The Truth About Cars » WSJ 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 » WSJ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com WSJ: Volvo “Might As Well Back Out Of” The United States http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/wsj-volvo-might-as-well-back-out-of-the-united-states/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/wsj-volvo-might-as-well-back-out-of-the-united-states/#comments Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:38:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463202 Volvo’s target is the lower end of the Lexus, BMW, Audi and Mercedes lines… Most experts consider the cars made by these companies engineering marvels. And Volvo, a Swedish marque with Chinese ownership, is another manufacturer that does not have the model line, marketing budget or dealer network to hope to compete. Doesn’t sound like […]

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Volvo’s target is the lower end of the Lexus, BMW, Audi and Mercedes lines… Most experts consider the cars made by these companies engineering marvels. And Volvo, a Swedish marque with Chinese ownership, is another manufacturer that does not have the model line, marketing budget or dealer network to hope to compete. Doesn’t sound like […]

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Wall Street Journal Misses Its Mark With The Dart http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/wall-street-journal-gets-it-miss-its-mark-with-the-dart/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/wall-street-journal-gets-it-miss-its-mark-with-the-dart/#comments Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:15:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=460727 It’s the kind of mistake that only a blogger (said with a contemptuous sneer) would make. The Wall Street Journal reports that “U.S. regulators rated a new Chrysler Group LLC compact car with highway fuel-economy of 41 miles a gallon, a move that fulfills a key element of the company’s 2009 federal bailout and cleared […]

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It’s the kind of mistake that only a blogger (said with a contemptuous sneer) would make. The Wall Street Journal reports that “U.S. regulators rated a new Chrysler Group LLC compact car with highway fuel-economy of 41 miles a gallon, a move that fulfills a key element of the company’s 2009 federal bailout and cleared […]

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Beltway Horror: The WSJ In The Grips Of Range Anxiety http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/beltway-horror-the-wsj-in-the-grips-of-range-anxiety/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/beltway-horror-the-wsj-in-the-grips-of-range-anxiety/#comments Sat, 31 Jul 2010 09:12:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=361879 This could be the week that separates the electric hype from the electric truth.  Real EVs get in the hands of real drivers for real reviews. Our Dan Wallach drove the Tesla Roadster. Our very own Ed Niedermeyer wrote his “GM’s electric lemon” review of the Chevy Volt for the New York Times. (He didn’t […]

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This could be the week that separates the electric hype from the electric truth.  Real EVs get in the hands of real drivers for real reviews. Our Dan Wallach drove the Tesla Roadster. Our very own Ed Niedermeyer wrote his “GM’s electric lemon” review of the Chevy Volt for the New York Times. (He didn’t […]

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Confirmed: WSJ Writes Nonsense About Toyota EDR Amnesia. Jalopnik In Same League As WSJ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/confirmed-wsj-writes-nonsense-about-toyota-edr-amnesia-jalopnik-in-same-league-as-wsj/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/confirmed-wsj-writes-nonsense-about-toyota-edr-amnesia-jalopnik-in-same-league-as-wsj/#comments Fri, 16 Jul 2010 11:11:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=360976 Welcome to amateur hour. As reported yesterday, The Wall Street Journal claimed in a story that Toyota’s “data recorders can lose their information if disconnected from the car’s battery or if the battery dies—as could happen after a crash.” Their source was “a person familiar with the situation.” Commentator Carquestions concluded that the source doesn’t […]

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Welcome to amateur hour. As reported yesterday, The Wall Street Journal claimed in a story that Toyota’s “data recorders can lose their information if disconnected from the car’s battery or if the battery dies—as could happen after a crash.” Their source was “a person familiar with the situation.” Commentator Carquestions concluded that the source doesn’t […]

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