Category Archives: Best Cars

How Ford turned around its J.D. Power quality ranking


by M.Gustave The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago. Joe Hinrichs credits the turnaround to a series of moves begun in early 2013. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Can Amazon talk its way into the auto industry with Alexa?


by Andrew~Henderson Amazon aims to rapidly expand its presence in the auto industry through Alexa, its voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Senators’ cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation


by JeepersMedia Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures


by madopal Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about „the root cause“ of Takata’s defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Barra meets with Canada’s Justin Trudeau


by Frankenspotter Photography Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with GM CEO Mary Barra in Canada to discuss job creation, but neither the government nor automaker released details about the discussions. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Dodge Grand Caravan output idled to meet U.S. airbag safety rule

Dodge Grand Caravan output will continue this fall – but not for U.S. customers, according to a union official at the Canada plant where Fiat Chrysler builds the minivan, as the company races to meet a new airbag safety rule. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed