• 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,

    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

    Top