The Truth About Cars » Results http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 J.D. Power Ranks Porsche Most Appealing for 11th-straight Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/j-d-power-ranks-porsche-appealing-11th-straight-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/j-d-power-ranks-porsche-appealing-11th-straight-year/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1123049 For the 11th-consecutive year, Porsche topped J.D. Power and Associate’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study, which measures owners’ satisfaction with their new car. The study surveyed 84,000 new car owners 90 days after their purchase to determine their satisfaction with their purchase. Porsche topped the list, just ahead of Jaguar, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi […]

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For the 11th-consecutive year, Porsche topped J.D. Power and Associate’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study, which measures owners’ satisfaction with their new car. The study surveyed 84,000 new car owners 90 days after their purchase to determine their satisfaction with their purchase. Porsche topped the list, just ahead of Jaguar, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi […]

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BMW M235i Bests Corvette, 911 In Consumer Reports Road Testing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/bmw-m235i-bests-corvette-911-in-consumer-reports-road-testing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/bmw-m235i-bests-corvette-911-in-consumer-reports-road-testing/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=855833 BMW’s M235i has earned the highest marks ever bestowed upon the German automaker’s lineup from Consumer Reports, while also besting the Porsche 911 and Chevrolet Corvette in road tests whose results were recently released online. Bloomberg reports the coupe earned a 98 out of 100 in its road test, falling one point short of the […]

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BMW’s M235i has earned the highest marks ever bestowed upon the German automaker’s lineup from Consumer Reports, while also besting the Porsche 911 and Chevrolet Corvette in road tests whose results were recently released online. Bloomberg reports the coupe earned a 98 out of 100 in its road test, falling one point short of the […]

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Analysis: Tesla Q1 2013 Results http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/analysis-tesla-q1-2013-results/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/analysis-tesla-q1-2013-results/#comments Thu, 09 May 2013 20:29:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488015 Tesla Motors, Inc. released its first quarter financial results yesterday, which featured a number of milestones for the auto maker. Among them, Tesla’s revenue rose 83% from the last quarter to $562 million, a record high for the company. Tesla also posted the first ever profitable quarter in its history, with a net income of […]

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Tesla Motors, Inc. released its first quarter financial results yesterday, which featured a number of milestones for the auto maker. Among them, Tesla’s revenue rose 83% from the last quarter to $562 million, a record high for the company. Tesla also posted the first ever profitable quarter in its history, with a net income of […]

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Tesla’s Q4 Results Raise Questions About Long-Term Future http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/teslas-q4-results-raise-questions-about-long-term-future/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/teslas-q4-results-raise-questions-about-long-term-future/#comments Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:34:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=478449 Tesla Motors Inc. released its Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2012 Shareholder letter on Wednesday. While the letter provides a very positive outlook for Tesla’s future, there are some questions looming in the background once we dig deeper into Tesla’s balance sheet. Despite supply chain issues, Tesla has apparently achieved their stated goal of producing […]

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Tesla Motors Inc. released its Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2012 Shareholder letter on Wednesday. While the letter provides a very positive outlook for Tesla’s future, there are some questions looming in the background once we dig deeper into Tesla’s balance sheet. Despite supply chain issues, Tesla has apparently achieved their stated goal of producing […]

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Nissan Largest Japanese Carmaker. In Profits http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/nissan-largest-japanese-carmaker-in-profits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/nissan-largest-japanese-carmaker-in-profits/#comments Fri, 11 May 2012 18:53:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=443890 Nissan pulled off an even bigger miracle than Toyota and ended a (this time truly) catastrophic year with a big profit. Today in Yokohama, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that Nissan delivered a pre-tax profit of 535.1 billion yen (US $6.76 billion) for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, “despite natural disasters and […]

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Nissan pulled off an even bigger miracle than Toyota and ended a (this time truly) catastrophic year with a big profit. Today in Yokohama, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that Nissan delivered a pre-tax profit of 535.1 billion yen (US $6.76 billion) for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, “despite natural disasters and […]

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Audi Overtakes Mercedes, Rolls In Money http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/audi-overtakes-mercedes-rolls-in-money/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/audi-overtakes-mercedes-rolls-in-money/#comments Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:04:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433322 The European malaise seems to have selective impact on European automakers. Audi announced record results today. Audi reported an operating profit of €5.35 billion ($7.16 billion) in 2011, and wants to have even better results this year. Don’t mention Audi when you talk to Mercedes managers. Audi sold 1.3 million cars last year, and now […]

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The European malaise seems to have selective impact on European automakers. Audi announced record results today. Audi reported an operating profit of €5.35 billion ($7.16 billion) in 2011, and wants to have even better results this year. Don’t mention Audi when you talk to Mercedes managers. Audi sold 1.3 million cars last year, and now […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Follow The Incentives Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-follow-the-incentives-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-follow-the-incentives-edition/#comments Tue, 18 May 2010 01:45:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356788 Sadly, my internet came crashing around my ears just as GM’s Q1 results conference call was getting interesting. Typical Monday. I’ll rock myself to sleep tonight with a recording of the call and report back tomorrow, but at this point the big news is plainly visible on this single slide. Yes, GM finally got control […]

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Sadly, my internet came crashing around my ears just as GM’s Q1 results conference call was getting interesting. Typical Monday. I’ll rock myself to sleep tonight with a recording of the call and report back tomorrow, but at this point the big news is plainly visible on this single slide. Yes, GM finally got control […]

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GM Q1 Profit: $865m After Dividends http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/gm-q1-profit-865m-after-dividends/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/gm-q1-profit-865m-after-dividends/#comments Mon, 17 May 2010 14:02:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356710 Well, the suspense is over. General Motors announced its Q1 earnings this morning, and for the first time since 2007 the quarterly numbers are positive. GM’s net revenue jumped to nearly $31.5b on strong performances from its North American and GM International Operations (GMIO), and across-the-board sales improvement for the Chevy brand. General Motors Europe […]

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Well, the suspense is over. General Motors announced its Q1 earnings this morning, and for the first time since 2007 the quarterly numbers are positive. GM’s net revenue jumped to nearly $31.5b on strong performances from its North American and GM International Operations (GMIO), and across-the-board sales improvement for the Chevy brand. General Motors Europe […]

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2010 GM And Chrysler IPOs Looking More Likely http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/gm-chrysler-2010-ipo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/gm-chrysler-2010-ipo/#comments Tue, 11 May 2010 17:11:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356164 Chrysler crowed over its 9.1 percent market share in its Q1 results conference call yesterday, and though CEO Sergio Marchionne refused to be pinned down on an exact time frame, an IPO this year looks more likely than ever. Similarly, BusinessWeek reports that GM’s Ed Whitacre has hinted that a Q1 profit is likely, as […]

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Chrysler crowed over its 9.1 percent market share in its Q1 results conference call yesterday, and though CEO Sergio Marchionne refused to be pinned down on an exact time frame, an IPO this year looks more likely than ever. Similarly, BusinessWeek reports that GM’s Ed Whitacre has hinted that a Q1 profit is likely, as […]

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