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2011 award summaries

2011 APEAL Study Results
In spite of high consumer demand for tech-related features, increasing government fuel economy and safety standards, and ever-changing market conditions, auto manufacturers are managing to design and build vehicles that owners find appealing.
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2011 Initial Quality Study Results
As the level of technology in today's new cars and trucks increases, so too does the challenge for automakers to design and build vehicles with the high levels of initial quality that consumers have come to expect.
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2011 Vehicle Dependability Study Results
Measuring vehicle quality after 3 years of ownershipFor vehicle buyers today, the importance of quality cannot be understated-especially when spending upwards of $30,000, on average, for a new vehicle. In fact, the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) reveals that reliability/durability
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