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2010 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus Tops J.D. Dependability Study, Again

The results are in for this year’s J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study and it appears Lexus has topped the rankings for the second year in a row. The Japanese automaker not only had the highest ranked brand, with those surveyed in the 2013 study experiencing only around... read more

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2010 Lexus LS 460 L

Lexus Customers Most Satisfied With Dealers In Luxury Segment

Maybe the bad old days of predatory car salesmen in shiny polyester suits are behind us, after all. According to the latest customer satisfaction numbers from J.D. Power and... read more December 2, 2011 by


 
2012 Porsche 911 first drive

Consumer Reports: Sports Cars Are The Most Satisfying Segment

Want to be happy with the next car you purchase? You may want to consider something that puts a smile on your face when you climb behind the wheel, like a sports car. In... read more December 1, 2011 by


 
2011 Lexus LFA

White Overtakes Silver As World’s Most Popular Color For New Cars

After 10 long years at the top, silver has finally been dethroned by white as the world’s most popular color for new cars. The claim is the result of a study conducted... read more October 6, 2011 by


 
Traffic Jam

Tech Blamed For Stressed "Gen Y" Drivers; Some Tips To Help

If you were born some time between the 1970s and the mid 1990s you're what's known as "Generation Y", and new research has shown that you're much more likely to be stressed... read more August 8, 2011 by


 
Charting a new course:  Google maps

You Have Reached Your Destination... With A Map, Not Sat Nav

If you're aged between 18 and 24 years old you could be forgiven for having never seen a road atlas. These archaic paper-based devices require you to use planning and a sense... read more July 14, 2011 by


 
Tesla Model S Infotainment Screen

J.D. Power: Consumers Want Vehicle Diagnostics Technology

What electronic feature would you most like from your next car? That's what J.D. Power and Associates asked 18,000 vehicle owners, and 55 percent were interested in a vehicle... read more June 1, 2011 by


 
2011 Lincoln MKX

Lincoln Voted Top Luxury Brand In 2011 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards

Let us be the first to say that the results of the latest 2011 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards, conducted by influential auto industry resource AutoPacific, came as a bit of a... read more May 20, 2011 by


 
2011 Audi A3 Sedan Concept

Audi's Facebook Fans 'More Engaged' Than Justin Bieber's

You might think that of all groups most likely to barrage a Facebook post with "Likes" in the shortest possible time, pop star Justin Bieber's army of wildly fanatical teen... read more April 25, 2011 by


 
2012 BMW 6-Series Coupe

BMW Beats Rolex And Apple To Rank As China’s Most Desired Brand

The Chinese market is quickly proving to be a major boon for luxury automakers, none more so than BMW it seems, which has ranked first out of the top 100 most desired brands... read more March 16, 2011 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Consumers Want Simpler Gadgets; How About Simpler Cars?

They say that the simple things in life can bring the most pleasure. Though not everything simple automatically brings happiness to your life, there's certainly a joy to be... read more February 22, 2011 by


 
2011 Audi A8 L W-12 quattro

Audi Seen As Most Valuable Luxury Brand In Strategic Vision Study

In the past, value for money hasn’t been seen as one of the major requirements for luxury car buyers but in today’s ever competitive world value--or perceived... read more January 31, 2011 by


 
2010 Porsche 911 Turbo S

Porsche Tops 2010 J.D. Power And Associates Dependability Study

The results are in for this year’s J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study and it appears that sports car manufacturer Porsche has come out on top in... read more March 18, 2010 by


 
2009 Infiniti G37

Porsche wins 'most recommended brand' title, Japan and Detroit dominate 'most recommended vehicles'

Devoted Porsche owners have given the brand the top ranking in a survey designed to figure out which brand and model of car most new car buyers would recommend to other... read more May 13, 2009 by


 
Ford's 2009 Mustang took top ratings in the sports car segment

Ford comes out on top of Honda in latest initial quality survey

For the past several years, Ford has been steadily raising its initial quality rankings, saving tons of money in warranty repairs along the way. This time around, the company... read more May 5, 2009 by


 
Fiat 500

Fiat ranks last in UK JD Power survey, bodes poorly for Chrysler

Chrysler's vehicles, like all of America's cars, have improved greatly in recent years. But not-too-distant memory reminds us of the Le Baron and even of another ill-fated... read more May 4, 2009 by


 
 

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