The Truth About Cars » Yamaha http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » Yamaha http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Chevrolet Bolt Trademark Application Active Once Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/chevrolet-bolt-trademark-application-active-once-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/chevrolet-bolt-trademark-application-active-once-again/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1081033 Last week, we reported on the second suspension of Chevrolet’s trademark application for the Bolt nameplate. Said application is now active once again. According to Chevrolet spokeswoman Annalisa Bluhm, who contacted us this morning regarding the trademarking process for its low-cost, 200-mile EV: Chevrolet has been working closely with the USPT on Bolt trademark. Our […]

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Last week, we reported on the second suspension of Chevrolet’s trademark application for the Bolt nameplate. Said application is now active once again. According to Chevrolet spokeswoman Annalisa Bluhm, who contacted us this morning regarding the trademarking process for its low-cost, 200-mile EV: Chevrolet has been working closely with the USPT on Bolt trademark. Our […]

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Shell Partnering With Gordon Murray On New City Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/shell-partnering-gordon-murray-new-city-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/shell-partnering-gordon-murray-new-city-car/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:05:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1041481 Royal Dutch Shell and Gordon Murray will partner on a new city car project, based heavily on Murray’s T25 city car project. The vehicle, dubbed Project M, is described as a “simple, practical global city car”. While Shell will provide expertise in engine lubricants for the project, the oil major is now the T25 project’s most […]

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Royal Dutch Shell and Gordon Murray will partner on a new city car project, based heavily on Murray’s T25 city car project. The vehicle, dubbed Project M, is described as a “simple, practical global city car”. While Shell will provide expertise in engine lubricants for the project, the oil major is now the T25 project’s most […]

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Editorial: Will Gordon Murray’s City Car Finally See The Road? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/editorial-will-gordon-murrays-city-car-finally-see-road/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/editorial-will-gordon-murrays-city-car-finally-see-road/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:20:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1009658 The saga of Gordon Murray’s T.25 city car may finally reach an end in 2019 when Yamaha plans to launch their own line of four-wheeled vehicles. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Japanese industrial conglomerate is planning to launch a car by the end of the decade, to help diversify away from motorbikes and […]

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The saga of Gordon Murray’s T.25 city car may finally reach an end in 2019 when Yamaha plans to launch their own line of four-wheeled vehicles. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Japanese industrial conglomerate is planning to launch a car by the end of the decade, to help diversify away from motorbikes and […]

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Junkyard Find: 1993 Ford Taurus SHO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/junkyard-find-1993-ford-taurus-sho/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/junkyard-find-1993-ford-taurus-sho/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=931626 While the Ford Taurus has been the most numerous vehicle in American self-service wrecking yards for at least 15 years, most of the time they are the background against which the more interesting cars stand out. Only the SHO version seems worthy of inclusion in this series, and until today we’ve seen just just this […]

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While the Ford Taurus has been the most numerous vehicle in American self-service wrecking yards for at least 15 years, most of the time they are the background against which the more interesting cars stand out. Only the SHO version seems worthy of inclusion in this series, and until today we’ve seen just just this […]

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Yamaha to Likely Build the Motiv, Based on Gordon Murray’s City Car, Using Murray’s iStream Assembly Process http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/yamaha-to-likely-build-the-motiv-based-on-gordon-murrays-city-car-using-murrays-istream-assembly-process/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/yamaha-to-likely-build-the-motiv-based-on-gordon-murrays-city-car-using-murrays-istream-assembly-process/#comments Wed, 20 Nov 2013 07:32:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=657426 With most of the new cars and concepts leaked weeks ago there hasn’t been much real breaking news from the Tokyo Motor Show, so it was a bit of a surprise that Yamaha announced that it will be the first automotive manufacturer to embrace master automotive designer Gordon Murray’s revolutionary iStream assembly process and that […]

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With most of the new cars and concepts leaked weeks ago there hasn’t been much real breaking news from the Tokyo Motor Show, so it was a bit of a surprise that Yamaha announced that it will be the first automotive manufacturer to embrace master automotive designer Gordon Murray’s revolutionary iStream assembly process and that […]

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Capsule Review: Yamaha V-Star 1100 Silverado http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/capsule-review-yamaha-v-star-1100-silverado/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/capsule-review-yamaha-v-star-1100-silverado/#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459935 TTAC’s readers are a brave group, and nowhere is that better-proven than in their willingness to let me abuse test their personal vehicles. From Time Attack Mustangs to Malaise Cadillacs, the Best & Brightest have consistently helped us bring them reviews of interesting vehicles. And I ain’t killed one yet. Still, it takes a special […]

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TTAC’s readers are a brave group, and nowhere is that better-proven than in their willingness to let me abuse test their personal vehicles. From Time Attack Mustangs to Malaise Cadillacs, the Best & Brightest have consistently helped us bring them reviews of interesting vehicles. And I ain’t killed one yet. Still, it takes a special […]

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Curbside Classic: The Revolutionary 1971 Datsun 240Z http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/curbside-classic-the-revolutionary-1971-datsun-240z/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/curbside-classic-the-revolutionary-1971-datsun-240z/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:25:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=343004 The Datsun 240 was as a true revolutionary, smashing the long-stagnant sports car market of the sixties into smithereens. It was long overdue too; folks were getting cranky for the messiah: a truly modern sporty two seater with four-wheel independent suspension, a zippy OHC six engine, dazzling styling, all served up at a reasonable price; […]

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The Datsun 240 was as a true revolutionary, smashing the long-stagnant sports car market of the sixties into smithereens. It was long overdue too; folks were getting cranky for the messiah: a truly modern sporty two seater with four-wheel independent suspension, a zippy OHC six engine, dazzling styling, all served up at a reasonable price; […]

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