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Buick saw the biggest drop of 29 brands

Buick saw the biggest drop of 29 brands.

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It'll unveil its 'master brand' in early 2019

It'll unveil its 'master brand' in early 2019.

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Models X and S fare poorly, but Model 3 retains 'recommended' rating

Models X and S fare poorly, but Model 3 retains 'recommended' rating

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Honda investigating 1.5-liter turbo four-cylinder issue

Honda investigating 1.5-liter turbo four-cylinder issue.

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Super Cruise also beats Nissan and Volvo; test shows systems create risks

Super Cruise also beats Nissan and Volvo; test shows these systems create risks.

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Meanwhile, the G70 sports sedan launches this summer

The G70 sports sedan launches this summer.

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Consumer Reports' advocacy arm speaks out

Consumer group lobbies Tesla to fix fatal flaws in Autopilot.

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Over-the-air update fixed ABS software issue

Over-the-air update fixed ABS software issue

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Musk thanks Consumer Reports 'for excellent critical feedback'

Tesla is making good on its promise to improve the Model 3's braking through a firmware upgrade. Elon Musk has confirmed that a fix for the EV's inconsistent brake performance started reaching cars on May 25th. The update should reduce the braking distance by about 20 feet for "repeated heavy braking events," according to the exec. That's no doubt meant to help reviewers like those at Consumer Reports (whose less-than-flattering review prompted the update), but something tells us that drivers wo

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Also notes fixing the brakes over the air would be 'an industry first'

Consumer Reports has said it will retest the Tesla Model 3 it purchased to confirm that a promised firmware update to the braking system corrects the poor and inconsistent emergency stopping distances the publication reported.

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Consumer Reports should test a newer car, he says

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk admitted late on Monday there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update that the electric car maker will be rolling out in a few days.

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Long braking distances and infotainment gremlins are top concerns

The Tesla Model 3 has finally been making its way into the eager hands of owners, and since Tesla hasn't been providing test vehicles to the press (as every other car manufacturer does), publications have been relying on those owners to lend or rent them their cars for evaluation purposes. We did just that for our Tesla Model 3 First Drive.

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Lots of interesting surprises on this year's list

Lots of interesting surprises on this year's list

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Subaru ranks 26th? Does that make sense to you?

There seems to be a problem with J.D. Power's methodology.

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Cars and brands that strike emotional chords with buyers tended to do better.

Owners also ranked Tesla's Model S tops in a satisfaction survey.

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The Chevy also beats the EPA's listed range.

Plus, it costs a lot less.

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Automatic braking currently only works at speeds up to 28 miles per hour.

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Brake upgrade was promised as standard equipment

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Consumer Reports warns against buying these vehicles.

Consumer Reports recaps its lowest rated models for 2017, with products from Mitsubishi, Toyota, Dodge, Cadillac, and Land Rover.

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