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iSeeCars.com Reports: Inflation Hammering the Car Market, Driving Up Prices (But Not Income) Reducing American's Vehicle Affordability

iSeeCars.com Reports: Inflation Hammering the Car Market, Driving Up Prices (But Not Income) Reducing American's Vehicle Affordability

Auto Central October 27, 2022; AIADA Online reported that new research shows that popular cars like the Toyota RAV4 and Ford Mustang have become too expensive for regular Americans. A shortage of new vehicles and other pandemic-related factors have driven car prices through the roof in recent years, reports The Insider ... Continue reading

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

2023-1994 Automotive Reviews, Expert Car and Truck Reviews, Pricing, Drivetrain Options and Official MPG Data

2023-1994 Automotive Reviews, Expert Car and Truck Reviews, Pricing, Drivetrain Options and Official MPG Data

Expert Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2023, No Emails Asked For, Used Car Specs, Crash tests, Service Bulletins, Recalls, MPG, and Other Purchase Consideration Decision Making Research and Road Tests ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel Automotive Content Library and Archive — Find a 23 year old archive of millions of articles: news, video, opinion, how-to's, reviews, database info for every pinpointed topic, all in one place all free all here on The Auto Channel. ... Continue reading

New-Vehicle Tech is a Double-Edged Sword: Risky to Satisfaction—Yet Necessary for Future Adoption, J.D. Power Finds

New-Vehicle Tech is a Double-Edged Sword: Risky to Satisfaction—Yet Necessary for Future Adoption, J.D. Power Finds

TROY, Mich.: 25 Aug. 2022 — Offering advanced technology content on vehicles often results in a steep increase in problems experienced, according to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

Hot Topics From CARla At CAR

Hot Topics From CARla At CAR

The Senate's passing of the Inflation Reduction Act was a significant item in the news this week, with the proposed EV tax credits being a focus for the auto industry. There were also some interesting developments in the sustainability space as efforts continue on various fronts. ... Continue reading

APEAL AWARDS: Economy/Range Satisfaction Gap Closes Between Gas-Powered Vehicles and Electric Vehicles Thanks to High Gas Prices

APEAL AWARDS: Economy/Range Satisfaction Gap Closes Between Gas-Powered Vehicles and Electric Vehicles Thanks to High Gas Prices

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released today. The gap between economy/range is only 7 points (on a 1,000-point scale). The drop in satisfaction with economy/range also has contributed to a one-point decline in overall new-vehicle satisfaction, the first decline since ... Continue reading

Car Maker PR Release Freebies Generate The Brand Impact Of Paid-For Advertising - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Manufacturers Paying For What They Get

Car Maker PR Release Freebies Generate The Brand Impact Of Paid-For Advertising - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Manufacturers Paying For What They Get

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

Complete List Of IIHS 2022 Models Awarded Top Safety Picks +VIDEO

Complete List Of IIHS 2022 Models Awarded Top Safety Picks +VIDEO

Sixty-five vehicles qualify for the 2022 Top Safety Pick+ award, and another 36 earn the Top Safety Pick designation. February 24, 2022 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 65 models with the 2022 Top Safety Pick+ award, as improved headlight offerings boost more vehicles into the top tier. ... Continue reading

"American" Auto Brands Play No Part In Consumer Reports Top 10 Brand Rankings

"American" Auto Brands Play No Part In Consumer Reports Top 10 Brand Rankings

Domestic brands failed to break the top 10 in Consumer Reports’ 2022 Brand Report Card. The Detroit Free Press reports that Subaru took the top spot, followed by Mazda, BMW, Honda, Lexus, Audi, Porsche, Mini, Toyota, and Infiniti. ... Continue reading

AIADA Reports Eighty Percent of New Car Buyers Paid Over MSRP in January

AIADA Reports Eighty Percent of New Car Buyers Paid Over MSRP in January

The AIADA online reported that Edmunds said that a staggering 82.2 percent of new cars sold in January went for more than MSRP, which is a new record. The average new-car buyer in January spent $728 more than MSRP on their purchase, but that average varied widely by brand. ... Continue reading

Plug-In and Gas Hybrids Top GreenerCars’ 2022 Ratings as Automakers Shift to Larger EVs

Plug-In and Gas Hybrids Top GreenerCars’ 2022 Ratings as Automakers Shift to Larger EVs

Washington, DC February 15, 2022; All-electric vehicles (EVs) now account for fewer of the dozen greenest cars available, partly because of a shift toward larger and heavier EVs that are less environmentally friendly, according to this year’s GreenerCars ratings, released today by the American Council for an Energy-E ... Continue reading

Ford Claims Top Spot in Shopping Consideration, Lexus Pulls Ahead of BMW with Tesla Hot on Heels, According to Latest Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch Report

Ford Claims Top Spot in Shopping Consideration, Lexus Pulls Ahead of BMW with Tesla Hot on Heels, According to Latest Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch Report

ATLANTA, Feb. 14, 2022 -- When it comes to the leading automotive brands, the list of who's hot and who's not has significantly changed, according to the latest Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch™ Report for Q4 2021. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study - Korean Auto Manufacturers Lead the Way in Vehicle Dependability

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study - Korean Auto Manufacturers Lead the Way in Vehicle Dependability

Korean auto brands Kia, Genesis and Hyundai earn three of the top four rankings in the newly redesigned J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today. Buick and Toyota also make the list of the brands with the fewest reported problems after three years of ownership. ... Continue reading

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