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US: study points out that car “voice recognition” is a hassle


A new research coming from the J.D. Power experts has found that a communications “breakdown” is the main problem for many motorists – the car’s voice recognition system is painstakingly misinterpreting the user’s commands. The Power study comes to support the vast majority of drivers complaining about the built in voice recognition systems – concluding they’ve become the No.1 issue in ...
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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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Experts say global auto industry expansion is in full swing
A new study conducted by IHS Automotive has concluded that the pace of the global auto industry’s expansion is expected to remain steady, with the increases in the near term ...
The smartphone becomes a car-shopping tool
Young buyers, generally described with the term “millennials”, use the Internet when scouting for a new car, but what’s more interesting is they're increasingly doing it on a smartphone. According to ...
US: study sees drivers ready to give up control
Automakers, as much as technology companies, tout advanced autonomous vehicles as the next big leap for the still young automotive industry. And it looks like American motorists are ready to ...
US: study sees buyers dissatisfied with unreliable tech
Automakers are increasingly seeking to add more and more technologies in our new cars – from incredible safety features to 4G Internet for WiFi hotspots or voice-operated navigation. This drive is ...
US: study says convertible owners are educated and prosperous
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US: study sees grim near future for auto sales
A research coming from AlixPartners, a global business advisory firm, forecasts the current positive trend on the US new car sales market is not going to last. The sales, after probably ...
US: study discovers best car dealers
The annual Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index, a research aimed squarely at finding the best dealerships and among them the ones most prone to close the deal on their cars, ...

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