The Truth About Cars » TrueMPG http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 EPA Confirms: America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Cars Are Not American http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/epa-confirms-americas-most-fuel-efficient-cars-are-not-american/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/epa-confirms-americas-most-fuel-efficient-cars-are-not-american/#comments Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:03:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481389 Fuel economy of vehicles sold in the U.S. is on the rise, recording the sharpest gains in almost four decades, an annual report by the EPA shows. Foreign automakers have the most efficient fleets. The EPA report shows an average 16 percent gain in fuel efficiency for in the past five years, to 23.8 miles […]

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Fuel economy of vehicles sold in the U.S. is on the rise, recording the sharpest gains in almost four decades, an annual report by the EPA shows. Foreign automakers have the most efficient fleets. The EPA report shows an average 16 percent gain in fuel efficiency for in the past five years, to 23.8 miles […]

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Survey Says: Detroit Can’t Shake The Drinking Habit – Blame The Enablers! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/survey-says-detroit-cant-shake-the-drinking-habit-blame-the-enablers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/survey-says-detroit-cant-shake-the-drinking-habit-blame-the-enablers/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:19:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470034   Demand for fuel-efficient vehicles remains strong, and the fleet of newly bought cars is taking to the streets getting a better mileage on average than a year before. The cars sold by Hyundai/Kia are most miserly with their fuel, with Volkswagen close behind. Automobiles from Detroit on the other hand stay thirsty. This is […]

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  Demand for fuel-efficient vehicles remains strong, and the fleet of newly bought cars is taking to the streets getting a better mileage on average than a year before. The cars sold by Hyundai/Kia are most miserly with their fuel, with Volkswagen close behind. Automobiles from Detroit on the other hand stay thirsty. This is […]

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Shenanigans Notwithstanding, Hyundai Still Gets The Best Mileage http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/shenanigans-notwithstanding-hyundai-still-gets-the-best-mileage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/shenanigans-notwithstanding-hyundai-still-gets-the-best-mileage/#comments Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:47:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=466350 After Hyundai was caught by the EPA with the wrong fuel economy ratings on “select vehicles” (read: most of them) media outlets (including this one) prognosticated that Hyundai would have to abdicate as king of the fuel sippers. Nothing doing, says TrueCar. According to TrueCar’s sales-weighted rankings, Hyundai continues to put the most automobiles with […]

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After Hyundai was caught by the EPA with the wrong fuel economy ratings on “select vehicles” (read: most of them) media outlets (including this one) prognosticated that Hyundai would have to abdicate as king of the fuel sippers. Nothing doing, says TrueCar. According to TrueCar’s sales-weighted rankings, Hyundai continues to put the most automobiles with […]

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America’s Greenest Cars Still Aren’t American  http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/americas-greenest-cars-still-arent-american/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/americas-greenest-cars-still-arent-american/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:48:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459918 Producing the most fuel-sipping cars will have no impact on environment or oil reserves unless people buy those cars and carmakers sell them. This should be a truism, but too often it is ignored. Some cars are built with green halos, but with little regard for marketability.  Who’s cars really are the greenest? Not much […]

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Producing the most fuel-sipping cars will have no impact on environment or oil reserves unless people buy those cars and carmakers sell them. This should be a truism, but too often it is ignored. Some cars are built with green halos, but with little regard for marketability.  Who’s cars really are the greenest? Not much […]

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Americans Get Most Mileage Out Of Foreign Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/americans-get-most-mileage-out-of-foreign-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/americans-get-most-mileage-out-of-foreign-cars/#comments Sun, 06 May 2012 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=443021 When April sales data came out, a lot of noise was made of the shift towards gasoline-sipping small cars. Shrill voices feted sales of electric cars, which look like a rounding error, as a win in the war on terror. As so often, the truth is different. The new cars that hit the road in […]

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When April sales data came out, a lot of noise was made of the shift towards gasoline-sipping small cars. Shrill voices feted sales of electric cars, which look like a rounding error, as a win in the war on terror. As so often, the truth is different. The new cars that hit the road in […]

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The Cars You Get The Most Mileage Out Are Not American http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/the-cars-you-get-the-most-mileage-out-are-not-american/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/the-cars-you-get-the-most-mileage-out-are-not-american/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:17:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=439589 “Gas prices are nearing $4 per gallon nationwide and consumers are getting reluctant to pay any additional money at the pump when buying a new vehicle,” said Jesse Toprak of TrueCar.  This changes buying pattern, and it might influence election results. Important as the topic may be, foreign carmakers continue to give you the most […]

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“Gas prices are nearing $4 per gallon nationwide and consumers are getting reluctant to pay any additional money at the pump when buying a new vehicle,” said Jesse Toprak of TrueCar.  This changes buying pattern, and it might influence election results. Important as the topic may be, foreign carmakers continue to give you the most […]

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