The Truth About Cars » Lambda http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 NAIAS 2016: 2017 GMC Acadia Saves on Fuel, Spends on Gym Membership http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-2017-gmc-acadia-saves-on-fuel-spends-on-gym-membership/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:21:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1264417 Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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Revealed overnight before its in-person, on-stage performance at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, the 2017 GMC Acadia will gain a new, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with start/stop tech and lose nearly 700 pounds of heft. The former Lambda-based crossover also sees a significant realignment in size thanks to a switch to the new Chi […]

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Doug Drives: I Can’t Believe the Chevy Traverse and Its Twins Are Still Popular http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/doug-drives-i-cant-believe-the-chevy-traverse-and-its-twins-are-still-popular/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/doug-drives-i-cant-believe-the-chevy-traverse-and-its-twins-are-still-popular/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203313 During the summer of 2007, I worked for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and it was my job to drive the cars between locations. This was an excellent job when I was approximately 17, because a) I got to drive all these cool cars, and b) what the hell else was I going to do? Read? Back then, […]

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During the summer of 2007, I worked for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and it was my job to drive the cars between locations. This was an excellent job when I was approximately 17, because a) I got to drive all these cool cars, and b) what the hell else was I going to do? Read? Back then, […]

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Piston Slap: The Lambda V6 Half Life? (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-lambda-v6-half-life-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-lambda-v6-half-life-part-ii/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1100897   Dennis writes: You kindly responded last year to me in regards to an inquiry I made about my 2006 Sonata with the V6. I am still in love with my old beastie. She is approaching 93,000 miles and I just had new plugs and upper front control arms put into the ol’ gal. I read […]

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  Dennis writes: You kindly responded last year to me in regards to an inquiry I made about my 2006 Sonata with the V6. I am still in love with my old beastie. She is approaching 93,000 miles and I just had new plugs and upper front control arms put into the ol’ gal. I read […]

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Review: 2014 Buick Enclave (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/review-2014-buick-enclave-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/review-2014-buick-enclave-with-video/#comments Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=642841 I’ve dished out plenty of Buick love lately. The Verano beats Acura and Lexus at the entry-luxury game and the tiny Encore is an oddly attractive (albeit underpowered) crossover that is outselling the Mini Countryman and Range Rover Evoque by a wide margin. What can we attribute this sales success to? I posit that the […]

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I’ve dished out plenty of Buick love lately. The Verano beats Acura and Lexus at the entry-luxury game and the tiny Encore is an oddly attractive (albeit underpowered) crossover that is outselling the Mini Countryman and Range Rover Evoque by a wide margin. What can we attribute this sales success to? I posit that the […]

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Piston Slap: The Lambda V6 Half Life? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-the-lambda-v6-half-life/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-the-lambda-v6-half-life/#comments Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:44:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500178 Dennis writes: Dear Sajeev, I own an 06 Sonata with the 3.3.  It is paid off and has 79,000 miles on it. I love this car.  It is fast, comfortable and I get about 20 miles per gallon around town and on long trips about 30.  I have had a few engine issues and have […]

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Dennis writes: Dear Sajeev, I own an 06 Sonata with the 3.3.  It is paid off and has 79,000 miles on it. I love this car.  It is fast, comfortable and I get about 20 miles per gallon around town and on long trips about 30.  I have had a few engine issues and have […]

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GM Throws Another Lambda On The Fire: Cadillac Confirms 7-Seat Crossover http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/gm-throws-another-lambda-on-the-fire-cadillac-confirms-7-seat-crossover/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/gm-throws-another-lambda-on-the-fire-cadillac-confirms-7-seat-crossover/#comments Thu, 27 May 2010 15:47:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=357394 No details yet, just an Inside Line confirmation from GM’s Karl Stracke that a seven-seat, Lambda-platform crossover “is absolutely a go.” It has long been rumored that the Cadillac Escalade would be replaced by a Lambda-platform crossover. The Cadillac crossover will join the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia, as the Lambda becomes the […]

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No details yet, just an Inside Line confirmation from GM’s Karl Stracke that a seven-seat, Lambda-platform crossover “is absolutely a go.” It has long been rumored that the Cadillac Escalade would be replaced by a Lambda-platform crossover. The Cadillac crossover will join the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia, as the Lambda becomes the […]

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New Buick-GMC Chief Reveals Acadia Denali http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/new-buick-gmc/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/new-buick-gmc/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2009 17:31:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339483 GM announced today that Buick-GMC sales manager Brian Sweeney has been promoted to the top spot at Buick-GMC after his predecessor Michael Richards left the position after nine days on the job. According to the Detroit News, Sweeney began his GM career at GMC in 1990 and has served as vice president of sales at […]

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GM announced today that Buick-GMC sales manager Brian Sweeney has been promoted to the top spot at Buick-GMC after his predecessor Michael Richards left the position after nine days on the job. According to the Detroit News, Sweeney began his GM career at GMC in 1990 and has served as vice president of sales at […]

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