The Truth About Cars » recession http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 12:02:53 +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 » recession http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com No Fixed Abode: Barack Obama, Scion Killer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/no-fixed-abode-barack-obama-scion-killer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/no-fixed-abode-barack-obama-scion-killer/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278730 One coupe flies, two coupes die. By the time that Akio Toyoda was standing on that Detroit stage crowing about the triumph of the LC500, the nails were already being hammered into Scion’s coffin. The Scion tC, perhaps the best combination of practicality, style, and durability available for under twenty-five grand in the United States, […]

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One coupe flies, two coupes die. By the time that Akio Toyoda was standing on that Detroit stage crowing about the triumph of the LC500, the nails were already being hammered into Scion’s coffin. The Scion tC, perhaps the best combination of practicality, style, and durability available for under twenty-five grand in the United States, […]

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Ghosn: One-Third Of Russia’s Auto Market Will Vanish Under Recession http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ghosn-one-third-russias-auto-market-will-vanish-recession/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ghosn-one-third-russias-auto-market-will-vanish-recession/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=993658 Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn warned Monday that Russia’s auto market will lose a third of itself under the nation’s recession. Automotive News Europe reports Ghosn spoke with Bloomberg about the issue after the unveiling of the Renault Kadjar in Paris, stating the market was well on its way to losing a fifth of itself this […]

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Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn warned Monday that Russia’s auto market will lose a third of itself under the nation’s recession. Automotive News Europe reports Ghosn spoke with Bloomberg about the issue after the unveiling of the Renault Kadjar in Paris, stating the market was well on its way to losing a fifth of itself this […]

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Toyota Shuttering Australian Factory By 2017, Local Industry Dead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/toyota-shuttering-australian-factory-by-2017-local-industry-dead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/toyota-shuttering-australian-factory-by-2017-local-industry-dead/#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:58:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=738457 Toyota announced Monday that as of 2017, the automaker will no longer manufacture any of their vehicles in Australia, driving in the final nail to the coffin containing the nation’s local automotive industry following similar announcements by Holden and Ford. Toyota Australia head Max Yasuda and Toyota Motor Corporation head Akio Toyoda made the announcement […]

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Toyota announced Monday that as of 2017, the automaker will no longer manufacture any of their vehicles in Australia, driving in the final nail to the coffin containing the nation’s local automotive industry following similar announcements by Holden and Ford. Toyota Australia head Max Yasuda and Toyota Motor Corporation head Akio Toyoda made the announcement […]

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Reuters Poll of Economists Say Euro Recession Has Ended But Recovery to be Slow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/reuters-poll-of-economists-say-euro-recession-has-ended-but-recovery-to-be-slow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/reuters-poll-of-economists-say-euro-recession-has-ended-but-recovery-to-be-slow/#comments Thu, 15 Aug 2013 15:49:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=499430 According to a Reuters poll of 30 economists, data to be released next week will show that the recession in Europe has ended, but that the euro zone will not start growing significantly until 2015. The consensus prediction for the second quarter of 2013 was 0.2% growth. That prediction was supported by industrial production figures […]

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According to a Reuters poll of 30 economists, data to be released next week will show that the recession in Europe has ended, but that the euro zone will not start growing significantly until 2015. The consensus prediction for the second quarter of 2013 was 0.2% growth. That prediction was supported by industrial production figures […]

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Hammer Time: What Recession? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/hammer-time-what-recession/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/hammer-time-what-recession/#comments Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:13:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477483 I live in a nice quaint small town called Powder Springs, Georgia. The sidewalks are paved downtown and even partially bricked for artistic value. Thanks to a generous donation by the taxpayers. The streetlamps are ornate and well lit thanks to the same contributors. The old closed down ACE hardware store is now the new […]

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I live in a nice quaint small town called Powder Springs, Georgia. The sidewalks are paved downtown and even partially bricked for artistic value. Thanks to a generous donation by the taxpayers. The streetlamps are ornate and well lit thanks to the same contributors. The old closed down ACE hardware store is now the new […]

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Question Of The Day: Have We Passed The Peak Of Cheap? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/question-of-the-day-have-we-passed-the-peak-of-cheap/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/question-of-the-day-have-we-passed-the-peak-of-cheap/#comments Fri, 21 Sep 2012 15:25:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461129 The good old days of late summer 2009. It was a great time to buy a new car. Monthly new car sales in North America had plummeted to under 10 million units. ¬†Access to financing seemed to be near impossible for a lot of consumers. Brands were orphaned. Leasing collapsed. Banks were picky. The future […]

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The good old days of late summer 2009. It was a great time to buy a new car. Monthly new car sales in North America had plummeted to under 10 million units. ¬†Access to financing seemed to be near impossible for a lot of consumers. Brands were orphaned. Leasing collapsed. Banks were picky. The future […]

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