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Ram brand chief says technology is to blame for Consumer Reports shameful result


During the latest release of the annual Consumer Report reliability study, the readers of the influential US magazine unanimously panned the brands of the recently merged Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. With all of the brands present on the US market placed at the bottom, Chrysler ousted its quality chief the day after Consumer Reports presented the report and now executives swarm ...
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Mercedes, VW ask automakers to ally against excessive Google implication in car data management
During an industry conference that took place in Munich, Germany, both German carmakers voiced their interest to establish (together with their rivals) new or separate platforms that would thwart Google ...
US: AAA says rear-view cameras can save lives
With winter approaching fast and the hours of light diminishing, pedestrian safety is among the concerns covered by recent AAA studies. One way of reducing the hazard is simple and ...
Consumer Reports says infotainment systems have become a “plague”
The influential US magazine released its annual results for the reliability and quality survey of the US auto industry. Some brands kept their places, others moved up or down. One ...
Next Chevrolet Volt to be silent and fast
The next generation of the plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt is approaching its reveal date, set for the 2015 edition of the Detroit motor show, and bits and pieces of information ...
US: there’s a “secret” lab that reviews the automaker’s mileage claims
You must have heard that over the recent months Hyundai, Kia, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and BMW among others had to restate their window sticker EPA mileage ratings – and the changes ...
US: GM focuses electric vehicle development and production in Michigan
The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will get a timely replacement next year – in January, in time for a NAIAS official presentation – and the parent automaker, GM, is focusing ...
Renault executive says Eolab could be Clio-level affordable
Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroen have used the 2014 Paris Motor Show as the perfect venue for displaying their latest fuel-efficiency technologies and at least in Renault’s case, they could ...
Audi takes a page off Google’s update strategy
Drivers have increasingly taken to services such as Google Maps or Nokia’s Here when it comes to car navigation, as timely online map updates spears them the time loss and ...
Next-gen Audi A8 to be the company’s first autonomous vehicle
The German based automaker Audi will soon introduce its first ever production autonomous car, in the shape of the next generation of the flagship A8. The development of the next generation ...



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