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Posted Tue 03 February 2015

Housekeeping Desires You!

There's something that a two-pedal transmission cannot reproduce, and it’s not the love of the driving knowledge, the bragging privileges of owning an information and sometimes even the increased wedding together with the automobile. It’s it’s what keeps me returning for the stick shift, and the motion of operating the gear-lever and also the clutch. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/editorial-three-cheers-eight-speeds/

Although TTAC has its system of sources within the auto-industry, we’re also looking for a group in several areas (whether its in retail, about the OEM part, production, suppliers, money, work relationships or the “downstream” end, like preservation and repair outlets, rentalcar firms and stuff like that) that we can contact upon due to their experience. Contact it the TTAC Advisory Board. Your individuality may always be maintained totally secret, and we be requesting to verify experiences via backchannel. Rather, the aim is to increase the quality of our publishing with specialist ideas that can be called-upon to offer their knowledge to greatly help boost the amount of the work. What’s inside for you? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/housekeeping-ttac-wants/

TTAC Contest: Get A Copy Of “Weird Cars” By Michael Banovsky

To celebrate the book’s discharge, we’re giving away three copies of the guide in book form. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/ttac-contest-win-copy-weird-cars-michael-banovsky/

Future Chrysler Minivans Will Soon Be Upmarket Simply

The auto-maker will even retreat from a important niche micro-portion, the inexpensive minivan. Chatting with  Automotive Media, Chrysler model head Al Gardner said “The the reality is the [National Value Bundle] is just a very difficult cost point to have if you’re likely to build the engineering, the information, the vehicle, the platform that people wish to build…At some stage, these shoppers are amazing shoppers for people, and we would like to manage to provide them something, nevertheless it might not be a & Country, if we look at the phase,” he said. “That price point is truly difficult to do, and none of the competition can do it either.” The American Value Deal, which starts 390, at $22, significantly undercuts competitors that are crucial like the Kia Sedona and Sienna. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/future-chrysler-minivans-will-upmarket/

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