Thirty years ago, Volkswagen introduced the first Jetta GLI to the U.S. market, an affordable German sports sedan that enthusiasts immediately embraced. Today, the same recipe that made the original Jetta GLI a hit with critics and drivers looking to add a little fahrvergnugen to their lives is used for the 2014 VW Jetta GLI.
Overall new-vehicle appeal in Thailand decreased in 2013, driven primarily by a significant decline in customer satisfaction with audio/ entertainment/ navigation systems, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2013 Thailand Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM released today.
Overall vehicle long-term dependability in China declines slightly in 2013, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2013 China Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) released today
According to its year-end sales and production forecast, J.D. Power and strategic partner LMC Automotive expect that consumers will spend more than $34 billion on
new vehicles in December of 2013, a new record for the month thanks to
higher average transaction prices and continued strong retail sales.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has issued its latest list of "Top Safety Pick" award winners for the 2014 model year, and at the same time has announced that it is harder to earn the accolade this year.
While new-vehicle sales started slow in December, they are expected to finish strong at the end of the month, according to a monthly sales forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive.
Luxury vehicle owners in India place a premium on time, so the faster that dealerships service their vehicle, the higher their level of satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2013 India Customer Service Index (CSI) StudySM released today.
By isolating those factors that fall within the Driving Dynamics category of the 2013 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, J.D. Power has identified the 10 midsize and large sedans that owners rated highest for how enjoyable they are to drive.
Automotive industry information and analysis firm WardsAuto has announced the results of its annual 10 Best Engines competition, which for two decades has recognized engines for outstanding performance, technology, and their ability to help sell a vehicle.
Merrill Edge has been recognized for call center operation customer service excellence for a third consecutive year under the J.D. Power Certified Call Center Program.SM The Certified Call Center Program distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by the company's call centers to provide "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience."
With the redesigned 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the automaker moves what has commonly been called the Baby Benz upmarket in terms of size and equipment, to compete in what the company calls the "premium mid-range" class of vehicles.
With the arrival of the new 2014 CLA-Class to serve as the entry model to the Mercedes-Benz lineup, the automaker repositions the redesigned 2015 C-Class in order to compete in what it characterizes as the "premium mid-range" market.
According to the J.D. Power 2013 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM the following 10 small car models are rated as the most fun-to-drive vehicles on the market, based on their overall Driving Dynamics score in the study.
Though the 2015 BMW M4 has a different name from the 2015 BMW M3, and even demonstrates distinct styling modifications, the two cars are almost identical when it comes to the performance upgrades that set them apart from the models upon which they are based.
A variety of automakers are asking owners to return their vehicles to dealerships to address numerous recalls for various problems.