Category: Auto

Piston Slap: Feelin’ Cross About Tall Cross Bars!

<img data-attachment-id="1665210" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249.png" data-orig-size="920,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Buick Enclave Roof Rack" data-image-description=" Image: Buick ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-450×327.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-610×443.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665210″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-610×443.png” alt=”2019 Buick Enclave Roof Rack, Image: Buick ” width=”610″ height=”443″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-610×443.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-75×54.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-450×327.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-768×558.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249-120×87.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Screenshot_20180924-223249.png 920w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Steve writes: Hello Sajeev, I am a family […]

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Tesla Model Y: Industry Watchers Remain Cynical As Fans Gird Their Loins

Perhaps to give journalists a taste of what it’s like to be a Tesla reservation holder, Tesla’s Model Y launch event, scheduled for 11 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, started late. When it did, CEO Elon Musk launched into a rundown of his company’s well-documented history. There were a few admissions during his speech, including this […]

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Rivian May Incorporate Modular Truck Beds

<img data-attachment-id="1650256" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Rivian R1T dirt" data-image-description=" Rivian ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1650256″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-dirt.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With both Ram and GMC showcasing multifunctional tailgates this past year, versatile pickup configurations appear to be the […]

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Unifor Head Says Labor Board Ruling Won’t Stop a Future Strike

<img data-attachment-id="1665540" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="jerry dias unifor" data-image-description=" BobNoah/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665540″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/shutterstock_1171081807.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ontario Labor Relations Board Chairman Bernard Fishbein recently ruled that Unifor’s actions over the winter were illegal […]

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Self-Driving Cars Still Not Scratching Public in the Right Places

<img data-attachment-id="1634056" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/001-AV-MIAMI_02222018_ford_0414-Edit-e1540584964307.jpg" data-orig-size="2845,1833" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"We\u2019re Going to Miami: The First Proving Ground for Our Self-Driving Service","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Photo Courtesy Ford Motor Company","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Ford Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Miami","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Ford Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Miami" data-image-description=" Ford Motor Co ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/001-AV-MIAMI_02222018_ford_0414-Edit-e1532463329549-450×290.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/001-AV-MIAMI_02222018_ford_0414-Edit-e1532463329549-610×393.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1634056″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/001-AV-MIAMI_02222018_ford_0414-Edit-e1532463329549-610×393.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”393″> Every few months, the American Automobile Association gives us […]

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People’s Car, Redux? Volkswagen’s EV Plan Doesn’t Forget the Proles

<img data-attachment-id="1626210" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/I.D._concept_car-Large-5489-e1541774437774.jpg" data-orig-size="2760,1840" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Autodesk VRED Professional 2016 SP1","created_timestamp":"1471014226","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Autodesk VRED Professional 2016 SP1","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Volkswagen ID Hatchback" data-image-description=" VW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/I.D._concept_car-Large-5489-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/I.D._concept_car-Large-5489-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1626210 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/I.D._concept_car-Large-5489-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> You can’t tell the masses that, if they can’t afford the latest and greatest green vehicle, they should get used to riding a bike or […]

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Channel-changing Tesla Model Y Debut Tonight

<img data-attachment-id="1623924" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442.jpeg" data-orig-size="2647,1695" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="model y teaser" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-450×288.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-610×391.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1623924 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-610×391.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”391″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-610×391.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-75×48.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-450×288.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-768×492.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/model-y-teaser–e1525377093442-120×77.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With tonight’s splashy California reveal of the upcoming Model Y crossover, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hopes to achieve two […]

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Sex, Drugs, and Electric Cars: Report Claims Elon Musk Tried to ‘Destroy’ Whistleblower, Spied on Union Meetings

<img data-attachment-id="1652870" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794.jpg" data-orig-size="1670,1190" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4.5","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"10000","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Tesla charger" data-image-description=" tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1652870″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-768×547.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-120×86.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A recent report from Bloomberg frames Tesla CEO Elon Musk as quite the jerk in relation to […]

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Greener, but Leaner: It’s Volkswagen’s Turn to Cut Jobs

<img data-attachment-id="1656306" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6.jpg" data-orig-size="980,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Volkswagen Passat 6" data-image-description=" vw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-450×276.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-610×373.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1656306″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-610×373.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”373″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-610×373.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-450×276.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-768×470.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-120×73.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6.jpg 980w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volkswagen Group just announced a restructuring plan aimed at raising the company’s operating margin to 6 […]

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Mazda Shakes Up Its North American Team Ahead of Crossover Push

Masahiro Moro, president and CEO of Mazda’s crucial North American business, clearly has the full confidence of company boss Akira Marumoto. In an executive shuffle announced Wednesday, Moro (seen above, on the left) retains his chief executive title and adds chairman of Mazda North American Operations to his CV, bringing Canada and Mexico under his purview. […]

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls a Bevy of Models Following In-use Emissions Tests

<img data-attachment-id="1418049" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot.jpg" data-orig-size="716,716" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2016 Jeep Compass and Patriot" data-image-description=" Images: Jeep ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-350×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-610×610.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1418049 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-610×610.jpg” alt=”2016 Jeep Compass & Patriot” width=”610″ height=”610″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-610×610.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-75×75.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-350×350.jpg 350w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot-120×120.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Jeep-Compass-and-Patriot.jpg 716w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It’s not just TTAC readers’ favorite crossover, the Dodge Journey, that’s under […]

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Report: Mid-engine Corvette Prone to Getting Bent Out of Shape

<img data-attachment-id="1602214" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,959" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"14","credit":"","camera":"IQ3 60MP","caption":"The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever \u2013 the 755-horsepower 2019 ZR1.","created_timestamp":"1506565134","copyright":"","focal_length":"28","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"10","title":"The fastest, most powerful production Corvette ever \u2013 the 755-","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Corvette ZR1" data-image-description=" Image: General Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-450×337.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-610×457.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1602214 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-610×457.jpg” alt=”2019 Corvette ZR1″ width=”610″ height=”457″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-610×457.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-450×337.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2019-Chevrolet-Corvette-ZR1-009-768×575.jpg 768w, […]

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Seeks ‘New Start’

<img data-attachment-id="1665312" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies.jpeg" data-orig-size="760,462" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="renault-nissan-mitsubishi buddies" data-image-description=" nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-450×274.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-610×371.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665312″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-610×371.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”371″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-610×371.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-450×274.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-120×73.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies.jpeg 760w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A meeting rumored to be targeted at developing a new board to oversee the Renault-Mitsubishi-Nissan Alliance took place earlier this […]

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