The Truth About Cars » lead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +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 » lead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Researchers: Leaded Gas Responsible For Crime Wave http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/researchers-leaded-gas-responsible-for-crime-wave/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/researchers-leaded-gas-responsible-for-crime-wave/#comments Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:49:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472706 Leaded gasoline was invented by General Motors in the 1920s. Tetraethyl lead was a cheap octane booster and antiknock agent. It prevented exhaust valve and valve seat wear and allowed much higher engine compression. It also could have been the cause of  the big post-war crime wave, researchers say. Several researchers, cited in an article […]

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Leaded gasoline was invented by General Motors in the 1920s. Tetraethyl lead was a cheap octane booster and antiknock agent. It prevented exhaust valve and valve seat wear and allowed much higher engine compression. It also could have been the cause of  the big post-war crime wave, researchers say. Several researchers, cited in an article […]

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