The Truth About Cars » Online http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:11:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 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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Scion Wants to Sell Cars on New-fangled Thing Called “The Internet” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/scion-wants-to-sell-cars-on-new-fangled-thing-called-the-internet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/scion-wants-to-sell-cars-on-new-fangled-thing-called-the-internet/#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1134665 Scion — the youth focused, geriatric-coveted Toyota Junior Team brand — is looking to push sales in a different direction as it tries to shed its “retiree in an xB” image in favor of #millenials Snapchatting their road trips in Scion iMs. According to The Detroit Bureau, Scion wants to offer their wares online in more markets […]

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Scion — the youth focused, geriatric-coveted Toyota Junior Team brand — is looking to push sales in a different direction as it tries to shed its “retiree in an xB” image in favor of #millenials Snapchatting their road trips in Scion iMs. According to The Detroit Bureau, Scion wants to offer their wares online in more markets […]

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Blind Spot: America’s New Motor City http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/blind-spot-americas-new-motor-city/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/blind-spot-americas-new-motor-city/#comments Mon, 21 May 2012 20:40:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=445389 Throughout the history of the automobile in America, one city has been synonymous with the industry and culture of cars. Booming with America’s great period of industrialization, Detroit became the Motor City, the hometown of an industry that created a blue-collar middle class and a culture based on personal mobility. But as America has entered […]

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Throughout the history of the automobile in America, one city has been synonymous with the industry and culture of cars. Booming with America’s great period of industrialization, Detroit became the Motor City, the hometown of an industry that created a blue-collar middle class and a culture based on personal mobility. But as America has entered […]

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Buick Encore 75 Percent Revealed Thanks To Infuriating Internet Publicity Campaign http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/buick-encore-75-percent-revealed-thanks-to-infuriating-internet-publicity-campaign/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/buick-encore-75-percent-revealed-thanks-to-infuriating-internet-publicity-campaign/#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:26:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424200 It wasn’t our intention to inundate you with Buick stories, but sometimes the improbable occurs. Buick has been slowly revealing their new Encore crossover via their Facebook page, and we’ve now been treated to 3 out of 4 photos – enough to discern what the vehicle really looks like (pretty close to what Ed’s photo […]

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It wasn’t our intention to inundate you with Buick stories, but sometimes the improbable occurs. Buick has been slowly revealing their new Encore crossover via their Facebook page, and we’ve now been treated to 3 out of 4 photos – enough to discern what the vehicle really looks like (pretty close to what Ed’s photo […]

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TrueCar Versus Honda: Online Car Buying Challenges Hit Home http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/truecar-versus-honda-online-car-buying-challenges-hit-home/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/truecar-versus-honda-online-car-buying-challenges-hit-home/#comments Wed, 21 Dec 2011 17:45:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422978 The rise of the internet has had myriad effects on everyday life, not the least of which has been its profound impact on consumer behavior. With ever more data being made available online, and with the rise of independent alternative media outlets like TTAC, car buyers in particular are fundamentally changing their relationship to the […]

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The rise of the internet has had myriad effects on everyday life, not the least of which has been its profound impact on consumer behavior. With ever more data being made available online, and with the rise of independent alternative media outlets like TTAC, car buyers in particular are fundamentally changing their relationship to the […]

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Quote Of The Day: “Negative Reviews Are Good For Business” Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/quote-of-the-day-negative-reviews-are-good-for-business-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/quote-of-the-day-negative-reviews-are-good-for-business-edition/#comments Thu, 03 Nov 2011 16:58:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=416744 Like most corporate trends, the rush to social media is often little more than an opportunity for new consultants to sell common sense packaged in the buzzwords du jour. And though it’s easy to just laugh off the process as just another fad, it’s important to remember that common sense is in relatively short supply […]

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Like most corporate trends, the rush to social media is often little more than an opportunity for new consultants to sell common sense packaged in the buzzwords du jour. And though it’s easy to just laugh off the process as just another fad, it’s important to remember that common sense is in relatively short supply […]

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Consumer Alert: Beware Online Car-Selling Scams http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/consumer-alert-beware-online-car-selling-scams/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/consumer-alert-beware-online-car-selling-scams/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:04:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=407379 The International Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warns that Online vehicle shoppers are being victimized by fraudulent vehicle sales and false claims of vehicle protection (VPP) programs… Criminals also attempt to make their scams appear valid by misusing the names of reputable companies and programs. These criminals have no association with these companies and their schemes give […]

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The International Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warns that Online vehicle shoppers are being victimized by fraudulent vehicle sales and false claims of vehicle protection (VPP) programs… Criminals also attempt to make their scams appear valid by misusing the names of reputable companies and programs. These criminals have no association with these companies and their schemes give […]

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Will Online New Car Sales Ever Take Off? Should They? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/will-online-car-sales-ever-take-off-should-they/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/will-online-car-sales-ever-take-off-should-they/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:30:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=403816 The internet has been a boon for car buyers in a million ways, but for new car marketers it’s been a decidedly mixed bag. GM’s California-only experiment selling new cars over eBay was quickly abandoned, after generating more embarrassment than sales. Now, another high-ish profile online new car marketing gag has flopped, as Autoweek reports that […]

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The internet has been a boon for car buyers in a million ways, but for new car marketers it’s been a decidedly mixed bag. GM’s California-only experiment selling new cars over eBay was quickly abandoned, after generating more embarrassment than sales. Now, another high-ish profile online new car marketing gag has flopped, as Autoweek reports that […]

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