The Truth About Cars » hearing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Volkswagen of America CEO Horn: We Need to ‘Bloody Learn’ to Get Act Together http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-america-ceo-horn-need-bloody-learn-get-act-together/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-america-ceo-horn-need-bloody-learn-get-act-together/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:50:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191458 Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn testified to a congressional committee Thursday that he wasn’t aware until last month of the illegal “defeat device” installed on nearly 500,000 cars in the U.S. — approximately 11 million worldwide — and that the car company could take several years to fix its cars. Horn testified in front […]

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Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn testified to a congressional committee Thursday that he wasn’t aware until last month of the illegal “defeat device” installed on nearly 500,000 cars in the U.S. — approximately 11 million worldwide — and that the car company could take several years to fix its cars. Horn testified in front […]

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FCA Awaits NHTSA’s Wrath After Recall Hearings http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fca-awaits-nhtsas-wrath-recall-hearings/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fca-awaits-nhtsas-wrath-recall-hearings/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1107233 Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took the unusual step of hauling a single automaker to the Capitol to scold Fiat Chrysler for delays in recalls and repairs. The hearing is ahead of anticipated fines NHTSA may deal later this month, possibly as high as $700 million. Attention was focused on Jeep Liberties and Grand […]

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Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took the unusual step of hauling a single automaker to the Capitol to scold Fiat Chrysler for delays in recalls and repairs. The hearing is ahead of anticipated fines NHTSA may deal later this month, possibly as high as $700 million. Attention was focused on Jeep Liberties and Grand […]

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NLRB To Conduct Hearing on Alleged Worker Intimidation at Mercedes-Benz Plant in Alabama http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/nlrb-to-conduct-hearing-on-alleged-worker-intimidation-at-mercedes-benz-plant-in-alabama/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/nlrb-to-conduct-hearing-on-alleged-worker-intimidation-at-mercedes-benz-plant-in-alabama/#comments Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:19:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=726914 The National Labor Relations Board will conduct a hearing to discuss allegations regarding management conduct at Mercedes-Benz’s Vance, Alabama plant. The reports filed with the Board allege that Mercedes violated worker’s rights by forbidding discussion of unions during working hours, as well as threatening termination of employees that solicited for the union. The UAW accuses […]

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The National Labor Relations Board will conduct a hearing to discuss allegations regarding management conduct at Mercedes-Benz’s Vance, Alabama plant. The reports filed with the Board allege that Mercedes violated worker’s rights by forbidding discussion of unions during working hours, as well as threatening termination of employees that solicited for the union. The UAW accuses […]

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Piston Slap: I just heard…WHAT??? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/piston-slap-i-just-heard-what/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/piston-slap-i-just-heard-what/#comments Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:24:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482994 TTAC commentator Robstar writes: Hi Sajeev, I bought a new 2005 Subaru WRX STi in March of 2005, it currently has around 51k miles on it. Rotors have been replaced once, brake pads twice. The car still has it’s original clutch! It went from being an occasional commuting car in all city traffic to an […]

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TTAC commentator Robstar writes: Hi Sajeev, I bought a new 2005 Subaru WRX STi in March of 2005, it currently has around 51k miles on it. Rotors have been replaced once, brake pads twice. The car still has it’s original clutch! It went from being an occasional commuting car in all city traffic to an […]

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Congressional Ghost Busters Empty Handed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/congressional-ghost-busters-empty-handed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/congressional-ghost-busters-empty-handed/#comments Fri, 21 May 2010 04:05:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=357075 Yesterday’s Toyota hearing at the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee was a desperate attempt to keep the Toyota issue in the headlines, and to provide flanking support for Waxman’s proposed Motor Vehicle Safety Act. The ghosts in the machine are still at large … Toyota’s Jim Lentz testified as we said he […]

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Yesterday’s Toyota hearing at the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee was a desperate attempt to keep the Toyota issue in the headlines, and to provide flanking support for Waxman’s proposed Motor Vehicle Safety Act. The ghosts in the machine are still at large … Toyota’s Jim Lentz testified as we said he […]

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SUA: No Ghosts Found In Toyotas, More Deaths Claimed In Other Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/sua-no-ghosts-found-in-toyotas-more-deaths-claimed-in-other-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/sua-no-ghosts-found-in-toyotas-more-deaths-claimed-in-other-cars/#comments Thu, 20 May 2010 12:37:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=357006 Despite intensive examination of more than 2,000 vehicles, Toyota could not find a ghost in their machines. This is what James Lentz, Toyota’s U.S. sales chief will tell a House of Representatives panel today, if Bloomberg is not mistaken. Following-up a rash of customer complaints about unintended acceleration, which intensified as media coverage intensified, Toyota […]

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Despite intensive examination of more than 2,000 vehicles, Toyota could not find a ghost in their machines. This is what James Lentz, Toyota’s U.S. sales chief will tell a House of Representatives panel today, if Bloomberg is not mistaken. Following-up a rash of customer complaints about unintended acceleration, which intensified as media coverage intensified, Toyota […]

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Toyota Heading For The Hill, Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/toyota-heading-for-the-hill-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/toyota-heading-for-the-hill-again/#comments Sat, 17 Apr 2010 10:27:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352988 Toyota received another invitation to join a little congressional chit-chat,  reports The Nikkei [sub]. On May 6th,  a U.S. House panel will hold a hearing to “further examine Toyota’s inquiry into potential electronic causes of sudden unintended acceleration,” as the invitation letter from Henry Waxman to James Lentz, president of Toyota U.S. says. The presence […]

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Toyota received another invitation to join a little congressional chit-chat,  reports The Nikkei [sub]. On May 6th,  a U.S. House panel will hold a hearing to “further examine Toyota’s inquiry into potential electronic causes of sudden unintended acceleration,” as the invitation letter from Henry Waxman to James Lentz, president of Toyota U.S. says. The presence […]

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Recipes For The Toyota Grill Party On Capitol Hill http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/recipes-for-the-toyota-grill-party-on-capitol-hill/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/recipes-for-the-toyota-grill-party-on-capitol-hill/#comments Sat, 20 Feb 2010 10:52:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=346162 Akio Toyoda is getting a crash course in cross-cultural studies, while he is preparing for his appearance on The Hill this coming Wednesday. Toyota already uncovered the time-tested Washington axiom: “We will fight it tooth and nail, but if we can’t stop it, we might as well dress for it.” Saturday morning’s Nikkei [sub] greets […]

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Akio Toyoda is getting a crash course in cross-cultural studies, while he is preparing for his appearance on The Hill this coming Wednesday. Toyota already uncovered the time-tested Washington axiom: “We will fight it tooth and nail, but if we can’t stop it, we might as well dress for it.” Saturday morning’s Nikkei [sub] greets […]

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