The Truth About Cars » peak oil http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +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 » peak oil http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Peak Oil, Meet Plateauing Demand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/peak-oil-meet-plateauing-demand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/peak-oil-meet-plateauing-demand/#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:17:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462998 TTAC is no stranger to the topic of Peak Oil, but the theory has fallen by the wayside with the recent explosion in unconventional oil and gas. A study by the British think tank Chatham House argues that the biggest issue facing oil and gas producers in the coming century isn’t Peak Oil, but Peak […]

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TTAC is no stranger to the topic of Peak Oil, but the theory has fallen by the wayside with the recent explosion in unconventional oil and gas. A study by the British think tank Chatham House argues that the biggest issue facing oil and gas producers in the coming century isn’t Peak Oil, but Peak […]

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Japan Trades Wastewater For Oil http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/japan-trades-wastewater-for-oil/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/japan-trades-wastewater-for-oil/#comments Sun, 19 Sep 2010 11:09:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=366147 Oil and water supposedly don’t mix. Like a lot of conventional wisdom, this one is totally bogus. Without water, we wouldn’t have any oil. What do you think is in a supertanker when it goes back empty to Saudi Arabia or Prudhoe Bay? Water. It’s needed for ballast. Without it, the tanker would just pop […]

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Oil and water supposedly don’t mix. Like a lot of conventional wisdom, this one is totally bogus. Without water, we wouldn’t have any oil. What do you think is in a supertanker when it goes back empty to Saudi Arabia or Prudhoe Bay? Water. It’s needed for ballast. Without it, the tanker would just pop […]

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German Govt. Study Warns Of Dire Post Peak-Oil Crisis: End Of Free Markets And Democracy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/german-govt-study-warns-of-dire-post-peak-oil-crisis-end-of-free-markets-and-democracy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/09/german-govt-study-warns-of-dire-post-peak-oil-crisis-end-of-free-markets-and-democracy/#comments Thu, 09 Sep 2010 15:39:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=365137 Here’s a cheery study on the effects of Peak Oil, which is widely considered to be happening…right about now (throw in a few more hours/months/years depending on how big of an optimist/denialist  you are). Der Spiegel got their hands on a confidential study commissioned by the German military, which has not yet been sanitized approved […]

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Here’s a cheery study on the effects of Peak Oil, which is widely considered to be happening…right about now (throw in a few more hours/months/years depending on how big of an optimist/denialist  you are). Der Spiegel got their hands on a confidential study commissioned by the German military, which has not yet been sanitized approved […]

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The China Syndrome: 50 Million Cars A Year? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/the-china-syndrome-50-million-cars-a-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/the-china-syndrome-50-million-cars-a-year/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2010 10:50:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344293 Yesterday, we reported that China wants to be a market of 20m cars in 2012. We didn’t predict that, just reporting the news, ma’am. A hue and cry ensued:  “Can’t be!” Commentator ohsnapback, who’s forte is lawyering, a much more complex field than economics, prognosticated an immediate burst of the Chinese bubble, with a mega […]

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Yesterday, we reported that China wants to be a market of 20m cars in 2012. We didn’t predict that, just reporting the news, ma’am. A hue and cry ensued:  “Can’t be!” Commentator ohsnapback, who’s forte is lawyering, a much more complex field than economics, prognosticated an immediate burst of the Chinese bubble, with a mega […]

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15m Or More Cars In China. How It Affects Peak Oil And Global Warming http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/15m-or-more-cars-in-china-how-it-affects-peak-oil-and-global-warming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/15m-or-more-cars-in-china-how-it-affects-peak-oil-and-global-warming/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2010 10:50:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341518 It’s definitely official now. The last word in Chinese vehicle sales has the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM,) and the CAAM has spoken. Vehicle sales in China last year rose 46.2 percent to 13.64m units. This is not surprising, but it is nonetheless reassuring that the 13.6m number TTAC had reported last week was […]

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It’s definitely official now. The last word in Chinese vehicle sales has the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM,) and the CAAM has spoken. Vehicle sales in China last year rose 46.2 percent to 13.64m units. This is not surprising, but it is nonetheless reassuring that the 13.6m number TTAC had reported last week was […]

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