The Truth About Cars » rebadge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +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 » rebadge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Doug Drives: Is Old-School Rebadging Dead? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/doug-drives-old-school-rebadging-dead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/doug-drives-old-school-rebadging-dead/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248553 So I got up behind a Dodge Grand Caravan the other day and I started thinking about my youth. This is because, in my youth, the Dodge Grand Caravan was an acceptable vehicle to drive, and not something you were stuck with when Enterprise ran out of full-size sedans. There are two reasons for this: […]

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So I got up behind a Dodge Grand Caravan the other day and I started thinking about my youth. This is because, in my youth, the Dodge Grand Caravan was an acceptable vehicle to drive, and not something you were stuck with when Enterprise ran out of full-size sedans. There are two reasons for this: […]

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QOTD: What’s the Most Cynical Rebadge of All Time? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/qotd-whats-the-most-cynical-rebadge-of-all-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/qotd-whats-the-most-cynical-rebadge-of-all-time/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1091393 Today, we are going to talk about an automobile called the Chevrolet Voltz. Never heard of it? Few have. That’s because it was one of the most bizarre and unusual rebadges of our entire automotive lives. Here’s what happened: Toyota made both Matrix and Vibe at this factory located somewhere in Northern California. At some […]

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Today, we are going to talk about an automobile called the Chevrolet Voltz. Never heard of it? Few have. That’s because it was one of the most bizarre and unusual rebadges of our entire automotive lives. Here’s what happened: Toyota made both Matrix and Vibe at this factory located somewhere in Northern California. At some […]

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Rebadge Chaos: A Look Back http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/474891/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/474891/#comments Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:55:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474891 Today, we’re going to talk rebadges.  I know what you’re thinking: a TTAC post about rebadges.  Here comes an assault on General Motors.  You can almost hear the GM PR department groaning, except for the recently departed Joel Ewanick, who doesn’t have time to groan because he’s too busy putting out a garage fire.  But […]

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Today, we’re going to talk rebadges.  I know what you’re thinking: a TTAC post about rebadges.  Here comes an assault on General Motors.  You can almost hear the GM PR department groaning, except for the recently departed Joel Ewanick, who doesn’t have time to groan because he’s too busy putting out a garage fire.  But […]

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Chrysler Rebuffed Hyundai Ram Rebadge Offer, Deal Still Possible? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/chrysler-rebuffed-hyundai-ram-rebadge-offer-deal-still-possible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/chrysler-rebuffed-hyundai-ram-rebadge-offer-deal-still-possible/#comments Tue, 11 May 2010 22:55:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356225 Reuters reports: Hyundai made a proposal to Chrysler earlier this year under which the U.S. automaker would build a truck for Hyundai based on Chrysler’s Ram truck platform… Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne rebuffed Hyundai’s initial approach in February… saying the automaker needs to focus on its established turnaround plans under Fiat SpA. But Hyundai […]

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Reuters reports: Hyundai made a proposal to Chrysler earlier this year under which the U.S. automaker would build a truck for Hyundai based on Chrysler’s Ram truck platform… Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne rebuffed Hyundai’s initial approach in February… saying the automaker needs to focus on its established turnaround plans under Fiat SpA. But Hyundai […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Fish In A Barrel Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-fish-in-a-barrel-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-fish-in-a-barrel-edition/#comments Wed, 17 Mar 2010 15:07:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=349255 How could the whole Toyota iQ-rebadging situation get any more embarrassing for Aston-Martin? The answer is staring you in the face. The Aston Cygnet is rapidly becoming one for the history books [via Autocar.co.uk]

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How could the whole Toyota iQ-rebadging situation get any more embarrassing for Aston-Martin? The answer is staring you in the face. The Aston Cygnet is rapidly becoming one for the history books [via Autocar.co.uk]

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Wild-Ass Rumor Of The Day: GM To Rebadge Saab 9-5? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/wild-ass-rumor-of-the-day-gm-to-rebadge-saab-9-5/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/wild-ass-rumor-of-the-day-gm-to-rebadge-saab-9-5/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2009 16:01:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340253 Saabsunited ran a recent piece by Sweden’s Dagensindustrie through Google Translate, and came out with a possible (and very old-GM) outcome for the new Epsilon II-based Saab 9-5: According to Dagens Industri’s sources, GM is planning to use the new Saab 9-5: an own model program, including a future Buick in the U.S.. GM is […]

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Saabsunited ran a recent piece by Sweden’s Dagensindustrie through Google Translate, and came out with a possible (and very old-GM) outcome for the new Epsilon II-based Saab 9-5: According to Dagens Industri’s sources, GM is planning to use the new Saab 9-5: an own model program, including a future Buick in the U.S.. GM is […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Spot The Chrysler Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-spot-the-chrysler-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-spot-the-chrysler-edition/#comments Sun, 20 Dec 2009 18:52:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339750 The AFP reports that Chrysler is “currently reconsidering how it uses major auto shows for revealing new vehicles and concepts,” by way of explaining why Chrysler has “nothing new” for the Detroit Auto Show. Spokesman Rick Denau explains “we’d like to do things closer to the on-sale date of the vehicles and most of our […]

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The AFP reports that Chrysler is “currently reconsidering how it uses major auto shows for revealing new vehicles and concepts,” by way of explaining why Chrysler has “nothing new” for the Detroit Auto Show. Spokesman Rick Denau explains “we’d like to do things closer to the on-sale date of the vehicles and most of our […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Baby Buick Apes Astra Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-baby-buick-apes-astra-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-baby-buick-apes-astra-edition/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2009 19:44:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=337036 No wonder GM decided it couldn’t give up Opel… it would have lost Buick as well! Expect this Buick Excelle (a rebadged Opel Astra in the style of the new Regal) to arrive in the US under a different name (and probably in sedan form only) around the 2012 model year.

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No wonder GM decided it couldn’t give up Opel… it would have lost Buick as well! Expect this Buick Excelle (a rebadged Opel Astra in the style of the new Regal) to arrive in the US under a different name (and probably in sedan form only) around the 2012 model year.

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How To Talk About A Rebadge http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/how-to-talk-about-a-rebadge/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/how-to-talk-about-a-rebadge/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2009 22:45:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335195 The post How To Talk About A Rebadge appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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