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Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Announces New Leadership

Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association Announces New Leadership

WASHINGTON—The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), an industry association which comprises Japan’s fourteen manufacturers of passenger cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles, announced the promotion of Manny Manriquez to General Director effective April 1. Manriquez joined JAMA in 2013 a ... Continue reading

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel GENEVA, Switzerland. March 2, 2016. During a press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, the top three finalists have been announced in five categories. The winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Ca ... Continue reading

Most Popular Cars and Trucks USA in 2013

Most Popular Cars and Trucks USA in 2013

2013 was the year of the full-size truck, according to new car shoppers on AutoTrader.com®. Trucks made up nearly half of the top 20 most popular new vehicles on the site this year, including three of the top five. Aligning with its longstanding status as the best-selling vehicle in the U.S., the Ford F-150 retained i ... Continue reading

Henny Hemmes The Auto Channel's Senior European Editor Appointed World Car of the Year Jurist

Henny Hemmes The Auto Channel's Senior European Editor Appointed World Car of the Year Jurist

Henny Hemmes, the Auto Channel’s senior European editor, has been installed as a juror for the World Car Awards. The WCA is a program initiated by, organized by, and conducted by automotive journalists from all over the world for the election of the World Car of the Year (WCOTY). Henny is part of the 7-member inte ... Continue reading

Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey +VIDEO

Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey +VIDEO

ONSUMER REPORTS AUTO RELIABILITY SURVEY: FORD CONTINUES FALL WHILE SEVEN JAPANESE BRANDS TOP LIST Audi and Cadillac make major jumps in rankings YONKERS, NY—A perfect storm of reliability problems has dropped Ford to next to last among the 28 car brands ranked in Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Surve ... Continue reading

Total Quality Report - Volkswagen Has Best Total Quality, Toyota Fewest Problems, See Complete List Of Winners

Total Quality Report - Volkswagen Has Best Total Quality, Toyota Fewest Problems, See Complete List Of Winners

San Diego August 27, 2012; Strategic Vision announces results of its 2012 Total Quality Index™ (TQI) study. With the industry best of only 17% of owners reporting problems, Toyota Motor Sales corporation had the lowest reported problems, resulting in Strategic Vision's lowest “Problem Impact Measure” (PI ... Continue reading

2012 JD Power Initial Quality Study Close-up Look

2012 JD Power Initial Quality Study Close-up Look

</p><p>By Steve Purdy <br>TheAutoChannel.com <br>Michigan Bureau </p><P>Detroit MI June 19, 2012; The U.S. auto industry posted the best improvement in performance since 2009 in this year’s important Initial Quality Survey conducted by J.D. Power and Associates. In the IQS’ 26 year history the average new car ... Continue reading

Japanese Auto Brands Gain Ground in May 2012 U.S. Sales

Japanese Auto Brands Gain Ground in May 2012 U.S. Sales

Washington DC June 4, 2012; The AIADA newsletter today reporred that America’s auto retail industry made a strong showing in May, although not as fast as industry insiders expected. Japanese automakers led the charge as they made a full recovery from last year’s natural disaster, which had been hampering supp ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel's Branded Buyers Guide's Daily Visitor Count Scoreboard

The Auto Channel's Branded Buyers Guide's Daily Visitor Count Scoreboard

Is a new car model's TV commercial effective? Does a car maker's new sales incentive message reach an in-market audience? Has a new truck model created a buzz? Find out here on The Auto Channel's Buyers Guide Visitor Scoreboard.Visitor count and corresponding interest in every one of The Auto Channel’s 42 Single B ... Continue reading

Where New Cars Sold in USA Are Built

Where New Cars Sold in USA Are Built

Featuring Where Built Data For 2010, 2011, 2012 Model Years Where in the world is the car you are interested in buying being built this model year? Like trying to find Waldo, it might be built anywhere in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Hungry, Netherlands, Poland, China, Japan, South Korea, France, UK, Australia, Au ... Continue reading

ADM Exhibits A-Concept at 19th Indonesia International Motor Show

ADM Exhibits A-Concept at 19th Indonesia International Motor Show

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (Daihatsu) announces that P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM), Daihatsu's Indonesia subsidiary, is exhibiting the A-Concept together with show models based on commercially available vehicles, along with a range of technologies, at the 19th Indonesia International Motor Show, held in Jakarta from Fr ... Continue reading

Compare EPA MPG Estimates With Real World Owner Shared MPG

Compare EPA MPG Estimates With Real World Owner Shared MPG

FYI: Rank cars and trucks by MPG FYI: Find Your Exact Fuel Costs For 1997-2011 Vehicles Fuel Economy.Gov is a U.S. government web site that has created very useful tools and collected useful and surprising MPG data. Below you will find comparisons of the EPA estimated MPG compared to the MPG of drivers like you. In thi ... Continue reading

Nissan, Suzuki, Daihatsu to recall cars in Japan

Nissan, Suzuki, Daihatsu to recall cars in Japan

TOKYO February 25, 2010; Yumiko Nishitani and Chang-Ran Kim writing for Reuters reported that Nissan Motor Co (Tokyo:7201.T - News) will recall 76,415 cars across 10 models in Japan due to a possible defect that may cause engine failure, a filing with the transport ministry showed. A Nissan spokesman said it would also ... Continue reading

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