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Heavy Duty Recall: Ram Rescinding 131,000 Pickups Over Fire Risk

<img data-attachment-id="1777150" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/heavy-duty-recall-ram-rescinding-131000-pickups-over-fire-risk/2019-ram-2500-heavy-duty/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596.jpg" data-orig-size="2692,1837" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"18","credit":"FCA US LLC","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty","created_timestamp":"1544285777","copyright":"Copyright \u00a9 2018 FCA US LLC. All Rights Reserved.","focal_length":"35","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.125","title":"2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty" data-image-description=" Ram ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-450×307.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-610×416.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1777150″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-610×416.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”416″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-610×416.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-75×51.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-450×307.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-768×524.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/150119_Ram_HD_NAIAS_08-e1635283043596-120×82.jpg 120w” […]

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2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Review – Want Trumps Need

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD Fast Facts 6.2-liter V8 (710 horsepower @ 6,100 rpm; 645 lb-ft @ 4,300 rpm) Eight-speed automatic transmission, all-wheel drive 12 city / 17 highway / 13 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 20.5 city / 13.8 highway / 17.4 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $80,995 (U.S) / $122,310 (Canada) As […]

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Study: Do EVs Really Cost Less to Run Than Internal Combustion Cars?

<img data-attachment-id="1770456" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/08/study-suggests-evs-cost-more-to-service/electriccarschargingstationcloseupphoto-vehiclerechargeablebatteriescharing/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2016 Virrage Images\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Electric,Cars,Charging,Station,Closeup,Photo.,Vehicle,Rechargeable,Batteries,Charing.","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="EV charging tesla superchargers tesla charging station EVs" data-image-description=" Virrage Images/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1770456″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/shutterstock_471343589-1.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With the volume […]

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2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Brings the Track to the Street

The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is here. And on paper, it appears to be bad-ass in ways worthy of the Z06 designation. The track-focused Z06 starts with wider front and rear fascias and a front splitter. The car shares its chassis with Corvette Racing’s C8.R, and the Z06 has a 3.6-inch wider stance than the […]

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Hertz Buying 100,000 Tesla Vehicles for Rental Fleet, Brady Endorsement

<img data-attachment-id="1777054" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/hertz-buying-100000-tesla-vehicles-for-rental-fleet-brady-endorsement/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore.jpg" data-orig-size="2700,1800" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"2021 Getty Images","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="hertz tom brady product whore" data-image-description=" Hertz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1777054″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/hertz-tom-brady-product-whore-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After managing to avoid what appeared to be certain death, Hertz has decided to purchase […]

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Ford, GM Earnings Reports Will Tell the Chip Shortage Tale

Ford and General Motors are both slated to show their third-quarter earnings reports on Thursday. Reports suggest that despite the negative impacts of the global semiconductor chip shortage, there may be positives for the companies, as well. Both companies have, of course, had to halt production at times to deal with the chip shortage. And […]

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Tesla Removes Full Self Driving Beta Over ‘Issues’

<img data-attachment-id="1635120" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/08/elon-musk-pitches-party-camper-mode-for-tesla-vehicles-as-possible-dog-whistle-to-swingers/tesla-baby-self-driving/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving.jpg" data-orig-size="1060,600" 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="Tesla Baby self-driving" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-450×255.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-610×345.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1635120″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-610×345.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”345″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-610×345.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-450×255.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-768×435.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Tesla-Baby-self-driving.jpg 1060w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Tesla Inc. pulled its Full Self Driving (FSD) beta off the table over the weekend, with CEO […]

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Rare Rides: The 1987 Hyundai Stellar, Korean Midsize and Ford Cousin

The Rare Rides series has featured just two Hyundai offerings in past entries, the affordable Pony that Canadians loved, and a Mitsubishi Precis that was a rebadge of the Excel. Today’s larger Rare Ride was sold alongside those two in places outside the United States. Meet Stellar. When the Stellar was developed, Hyundai was still […]

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Could Ford’s Electric Fleet Sales Be Slower Than Expected?

<img data-attachment-id="1776894" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/could-fords-electric-fleet-sales-be-slower-than-expected/rouge-electric-vehicle-center/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Ford-Rouge-Electric-Vehicle-Center_20.jpg" data-orig-size="7922,5281" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"18","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"One year after Ford confirmed construction of the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Mich., the first Ford F-150 Lightning pre-production units begin leaving the factory. Pre-production model shown. F-150 Lightning available starting spring 2022.","created_timestamp":"1631073600","copyright":"","focal_length":"52","iso":"3200","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"Rouge Electric Vehicle Center","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Rouge Electric Vehicle Center" data-image-description=" Ford Motor Co ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Ford-Rouge-Electric-Vehicle-Center_20-450×300.jpg” […]

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Don’t Be So Fast to Get Charged Up: Ford Lightning Orders Delayed. Maybe.

The same forum that told us to anticipate the order bank opening for the 2022 Ford Lightning next week is now saying “not so fast, my friend” (apologies to Lee Corso). A forum user saw a note from a dealer suggesting that the order-bank opening has been delayed to December. The note was posted in […]

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Report: Apple Car Suffers Another Setback

<img data-attachment-id="1765642" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/06/return-of-the-apple-car-almost-there-or-vaporware/siemreapcambodia-june282014thelogotypeapple/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,665" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2014 withGod\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Siem,Reap,,Cambodia,-,June,28,,2014:,The,Logotype,Apple","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="apple logo apple car" data-image-description=" withGod/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1765642″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-768×511.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/shutterstock_219117604.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Following several months of news that Apple Inc. was […]

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Rare Rides Icons: The History of Imperial, More Than Just a Car (Part II)

Rare Rides Icons continues the history of Imperial today, after Part I left us neatly at what would become an unfortunate aerodynamic turning point. Ready for some Airflow? Imperial’s big sweeping fenders lead into wide running boards while driving lamps presented themselves on stalks in front of superbly upright and formal chrome grille work. Bodies […]

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AutoNation Wildly Profitable While Car Prices Are Grotesquely High

<img data-attachment-id="1724644" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/06/now-might-be-a-good-time-to-sell-your-car/shutterstock_3401781/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,574" 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="used cars, used car sign, old sign, car dealership" data-image-description=" David Touchtone/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-450×258.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-610×350.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1724644″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-610×350.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”350″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-610×350.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-450×258.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-768×441.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781-120×69.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_3401781.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With automobile prices ballooning to egregiously high levels, one might […]

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On Decisions, Consequences, and Being ‘That Guy’

We are constantly making decisions as we all hurtle through this life toward a destination unknown. Sometimes these decisions turn out to be the “correct” decision, however “correct” is defined within the relevant context. Sometimes it’s the opposite. The problem is that while the outcome of our decisions is sometimes obvious – I know when […]

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Mexico Gives Amnesty to Illegal American Cars

<img data-attachment-id="1668584" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/04/how-seriously-should-we-take-trumps-mexican-auto-tariff-threat/shutterstock_486345745-1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_486345745-1-e1554409497278.jpg" data-orig-size="2800,1886" 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="mexico us border" data-image-description=" Chess Ocampo/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_486345745-1-450×303.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_486345745-1-610×411.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1668584″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_486345745-1-610×411.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”411″> Last week, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a pledge to legalize millions of vehicles being illegally imported from the United States. While it sounds like a phenomenal way to help […]

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2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid MPG Confirmed

When I wrote my 2022 Ford Maverick review a month or so ago, I didn’t know the mpg of the hybrid version. No one did. Because it wasn’t finalized yet. Now, it has been. Ford says that the trucks will have EPA-estimated fuel economy of 42 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and 37 mpg combined, […]

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Rare Rides: The 1978 Sbarro Windhound, a Luxury SUV of 6.9 Litres

Today’s Rare Ride is the third car in the series from designer Franco Sbarro. Our premier Sbarro creation was a windsurfing-specific take on the Citroën Berlingo, and the second was a very hot hatchback called the Super Eight – a Ferrari underneath. While both of those creations were one-off styling exercises, today’s Sbarro actually entered very limited […]

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Chevy Performance Reveals 10.3-Liter Crate V8 With 1,000 HP

<img data-attachment-id="1776672" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/chevy-performance-reveals-10-3-liter-crate-v8-with-1000-hp/chevrolet-performance-zz632-crate-engine-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine.jpg" data-orig-size="4846,5237" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"14","credit":"JENNY RISHER","camera":"Canon EOS R5","caption":"Chevrolet Performance ZZ632 crate engine","created_timestamp":"1627348974","copyright":"917 723 3785","focal_length":"70","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"Chevrolet Performance ZZ632 crate engine","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Chevrolet Performance ZZ632 crate engine" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-324×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-564×610.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776672″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-564×610.jpg” alt width=”564″ height=”610″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-564×610.jpg 564w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-69×75.jpg 69w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-324×350.jpg 324w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-768×830.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chevrolet-Performance-ZZ632-Crate-Engine-111×120.jpg 111w” sizes=”(max-width: 564px) 100vw, 564px”> On Wednesday, Chevrolet Performance announced […]

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Report: Ford Lightning Orders Open Next Week

A report from one of our corporate parent’s forums suggests that orders for the Ford Lightning may open up next week, on October 26. That’s based on a message left to a forum user by a Ford salesperson. Here’s the message in full: “Good afternoon <reservation holder>, this is <salesperson> with <dealership>. I just found […]

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Gas War: California May Ban Gas-Powered Lawn Equipment

<img data-attachment-id="1776640" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/gas-war-california-may-ban-gas-powered-lawn-equipment/redoldmowerinagreengarden/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1.jpg" data-orig-size="3840,2160" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2017 David Schwimbeck\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Red,Old,Mower,In,A,Green,Garden","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Red,Old,Mower,In,A,Green,Garden" data-image-description=" David Schwimbeck/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776640″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-800×450.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has decided that residential […]

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National Automobile Dealers Association Elects New Chairs

<img data-attachment-id="1678584" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/06/ask-bark-did-i-throw-away-the-key-to-a-new-car/shutterstock_731078407/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407.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="inflatable tube man wacky waving style dealer lot" data-image-description=" Gretchen Gunda Enger/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678584″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_731078407.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has elected Mike Alford as […]

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Auto Theft Becomes Fashionable Again, Most Stolen Vehicles of 2020

<img data-attachment-id="1776452" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/auto-theft-becomes-fashionable-again-most-stolen-vehicles-of-2020/carthieftryingtobreakintoacarwitha/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2016 Daniel Jedzura\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Car,Thief,Trying,To,Break,Into,A,Car,With,A","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Car,Thief,Trying,To,Break,Into,A,Car,With,A" data-image-description=" Daniel Jedzura/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776452″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_420540250.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Car theft has been trending downward over the last couple […]

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2022 Honda Civic SI: Keeper of the Flame

The next Honda Civic Si is here, and on paper, it seems to keep the flame going nicely. Not just in terms of performance specs, but also in terms of how the Si tends to differentiate itself from other Civics. This Si appears to be similar to the previous-gen car in terms of how it’s […]

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NHTSA Investigating Ram’s Diesel Pickups

<img data-attachment-id="1776420" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/nhtsa-investigating-rams-diesel-pickups/2019-ram-2500-hd/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD.png" data-orig-size="1420,937" 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="2019 Ram 2500 HD" data-image-description=" Ram ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-450×297.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-610×403.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776420″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-610×403.png” alt width=”610″ height=”403″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-610×403.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-75×49.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-450×297.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-768×507.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD-120×79.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/2019-Ram-2500-HD.png 1420w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into nearly 605,000 heavy-duty Ram trucks. A […]

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Rare Rides: Grand Prix’s V8 Finale, the GXP From 2005

The Pontiac Grand Prix was a long-term staple in Pontiac’s lineup, a Driving Excitement alternative to the Buick and Chevrolet cars with which it shared its various platforms. Though it faded from its initial personal luxury prominence, Grand Prix had one final V8 hurrah at the end of its life. It was a sort of […]

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Toyota, Stellantis Announce North American Battery Plants

<img data-attachment-id="1758996" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/04/south-korean-battery-firms-reach-settlement-georgia-factory-approved/electriccarlithiumbatterypackandpowerconnections/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,570" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2020 asharkyu\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Electric,Car,Lithium,Battery,Pack,And,Power,Connections","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="lithium-ion electric car battery battery assembly EV battery" data-image-description=" Asharkyu/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-450×257.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-610×348.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1758996″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-610×348.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”348″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-610×348.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-75×43.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-450×257.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-768×438.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/shutterstock_1757106191.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Automakers Toyota and Stellantis separately […]

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Abandoned History: The Cadillac Cimarron, a Good Mercedes-Benz Competitor

Sometimes car companies get a bit carried away with a new idea that, for a myriad of reasons, doesn’t translate so well in its execution. Toyota (and other Japanese companies) did exactly this when they invested in the very unsuccessful line of WiLL cars and other consumer products in the early 2000s. Today we look at […]

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2022 Ford Bronco Everglades Confirmed

<img data-attachment-id="1768950" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/07/ford-bronco-owners-noticing-issues-with-molded-roof/bronco_2dr_4dr_01/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01.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="Bronco_2dr_4dr_01" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1768950 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bronco_2dr_4dr_01.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Think you have a hard time keeping track of all the trims and bodystyles on the Ford Bronco now? […]

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Rain or Shine: AAA Finds Out Advanced Driving Aids Still Suck

<img data-attachment-id="1776234" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/rain-or-shine-aaa-finds-out-advanced-driving-aids-still-suck/aaa-rain-adas-test/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936.png" data-orig-size="3331,1862" 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="AAA rain ADAS test" data-image-description=" AAA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-450×252.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-610×341.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776234″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-610×341.png” alt width=”610″ height=”341″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-610×341.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-75×42.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-450×252.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-768×429.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/AAA-rain-ADAS-test-e1634323800936-120×67.png 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A new study from the American Automobile Association (AAA) has found that rain can severely impair advanced driver-assistance systems […]

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