The Truth About Cars » Hong Kong http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:30:15 +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 » Hong Kong http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com One Country, Two McLarens http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/one-country-two-mclarens/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/one-country-two-mclarens/#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:33:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=920386     The seemingly perpetual introduction of marginally altered special editions is a business model that makers of low volume exotic cars have seized upon. Development cycles are long, product lifespans even longer and the attention spans of fickle ultra-high net worth consumers is short. By releasing new “Special Editions” every quarter or model year, […]

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    The seemingly perpetual introduction of marginally altered special editions is a business model that makers of low volume exotic cars have seized upon. Development cycles are long, product lifespans even longer and the attention spans of fickle ultra-high net worth consumers is short. By releasing new “Special Editions” every quarter or model year, […]

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Ford’s Transit Taxi To Connect Passengers Worldwide http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/fords-transit-taxi-to-connect-passengers-worldwide/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/fords-transit-taxi-to-connect-passengers-worldwide/#comments Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=631698 With a few successes under Ford’s strap with the American buckle, the Blue Oval made be known its aspirations to go for the world championship belt in ferrying drunk revelers and harried air travelers with their Transit Connect Taxi in its debut in Hong Kong. “Ford Transit Connect Taxi has proven itself in taxi fleets […]

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With a few successes under Ford’s strap with the American buckle, the Blue Oval made be known its aspirations to go for the world championship belt in ferrying drunk revelers and harried air travelers with their Transit Connect Taxi in its debut in Hong Kong. “Ford Transit Connect Taxi has proven itself in taxi fleets […]

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BYD Wants to Rule The World Hong Kong’s Taxi Market http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/byd-wants-to-rule-the-works-hong-kongs-taxi-market/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/byd-wants-to-rule-the-works-hong-kongs-taxi-market/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 16:23:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488596 Scaling back from its former intentions of becoming “China’s No. 1 automaker by 2015 and the world’s leading car maker by 2025,” China’s BYD now wants to become a world-class fish in Hong Kong’s taxi pond. BYD has six electric e6 taxis running in Hong Kong, across the border from its Shenzhen, China, headquarters.  Its […]

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Scaling back from its former intentions of becoming “China’s No. 1 automaker by 2015 and the world’s leading car maker by 2025,” China’s BYD now wants to become a world-class fish in Hong Kong’s taxi pond. BYD has six electric e6 taxis running in Hong Kong, across the border from its Shenzhen, China, headquarters.  Its […]

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Infiniti To Become One Of The Big Names Of Formula One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/infiniti-to-become-one-of-the-big-names-of-formula-one/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/infiniti-to-become-one-of-the-big-names-of-formula-one/#comments Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:56:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467986 Nissan’s Infiniti is joining high-powered nameplates such as Ferrari, Lotus and Mercedes and becomes title sponsor of a Formula One racing team. Under a four year contract, the highly successful Red Bull Racing team will change its name to Infiniti Red Bull Racing starting with the 2013 season. Infiniti has been a co-sponsor of Red […]

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Nissan’s Infiniti is joining high-powered nameplates such as Ferrari, Lotus and Mercedes and becomes title sponsor of a Formula One racing team. Under a four year contract, the highly successful Red Bull Racing team will change its name to Infiniti Red Bull Racing starting with the 2013 season. Infiniti has been a co-sponsor of Red […]

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“Forget Volume:” After Work Talk With Johan de Nysschen, CEO Of Infiniti. Part 2 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/forget-volume-after-work-talk-with-johan-de-nysschen-ceo-of-infiniti-part-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/forget-volume-after-work-talk-with-johan-de-nysschen-ceo-of-infiniti-part-2/#comments Thu, 27 Sep 2012 08:15:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461876 In Part 1 of our talk with Infiniti CEO Johan de Nysschen at his new office at the Infiniti world headquarters in Hong Kong, we talked about his new job, about new directions for Infiniti, and for the brand. In the second part, we talk about the new cars Infiniti will bring, where they will […]

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In Part 1 of our talk with Infiniti CEO Johan de Nysschen at his new office at the Infiniti world headquarters in Hong Kong, we talked about his new job, about new directions for Infiniti, and for the brand. In the second part, we talk about the new cars Infiniti will bring, where they will […]

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After Work Talk With Johan de Nysschen, CEO Of Infiniti. Part One http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/after-work-talk-with-johan-de-nysschen-ceo-of-infiniti/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/after-work-talk-with-johan-de-nysschen-ceo-of-infiniti/#comments Tue, 25 Sep 2012 12:30:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461502 A few months ago, Nissan’s Infiniti premium division moved out of the office building in Yokohama and out from the shadow of its parent company. Infiniti set up its new world headquarters in Hong Kong. Nissan also snagged Audi’s America-chief Johan de Nysschen as Infiniti’s new boss. Last Friday, after work, we sat down with […]

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A few months ago, Nissan’s Infiniti premium division moved out of the office building in Yokohama and out from the shadow of its parent company. Infiniti set up its new world headquarters in Hong Kong. Nissan also snagged Audi’s America-chief Johan de Nysschen as Infiniti’s new boss. Last Friday, after work, we sat down with […]

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Hong Kong Electrifies http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/hong-kong-electrifies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/06/hong-kong-electrifies/#comments Fri, 18 Jun 2010 10:37:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=359065 Now here is the perfect place for  electric vehicles: Hong Kong. Range anxiety? Not here.  Hong Kong is a city where no trip is more than 20 miles or so one way. Driving into the hinterlands is blocked by a border and by the necessity for secondary mainland Chinese license plates. Registration taxes on cars […]

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Now here is the perfect place for  electric vehicles: Hong Kong. Range anxiety? Not here.  Hong Kong is a city where no trip is more than 20 miles or so one way. Driving into the hinterlands is blocked by a border and by the necessity for secondary mainland Chinese license plates. Registration taxes on cars […]

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Hong Kong Battles Strange Ghosts In A Bottle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/hong-kong-battles-strange-ghosts-in-a-bottle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/hong-kong-battles-strange-ghosts-in-a-bottle/#comments Mon, 15 Feb 2010 14:07:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=345384 While the world is trying to come to grips with pedal-gate, tiny Hong Kong is attempting an exorcism of its own gremlins: 18,000 (mostly Toyota Crown) taxis and 2,000 minibuses are propelled by LPG, liquefied petroleum gas. The gas is lugged around in a large tank housed in the trunk of the taxis, much to […]

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While the world is trying to come to grips with pedal-gate, tiny Hong Kong is attempting an exorcism of its own gremlins: 18,000 (mostly Toyota Crown) taxis and 2,000 minibuses are propelled by LPG, liquefied petroleum gas. The gas is lugged around in a large tank housed in the trunk of the taxis, much to […]

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