Tag: Industry

Rare Rides: The SUV Oddity Which is a 1998 Laforza

<img data-attachment-id="1677846" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1440" 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="1998 Laforza" data-image-description=" https://rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/FL18/Fort-Lauderdale/lots/r0225-1998-laforza-magnum-edition/652016 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677846 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5e885db467b238b6b08d2af66ee0bf21cc8267a7-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Which SUV looked like a 1995 Range Rover at its debut in 1984, but was less reliable and more expensive? […]

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Lena Dunham’s New Show Is About… Finance Bros?

Worry not, everyone! Lena Dunham is coming back to HBO with a whole new project about horrible and annoying rich kids. On Friday, the network announced that Dunham will executive produce and direct Industry, HBO’s new series about finance bros. Uh, that’s right. Finance bros! According to Deadline, the Dunham-helmed series is, unsurprisingly, about a […]

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Rare Rides: This Midas Gold From 1998 Is Grey

<img data-attachment-id="1677018" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.jpg" data-orig-size="800,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1998 Midas Gold" data-image-description=" 1998 MIDAS GOLD ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677018 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_7466.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Every once in a while, a car surfaces from the vast internet that truly deserves the title of […]

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Proxy Advisers Tell Nissan Shareholders to Vote Against CEO’s Reappointment

Two proxy advisory firms have reportedly encouraged shareholders to vote against reappointing Hiroto Saikawa as Nissan’s chief executive. While it’s relatively uncommon to see voting research providers issue such an overt recommendation, it’s not unheard of. Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) suggested shareholders vote against Saikawa at Nissan’s annual general meeting later this month, citing his closeness to […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Forgotten Offerings From Lexus in 2012

<img data-attachment-id="1677308" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" 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="2012 Lexus HS" data-image-description=" Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677308 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/lexus_100182217_l.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Car manufacturers don’t always strike a chord with consumers, and even studious brand Lexus is not immune from […]

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QOTD: Trucking Great Nineties Design in America?

<img data-attachment-id="1677300" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,682" 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="1994 Ford Bronco NITE" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677300 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/92114071991307.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed 1990s car design on Wednesday’s Question of the Day entry. […]

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Rare Rides: A Gigantic 1979 Lincoln Continental Town Car Williamsburg Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1677024" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,684" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"Martin Yannollou","camera":"NIKON D750","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1554292508","copyright":"www.martinpetersphotography.co.uk","focal_length":"24","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1979 Lincoln Continental Town Car Williamsburg Edition" data-image-description=" 1979 Lincoln Continental “Williamsburgh” Limited edition ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677024 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_0722-1024×684.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The end of the Seventies was a […]

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More Drama: Renault to Block Nissan’s Corporate Reform

<img data-attachment-id="1674038" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783.jpg" data-orig-size="925,627" 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="nissan logo" data-image-description=" By Anton Watman/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-450×305.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-610×413.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674038″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-610×413.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”413″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-610×413.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-450×305.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-768×521.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783-120×81.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_522460459-e1557852082783.jpg 925w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Nissan and Renault’s strained relationship is well documented at this point. And yet the scribes keeping […]

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Rare Rides: The 1981 AMC Concord Keeps it on the D/L

<img data-attachment-id="1677038" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" 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="1981 AMC Concord" data-image-description=" https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/cto/d/mesa-1981-amc-concord-dl/6892673550.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1677038 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/00505_fQOjnctB5tK_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Vehicles from plucky AMC are always welcome here at Rare Rides. Thus far, the series has featured a […]

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Toyota Ramps Up Electrification Timeline, Outlines Nuanced Strategy

<img data-attachment-id="1647890" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1358" 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 logo badge corolla hatchback" data-image-description=" Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1647890″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-120×85.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following announcements that Toyota would be working on a shared electric vehicle platform with Subaru, as well […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Ace of Base A-Bodies From 1979

<img data-attachment-id="1676796" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036.jpg" data-orig-size="2100,1500" 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="1979 Buick Century Turbo Coupe" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676796 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”436″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-610×436.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-75×54.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-768×549.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/C2801-0036-120×86.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>After our most recent Rare Rides post, your author perused The Big List of BDB Ideas and discovered […]

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Rare Rides: A Pristine 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon, Shift-It-Yourself Edition

<img data-attachment-id="1676440" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572.jpg" data-orig-size="801,572" 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="1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon" data-image-description=" http://smclassiccars.com/oldsmobile/251270-ultra-rare-5-speed-survivor-1978-oldsmobile-cutlass-salon-34k-miles.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-610×436.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676440 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-610×436.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”436″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-610×436.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-75×54.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-768×548.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572-120×86.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/78-cutlass-salon-silver010-801×572.jpg 801w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Hearing the Cutlass name inspires visions of 442, of color-key rally wheels, or perhaps thoughts of tacky […]

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QOTD: Terribly Aged Nineties Vehicles From Asia?

<img data-attachment-id="1676446" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX.jpg" data-orig-size="1800,1080" 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="1997 Toyota Cavalier" data-image-description=" Image GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-450×270.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-610×366.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676446 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-610×366.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”366″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-610×366.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-75×45.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-450×270.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-768×461.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/CCHISTORY_311189999_AR_-1_QASKVFYSRTIX-120×72.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Today’s Question of the Day is a continuation of the styling theme we’ve had of late. The discussion centers […]

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Renault Taking Time to Consider FCA Merger Proposal

<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”> As perviously reported, Fiat Chrysler is currently hard at work, hoping to impress Renault to a point […]

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Rare Rides: The 1979 Ford Pinto European Sports Sedan Is None of Those Things

<img data-attachment-id="1676274" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,497" 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="1979 Ford Pinto ESS" data-image-description=" https://www.ebay.com/itm/1979-Ford-Other-ESS-/333185774222?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l44720&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-450×218.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1676274 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-610×296.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-450×218.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/s-l1600.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In an interesting case of historical marketing, this very yellow Rare Ride seems to have adjectives applied […]

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Automakers, Already Taking a Hit From Trump’s Mexican Tariff Threat, Worry the Pain Has Only Just Begun

<img data-attachment-id="1608002" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/STAP1r3mgg2v1es1muslmsg574297u4-e1515765455700.jpg" data-orig-size="1184,789" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"BersoGomez","camera":"Canon EOS 60D","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1473354325","copyright":"","focal_length":"11","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Ram Heavy Duty Saltillo Mexico assembly" data-image-description=" Ram Heavy Duty Saltillo Mexico assembly ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/STAP1r3mgg2v1es1muslmsg574297u4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/STAP1r3mgg2v1es1muslmsg574297u4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1608002 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/STAP1r3mgg2v1es1muslmsg574297u4-610×407.jpg” alt=”Ram Heavy Duty Saltillo Mexico assembly, Image: FCA” width=”610″ height=”407″> The profit-focused appeal of building vehicles in low-cost jurisdictions propelled many automakers to boost manufacturing capacity […]

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Rare Rides: A GAZ-21 Volga – Russian Decadence From 1967

<img data-attachment-id="1675338" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" 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="1967 GAZ M-21 Volga" data-image-description=" https://fortmyers.craigslist.org/lee/cto/d/fort-myers-1967-gaz-21-volga-russian/6876832850.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675338 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00H0H_4PY3BjFSgzK_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>With an unusual combination of Fifties American car styling and Sixties Russian build quality, today’s GAZ-21 has […]

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QOTD: Terribly Aged Europeans of the Nineties?

<img data-attachment-id="1671206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,768" 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="1991 BMW 735i" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671206 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Lately, we’ve featured a succession of posts relating to automotive style in the Nineties here at Question of […]

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Incentive Spending on the Rise As More Vehicles Loiter on Lots

<img data-attachment-id="1629976" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983.jpg" data-orig-size="942,597" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Honda","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo","created_timestamp":"1505986855","copyright":"Copyright 2017","focal_length":"56","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.05","title":"2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo" data-image-description=" Image: Honda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-450×285.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-610×387.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1629976 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-610×387.jpg” alt=”2018 Accord Sport 2.0-Liter Turbo – Image: Honda” width=”610″ height=”387″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-610×387.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-450×285.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-768×487.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-Honda-Accord-Sport-red-2.0t-e1554691318983-120×76.jpg 120w, […]

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Rare Rides: The 1994 Mercury Capri – Miata’s Serious Competitor

<img data-attachment-id="1675398" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,900" 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="1994 Mercury Capri" data-image-description=" https://charlotte.craigslist.org/cto/d/charlotte-1994-mercury-capri/6877324471.html ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1675398 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/00a0a_jC5lqQC4ueR_1200x900.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>The Rare Rides series has featured two Capri-adjacent vehicles in past: This car’s immediate predecessor, the ASC McLaren […]

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