The Truth About Cars » NPR http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 06 May 2016 13:19:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Case Study in Public Relations: Volkswagen’s Diesel Crisis http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/case-study-public-relations-volkswagens-diesel-crisis/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/case-study-public-relations-volkswagens-diesel-crisis/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 19:56:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265897 On Monday, Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller told NPR that the automaker didn’t lie in 2014 when regulators asked the automaker why its cars were polluting way more than advertised: “We didn’t lie. We didn’t understand the question first. And then we worked since 2014 to solve the problem.” Immediately realizing that wasn’t the thing to say, […]

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On Monday, Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller told NPR that the automaker didn’t lie in 2014 when regulators asked the automaker why its cars were polluting way more than advertised: “We didn’t lie. We didn’t understand the question first. And then we worked since 2014 to solve the problem.” Immediately realizing that wasn’t the thing to say, […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia’s Big Show, Porsche’s Diesel Fix and Müller Says VW Just Misunderstood The Law, You Guys http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265769 Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Super Piston Slap: RIP Tom Magliozzi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/super-piston-slap-rip-tom-magliozzi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/super-piston-slap-rip-tom-magliozzi/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:50:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=939921   Sajeev writes: I don’t know what Tom Magliozzi thought of our little Piston Slap creation, sadly we never met.  So I write to remember an inspirational person who did great things: Mr. Magliozzi made the undesirable job of fixing a car into an info-tainment legacy. NPR wrote a wonderful article, and one point about this MIT graduate […]

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  Sajeev writes: I don’t know what Tom Magliozzi thought of our little Piston Slap creation, sadly we never met.  So I write to remember an inspirational person who did great things: Mr. Magliozzi made the undesirable job of fixing a car into an info-tainment legacy. NPR wrote a wonderful article, and one point about this MIT graduate […]

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Remember Our Fallen Heroes: Was The Bailout Worth It? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/remember-our-fallen-heroes-was-the-bailout-worth-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/remember-our-fallen-heroes-was-the-bailout-worth-it/#comments Sun, 29 May 2011 11:08:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=396529 This is the Memorial Day weekend, when we commemorate our fallen heroes and raise our cancer risk by burning chopped beef. Listening to the media, it looks and sounds like the fallen heroes of the year are not the ones who gave and give their lives in ceaseless wars, but the auto industry. It didn’t […]

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This is the Memorial Day weekend, when we commemorate our fallen heroes and raise our cancer risk by burning chopped beef. Listening to the media, it looks and sounds like the fallen heroes of the year are not the ones who gave and give their lives in ceaseless wars, but the auto industry. It didn’t […]

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