The Truth About Cars » Las Vegas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 12:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 No Fixed Abode: The Uber/Taxi Diaries, Predatorial Fish Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/no-fixed-abode-ubertaxi-diaries-predatorial-fish-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/no-fixed-abode-ubertaxi-diaries-predatorial-fish-edition/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326673 For a guy who never goes on press trips, I’ve sure been in a lot of airports lately. Last weekend, I was in Southern California, following up on a few weekdays spent in the Miami area. This weekend, I was in Las Vegas to hang out with my brother, do some electric karting, and one […]

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For a guy who never goes on press trips, I’ve sure been in a lot of airports lately. Last weekend, I was in Southern California, following up on a few weekdays spent in the Miami area. This weekend, I was in Las Vegas to hang out with my brother, do some electric karting, and one […]

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Volkswagen’s BUDD-e is Still the Microbus They’ll Never Build http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-budd-e-still-bus-theyll-never-build/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/volkswagens-budd-e-still-bus-theyll-never-build/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258313 UPDATE: Volkswagen says the range is 233 miles on the EPA cycle, 373 miles on the New European Driving Cycle. Volkswagen unleashed its futuristic Microbus concept car in Las Vegas on Tuesday, complete with expressive face, connectedness to the “Internet of Things,” and gesture control everywhere, but only its bare bones are rooted in any real […]

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UPDATE: Volkswagen says the range is 233 miles on the EPA cycle, 373 miles on the New European Driving Cycle. Volkswagen unleashed its futuristic Microbus concept car in Las Vegas on Tuesday, complete with expressive face, connectedness to the “Internet of Things,” and gesture control everywhere, but only its bare bones are rooted in any real […]

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Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/faraday-future-ffzero1-concept-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/faraday-future-ffzero1-concept-revealed/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 21:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257121 Faraday Future revealed its FFZERO1 Concept in Las Vegas on Monday night. It is a striking artifact that continues to keep the company’s product plans mysterious. This “car of concepts,” as Head of Design Richard Kim called it, is an extreme expression containing select elements that foreshadow the company’s production vehicles. We now know that […]

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Faraday Future revealed its FFZERO1 Concept in Las Vegas on Monday night. It is a striking artifact that continues to keep the company’s product plans mysterious. This “car of concepts,” as Head of Design Richard Kim called it, is an extreme expression containing select elements that foreshadow the company’s production vehicles. We now know that […]

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Volkswagen Slated To Show Yet Another Microbus Concept http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-slated-show-yet-another-microbus-concept/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-slated-show-yet-another-microbus-concept/#comments Sat, 12 Dec 2015 16:40:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240833 Multiple outlets are reporting that the vehicle seen in this teaser photo from Volkswagen is none other than an electrified version of the Microbus concept and it will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show next month. The photo follows an earlier report by Autocar (which has since been updated with the same photo and new text) […]

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Multiple outlets are reporting that the vehicle seen in this teaser photo from Volkswagen is none other than an electrified version of the Microbus concept and it will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show next month. The photo follows an earlier report by Autocar (which has since been updated with the same photo and new text) […]

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Faraday Future Has An Electric Car to Show Next Month At CES http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/faraday-future-has-an-electric-car-to-show-next-month-at-ces/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/faraday-future-has-an-electric-car-to-show-next-month-at-ces/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 23:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234225 Faraday Future, the other, other bespoke electric luxury carmaking startup said they’ll show off their concept for the “future of mobility” next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The automaker’s website sports a clock counting down to 7 p.m. (Pacific) Jan. 4, 2016, for the automaker’s unveiling. The company has made several […]

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Faraday Future, the other, other bespoke electric luxury carmaking startup said they’ll show off their concept for the “future of mobility” next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The automaker’s website sports a clock counting down to 7 p.m. (Pacific) Jan. 4, 2016, for the automaker’s unveiling. The company has made several […]

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New Prius Will Be Shown Next Month in Las Vegas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/new-prius-will-shown-next-month-las-vegas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/new-prius-will-shown-next-month-las-vegas/#comments Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1145889 Toyota’s next-generation Prius, which will be the first use of the automaker’s new global platform, will be shown to media in Las Vegas next month, Bloomberg is reporting (via Autoblog). The report doesn’t specify when the automaker would build the next-gen Prius, or why it chose southern Nevada in the summertime for its reveal (Tesla speculation […]

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Toyota’s next-generation Prius, which will be the first use of the automaker’s new global platform, will be shown to media in Las Vegas next month, Bloomberg is reporting (via Autoblog). The report doesn’t specify when the automaker would build the next-gen Prius, or why it chose southern Nevada in the summertime for its reveal (Tesla speculation […]

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2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Possibly Set For Dealer Show Reveal In Vegas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2019-jeep-grand-wagoneer-possibly-set-for-dealer-show-reveal-in-vegas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/2019-jeep-grand-wagoneer-possibly-set-for-dealer-show-reveal-in-vegas/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1087545 Jeep dealers heading out to Vegas for the brand’s biennial show in August may have a grand surprise waiting: the 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The revived nameplate will grace an SUV set to be the most expensive Jeep-branded SUV ever, according to Automotive News, and is aimed at those customers who normally shop for high-end […]

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Jeep dealers heading out to Vegas for the brand’s biennial show in August may have a grand surprise waiting: the 2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The revived nameplate will grace an SUV set to be the most expensive Jeep-branded SUV ever, according to Automotive News, and is aimed at those customers who normally shop for high-end […]

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Coast to Coast 2014: Las Vegas, Nevada http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/coast-coast-2014-las-vegas-nevada/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/coast-coast-2014-las-vegas-nevada/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:18:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=951513 Tonka-tuned Ford F-150. How perfectly Vegas. * You can see all the USA Coast to Coast Reports here! * We are now leaving in our path beautiful Monument Valley to drive through Arizona and arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada. A very different official Top 5 best-selling models than the entirety of the dozen states we have just crossed, some […]

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Tonka-tuned Ford F-150. How perfectly Vegas. * You can see all the USA Coast to Coast Reports here! * We are now leaving in our path beautiful Monument Valley to drive through Arizona and arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada. A very different official Top 5 best-selling models than the entirety of the dozen states we have just crossed, some […]

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Cubans Furious At Mercedes Over Che Guevara Joke http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/cubans-furious-at-mercedes-over-che-guevara-joke/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/cubans-furious-at-mercedes-over-che-guevara-joke/#comments Sun, 15 Jan 2012 17:36:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=426386 Do you live in or near a Cuban community? Drive a Mercedes? Noooooo! Leave it in the garage. Put a tarp over it. The Cuban community hates Mercedes and Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche, despite his Cuban-sized mustache. Casus belli: At a presentation at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Zetsche praised the virtues […]

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Do you live in or near a Cuban community? Drive a Mercedes? Noooooo! Leave it in the garage. Put a tarp over it. The Cuban community hates Mercedes and Daimler Chairman Dieter Zetsche, despite his Cuban-sized mustache. Casus belli: At a presentation at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Zetsche praised the virtues […]

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TTAC Desert-to-Burning-Desert Eco-Challenge, Days 5, 6, 7: Leaving Las Vegas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/02/ttac-desert-to-burning-desert-eco-challenge-day-567-leaving-las-vegas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/02/ttac-desert-to-burning-desert-eco-challenge-day-567-leaving-las-vegas/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2009 16:31:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=235831 When I called Las Vegas home, massive towers were going up, traffic was bad (especially on the Blue Diamond Highway), tourists were annoying and gas was cheap. Now, leaving Las Vegas, massive towers are going up, traffic is bad, tourists are annoying and gas is—once again—cheap. But it’s always worth saving a few gallons. After […]

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When I called Las Vegas home, massive towers were going up, traffic was bad (especially on the Blue Diamond Highway), tourists were annoying and gas was cheap. Now, leaving Las Vegas, massive towers are going up, traffic is bad, tourists are annoying and gas is—once again—cheap. But it’s always worth saving a few gallons. After […]

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