The Truth About Cars » Richard Nixon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 15:30:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Two Coincidental Anniversaries: Nader’s ‘Unsafe At Any Speed’ Turns 50, 30 Years After National Speed Limit Abolished http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/two-coincidental-anniversaries-naders-unsafe-speed-turns-50-30-years-national-speed-limit-abolished/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/two-coincidental-anniversaries-naders-unsafe-speed-turns-50-30-years-national-speed-limit-abolished/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232417 On Nov. 29, 1995, having lost Congress to the Republicans in the 1994 midterm elections, President Bill Clinton reluctantly signed a transportation bill that repealed the National Maximum Speed Limit of 55 miles per hour. The NMSL was made law in 1973, during the Nixon administration, in response to the oil embargo and energy crisis […]

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On Nov. 29, 1995, having lost Congress to the Republicans in the 1994 midterm elections, President Bill Clinton reluctantly signed a transportation bill that repealed the National Maximum Speed Limit of 55 miles per hour. The NMSL was made law in 1973, during the Nixon administration, in response to the oil embargo and energy crisis […]

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The 1973 Oil Crisis: 40 Years Later http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/the-1973-oil-crisis-40-years-later/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/the-1973-oil-crisis-40-years-later/#comments Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=630010 Forty years ago this month, the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (consisting of OPEC’s Arab members plus Egypt, Syria and Tunisia) began an oil embargo that would last through March of 1974. The cause of the embargo: Intervention. During the Yom Kippur War between Egypt and Syria versus Israel, other Arab nations had lent […]

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Forty years ago this month, the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (consisting of OPEC’s Arab members plus Egypt, Syria and Tunisia) began an oil embargo that would last through March of 1974. The cause of the embargo: Intervention. During the Yom Kippur War between Egypt and Syria versus Israel, other Arab nations had lent […]

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1965 Impala Hell Project, Part 11: Son of Orange County http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/1965-impala-hell-project-part-11-son-of-orange-county/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/1965-impala-hell-project-part-11-son-of-orange-county/#comments Tue, 06 Sep 2011 23:30:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=409639 In Part 10, the Hell Project Impala got Fiat scoops on the hood and hit the I-5 trail again. By late 1993, the car looked more or less the way I’d planned when I started the project and had become a surprisingly good daily driver (thanks to more modern brakes and a reliable, HEI-equipped 350 […]

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In Part 10, the Hell Project Impala got Fiat scoops on the hood and hit the I-5 trail again. By late 1993, the car looked more or less the way I’d planned when I started the project and had become a surprisingly good daily driver (thanks to more modern brakes and a reliable, HEI-equipped 350 […]

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