The Truth About Cars » Zafira http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +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 » Zafira http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Report: Opel Secretly ‘Fixed’ Cheating Zafira Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-opel-secretly-fixed-cheating-zafira-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/report-opel-secretly-fixed-cheating-zafira-diesels/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269305 A Dutch journalist said Opel dealers are secretly updating emissions control software to bring into compliance cars equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine, disguising the fix as an unrelated software update. Opel issued a statement strongly denying that it was changing emissions of its cars. Dutch news site VRT News said it tested two cars with and without […]

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A Dutch journalist said Opel dealers are secretly updating emissions control software to bring into compliance cars equipped with the 1.6-liter diesel engine, disguising the fix as an unrelated software update. Opel issued a statement strongly denying that it was changing emissions of its cars. Dutch news site VRT News said it tested two cars with and without […]

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Report: General Motors Cheated Fuel Economy, Emissions With Opel Zafira http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-general-motors-cheated-fuel-economy-emissions-opel-zafira/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-general-motors-cheated-fuel-economy-emissions-opel-zafira/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1235009 General Motors on Thursday denied that its own internal testing revealed the Opel Zafira 1.6-liter diesel flouted European emissions and fuel economy standards, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). A German news magazine program, Monitor, said officials at Opel knew its midsize crossover polluted up to 15-percent more carbon dioxide than advertised, and that the automaker knew its fuel claims […]

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General Motors on Thursday denied that its own internal testing revealed the Opel Zafira 1.6-liter diesel flouted European emissions and fuel economy standards, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). A German news magazine program, Monitor, said officials at Opel knew its midsize crossover polluted up to 15-percent more carbon dioxide than advertised, and that the automaker knew its fuel claims […]

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Capsule Review: 2003 Chevrolet Zafira CD 2.0 8v http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/capsule-review-2003-chevrolet-zafira-cd-2-0-8v/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/capsule-review-2003-chevrolet-zafira-cd-2-0-8v/#comments Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1046586 The last time I saw this car it lay bare and gutted in front of me. The seats had been pulled out, the dash taken apart and wires dangling. The carpets were in the process of being removed. All of this in an effort to find the source of an infestation that had plagued it. It was […]

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The last time I saw this car it lay bare and gutted in front of me. The seats had been pulled out, the dash taken apart and wires dangling. The carpets were in the process of being removed. All of this in an effort to find the source of an infestation that had plagued it. It was […]

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Piston Slap: Norwegian Longroof Reformism? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/piston-slap-norwegian-longroof-reformism/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/piston-slap-norwegian-longroof-reformism/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:01:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=697009 TTAC Commentator Sjalabais writes: Dear Sajeev, I am and have always been a car guy. Since I am an academic with two left hands and sausage fingers, my flavour have been indestructible 70s Volvos, of which I have owned a couple. Now I am a father and a bit cash-strapped, with the need for an […]

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TTAC Commentator Sjalabais writes: Dear Sajeev, I am and have always been a car guy. Since I am an academic with two left hands and sausage fingers, my flavour have been indestructible 70s Volvos, of which I have owned a couple. Now I am a father and a bit cash-strapped, with the need for an […]

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Who Will Get Opel’s Zafira When Bochum Closes? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/who-will-get-opels-zafira-when-bochum-closes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/who-will-get-opels-zafira-when-bochum-closes/#comments Mon, 13 May 2013 11:21:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488275 Now that Opel workers in Bochum refused a plan to keep the factory open, now that an intervention by UAW’s Bob King went exactly nowhere, the question is where to move production of the Opel Zafira when Bochum closes its doors by end of 2014. In the running: Rüsselsheim, Germany, and Ellesmere Port, UK. Both […]

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Now that Opel workers in Bochum refused a plan to keep the factory open, now that an intervention by UAW’s Bob King went exactly nowhere, the question is where to move production of the Opel Zafira when Bochum closes its doors by end of 2014. In the running: Rüsselsheim, Germany, and Ellesmere Port, UK. Both […]

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Is This Buick’s “Baby Enclave”? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/is-this-buicks-baby-enclave/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/is-this-buicks-baby-enclave/#comments Wed, 18 May 2011 15:11:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=395322 Not to cut speculation short or anything, but the answer is “probably not.” GM has already said that its “Baby Enclave” will be built at its Orion Township plant, alongside the new Aveo-replacing Chevy Sonic, which indicates a subcompact (Gamma II)-based MPV will be Buick’s next vehicle. Add to that the fact that GM has […]

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Not to cut speculation short or anything, but the answer is “probably not.” GM has already said that its “Baby Enclave” will be built at its Orion Township plant, alongside the new Aveo-replacing Chevy Sonic, which indicates a subcompact (Gamma II)-based MPV will be Buick’s next vehicle. Add to that the fact that GM has […]

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