The Truth About Cars » Opel Insignia http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:20:56 +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 » Opel Insignia http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Review: 2014 Buick Regal GS AWD (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/review-2014-buick-regal-gs-awd-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/review-2014-buick-regal-gs-awd-with-video/#comments Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=698417 In my mind, Volkswagens used to be the “Euro Buick.” Positioned one note above the mass market rabble,  VW’s Passat shared parts with Audi’s A4, while the Touareg and Phaeton were luxury cars with a mass market logo on the hood. Then Volkswagen decided this was the wrong strategy for them, so they repositioned VW […]

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In my mind, Volkswagens used to be the “Euro Buick.” Positioned one note above the mass market rabble,  VW’s Passat shared parts with Audi’s A4, while the Touareg and Phaeton were luxury cars with a mass market logo on the hood. Then Volkswagen decided this was the wrong strategy for them, so they repositioned VW […]

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GM’s Opel Desperation Extends To Australia http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/gms-opel-desperation-extends-to-australia/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/gms-opel-desperation-extends-to-australia/#comments Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:28:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465067 General Motors is so desperate to find new customers for Opel cars that they’re introducing the brand to Australia, where it’s set to butt heads against Holden – Australia’s long-time favorite car brand. To be fair, the Commodore is no longer the king of Australian car sales. Imported cars like the Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla […]

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General Motors is so desperate to find new customers for Opel cars that they’re introducing the brand to Australia, where it’s set to butt heads against Holden – Australia’s long-time favorite car brand. To be fair, the Commodore is no longer the king of Australian car sales. Imported cars like the Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla […]

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European Chevrolet Production May Help Ease Opel Capacity Problem http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/european-chevrolet-production-may-help-ease-opel-capacity-problem/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/european-chevrolet-production-may-help-ease-opel-capacity-problem/#comments Mon, 14 May 2012 13:32:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444339 With Opel’s fortunes in the toilet and Chevrolet vehilces gaining ground in Europe, Opel brass are looking at an obvious solution – stop building Chevrolet products in South Korea and start building them in Europe. Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke told the New York Times that “We are in talks with our colleagues in Detroit and […]

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With Opel’s fortunes in the toilet and Chevrolet vehilces gaining ground in Europe, Opel brass are looking at an obvious solution – stop building Chevrolet products in South Korea and start building them in Europe. Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke told the New York Times that “We are in talks with our colleagues in Detroit and […]

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GM-PSA Alliance Bears Fruit: Opel To Build Citroen C5 Successor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/gm-psa-alliance-bears-fruit-opel-to-build-citroen-c5-successor/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/gm-psa-alliance-bears-fruit-opel-to-build-citroen-c5-successor/#comments Fri, 11 May 2012 14:05:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=443860 With a new Citroen C5 due in 2016, production of the mid-size Citroen will shift from PSA’s Rennes plant to an undisclosed Opel facility. A French car, built by Germans – eat your heart out, Clemens. The move comes as part of the General Motors-PSA alliance, which sees cars like the C5 and Opel Insignia […]

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With a new Citroen C5 due in 2016, production of the mid-size Citroen will shift from PSA’s Rennes plant to an undisclosed Opel facility. A French car, built by Germans – eat your heart out, Clemens. The move comes as part of the General Motors-PSA alliance, which sees cars like the C5 and Opel Insignia […]

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Review: 2011 Buick Regal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/review-2011-buick-regal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/review-2011-buick-regal/#comments Wed, 12 May 2010 17:25:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356291 With Pontiac and Saturn gone, Buick must assume a larger role within General Motors. It must now seek to win over enthusiasts who would have previously bought Pontiacs and the import-intenders who previously bought Saturns. The first product to follow from this expanded mission: the new 2011 Buick Regal. The Regal began life as the […]

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With Pontiac and Saturn gone, Buick must assume a larger role within General Motors. It must now seek to win over enthusiasts who would have previously bought Pontiacs and the import-intenders who previously bought Saturns. The first product to follow from this expanded mission: the new 2011 Buick Regal. The Regal began life as the […]

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Bob Lutz’s Traveling Old Time Niche Product Sideshow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/bob-lutzs-traveling-old-time-niche-product-sideshow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/bob-lutzs-traveling-old-time-niche-product-sideshow/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:18:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335871 Are more losses showing up on your post-bankruptcy financial statement? Are uptight Europeans and Republicans making your overseas division rescue harder than it needs to be? Is the thought of another year defined by Consumer Reports mediocrity getting you down? Good news! GM’s court jester Bob Lutz hasn’t been shipped off to chair Opel just […]

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Are more losses showing up on your post-bankruptcy financial statement? Are uptight Europeans and Republicans making your overseas division rescue harder than it needs to be? Is the thought of another year defined by Consumer Reports mediocrity getting you down? Good news! GM’s court jester Bob Lutz hasn’t been shipped off to chair Opel just […]

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