Tag: automotive industry

You Can’t Blame Volkswagen for Trying

<img data-attachment-id="1673378" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01097_medium.jpg" data-orig-size="1795,1178" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Friso Gentsch\/Volkswagen","camera":"","caption":"J\u00fcrgen Stackmann, Mitglied des Markenvorstands Volkswagen Pkw f\u00fcr den Gesch\u00e4ftsbereich Vertrieb, Marketing und After Sales, spricht am 08.05.2019 bei der Volkswagen ID pre-order Veranstaltung im drive in Berlin. Foto: Friso Gentsch\/Volkswagen","created_timestamp":"1557317688","copyright":"Volkswagen AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Volkswagen – pre-order ID","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Volkswagen – pre-order ID" data-image-description=" VW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01097_medium-450×295.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01097_medium-610×400.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673378″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/DB2019AL01097_medium-610×400.jpg” […]

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Versailles Party Video Makes Ghosn Look Like a 17th Century Monarch

<img data-attachment-id="1557833" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1987" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"Wieck","camera":"NIKON D7000","caption":"Insights into the CEO's life, from childhood to running one of the world\u0092s largest automotive groups","created_timestamp":"1364039881","copyright":"Copyright 2017","focal_length":"180","iso":"800","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"What Drives Carlos Ghosn: Chapter 1","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Carlos Ghosn" data-image-description=" Image: Nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1557833″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-610×404.jpg” alt=”Carlos Ghosn” width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-768×509.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/130323_CEO_LEAF_Osaka_9789-120×79.jpg 120w” […]

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Ford Plans to Cut More UK Jobs in European Restructuring

<img data-attachment-id="1497705" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg" data-orig-size="1024,634" 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="Ford badge emblem logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1497705″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” alt=”Ford badge emblem logo” width=”610″ height=”378″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-768×476.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-120×74.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Having already announced plans to cut thousands of jobs in […]

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Subaru Struggles: Annual Profit Effectively Halved Due to Quality Control Issues

<img data-attachment-id="1558225" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-e1493220521816.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2002" 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="Subaru Legacy 2018 Logo Emblem Grille" data-image-description=" Image: Subaru ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1558225″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/MY18_Legacy-exterior3-610×407.jpg” alt=”Subaru Legacy 2018 Logo Emblem Grille” width=”610″ height=”407″> Subaru may be getting too big for its britches. Despite seeming like it was positioned for nearly incalculable growth at the start of last […]

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China’s Zotye Seeks More U.S. Dealers, Parent Company Readies More Brands for North America

<img data-attachment-id="1673056" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188.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="Zotye badge" data-image-description=" By Volha-Hanna Kanashyts/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673056″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488188.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following last week’s announcement that the T600 will serve as the tip of Zotye’s spear, probing into […]

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CEO of Embattled Jaguar Land Rover Explains the Road Ahead

Last week, we examined the precarious situation impacting the way Jaguar Land Rover does business. If you want the abridged version, JLR isn’t sure what to do about Brexit, overestimated the Chinese market, and is concerned with tightening emission rules in Europe. The company’s now mulling the layoff of a sizable portion of its workforce to […]

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Zotye Confirms T600 As Brand’s First U.S. Market Model

<img data-attachment-id="1672620" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164.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="Zotye T600" data-image-description=" By Volha-Hanna Kanashyts/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1672620″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_423488164.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> At this point, it feels that every Chinese automaker has delivered an unrealistic promise of bringing […]

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Yet Another Bailout for Faraday Future

<img data-attachment-id="1483273" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear.jpg" data-orig-size="800,450" 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="Faraday Future FF 91 rear" data-image-description=" Image: Faraday Future ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1483273″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-610×343.jpg” alt=”Faraday Future FF 91 rear” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Faraday-Future-FF-91-rear.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Faraday Future, the contentious automotive startup that always seems to […]

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How Are Autonomous Vehicles Supposed to Make Automakers Money?

<img data-attachment-id="1672114" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866.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="self driving car mockup" data-image-description=" By metamorworks/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1672114″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_655226866.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As we continue reporting on how costly mobility projects, connectivity, and autonomous development are weighing […]

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Ford’s Earnings Show That Saving Money Can Be Expensive

<img data-attachment-id="1497705" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg" data-orig-size="1024,634" 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="Ford badge emblem logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1497705″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” alt=”Ford badge emblem logo” width=”610″ height=”378″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-768×476.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-120×74.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Automakers find themselves a bit of a pickle right now. […]

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Carlos Ghosn Re-released From Japanese Jail

<img data-attachment-id="1671628" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834.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="carlos ghosn cool guy driver" data-image-description=" Plamen Galabov/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671628″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_757306834.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The embattled ex-patriarch of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has posted an additional $4.5 million in […]

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Toyota Has a Big Announcement for Canada Next Week

<img data-attachment-id="1671646" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" 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="toyota rav4" data-image-description=" toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671646″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) plans to make a major announcement on Monday regarding its North Plant in Cambridge, Ontario. […]

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USA to the Rescue? Jaguar Land Rover Banks on American Excess During Troubled Times

<img data-attachment-id="1595878" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429.jpg" data-orig-size="1560,821" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"","camera":"IQ3 100MP","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1501360972","copyright":"","focal_length":"55","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.3","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019-land-rover-discovery-svx-downhill" data-image-description=" Image: Land Rover ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-450×237.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-610×321.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1595878″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-610×321.jpg” alt=”2019-land-rover-discovery-svx-downhill” width=”610″ height=”321″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-610×321.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-75×39.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-450×237.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-768×404.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429-120×63.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2019-Land-Rover-Discovery-SVX-downhill-e1508166876429.jpg 1560w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Jaguar Land Rover finds itself in a truly unfortunate situation. Like many manufacturers, it mistakenly presumed […]

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Trade War Watch: It’s Okay to Feel a Little Sorry for Harley-Davidson

<img data-attachment-id="1671406" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019.png" data-orig-size="942,599" 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="hd iron 1200 2019" data-image-description=" Image: Harley-Davidson ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-450×286.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-610×388.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671406″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-610×388.png” alt width=”610″ height=”388″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-610×388.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-75×48.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-450×286.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-768×488.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019-120×76.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/hd-iron-1200-2019.png 942w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last summer, the European Union imposed an additional 25-percent import duty on top of the […]

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Nissan-Renault Relationship Has Not Improved, Despite Assurances to the Contrary

<img data-attachment-id="1665312" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287.jpeg" data-orig-size="710,454" 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-e1555958488287-450×288.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-610×390.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665312″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-610×390.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”390″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-610×390.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-75×48.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-450×288.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-120×77.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287.jpeg 710w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If Nissan and Renault were a living, breathing couple, they’d be the duo all of your other friends whisper about. […]

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The Kids Aren’t Alright

<img data-attachment-id="1671136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092.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="cool kid driving" data-image-description=" Irina Papoyan/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_153087092.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> For roughly the last decade, we’ve heard the motoring media bemoan Millennials as the generation that snubbed […]

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Nissan Supports Notre Dame Restoration, Ditto for Relationship With Renault

<img data-attachment-id="1670912" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845.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="Notre Dame" data-image-description=" maziarz/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670912″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_387176845.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Nissan Motor Co. has pledged a donation of 100,000 euros ($112,000) for the restoration of the fire-kissed Notre […]

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Doing the Math Yields More Bad News for China’s Auto Industry

<img data-attachment-id="1670034" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,748" 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="Chinese EVs charging in China" data-image-description=" [Image: Xujun/Shutterstock] ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-450×337.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-610×456.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670034″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-610×456.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”456″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-610×456.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-450×337.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-768×574.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Over the past several years, the Chinese government embarked on an aggressive electric vehicle […]

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GM-Rivian Talks Break Down, but Rivian Doesn’t Seem Worried

<img data-attachment-id="1650272" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407.jpg" data-orig-size="7080,3759" 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 camping" data-image-description=" Rivian ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-450×239.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-610×324.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1650272″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-610×324.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”324″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-610×324.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-75×40.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-450×239.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-768×408.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rivian-R1T-camping-e1543253568407-120×64.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> General Motors has been negotiating with Rivian, the Michigan-based company developing some of the slickest EVs we’ve seen in […]

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Chinese Auto Market Continues Its Decline; U.S. Future Also Looking Bleak

<img data-attachment-id="1669666" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631.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="dealer lot" data-image-description=" welcomia/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1669666″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_749118631.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> China’s auto sales declined for the ninth consecutive month in March, further proving that the market isn’t as […]

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