The Truth About Cars » Update http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: A Citation Against Conventional Wisdom? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-citation-conventional-wisdom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/piston-slap-citation-conventional-wisdom/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246042 “V” writes: Hello Sajeev, Conventional wisdom says wait until the second model year of a new vehicle since that’s when the automaker will have fixed the glaring flaws decried by the “beta testers” who bought the first model year. Is this always true? Do automakers fix problems “on the sly” so that, say, a 2016 model year car manufactured […]

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“V” writes: Hello Sajeev, Conventional wisdom says wait until the second model year of a new vehicle since that’s when the automaker will have fixed the glaring flaws decried by the “beta testers” who bought the first model year. Is this always true? Do automakers fix problems “on the sly” so that, say, a 2016 model year car manufactured […]

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Tesla Updating its Cars With Semi-Autonomous Driving Starting on Thursday http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-updating-cars-semi-autonomous-driving-starting-thursday/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/tesla-updating-cars-semi-autonomous-driving-starting-thursday/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194394 Tesla will begin rolling out its firmware update Thursday to enable some Model S and Model X cars to partially drive themselves, the company’s CEO announced on Twitter. Tesla’s AutoPilot feature will reportedly steer the car during some highway driving and help parallel park the car. A valet feature that would park and retrieve the […]

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Tesla will begin rolling out its firmware update Thursday to enable some Model S and Model X cars to partially drive themselves, the company’s CEO announced on Twitter. Tesla’s AutoPilot feature will reportedly steer the car during some highway driving and help parallel park the car. A valet feature that would park and retrieve the […]

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This Is the New 2016 Jaguar XJ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/this-is-the-new-2016-jaguar-xj/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/this-is-the-new-2016-jaguar-xj/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:02:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1092681 Jaguar has revealed the refreshed XJ for 2016 equipped with a new InControl Touch Pro touch-screen infotainment system. It also has a slightly revised front fascia. Actually, the new car is so slightly revised that the above image is of the 2014 XJ and you probably didn’t know the difference. Here’s the new one: We will give […]

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Jaguar has revealed the refreshed XJ for 2016 equipped with a new InControl Touch Pro touch-screen infotainment system. It also has a slightly revised front fascia. Actually, the new car is so slightly revised that the above image is of the 2014 XJ and you probably didn’t know the difference. Here’s the new one: We will give […]

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Long-Term Tester Update: Fiesta ST Plus Track Night in America Equals Hella Fun http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/long-term-tester-update-fiesta-st-plus-track-night-america-equals-hella-fun/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/long-term-tester-update-fiesta-st-plus-track-night-america-equals-hella-fun/#comments Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1084017 I was once told that it’s good to start any piece of writing with a curious introduction – you know, something that makes the reader want to click through and find out more about the story. The more controversial the statement, the better. Well, here goes nothing. You no longer have any excuse to not […]

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I was once told that it’s good to start any piece of writing with a curious introduction – you know, something that makes the reader want to click through and find out more about the story. The more controversial the statement, the better. Well, here goes nothing. You no longer have any excuse to not […]

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Are You Sould On Kia’s Updated Soul? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/are-you-sould-on-kias-updated-soul/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/are-you-sould-on-kias-updated-soul/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2011 17:02:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=392346 Like the Subaru Impreza, Kia’s Soul is a car that I’ve nursed a soft spot for ever since it became the first car I ever reviewed for TTAC. When friends approach me asking for advice about practical, flexible low-cost cars, the Soul is often one of my first suggestions, and nobody has ever regretted at […]

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Like the Subaru Impreza, Kia’s Soul is a car that I’ve nursed a soft spot for ever since it became the first car I ever reviewed for TTAC. When friends approach me asking for advice about practical, flexible low-cost cars, the Soul is often one of my first suggestions, and nobody has ever regretted at […]

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