QOTD: Would You Buy a Chinese Car?

Way back in May, I asked you if Chinese automakers are going to come to the States and eat other OEMs' lunches.

Today, I am going to follow up with our podcast and ask you: Would you buy a Chinese car?

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QOTD: Can the Sedan Be Saved?

Those of you with long memories will remember that one my first posts here, way back in Twenty Aught Seventeen, was a defense of sedans.

I may have been wrong -- Nissan is the latest OEM to reduce its amount of available sedan models. This is the same brand that once touted sedans to us assembled media during a press launch.

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QOTD: Why Did the Chrysler 200 Really Die?

Posting a Chrysler 200S as the UCOTD today got my memory working. While I am sure there are still many on the road, I haven't thought about that model in a long time.

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QOTD: Is Porsche Making Shocking Decisions?

Bad puns in the headline aside, Porsche has some electrification plans that might not sit well with you.

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QOTD: How Can Racing Deal With the Rain?

NASCAR has had a rain problem recently.

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QOTD: How Do You Spot Cars When Watching a Movie?

Earlier this week I streamed the "Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F." As a movie, it's fine -- it's a nice mix of humor, nostalgia/fan service, and car chases.

It's also the type of movie that makes for good car spotting, if you look closely.

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Here's How You'd Fix Cadillac

Here at TTAC, we ask you a question of the day just about every day. Sometimes, we go back and look up the answers you provided.

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QOTD: Have You Experienced New Model Heartbreak?

We reported this morning about the software glitches that European Volvo EX30 buyers are experiencing. This, a week or so after we found out the EX30's American launch would be delayed.

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QOTD: How Much Does It Hurt to Lose a Base Engine?

Hey there B and B, I am going to level with ya a bit. This week has gotten off to a slow start in part because it's a holiday week and news is slow, in part because I was working on our podcast, and in part because I've been working on a long op-ed. So the QOTD is a bit late today.

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QOTD: What Do J.D. Power Lists Mean to You?

Yesterday was J.D. Power IQS day.

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QOTD: Will Anyone Unseat Max Verstappen?

So, Max Verstappen is returning to Red Bull.

That question is settled.

The next question, then, is can any other driver end his dominance?

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QOTD: What Other Legacy/EV Startup Pairings Make Sense?

Volkswagen announced yesterday that it will be dropping $1 billion into Rivian -- and perhaps up to $5 billion over time.

This investment from a legacy automaker into a startup EV maker got me wondering -- what other legacy OEMs should put some cash into EV startups? Which startups should benefit?

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QOTD: Feeling the Refresh Blues?

Today, Volkswagen made publics the announcement of the refreshed 2025 Jetta and Jetta GLI.

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QOTD: How Can We Claw Back Some Privacy?

Matt's post from earlier today led to a natural QOTD. Thing is, if I asked you how comfortable you were with government-mandated kill switches, driver monitoring, and the like, almost all of you would say no.

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QOTD: Would You Retrofit Your Used Car As An EV?

Gavin Newsom, the governor of the state of California, recently vetoed a bill that would have the state help fund folks who wanted to turn their used internal-combustion engine car into an EV.

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  • Bd2 Absolutely not - do not want to support a fascist, totalitarian regime.
  • SCE to AUX The original Capri was beautiful. The abomination from the 90s was no Capri, and neither is this.It looks good, but too similar to a Polestar. And what's with the whacked price?
  • Rover Sig Absolutely not. Ever.
  • EBFlex No. I buy as little Chinese products as possible.
  • John "...often in a state of complete disarray on the roads" What does that mean? Many examples in poor repair? Talk about awful writing.