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US: J.D. Power sees massive sales satisfaction for buyers of Mercedes and Mini cars


J.D. Power has just released its 2014 US Sales Satisfaction Index Study – and when it comes to great new-car buying processes, American buyers consider European brands to be the best in the business. Mercedes-Benz – the third-largest premium automaker in the world – and the best-selling luxury brand in the US last year was placed on top of its respective ...
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US: sales of certified pre-owned cars increased at record pace
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Europe: study sees Mercedes the worse at overstating fuel economy
According to a European lobbying group, Mercedes-Benz shamefully sits a top a list of automakers that overstate their model’s real fuel economy. The new research comes to fuel discussions that point ...
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US: Toyota’s voice system the best, finds AAA study
Yesterday we told you about AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s research on voice systems used in cars, focusing on Apple’s Siri. Now, it’s time to find out who is the ...
Europe: study sees new cars polluting 38% more than advertised
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US: study points out that car “voice recognition” is a hassle
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US: millennials also embrace SUVs
The latest studies show that the “millennial” generation, just like their parents, the so-called “baby boomers,” are increasingly opting for sport utility vehicles instead of the more traditional passenger car. Folklore ...

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