The Truth About Cars » Statistics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 GM Compensation Claims Total 1130, 24 Death Claims Approved http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/gm-compensation-claims-total-1130-24-death-claims-approved/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/gm-compensation-claims-total-1130-24-death-claims-approved/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=927457 The compensation fund created by General Motors to pay claims resulting from injuries and deaths linked to a defective ignition switch found in a handful of 2003 through 2007 compact models has approved a total of 24 death claims for payout. According to The Detroit News, the overall number of claims jumped 30 percent last […]

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The compensation fund created by General Motors to pay claims resulting from injuries and deaths linked to a defective ignition switch found in a handful of 2003 through 2007 compact models has approved a total of 24 death claims for payout. According to The Detroit News, the overall number of claims jumped 30 percent last […]

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Traffic Deaths Up Slightly, Truth Among The Victims http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/traffic-deaths-up-slightly-truth-among-the-victims/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/traffic-deaths-up-slightly-truth-among-the-victims/#comments Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:32:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462573   16,290 people were killed in road accidents from January through June, says the NHTSA. For the first time since 2006, deaths are up. The NHTSA does not know why fatalities are up, but the usual suspects have already been rounded up. Said Barbara Harsha, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, to Reuters: […]

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  16,290 people were killed in road accidents from January through June, says the NHTSA. For the first time since 2006, deaths are up. The NHTSA does not know why fatalities are up, but the usual suspects have already been rounded up. Said Barbara Harsha, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, to Reuters: […]

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The Truth About All The Cars Of China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/the-truth-about-all-the-cars-of-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/the-truth-about-all-the-cars-of-china/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2011 12:38:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=403842 Soon you’ll read all over Google that China has 217 million cars. Don’t believe it. It’s not true. Motorvehicles China June 2011 Motor vehicles China 6/2011 (Millions) Automobiles 98.46 Of those passenger (est) 62.97 Of those commercial (est) 35.49 Motorcycles 102.00 Other 16.54 Total motor vehicles 217.00 Automobiles per thousand pop 73 Passenger vehicles per […]

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Soon you’ll read all over Google that China has 217 million cars. Don’t believe it. It’s not true. Motorvehicles China June 2011 Motor vehicles China 6/2011 (Millions) Automobiles 98.46 Of those passenger (est) 62.97 Of those commercial (est) 35.49 Motorcycles 102.00 Other 16.54 Total motor vehicles 217.00 Automobiles per thousand pop 73 Passenger vehicles per […]

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How To Lie With Car Statistics http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/how-to-lie-with-car-statistics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/how-to-lie-with-car-statistics/#comments Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:50:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=383575 Car sales in India powered ahead in January. India added 184,332 passenger cars to its roads, up 26.3 percent. According to the Hindustan Times, this was  “the highest ever in a month eclipsing the previous record set only three months ago.” Allow me to use this opportunity for a small lecture on the use and […]

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Car sales in India powered ahead in January. India added 184,332 passenger cars to its roads, up 26.3 percent. According to the Hindustan Times, this was  “the highest ever in a month eclipsing the previous record set only three months ago.” Allow me to use this opportunity for a small lecture on the use and […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: Progress, Or Something Like It Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-progress-or-something-like-it-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-progress-or-something-like-it-edition/#comments Mon, 03 May 2010 20:57:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=355141 We love us some data here at TTAC, and since we’re already looking at a grip of sales data today, we thought we’d add this excellent infographic that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times to the mix. It depicts America’s per-capita miles driven on the x-axis, and the price of gasoline on the y-axis, and […]

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We love us some data here at TTAC, and since we’re already looking at a grip of sales data today, we thought we’d add this excellent infographic that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times to the mix. It depicts America’s per-capita miles driven on the x-axis, and the price of gasoline on the y-axis, and […]

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A Peek Under the Hood http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/02/a-peek-under-the-hood/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/02/a-peek-under-the-hood/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2009 00:19:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=243832   Google Analytics provides an interesting look as to how visitors reach a website. I’d like to give our B&B some examples of how others (those who do not subscribe to the RSS feed or those who’ve not bookmarked TTAC) come our way and you’ll find the reason near the end of this post. Below […]

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  Google Analytics provides an interesting look as to how visitors reach a website. I’d like to give our B&B some examples of how others (those who do not subscribe to the RSS feed or those who’ve not bookmarked TTAC) come our way and you’ll find the reason near the end of this post. Below […]

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