• 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,

    Jeep Grand Cherokee’s recalled Monostable transmission shifter demonstrated and explained

    Monostable shifter

    Since the tragic death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelshin, the Monostable gear selector in some Fiat Chrysler products has come under scrutiny by the press and the public. In this TFLcar video, Brian Waring, technical editor, demonstrates and explains the operation of this tricky gear shift. Yelshin was killed when his

    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,

    Status quo returns as Toyota Camry is again the top-selling car in the land [Sales Report]

    2015, toyota, camry, sedan

    After losing out in April to the Honda Civic, the Toyota Camry regains its top sales spot in May, and also leads midsize car sales. Toyota sold nearly 37,000 Camrys in May, enough to beat the Civic by 1,600 and dominate the second-place Honda Accord by almost 5,000. Despite the sales win,

    2017 Chrysler Pacifica First Drive: Family Decadence on Four Wheels [Video]

    2017-Chrysler-Pacifica

    After briefly driving the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan, I can honestly say the folks at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sweated the details and built something special. Gone is the box-on-wheels shape of the last model, this 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the sleekest minivan in our market. FCA banished the exterior

    Camry Keeps Midsize Sedan Sales Lead but Loses Overall Crown [Sales Report]

    The Toyota Camry has been the best-selling car in the United States for a long time, so it's a surprise that, although it kept the midsize sedan sales lead in April, it lost the overall monthly sales crown. And it wasn't lost to a crossover. The Camry held a commanding lead over

    Chrysler Pacifica Could Be First Self-Driving Minivan [News]

    2017 chrysler pacifica minivan

    According to a Bloomberg report, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles North America (FCA) and Google may soon start their first phase of development to create autonomous vehicles using the Chrysler Pacifica as a self-driving prototype. An agreement between the search engine giant and international automaker could be signed as early as today. Google

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