Nothing was found on your request

The Truth About Cars: news on page 158

Infiniti Wasn’t Fibbing When It Estimated the Revolutionary QX50 Engine’s Thirst

One thing is clear — with variable compression comes a newfound lack of thirst. Infiniti’s previous midsize QX50 crossover didn’t astound in its thrift, garnering 20 miles per gallon on the EPA

Dealership Throughput Expected to Slip for Third Year in a Row

While sales numbers are a decent metric for assessing volume, they don’t give an accurate representation of what’s actually happening at the dealership. Instead, the figure represents the number of

Mercedes-Maybach ‘Grillin’ It’ With Updated Styling Cues

Returning from the dead in 2014, Mercedes’ ultra-luxury Maybach sub-brand has become the only way to make absolutely certain you’ve purchased highest-spec S-class in existence. There was a problem,

Talk to Me, Like Drivers Do: Ford Comes Up With a New Way to Open a Door

The relationship between humans and cars is poised to become quite different in the years to come, or so the automakers warn promise us. Autonomous vehicles will whisk us to whatever destination we

2019 Infiniti QX50 First Drive – Your Compression May Vary

Miles per gallon can vary from driver to driver. We all know that. Now, Infiniti is trying out an engine that can vary its compression ration from scenario to scenario. Miles per gallon is also a key

Here’s Trump’s Ace in the Hole for Dialing Back MPG Rules

It’s no secret that the Trump administration will eventually come forward with a relaxed version of existing automotive fuel economy targets. Despite previously agreeing to them, most automakers have

GM Closes Korean Plant Amid Overseas Troubles; Chevrolet Orlando Dies With It

General Motors has announced plans to close one of its four South Korean assembly plants in an effort to stem a tsunami of red ink. As it attempts to stabilize (or cut) unprofitable overseas

QOTD: What’s Your Pick for a Vehicle You’ll Really Need to Depend On?

For a number of reasons, you’ll find more than a few weather and storm-related accounts populating my Twitter feed. The power and beauty of Mother Nature, if that’s a correct term in this day and age,

High Roller: RR Confirms ‘Cullinan’ as SUV Nameplate

The rumor of an SUV from one of luxury’s mightiest brands has been kicking around for about three years now. Today, the folks at Rolls-Royce confirmed they will be calling it the Cullinan. Hey, at

Porsche’s Unbridled Excitement for EVs Continues to Swell

Porsche, the iconic performance nameplate diving ever deeper into luxury and electrification, once again finds itself incapable of withholding its excitement toward both. Company board member Detlev

Ranger Danger: Ford Issues ‘Stop Driving’ Order for Another 33,000 Trucks

After alerting drivers of nearly 3,000 2006 Ranger pickups last month, Ford Motor Company wants the owners of another 33,428 trucks to stop driving their vehicle, get out, and walk away. The vehicles

Eager to Belong, Nissan Gives Titan and Titan XD Owners a Lift

Until now, every time a rolling wall of steel pulled up alongside you at a stoplight, blocking out nearly half of your peripheral vision, the culprit was almost always behind the wheel of a Detroit

Here Come the Roads: President ‘Big Daddy’ Trump Unveils Infrastructure Plan

Few things are sexier than a new road. The scent of fresh tar, smooth pavement that’s still warm to the touch — it’s an absolute feast for the senses. After roughly a year of waiting, President Trump

Nissan’s New Strategy: Build Brand Value, Not Fleet Sales or Incentives

Nissan has long-standing tradition in North America of being a bargain brand. While the automaker fields plenty of affordable options with a base MSRP undercutting that of its rivals, it has also

2018 Genesis G80 AWD Review – Benchmarking the Big Boys, on a Budget

Numerous proverbs and quotes, variously attributed to Colton, Wilde, Marcus Aurelius, and others, can be distilled into the familiar “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” The line has been

Raptors in Richmond? Ford Makes Noises About Bringing the Uber-Ranger to America

Reno, Rochester, Roswell … take your pick to complete the alliteration puzzle above. Whichever one you choose, it’s a safe bet that the Ford Raptor Ranger will be plying its roads at some point in the

Ford Throttles Up Production of Big-buck Expeditions, Navigators, in Bid for Boffo Profits

For an automaker worried about shrinking profit margins, spending an extra $25 million is just fine if it means cranking out 25 percent more high-margin SUVs. And the Ford Expedition and Lincoln

QOTD: Invisible Car Perfection?

Since TTAC has been invisible to most of the internet since Thursday, we thought it’d be an appropriate time to ask: what’s your idea of an “invisible car”? Some are bought on purpose. The private

Junkyard Find: 2003 Mercedes C230 Kompressor Sport Coupe

European luxury cars depreciate quickly once they leave the hands of careful first and second owners and start being treated like throwaway rusty Chevy Malibus or Daewoo Leganzas. For this reason, I

Toyota Gaining Ground in Quest for More Light Truck Sales

January was a boffo sales month for Toyota in the United States, with the automaker posting a 16.8 percent year-over-year increase across both the Toyota and Lexus brands. Toyota brand sales rose 17