The Truth About Cars » Green 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 15:00:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 ‘Everything’s Fine,’ Says Mitsubishi to the EPA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/everythings-fine-says-mitsubishi-to-the-epa/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/everythings-fine-says-mitsubishi-to-the-epa/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333282 After admitting it fudged fuel economy data for the past 25 years in Japan, Mitsubishi Motors wants the Environmental Protection Agency to know that its U.S. vehicles are A-OK. The automaker claims it conducted an internal audit on vehicles from model year 2013 to present and contrasted that data with figures it had previously submitted […]

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After admitting it fudged fuel economy data for the past 25 years in Japan, Mitsubishi Motors wants the Environmental Protection Agency to know that its U.S. vehicles are A-OK. The automaker claims it conducted an internal audit on vehicles from model year 2013 to present and contrasted that data with figures it had previously submitted […]

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Can the Tesla Model 3 Break Even at $35,000? This Guy Says ‘Nope’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/can-the-tesla-model-3-break-even-at-35000-this-guy-says-nope/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/can-the-tesla-model-3-break-even-at-35000-this-guy-says-nope/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:30:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332090 Tesla is in the game to make money with its $35,000 Model 3, due out in late 2017, but that claim was recently disputed by an industry insider. Jon Bereisa, an electric vehicle engineering consultant (and former General Motors systems architect responsible for the Chevrolet Volt), said recently that the Model 3 needs to be much […]

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Tesla is in the game to make money with its $35,000 Model 3, due out in late 2017, but that claim was recently disputed by an industry insider. Jon Bereisa, an electric vehicle engineering consultant (and former General Motors systems architect responsible for the Chevrolet Volt), said recently that the Model 3 needs to be much […]

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Mitsubishi Mileage Scandal Makes its Way to the U.S. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-mileage-scandal-makes-its-way-to-the-u-s/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-mileage-scandal-makes-its-way-to-the-u-s/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329961 A day after its head office was raided by Japanese Transport Ministry officials, the U.S. is going to put Mitsubishi’s mileage claims under scrutiny. The scandal began when Mitsubishi admitted it overstated fuel economy numbers on its Japanese market eK mini wagons, but Reuters is now claiming the false data extends to U.S. market vehicles. Reports in […]

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A day after its head office was raided by Japanese Transport Ministry officials, the U.S. is going to put Mitsubishi’s mileage claims under scrutiny. The scandal began when Mitsubishi admitted it overstated fuel economy numbers on its Japanese market eK mini wagons, but Reuters is now claiming the false data extends to U.S. market vehicles. Reports in […]

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Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Just Made it Tougher for Everyone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/vws-made-tougher-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/vws-made-tougher-everyone/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:30:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329297 There’s a chance drivers may be in for an even tougher smog test next time around, all thanks to Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal. Like the kid who made a ruckus in school and caused the whole class to be sent to detention, VW’s “defeat device” shenanigans may cause drivers of all vehicle brands to be studied […]

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There’s a chance drivers may be in for an even tougher smog test next time around, all thanks to Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal. Like the kid who made a ruckus in school and caused the whole class to be sent to detention, VW’s “defeat device” shenanigans may cause drivers of all vehicle brands to be studied […]

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid ‘Let’s Give This Another Shot’ Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2017-honda-accord-hybrid-lets-give-this-another-shot-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2017-honda-accord-hybrid-lets-give-this-another-shot-edition/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329145 After a brief hiatus, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back, and it’s feeling good about itself. It thinks you’ll feel good about it, too. Arriving this spring as a 2017 model, the Accord Hybrid hopes to capture more customers this time around. The previous generation proved to be something of a Jekyll-and-Hyde affair, with reviewers […]

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After a brief hiatus, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back, and it’s feeling good about itself. It thinks you’ll feel good about it, too. Arriving this spring as a 2017 model, the Accord Hybrid hopes to capture more customers this time around. The previous generation proved to be something of a Jekyll-and-Hyde affair, with reviewers […]

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Volkswagen Poised to Offer a Mass Buyback Program http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-poised-to-offer-a-mass-buyback-program/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagen-poised-to-offer-a-mass-buyback-program/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:34:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328929 Dirty Volkswagen diesels equipped with illicit “defeat devices” could soon be flying off driveways and into oblivion. Sources briefed on the matter told Reuters (via Automotive News) that the automaker will offer to buy back up to half a million 2.0-liter TDI models in the U.S. that emit illegal levels of smog-causing emissions. They expect […]

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Dirty Volkswagen diesels equipped with illicit “defeat devices” could soon be flying off driveways and into oblivion. Sources briefed on the matter told Reuters (via Automotive News) that the automaker will offer to buy back up to half a million 2.0-liter TDI models in the U.S. that emit illegal levels of smog-causing emissions. They expect […]

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Green Giant: Buick LaCrosse Hybrid has Smoggy China in its Sights http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-giant-buick-lacrosse-hybrid-has-smoggy-china-in-its-sights/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-giant-buick-lacrosse-hybrid-has-smoggy-china-in-its-sights/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327417 The Beijing Motor Show begins next week, but Buick couldn’t wait a minute longer. At yesterday’s 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai (was there a parade?), the automaker rolled out its LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), a model tailor-made for the Chinese market. China loves Buicks, and Buick loves them right back, so much so that […]

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The Beijing Motor Show begins next week, but Buick couldn’t wait a minute longer. At yesterday’s 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai (was there a parade?), the automaker rolled out its LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), a model tailor-made for the Chinese market. China loves Buicks, and Buick loves them right back, so much so that […]

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Is Volkswagen’s Beijing Concept a Touareg Preview? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/is-volkswagens-beijing-concept-a-touareg-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/is-volkswagens-beijing-concept-a-touareg-preview/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326745 Volkswagen has teased a plug-in hybrid SUV concept bound for the Beijing Motor Show later this month, but the powertrain numbers are reminiscent of a model recently axed. From the images provided, the Beijing Concept SUV has flanks far more sculpted than we’re used to seeing from Volkswagen, but it’s in keeping with the brand’s […]

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Volkswagen has teased a plug-in hybrid SUV concept bound for the Beijing Motor Show later this month, but the powertrain numbers are reminiscent of a model recently axed. From the images provided, the Beijing Concept SUV has flanks far more sculpted than we’re used to seeing from Volkswagen, but it’s in keeping with the brand’s […]

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There’s a (100-Mile) Ford in Your Future, But That’s About It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/theres-a-100-mile-ford-in-your-future-but-thats-about-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/theres-a-100-mile-ford-in-your-future-but-thats-about-it/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:15:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326601 Ford Motor Company is hitting the brakes in the electric vehicle range war. While competitors like Tesla and General Motors are busy preparing EVs with ranges of 200 miles or more, Ford is staying put at the 100-mile line, Automotive News has reported. Though it plays well in the plug-in hybrid game with models like the […]

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Ford Motor Company is hitting the brakes in the electric vehicle range war. While competitors like Tesla and General Motors are busy preparing EVs with ranges of 200 miles or more, Ford is staying put at the 100-mile line, Automotive News has reported. Though it plays well in the plug-in hybrid game with models like the […]

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Should 54.5 MPG Stay or Go? CAFE Crams for Midterms http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/should-54-5-mpg-stay-or-go-cafe-crams-for-midterms/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/should-54-5-mpg-stay-or-go-cafe-crams-for-midterms/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326562 As regulatory bigwigs gear up for a midterm review of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) requirements, will the 54.5 mpg target for light-duty vehicles get a haircut, or be deemed too  unambitious? Under a 2012 agreement between the federal government and automakers, cars and light trucks will have until 2025 to meet the 54.5 mpg […]

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As regulatory bigwigs gear up for a midterm review of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) requirements, will the 54.5 mpg target for light-duty vehicles get a haircut, or be deemed too  unambitious? Under a 2012 agreement between the federal government and automakers, cars and light trucks will have until 2025 to meet the 54.5 mpg […]

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Tesla Model 3 Nears 400,000 Orders; Sergio Disses Musk http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tesla-model-3-nears-400000-orders-sergio-disses-musk/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tesla-model-3-nears-400000-orders-sergio-disses-musk/#comments Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:30:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325258 Orders of the life changing, marriage-saving Tesla Model 3 are poised to hit 400,000, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne doesn’t think they’ve got the right stuff. Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla’s vice-president of business development, confirmed the number of orders at an electric vehicle conference in Amsterdam yesterday, two weeks after the low-priced model’s glitzy unveiling, Electrek […]

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Orders of the life changing, marriage-saving Tesla Model 3 are poised to hit 400,000, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne doesn’t think they’ve got the right stuff. Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla’s vice-president of business development, confirmed the number of orders at an electric vehicle conference in Amsterdam yesterday, two weeks after the low-priced model’s glitzy unveiling, Electrek […]

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Eyes Without a Face: Restyled Tesla Model S Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/eyes-without-face-restyled-tesla-model-s-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/eyes-without-face-restyled-tesla-model-s-revealed/#comments Tue, 12 Apr 2016 19:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1322746 Grilles are so 20th century. As we speculated last week, Tesla has put a new face on its Model S, doing away with the faux grille designed to trick people into thinking there was something combusting under the hood. The new front end is a corporate amalgam of the both the recently unveiled Model 3 sedan […]

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Grilles are so 20th century. As we speculated last week, Tesla has put a new face on its Model S, doing away with the faux grille designed to trick people into thinking there was something combusting under the hood. The new front end is a corporate amalgam of the both the recently unveiled Model 3 sedan […]

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With a Recall Underway, the Model X is Still a Thorn in Tesla’s Side http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/recall-underway-model-x-still-thorn-teslas-side/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/recall-underway-model-x-still-thorn-teslas-side/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1322138 Like an actor who just can’t cut it, the third-row seats in Tesla’s Model X could fold under pressure, meaning the automaker now has to recall all of the SUVs it has delivered to date. About 2,700 Model X vehicles sold in the U.S. will be heading back to Tesla for a fix after internal […]

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Like an actor who just can’t cut it, the third-row seats in Tesla’s Model X could fold under pressure, meaning the automaker now has to recall all of the SUVs it has delivered to date. About 2,700 Model X vehicles sold in the U.S. will be heading back to Tesla for a fix after internal […]

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Juggling Act: Tesla Will Have to Deal With a Tax Credit Gap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/juggling-act-teslas-tax-credits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/juggling-act-teslas-tax-credits/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1322002 Much to the delight of EV fanatics and sandal enthusiasts around the world, Tesla reported last week that 325,000 people had placed refundable $1,000 deposits on its Model 3 sedan. Even pessimistically projecting a defection rate of 25 percent, that’s still nearly a quarter of a million cars which need to be built and delivered […]

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Much to the delight of EV fanatics and sandal enthusiasts around the world, Tesla reported last week that 325,000 people had placed refundable $1,000 deposits on its Model 3 sedan. Even pessimistically projecting a defection rate of 25 percent, that’s still nearly a quarter of a million cars which need to be built and delivered […]

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Another Lawsuit Launched at Mercedes-Benz in Diesel Litigation Barrage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/another-lawsuit-launched-mercedes-benz-diesel-litigation-barrage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/another-lawsuit-launched-mercedes-benz-diesel-litigation-barrage/#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2016 18:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1321106 Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has been hit with a second lawsuit from a U.S. law firm that represents owners of diesel vehicles, despite recent evidence that could render the suit invalid. The suit from now-familiar firm Hagens Berman accuses the German automaker of employing an emissions “defeat device,” a la Volkswagen, in its diesel vehicles, according […]

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Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has been hit with a second lawsuit from a U.S. law firm that represents owners of diesel vehicles, despite recent evidence that could render the suit invalid. The suit from now-familiar firm Hagens Berman accuses the German automaker of employing an emissions “defeat device,” a la Volkswagen, in its diesel vehicles, according […]

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Tesla Model 3 Reservations Hit 325,000, Musk Rejoices Somewhere Cool and Fancy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tesla-model-3-reservations-hit-325000-musk-rejoices-somewhere-cool-fancy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tesla-model-3-reservations-hit-325000-musk-rejoices-somewhere-cool-fancy/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:15:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320162 As promised, Tesla has revealed the tally for first-week orders of the upcoming “affordable” Model 3 electric car, and it’s good news for the company. It’s also bad news if you ordered late and are hoping to show off your ride anytime soon. As of today, the electric automaker has taken over 325,000 reservations on […]

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As promised, Tesla has revealed the tally for first-week orders of the upcoming “affordable” Model 3 electric car, and it’s good news for the company. It’s also bad news if you ordered late and are hoping to show off your ride anytime soon. As of today, the electric automaker has taken over 325,000 reservations on […]

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France Begins Process of Wooing Elon Musk http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/france-begins-process-wooing-elon-musk/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/france-begins-process-wooing-elon-musk/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2016 21:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1319586 Tesla founder Elon Musk wants to build a new European factory to satisfy growing demand on the continent, and France knows just the place he should do it. French Energy Minister Segolene Royal reportedly pitched the idea of using the site of a soon-to-be-mothballed reactor to Musk, according to Reuters (via Automotive News Europe). “He […]

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Tesla founder Elon Musk wants to build a new European factory to satisfy growing demand on the continent, and France knows just the place he should do it. French Energy Minister Segolene Royal reportedly pitched the idea of using the site of a soon-to-be-mothballed reactor to Musk, according to Reuters (via Automotive News Europe). “He […]

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For Tesla Model 3 Buyers, the Waiting Could be the Hardest Part http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/teslas-volume-is-growing-but-the-waiting-could-be-the-hardest-part-for-model-3-buyers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/teslas-volume-is-growing-but-the-waiting-could-be-the-hardest-part-for-model-3-buyers/#comments Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318538 Tesla Motors is cranking out EVs at its fastest clip yet, but buyers who put money down on the Model 3 should still have serious questions about the timeliness of their delivery date. In the first quarter of this year, Tesla delivered 12,420 Model S sedans and 2,400 Model X SUVs — nearly 50 percent more […]

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Tesla Motors is cranking out EVs at its fastest clip yet, but buyers who put money down on the Model 3 should still have serious questions about the timeliness of their delivery date. In the first quarter of this year, Tesla delivered 12,420 Model S sedans and 2,400 Model X SUVs — nearly 50 percent more […]

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Hyundai Green Chief Says ‘Meh’ to Hybrids and Electrics, Dives in Anyway http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hyundai-green-chief-says-meh-hybrids-electrics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hyundai-green-chief-says-meh-hybrids-electrics/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318042 “It’s a headache,” said the Hyundai vice president in charge of eco-friendly vehicles of his company’s efforts to chase Toyota and others in building green vehicles, Automotive News has reported. Speaking at a South Korean electric car expo, Lee Ki-Sang, senior VP of Hyundai’s Eco Technology Center, went on to state that 26 hybrid, plug-in, full-electric, and fuel cell […]

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“It’s a headache,” said the Hyundai vice president in charge of eco-friendly vehicles of his company’s efforts to chase Toyota and others in building green vehicles, Automotive News has reported. Speaking at a South Korean electric car expo, Lee Ki-Sang, senior VP of Hyundai’s Eco Technology Center, went on to state that 26 hybrid, plug-in, full-electric, and fuel cell […]

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Mitsubishi Plans to Boost Sales With Blown Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-plans-boost-sales-blown-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/mitsubishi-plans-boost-sales-blown-engines/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318026 Mitsubishi has a plan to gain market share in the U.S. that’s right out of the ’80s. Dealers were told during last weekend’s National Automobile Dealers Association conference that Mitsubishi will introduce turbocharged engines to model line, according to Automotive News. The forced-induction renaissance will begin with a 1.5-liter mill powering the automaker’s planned midsize crossover, expected […]

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Mitsubishi has a plan to gain market share in the U.S. that’s right out of the ’80s. Dealers were told during last weekend’s National Automobile Dealers Association conference that Mitsubishi will introduce turbocharged engines to model line, according to Automotive News. The forced-induction renaissance will begin with a 1.5-liter mill powering the automaker’s planned midsize crossover, expected […]

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Volkswagen’s European Diesel Recall Grinds to a Halt, Post-Fix Mileage Blamed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-european-diesel-recall-grinds-halt-post-fix-mileage-blamed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/volkswagens-european-diesel-recall-grinds-halt-post-fix-mileage-blamed/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 19:36:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1316818 Volkswagen’s slow roll-out of fixes for recalled diesel vehicles in Europe has hit a snag. Authorities in Europe have put the brakes on a series of Volkswagen recalls after greater fuel consumption was allegedly recorded in models that have undergone the diesel emissions fix, Automotive News Europe is reporting. Reports say that fuel economy suffered after […]

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Volkswagen’s slow roll-out of fixes for recalled diesel vehicles in Europe has hit a snag. Authorities in Europe have put the brakes on a series of Volkswagen recalls after greater fuel consumption was allegedly recorded in models that have undergone the diesel emissions fix, Automotive News Europe is reporting. Reports say that fuel economy suffered after […]

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Revealed: The Tesla Model 3 Offers 215 Miles of Range and a Vague Delivery Date http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/revealed-the-tesla-model-3-offers-215-miles-of-range-and-a-vague-delivery-date/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/revealed-the-tesla-model-3-offers-215-miles-of-range-and-a-vague-delivery-date/#comments Fri, 01 Apr 2016 04:51:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1316130 The Tesla Model 3 had its curtain of hype lifted tonight, and it exists after all. Sleek, with pronounced shoulders and a roofline that slopes to the decklid, the newest Tesla remains over a year away from production, but at least it now has a face. Or lack thereof. But more on that later. Tesla […]

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The Tesla Model 3 had its curtain of hype lifted tonight, and it exists after all. Sleek, with pronounced shoulders and a roofline that slopes to the decklid, the newest Tesla remains over a year away from production, but at least it now has a face. Or lack thereof. But more on that later. Tesla […]

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Act Fast, and Get a Ford Focus Electric for Pennies http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/act-fast-get-ford-focus-electric-pennies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/act-fast-get-ford-focus-electric-pennies/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 19:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315794 If you live in California and your demographics are right, your electric car dream is within reach. Yes, even you, baristas and struggling actors! The website Leasehackr stumbled upon a killer deal for lower-income Californians (assuming they live near charging stations), and spelled out how leftover 2015 Ford Focus Electrics can be leased for essentially nothing. If […]

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If you live in California and your demographics are right, your electric car dream is within reach. Yes, even you, baristas and struggling actors! The website Leasehackr stumbled upon a killer deal for lower-income Californians (assuming they live near charging stations), and spelled out how leftover 2015 Ford Focus Electrics can be leased for essentially nothing. If […]

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Volkswagen Targeted by Federal Trade Commission Lawsuit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314250 It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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Volkswagen Gets a New Diesel Deadline, But There Won’t Be Another http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-gets-new-diesel-deadline-wont-another/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-gets-new-diesel-deadline-wont-another/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311194 After missing today’s deadline for a U.S. emissions fix, Volkswagen has been issued a new one, and will now face a summer trial if the date passes without a plan to cure its diesel ills. The extension of the deadline until April 21 was issued by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer, who had earlier set the March […]

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After missing today’s deadline for a U.S. emissions fix, Volkswagen has been issued a new one, and will now face a summer trial if the date passes without a plan to cure its diesel ills. The extension of the deadline until April 21 was issued by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer, who had earlier set the March […]

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