Tag: Emissions

Damages from VW? German Diesel Drivers Face Uphill Battle in Court

<img data-attachment-id="1690726" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885.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="Volkswagen logo vw logo sign," data-image-description=" U.J. Alexander/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690726″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1507724885.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While Volkswagen Group’s diesel lawsuits are more or less settled in the United States, […]

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Gas War: More Backup Arrives for California

<img data-attachment-id="1689264" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728.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="gas pump gas station fuel pump" data-image-description=" Siripatv/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689264″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> California has gained additional support from two Democratic governors in the gas war. On Tuesday, […]

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Senior Fiat Chrysler Manager Charged in EcoDiesel Affair

<img data-attachment-id="1007882" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2015-Ram-1500-e1569420506847.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"11","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1369996444","copyright":"","focal_length":"168","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.076923076923077","title":"2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab 4×4 EcoDiesel","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab 4×4 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2015-Ram-1500-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2015-Ram-1500-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1007882 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2015-Ram-1500-610×407.jpg” alt=”2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab 4×4 EcoDiesel, Image: FCA” width=”610″ height=”407″> A senior manager who led the team […]

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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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Team Trump Threatens to Yank Billions in Fed Cash From California for Not Cutting Air Pollution—but Won’t Let the State Cut Air Pollution

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew WheelerPhoto: Win McNamee (Getty) Does Donald Trump want California to battle air pollution, or not? That’s a question lawmakers there likely have on their minds with the Trump administration’s latest salvo against the politically liberal state. Last week, Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department revoked California’s right to set […]

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Tiny Island Nations Are Carbon-Shaming Everyone at the UN

Some of the tiny island nations with the most at stake in the climate crisis are stepping up to reduce emissions. The world’s biggest countries, however, aren’t. The Bahamas, just pummeled by Hurricane Dorian a few weeks ago, pledged to get more ambitious about reducing its carbon emissions under the Paris Climate Accord during the […]

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Daimler Takes a Billion-dollar Hit for Diesel Violations

<img data-attachment-id="1639646" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20-2000-Mercedes-Benz-C230-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" 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="2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 in Colorado wrecking yard, hood ornament" data-image-description=" 2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 in Colorado wrecking yard, hood ornament – ©2018 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20-2000-Mercedes-Benz-C230-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20-2000-Mercedes-Benz-C230-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1639646 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20-2000-Mercedes-Benz-C230-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 in Colorado wrecking yard, hood ornament – ©2018 Murilee Martin […]

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Gas War: Trump Confirms U.S. Will Revoke California Fuel Waiver

<img data-attachment-id="1689264" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728.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="gas pump gas station fuel pump" data-image-description=" Siripatv/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1689264″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1504422728.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While a considerable portion of Donald Trump’s Twitter announcements aren’t worth paying much attention […]

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Four Becomes Two: California Will Now Fund Your Transition From Car to Bike

California wants that ’84 Olds Eighty-Eight gone, stat. In its place, a citizen of limited means can apply for disposal funding and the (partial) means of replacing it with a cleaner car, or opt instead for a transit pass or car-sharing membership. Now, the state Senate has amended earlier legislation to include more “mobility.” The Clean […]

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Gas War: EPA Head Suggests Fuel Rollback May Have Some Wiggle Room

<img data-attachment-id="1688206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,704" 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="Andrew Wheeler" data-image-description=" Albert H. Teich/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-450×317.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-610×429.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1688206″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-610×429.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”429″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-610×429.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-450×317.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-768×541.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841-120×84.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1417570841.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler weighed in on the gas war this week, issuing some […]

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The Hits Keep Coming: Daimler Looking at $1 Billion Diesel Fine, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1516001" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698.jpeg" data-orig-size="3025,1701" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"MODEL-NAME","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"41","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo" data-image-description=" Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1516001 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg” alt=”mercedes-benz logo” width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-610×343.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-75×42.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-450×253.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-768×432.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/mb-2001-e1487695301698-120×67.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Suspected emissions manipulation could net Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, a steep fine, but it seems the […]

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Ford’s Small Car Purge Continues Apace

Two months and change after Ford Motor Company ceased production of North America’s smallest Blue Oval vehicle, Europeans are waking up to news that their tiniest offering has a date with death. The Ka+, a name this writer can’t read without imagining a Bostonian pronouncing the word “car,” will disappear from the marketplace thanks to —what […]

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Large American Cities Are Leaking Twice as Much Methane as We Thought

Methane emissions from five major US cities are twice what we previously thought and contributing to climate change, a new study shows. According to a paper by researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University of Michigan that was recently published in Geophysical Research Letters, leaky pipes are likely sending gas […]

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Chinese Auto Market Still Sour, Dealers Discount Old Stock

<img data-attachment-id="1680814" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766.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="Couple buying car dealer couple asia edition" data-image-description=" Kzenon/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680814″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_244575766.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Automotive retail sales in China rose slightly last month, representing the first uptick […]

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What Ever Happened to Mercedes’ Dieselgate?

<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”> After Volkswagen admitted to equipping some of its diesel-powered autos with illegal software designed to […]

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Mild Misinformation About the Gas War: Governors Unite, Automakers Compromise

<img data-attachment-id="1663198" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" 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":"1"}" data-image-title="gas pump fuel pump shutterstock_1118002874" data-image-description=" CC7/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1663198″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/shutterstock_1118002874.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Tuesday, 23 governors signed a joint statement urging the Trump administration to reconsider the proposed […]

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Rare Rides: A Suzuki SC100, Delightfully Tiny

<img data-attachment-id="1679804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg" data-orig-size="960,720" 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="Suzuki SC100" data-image-description=" https://www.facebook.com/groups/451664711701419/permalink/1097696977098186/?sale_post_id=1097696977098186 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679804 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/61273752_10157013189922347_4664991656401960960_n.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Rear-engine, rear-drive cars are few and far between, limited mostly to excellent things like the Porsche 911, and […]

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EU Emission Fines Could Spell Trouble for Automakers in 2021, Especially VW and FCA

<img data-attachment-id="1679690" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,665" 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="emissions car exhaust tail pipe" data-image-description=" Rasulov/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679690″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_272668181.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A recent study from consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested that automakers could be in for […]

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Gas War Watch: Canada Sides With California

<img data-attachment-id="1679332" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413.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="canada canadian flag" data-image-description=" Jim Barber/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679332″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_44999413.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Canada’s federal government announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with California to further reduce […]

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Gas War Watch: EPA and CARB Leadership Won’t Even Share the Same Table

<img data-attachment-id="1571136" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–e1495132939737.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" 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="us-capitol" data-image-description=" Architect of the Capitol Public Domain ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1571136″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/us-capitol–610×407.jpg” alt=”us-capitol, public domain” width=”610″ height=”407″> Capitol Hill was the scene of some high-school drama this week after representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) reportedly refused […]

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