FCA may dial down rotary shiftersMon, 06, Mar 2017
Audi repeats as Consumer Reports' top brand; Tesla leads domesticsTue, 28, Feb 2017
Shift to fancy gear knobs draws ire of Consumer ReportsTue, 28, Feb 2017
Tesla dominates owner satisfaction survey, Consumer Reports saysThu, 22, Dec 2016
More than nine out of 10 Tesla owners would buy their cars again, leading the industry in Consumer Reports' Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey. The survey found 91 percent of Tesla owners said they would “definitely” buy their vehicle again. Tesla beat second-place Porsche by 7 percentage points.
Subaru steps up quality control after stumblesSun, 13, Nov 2016
Buick becomes first U.S. brand to crack top 3 reliability rankings by Consumer ReportsMon, 24, Oct 2016
Buick cracked into Consumer Reports' ranking of the top three most reliable brands -- a feat no American brand has accomplished since the organization began tracking brand performance in the early 1980s. Buick ranked No. 3 in the magazine's 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey. Lexus was the overall No. 1 brand with Toyota right behind it.
Consumer Reports presses U.S. to raise compensation for VW diesel ownersFri, 05, Aug 2016
Consumer Reports urged the Justice Department to hike compensation for 475,000 owners of VW diesel vehicles that skirt emissions rules, and allow owners who opt for a fix the right to reconsider the decision later.
Consumer Reports urges Tesla to disable auto steering functionThu, 14, Jul 2016
Consumer Reports on Thursday urged Tesla Motors to disable the automatic steering function in its Autopilot driving-assist system, which is under investigation by U.S. safety regulators after a fatal crash.
Fiat Chrysler's quality conundrumMon, 14, Mar 2016
The automaker that consistently ranks lowest in well-publicized studies on quality and reliability -- Fiat Chrysler -- continues to rack up monthly U.S. sales gains like no one else in the industry. That's a head-scratcher.
Audi supplants Lexus in Consumer Reports' 2016 report card on reliability, road testsTue, 23, Feb 2016
Audi, in the midst of a scandal over parent company Volkswagen AG's diesel engines, took the top spot in Consumer Reports' annual report card on brand reliability and performance. Audi overtook Lexus, which dropped to third place after finishing first the previous three years. Subaru placed second overall and supplanted Mazda as the top non-luxury brand.
Infotainment bugs bite in reliability surveyMon, 03, Nov 2014
As consumer demand for automotive infotainment systems that blend with digital lifestyles has grown the past few years, so have gripes about buggy or confusing technology that still isn't quite ready for prime time.