• Kia tops J.D. Power initial quality list; non-premium brands do well

    2017 Kia Sportage SX Turbo 2WD

    The J.D. Power initial quality rankings are out again this year, and for the first time a non-premium brand topped the list. Remember when Hyundai and Kia were synonymous with cheap transportation and so-so quality? Well, they aren't any more, as Kia topped the list with 83 problems per 100 vehicles,

    Honda, Toyota rank high in yearly Kogod Made in America index; GM brands top list

    refreshed 2016 Honda Accord

    Honda and Toyota may be Japanese car manufacturers but some of their cars are more American than their names suggest. The Honda Accord ranked fifth and the Toyota Camry and Sienna ranked eighth in the 2016 Kogod Made in America Auto Index. The American University Kogod School of Business in Washington,

    Top 5 Sleepers: New Cars that Look Slow, but are Really Fast

    2016 mercedes-amg g65

    What is a sleeper car? It's a car that looks slow or just ordinary, but has a powerful engine within that will surprise even the fastest sports cars at a stop light. 5. Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG This off-roader is simply crazy. It's basically a tough military 4x4 vehicle with three locking differentials

    Jeep Renegade expands subcompact crossover sales lead in May

    2016 Jeep® Renegade Latitude

    It's pretty safe to say that the Renegade is a success for Jeep. The little crossover once again led subcompact crossover sales by a wide margin, extending its overall yearly lead in the process. Renegade sales were up an exaggerated 146 percent for the month and 344 percent for the year, although

    Chevy Corvette sheds its skin to reveal what’s underneath [video]

    In the video above, Warren Parsons, global chief architect of body structures at General Motors, walks around a naked Chevy Corvette to explain what measures were taken in the development of the car to keep it lightweight, structurally rigid, and still affordable. As the performance and fuel economy wars heat up, General

    Kia Soul back on top of subcompact car sales in May [Sales Report]

    2016 Kia Soul

    After the Hyundai Accent surprisingly took the top subcompact car sales spot in April, the status quo returned as the Kia Soul beat out the Nissan Versa for May bragging rights. Soul sales are down 1.3 percent for the month, but that was enough to keep it ahead of the Versa's

    Chevy Volt the only American car on list of best family cars of 2016

    2016 Chevrolet Volt

    Only one American car company made the top list of best family cars created by two national consumer resources used by parents and car buyers. General Motors’ Chevrolet Volt made the list for Best Green Car on the list of top 10 Best Family Cars of 2016 created by Parents magazine

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