in a mantle of […]

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Some politicians who supported the Cash for Clunkers program didn’t want to be seen promoting a billion dollar (or three) bailout for car dealers, what with car dealers rating just above sex offenders as “people who I’d like to support with my taxes.” So, not surprisingly, the C4C bill was wrapped in a mantle of […]

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