The Truth About Cars » Scrap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +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 » Scrap http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com China To Scrap 5.33M Non-Compliant Vehicles In 2014 To Improve Air Quality http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/china-to-scrap-5-33m-non-compliant-vehicles-in-2014-to-improve-air-quality/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/china-to-scrap-5-33m-non-compliant-vehicles-in-2014-to-improve-air-quality/#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 10:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=833953 In its ongoing effort to clear the air in its major cities, the Chinese government has plans to throw 5.33 million non-compliant vehicles into the crusher by the end of 2014. Reuters reports the vehicles targeted are those in possession of yellow label stickers. The marked vehicles are restricted in where they can travel due […]

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In its ongoing effort to clear the air in its major cities, the Chinese government has plans to throw 5.33 million non-compliant vehicles into the crusher by the end of 2014. Reuters reports the vehicles targeted are those in possession of yellow label stickers. The marked vehicles are restricted in where they can travel due […]

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Piston Slap: FREE Cressida, Sanjeev! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/piston-slap-free-cressida-sanjeev/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/piston-slap-free-cressida-sanjeev/#comments Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:36:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479850 Jonny writes: Hey sanjeev, i’m looking for some advice on what i should do here. The car: 1987 Toyota Cressida, 170,000kms (i live in vancouver, BC), usual mid-eighties toyota rust, other than needing brakes it seems to run great. i paid exactly $0.00 for the car. a friend’s parents moved away and just wanted to […]

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Jonny writes: Hey sanjeev, i’m looking for some advice on what i should do here. The car: 1987 Toyota Cressida, 170,000kms (i live in vancouver, BC), usual mid-eighties toyota rust, other than needing brakes it seems to run great. i paid exactly $0.00 for the car. a friend’s parents moved away and just wanted to […]

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Huge New Fuel Source Found: Old Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/huge-new-fuel-source-found-old-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/huge-new-fuel-source-found-old-cars/#comments Wed, 21 Apr 2010 09:20:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=353478 Talk about unfortunate timing: Just as the scrapping incentives all around the world are running out, a Japanese company found a way to turn old cars into fuel. According to The Nikkei [sub], Japan’s  JFE Engineering Corp. is set to open an automobile recycling center that turns the increasing amounts of plastics found in a […]

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Talk about unfortunate timing: Just as the scrapping incentives all around the world are running out, a Japanese company found a way to turn old cars into fuel. According to The Nikkei [sub], Japan’s  JFE Engineering Corp. is set to open an automobile recycling center that turns the increasing amounts of plastics found in a […]

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Canada Cash for Clunkers: CA$300 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/02/canada-cash-for-clunkers-ca300/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/02/canada-cash-for-clunkers-ca300/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2009 03:41:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=235282 Three-hundred dollars Canadian is not a lot of money for a car that functions. But it buys you—well, the Canadian government—a lot of greenwashing. OK, some. “Retire Your Ride” pays the three bills for any currently registered Canadian car produced before 1996, “the year the government introduced more stringent emissions standards.” Canadian Driver dutifully reports, “These […]

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Three-hundred dollars Canadian is not a lot of money for a car that functions. But it buys you—well, the Canadian government—a lot of greenwashing. OK, some. “Retire Your Ride” pays the three bills for any currently registered Canadian car produced before 1996, “the year the government introduced more stringent emissions standards.” Canadian Driver dutifully reports, “These […]

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