Tag: automotive industry

Report: Abandoning Small Car Segment Could Be a Big Mistake

A new report from Edmunds tries to make a case against Ford and General Motors placing their small- and medium-sized cars on an iceberg and setting it adrift. We don’t even need to see the metrics to agree. Ditching cars for higher-margin crossovers and SUVs always seemed a little short-sighted. Without entry-level models, you’re likely to […]

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Mercedes Confirms Job Cuts in $1.4 Billion Restructuring Plan

<img data-attachment-id="1680728" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735.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="mercedes logo mercedes-benz hood ornament" data-image-description=" Pixfly/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680728″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1057775735.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Thursday, Daimler made an announcement confirming earlier reports that it plans to cut roughly […]

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Mercedes-Benz Reportedly Planning to Cut Management, Freeze Wages

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.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="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Reports have come in from Germany that Mercedes-Benz has decided to reduce its management staff by […]

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States Begin Dealing With Driving Data, Right-to-Repair Laws

<img data-attachment-id="1695672" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279.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="vehicle diagnostics repair auto repair laptop" data-image-description=" CAT SCAPE/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1695672″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_727276279.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In reading this website, you’ve no doubt come across paranoid rants about automotive […]

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Fiat Chrysler and PSA Confirm Merger Deal

<img data-attachment-id="1694902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" 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="FCA HQ Fiat Chrysler headquarters fca headquarters FCA sign offices auburn hills" data-image-description=" Daniel J. Macy/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694902″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA both […]

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Report: Fiat Chrysler Agrees to Merge With Groupe PSA

<img data-attachment-id="1694902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" 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="FCA HQ Fiat Chrysler headquarters fca headquarters FCA sign offices auburn hills" data-image-description=" Daniel J. Macy/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694902″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1487541980.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, we published a piece […]

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Trade War Watch: Report Claims White House Wants to Dictate Where Cars Are Manufactured

<img data-attachment-id="1694982" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,662" 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="white house more like night house" data-image-description=" Orhan Cam/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-450×298.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694982″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”404″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-610×404.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-450×298.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-768×508.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342-120×79.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_114757342.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The Trump administration has reportedly expressed an interest in deciding where and how […]

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Apple Co-founder Claims Autonomous Cars Aren’t Happening

<img data-attachment-id="1694850" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643.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="Steve Wozniak" data-image-description=" Viappy/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694850″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_228195643.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has officially given up on autonomous vehicles, despite previously being a major proponent of […]

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A Little Trouble in Big China? Tesla Prices Model 3 for Upmarket Tastes

<img data-attachment-id="1694490" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851.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="tesla showroom china" data-image-description=" B.Zhou/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694490″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/shutterstock_1308443851.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Eager to minimize import costs, Tesla has made impressive progress laying down roots in China. The company secured […]

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Ghosn Lawyers Request Dismissal, Citing Rights Violation

<img data-attachment-id="1669106" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310.png" data-orig-size="1120,662" 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="ghosn from jail" data-image-description=" ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-450×266.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-610×361.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1669106″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-610×361.png” alt width=”610″ height=”361″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-610×361.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-75×44.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-450×266.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-768×454.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310-120×71.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/ghosn-from-jail-e1554834102310.png 1120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Legal representatives for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn are requesting Japanese courts dismiss all charges against him on […]

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Renault Chairman Gives Himself One Year to Fix Alliance With Nissan

<img data-attachment-id="1694002" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398.jpg" data-orig-size="2915,2295" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Assembl\u00e9e G\u00e9n\u00e9rale des actionnaires du Groupe Renault 2019","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Assembl\u00e9e G\u00e9n\u00e9rale des actionnaires du Groupe Renault 2019","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Jean-Dominique Senard Assemblée Générale des actionnaires du Groupe Renault 2019" data-image-description=" Renault ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-445×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-610×480.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1694002″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-610×480.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”480″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-610×480.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-75×59.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-445×350.jpg 445w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-768×605.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/21227667_Shareholder_s_Annual_General_meeting_2019-e1571771694398-120×94.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) […]

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Indefinitely Delayed: Harley-Davidson LiveWire Update

<img data-attachment-id="1691750" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.2","credit":"Josh Kurpius","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"LiveWire 2018","created_timestamp":"1540125969","copyright":"2018 Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Usage: Unlimited Worldwide","focal_length":"85","iso":"1250","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"LiveWire 2018","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="LiveWire 2018" data-image-description=" Harley-Davidson ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1691750″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/LiveWire4.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> We’ve got an addendum for […]

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Product Postponement: Everyone’s Worried About GM Strike Delays

<img data-attachment-id="1671826" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/GMBGInvestment03.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Miranda Pederson for General Mot","camera":"","caption":"A General Motors employee works on the Corvette assembly line Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. GM announced today, the company is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at the Bowling Green plant The second shift and additional jobs […]

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Renault CEO’s Removal Could Come Soon

<img data-attachment-id="1676412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789.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="Renault logo" data-image-description=" Jevanto Productions/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_762655789.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The French media is reporting that Renault CEO Thierry Bolloré could be removed as part of a greater […]

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Automakers Should Take Heed of Harley-Davidson’s Marketing Failures

<img data-attachment-id="1691748" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.2","credit":"Josh Kurpius","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"LiveWire 2018. Spain","created_timestamp":"1540125655","copyright":"2018 Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Usage: Unlimited Worldwide","focal_length":"85","iso":"800","shutter_speed":"0.025","title":"LiveWire 2018. Spain","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="LiveWire 2018. Spain" data-image-description=" Harley-Davidson ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1691748″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/18_LiveWire_09-1.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While not […]

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Nissan’s Management Problem

<img data-attachment-id="1675250" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707.jpg" data-orig-size="950,638" 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="nissan logo emblem" data-image-description=" Memory Stockphoto/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-450×302.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-610×410.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675250″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-610×410.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”410″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-610×410.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-450×302.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-768×516.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707-120×81.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1223079664-1-e1558721877707.jpg 950w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, a subset of Nissan’s board intends to request access to a list of 80 Nissan […]

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India: Counterpoint to Global Electrification

<img data-attachment-id="1683694" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,617" 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="shutterstock_786753880" data-image-description=" By SNEHIT/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-450×278.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-610×376.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1683694″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-610×376.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”376″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-610×376.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-450×278.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-768×474.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880-120×74.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/shutterstock_786753880.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week we reported on the headway electric vehicles are making in the Netherlands, framing the situation as […]

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The Final Three: Renault Chairman Assesses Nissan’s Candidates for CEO

<img data-attachment-id="1689240" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,751" 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="nissan badge" data-image-description=" rmcarvalhobsb/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689240″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-768×577.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1501782740.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The hunt for Nissan’s next chairman has been narrowed to three potential candidates. Their final challenge will be […]

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Gas War: EPA Says California Has Worst Air Quality in the U.S., Threatens to Cut Highway Funding

<img data-attachment-id="1690030" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186.jpg" data-orig-size="917,637" 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="LA highway California" data-image-description=" Trekandshoot/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-450×313.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-610×424.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690030″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-610×424.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”424″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-610×424.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-450×313.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-768×533.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186-120×83.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1499770211-1-e1569355130186.jpg 917w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With California gearing up for a legal battle against federal regulators eager to revoke its fuel waiver, […]

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NIO Cutting 20 Percent of Its Staff After Dismal Q2

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