Tag: Law and Order

Congress Considers Mandating Rear Seat Child Alerts

<img data-attachment-id="1465634" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,932" 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="GM rear seat reminder dashboard" data-image-description=" Image: General Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-450×328.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1465634″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”444″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-75×55.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-450×328.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-768×559.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-120×87.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> U.S. lawmakers are considering legislation that would require automakers to install technology on […]

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Aspiring Michigan Drivers Could See Their Wish Come True

<img data-attachment-id="1292113" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1334" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"Picasa","camera":"Canon EOS Rebel T6s","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1455646821","copyright":"","focal_length":"20","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.04","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior steering wheel" data-image-description=" 2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior steering wheel ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1292113 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-610×407.jpg” alt=”2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior steering wheel” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Your author failed his first […]

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Feds Pull a U-turn on Mandatory Brake-Throttle Override

<img data-attachment-id="1549849" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017_NYIAS_-_2018_Lexus_LS_500_F_SPORT_024-e1557839580592.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1334" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"14","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1491714824","copyright":"","focal_length":"47","iso":"3200","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT Pedals" data-image-description=" Image: Lexus ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017_NYIAS_-_2018_Lexus_LS_500_F_SPORT_024-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017_NYIAS_-_2018_Lexus_LS_500_F_SPORT_024-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1549849 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017_NYIAS_-_2018_Lexus_LS_500_F_SPORT_024-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Lexus LS 500 F SPORT Pedals, Image: Lexus” width=”610″ height=”407″> A decade after a well-publicized fatal crash involving a Lexus ES 350, the National Highway Traffic […]

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Ford Transmission Lawsuit Powershifts Into Appeal Mode; How Much Green Will the Blue Oval Pay?

A class-action lawsuit filed against Ford Motor company in 2017 is close to bearing fruit for nearly two million current or former owners, but Ford could find itself on the hook for far more than the $35 million reached in an earlier settlement. The automaker is awaiting the results of an appeal by nonprofit advocacy […]

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Fuelin’ Around: Ford Facing Legal Fracas Over Efficiency Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1646550" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2019-Ford-Ranger-factory.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.6","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"A special celebration to mark the kickoff of Ranger production will include leaders from Ford and the United Auto Workers. Plant employees, media and others will have a chance to ride in the Ranger on a custom-built, off-road course in the parking lot of the […]

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The Heat Is … Off? Porsche Pays Up to Distance Itself From Diesel Scandal

<img data-attachment-id="1211793" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb.jpg" data-orig-size="3600,2400" 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="Porsche cayenne diesel" data-image-description=" Porsche ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1211793 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg” alt=”Porsche cayenne diesel” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/P14_0596_a4_rgb-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Porsche, builder of SUVs (but also some sports cars), wasn’t eager to draw out the nearly four-year-long diesel emissions […]

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As Justice Department Launches Ford Probe, Automaker Surprises Investors

That headline was unavoidable, by the way. On the same day Ford Motor Company released a better than expected first-quarter earnings report, it also revealed the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into its emissions certification process — a probe that could see fuel economy ratings rolled back. Wall Street seemed much more interested […]

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Daimler Has ‘Absolutely No Idea’ How North Korea Got Its Mercedes-Maybach Limos

<img data-attachment-id="1617400" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/18C0240_05-e1521223825195.jpg" data-orig-size="4737,2889" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"","caption":"Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Pullman; Exterieur: Obisidianschwarz, Schmiederad 20 Zoll im 10-Loch Design; Interieur: Leder designo Exclusive seiden beige \/satin rot, Zierelement Wurzelnuss gl\u00e4nzend;Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 14,6 l\/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 330 g\/km*\r\rMercedes-Maybach S 650 Pullman; exterior: obsidian black, 20-inch 10-hole forged wheels; interior: leather designo Exclusive silk beige\/satin red, […]

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Short Washington Kids Face Increased Safety, Embarrassment Under New Law

If memory serves correctly, your author was approaching a height of 5’4″ as he neared his 12th birthday. Still, even before that early growth spurt, transportation to and from various locales meant fastening a lap belt in the back seat of my dad’s Ford Fairmont, assuming no one had called shotgun. It was a simpler […]

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Colorado a Step Closer to Levying Fines on ‘Gasholes’

Your author tries not to create too much of a stir with his vibrant and eventful Chevy Cruze, but sometimes it’s hard. Still, there’s at least an attempt to keep the peace, ensuring owners of alternative-fuel vehicles feel respected in the presence of my potent 1.4-liter studcarriage. Others aren’t quite as respectful, as documented in […]

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

<img data-attachment-id="1665312" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287.jpeg" data-orig-size="710,454" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="renault-nissan-mitsubishi buddies" data-image-description=" nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-450×288.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-610×390.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665312″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-610×390.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”390″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-610×390.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-75×48.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-450×288.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287-120×77.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-buddies-e1555958488287.jpeg 710w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If Nissan and Renault were a living, breathing couple, they’d be the duo all of your other friends whisper about. […]

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Fiat Chrysler Ponies Up $110 Million to Soothe Angry Investors

A lawsuit filed against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles way back in 2015 has reached its conclusion. In order to temper the ire of shareholders angered by the company’s EcoDiesel blunder and earlier suspension recall controversy, FCA has agreed to hand over $110 million, closing the door on a contentious chapter of its history. The suit covered […]

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Here’s Why We Don’t Post Videos of Ourselves Speeding

<img data-attachment-id="1391762" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="ford mustang 2017 shelby gt350" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1391762″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/17shelbyGT350R_3645.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> This seems like a silly public service announcement to have to make, but it’s imprudent to […]

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Judge Delivers Musk, SEC an Ultimatum

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" 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="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> Treating Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission like a […]

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It Looks Like We’ll Have to Wait for Carlos Ghosn’s Big Tell-all

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

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‘Law & Order: SVU’ Makes TV History With A 21st Season Renewal And A Record For Mariska Hargitay

NBC Even if you’ve been more entertained these days by Ice-T’s glorious Twitter-narrated antics and cutting-edge analysis of current events than his bread-and-butter TV career, some Law & Order: Special Victims Unit respect is in order. The spinoff series that zeroes in on detectives who investigate crimes of a sexual nature has broken a major […]

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Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" 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="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> There’s no shortage of distractions coming out of Tesla to take the focus away […]

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More Legal Trouble for Volkswagen, Former CEO

<img data-attachment-id="1178242" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,637" 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":"0"}" data-image-title="tdiengine" data-image-description=" tdiengine (public) TTAC ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-450×280.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-610×379.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1178242 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-610×379.jpg” alt=”tdiengine” width=”610″ height=”379″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-610×379.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-75×47.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-450×280.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine-120×75.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/tdiengine.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While three and a half years have passed since the Volkswagen diesel scandal broke, its reverberations are still being […]

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Ghosn Leaves Japanese Jail in Disguise, Out on $8.9 Million Bail

Former Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn has left a Tokyo prison after posting bail to the tune of $8.9 million. His 108-day detention ended with the industry titan being escorted out out the building while wearing a disguise that entailed a cap, surgical mask, glasses, and workman’s clothes. Ghosn left the Tokyo Detention House around 4:30 […]

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