The Truth About Cars » press cars 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 How To Become An Automotive Journalist (The Right Way) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/how-to-become-an-automotive-journalist-the-right-way/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/how-to-become-an-automotive-journalist-the-right-way/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1313770 [Editor’s note: This article was originally posted with the title “Why Are We Given A New Car To Drive Each Week? And How? GCBC’s Background, Ethics, And Methods Explained” on GoodCarBadCar on March 28, 2016. I asked Tim if we could repost it here because, whether he knows it or not, he’s one of the […]

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[Editor’s note: This article was originally posted with the title “Why Are We Given A New Car To Drive Each Week? And How? GCBC’s Background, Ethics, And Methods Explained” on GoodCarBadCar on March 28, 2016. I asked Tim if we could repost it here because, whether he knows it or not, he’s one of the […]

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What’s It Really Like To Obliterate a Press Car? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/whats-it-really-like-to-obliterate-a-press-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/whats-it-really-like-to-obliterate-a-press-car/#comments Sat, 28 Jul 2012 14:30:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454544 After reading Jack’s “mean-spiritedly annotated” interpretation of Motor Trend’s Scott Evans’ rollover of a Cadillac ATS at a press event and then Scott’s safe-n-sane account of his unfortunate off-road adventure, I remembered 24 Hours of LeMons head honcho Jay Lamm mentioning that he’d rolled a Range Rover in spectacular fashion during his car-journo days. With […]

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After reading Jack’s “mean-spiritedly annotated” interpretation of Motor Trend’s Scott Evans’ rollover of a Cadillac ATS at a press event and then Scott’s safe-n-sane account of his unfortunate off-road adventure, I remembered 24 Hours of LeMons head honcho Jay Lamm mentioning that he’d rolled a Range Rover in spectacular fashion during his car-journo days. With […]

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How I Got Banned From Two Press Car Fleets http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/how-i-got-banned-from-two-press-car-fleets/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/how-i-got-banned-from-two-press-car-fleets/#comments Sun, 01 Apr 2012 17:47:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437440 (Today’s guest post comes from Peter Dushenski. While most journalists love to brag about what kind of press cars they can get access to, Peter is here to share the story of how he got banned from from fleets. It’s one you won’t often hear. – DK) “Also I must inform you that I will […]

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(Today’s guest post comes from Peter Dushenski. While most journalists love to brag about what kind of press cars they can get access to, Peter is here to share the story of how he got banned from from fleets. It’s one you won’t often hear. – DK) “Also I must inform you that I will […]

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How To Be An Automotive Journalist, Part II: The Press Loaner http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/how-to-be-an-automotive-journalist-part-ii-the-press-loaner/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/08/how-to-be-an-automotive-journalist-part-ii-the-press-loaner/#comments Fri, 20 Aug 2010 06:41:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=363366 The man on the other end of the phone was the “Wheels” editor for the Smallville Citizen-Journal and he was furious. There was no Mythos RoadSquisher SUV in his driveway! His press car had not been delivered! Instead, there was an email at the top of his in-box explaining that the journalist who had been […]

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The man on the other end of the phone was the “Wheels” editor for the Smallville Citizen-Journal and he was furious. There was no Mythos RoadSquisher SUV in his driveway! His press car had not been delivered! Instead, there was an email at the top of his in-box explaining that the journalist who had been […]

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