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Tesla Is What Scion Should Have Been

J.Emerson, from The Truth About Cars, has written an excellent editorial on how Scion should have been marketed like Tesla. With the exception of the FRS, I'm not sure the automaker could have worked as a "lifestyle brand." Do you think Scion would have been more successful if it wasn't confined to a Toyota dealership? »7/08/14 11:22am7/08/14 11:22am

Farago Freaks Out GM PR, Takes His Fight For Truth To The "Maximum"

Robert Farago took a few minutes away from joining the New York Times in their El Camino haterade to continue his search for truthiness by asking childhood hero "Maximum" Bob Lutz a few questions at the New York Auto Show the other day. Farago's account is more humorous than any re-cap we can muster, so head on over… »3/21/08 2:45pm3/21/08 2:45pm

Brock Yates Joins TTAC Full-Time, Welcome To The Interwebs

Though it's been a while since Brock Yates was fully canned from Car & Driver, and there was talk of him joining the interwebs many moons ago, nothing ever materialized. But now we're happy to say that Brock Yates will officially be joining the League of Extraordinary Automotive Bloggers at The Truth About Cars. »1/29/08 11:00am1/29/08 11:00am

Farago and Loverman Talk Thermal Butt Sensors

OK, actually we talked about the new Honda FCX Clarity. I called Farago because I had absolutely swallowed the Clarity Kool Aid. [Like we didn't already know that. — Ed.] The weekend after driving the Clarity I wound up at a bunch of pre-Turkey Day parties. Old friends kept asking me what I'd been up to and telling me… »11/21/07 4:00pm11/21/07 4:00pm

Hoon of the Day: TTAC Reader Ronan Hits 330kph in Norway. Twice!

For those who don't know, 330 kilometers per hour is 205 miles per hour. To achieve this bonkers velocity on Norway's E6, Ronan had the limiter pulled from his M6. We think he's a little nuts, especially as there were other cars on the road, but we're also a bit jealous. Our favorite part is when he slowed down to… »1/08/07 5:00pm1/08/07 5:00pm