The Truth About Cars » regen 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 » regen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Mazda Uses Capacitor To Save Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/mazda-uses-capacitor-to-save-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/mazda-uses-capacitor-to-save-gas/#comments Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:08:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=419881 Toyota’s Chief Engineer Satoshi Ogiso figures that efficiency improvements of traditional gasoline engines may soon hit a wall. He gives the gasoline engine an improvement potential of “maybe 10 to 20 percent.” Today, we have proof that it is a fight of diminishing returns. Mazda is now at a point where it saves up to […]

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Toyota’s Chief Engineer Satoshi Ogiso figures that efficiency improvements of traditional gasoline engines may soon hit a wall. He gives the gasoline engine an improvement potential of “maybe 10 to 20 percent.” Today, we have proof that it is a fight of diminishing returns. Mazda is now at a point where it saves up to […]

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Pre-Production Review: Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/pre-production-review-volkswagen-golf-blue-e-motion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/pre-production-review-volkswagen-golf-blue-e-motion/#comments Tue, 19 Jul 2011 21:09:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=403598 As I noted in an earlier piece on the macro-level issues with EVs, it’s dangerously misleading to assume that electric cars can simply replace internal combustion-engine vehicles without a basic re-think of nearly every way in which we relate to our cars. That’s true in terms of consumer-end issues like refueling grid impacts and “range anxiety” […]

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As I noted in an earlier piece on the macro-level issues with EVs, it’s dangerously misleading to assume that electric cars can simply replace internal combustion-engine vehicles without a basic re-think of nearly every way in which we relate to our cars. That’s true in terms of consumer-end issues like refueling grid impacts and “range anxiety” […]

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Toyota Admits: Prius Brakes Can Get Confused On Icy Roads http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/toyota-admits-prius-brakes-can-get-confused-on-icy-roads/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/toyota-admits-prius-brakes-can-get-confused-on-icy-roads/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2010 11:09:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344153 Complaints about allegedly faulty Prius brakes are growing by the minute. This morning’s Nikkei reports that in addition to the 14 complaints received by  Japan’s Transport Ministry, dealers in Japan are handling 77. Today, Toyota conceded that the brakes can get confused on icy roads. As reported yesterday, the NHTSA had received numerous complaints about […]

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Complaints about allegedly faulty Prius brakes are growing by the minute. This morning’s Nikkei reports that in addition to the 14 complaints received by  Japan’s Transport Ministry, dealers in Japan are handling 77. Today, Toyota conceded that the brakes can get confused on icy roads. As reported yesterday, the NHTSA had received numerous complaints about […]

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