Category Archives: Best Cars

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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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