The Truth About Cars » Sale 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 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Government Reports $9.7 Billion Loss On GM Shares http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/government-reports-9-7-billion-loss-on-gm-shares/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/government-reports-9-7-billion-loss-on-gm-shares/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:04:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=637081 With the vast majority of the government’s General Motors shares sold, the U.S. government is reporting a $9.7 billion loss, according to a Congressional report cited by the Detroit News. With the government’s stake now down to about 7 percent, the report states that “Because the common stock sales have all taken place below Treasury’s […]

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With the vast majority of the government’s General Motors shares sold, the U.S. government is reporting a $9.7 billion loss, according to a Congressional report cited by the Detroit News. With the government’s stake now down to about 7 percent, the report states that “Because the common stock sales have all taken place below Treasury’s […]

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Piston Slap: To Love an Italian…Turbo Diesel? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-to-love-an-italian-turbo-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/piston-slap-to-love-an-italian-turbo-diesel/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:25:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=499843 Don writes: I have acquired two VM Motori RA 428 engines that were pulled from new Chrysler minivans in 2009. The van were converted to electric drivetrain in LA. I want to install them in a pickup but because they were never installed in a truck from the factory, it will have to be a […]

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Don writes: I have acquired two VM Motori RA 428 engines that were pulled from new Chrysler minivans in 2009. The van were converted to electric drivetrain in LA. I want to install them in a pickup but because they were never installed in a truck from the factory, it will have to be a […]

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Volkswagen, Fiat Discussing Alfa Romeo Sale http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/volkswagen-fiat-discussing-alfa-romeo-sale/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/volkswagen-fiat-discussing-alfa-romeo-sale/#comments Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:46:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483435 VW and Fiat are in talks regarding a possible sale of Alfa Romeo. The sale of Alfa Romeo to Audi would also include the Pomilgiano assembly plant in Naples, which once made Alfas, but currently produces the Fiat Panda. Magnetti Marelli, Fiat’s famed parts maker, may also be included in the deal, as Fiat looks […]

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VW and Fiat are in talks regarding a possible sale of Alfa Romeo. The sale of Alfa Romeo to Audi would also include the Pomilgiano assembly plant in Naples, which once made Alfas, but currently produces the Fiat Panda. Magnetti Marelli, Fiat’s famed parts maker, may also be included in the deal, as Fiat looks […]

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Piston Slap: The Hawaiian Shirt finds Park Avenue Love http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-the-hawaiian-shirt-finds-park-avenue-love/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-the-hawaiian-shirt-finds-park-avenue-love/#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:17:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=413807 TTAC commentator horseflesh writes: Hi Sajeev, Many moons ago you posted a question of mine on Piston Slap. As requested, today I can share the conclusion of the saga! I actually wrote almost 1300 words on the story of Grandma’s Park Avenue for my own amusement, and to share with my friends. If you wanted […]

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TTAC commentator horseflesh writes: Hi Sajeev, Many moons ago you posted a question of mine on Piston Slap. As requested, today I can share the conclusion of the saga! I actually wrote almost 1300 words on the story of Grandma’s Park Avenue for my own amusement, and to share with my friends. If you wanted […]

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Francisco Franco Is Still Dead, Saab Still Breathing http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/francisco-franco-is-still-dead-saab-still-breathing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/francisco-franco-is-still-dead-saab-still-breathing/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2009 00:48:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339895 Despite the flood of clumsy eulogies and “don’t worry about the Saab dealer, he owns a Porsche shop” stories making their way into the local media (usually a good sign of a sure thing), Saab may still have some kind of chance at survival (in some form). According to Spyker spokesfolks [via AFP], Spyker has […]

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Despite the flood of clumsy eulogies and “don’t worry about the Saab dealer, he owns a Porsche shop” stories making their way into the local media (usually a good sign of a sure thing), Saab may still have some kind of chance at survival (in some form). According to Spyker spokesfolks [via AFP], Spyker has […]

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Spyker Stock Soars On Saab Speculation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/spyker-stock-soars-on-saab-speculation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/spyker-stock-soars-on-saab-speculation/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2009 16:04:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339805 Shares in the Dutch boutique automaker Spyker soared 23 percent today, reports Reuters, as the firm’s last-ditch bid for Saab goes down to the wire. Spyker, which sold only 43 cars last year and had a market capitalization of only €26.6m as of last Friday, will hear back from GM on its Saab bid by […]

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Shares in the Dutch boutique automaker Spyker soared 23 percent today, reports Reuters, as the firm’s last-ditch bid for Saab goes down to the wire. Spyker, which sold only 43 cars last year and had a market capitalization of only €26.6m as of last Friday, will hear back from GM on its Saab bid by […]

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Volvo Unions Call For Geely Investigation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volvo-unions-call-for-geely-investigation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/volvo-unions-call-for-geely-investigation/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2009 15:44:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=338878 Corresponding with news that Ford and Geely are close to closing the Volvo deal, Volvo’s unions have expressed skepticism towards Geely, even going so far as to ask that the company be investigated. An ownership company based in tax havens, a history of trademark theft, and minimal transparancy have all worried unions within Volvo. Swedish […]

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Corresponding with news that Ford and Geely are close to closing the Volvo deal, Volvo’s unions have expressed skepticism towards Geely, even going so far as to ask that the company be investigated. An ownership company based in tax havens, a history of trademark theft, and minimal transparancy have all worried unions within Volvo. Swedish […]

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