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Never mind the problems, car buyers still happier with hands-free tech

You've seen the opening to Annie Hall, right? Where Woody Allen tells the classic joke about two women grumbling about their dinner? The one complains that the food is terrible, while the other, agreeing, says the portions are too small. That's the automotive infotainment business in a nutshell.

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J.D. Power Initial Quality Study highlights infotainment woes, puts Lexus on top

Despite an overall increase in overall quality of five percent, automakers are continuing to struggle with in-car technologies, says J.D. Power in its annual Initial Quality Study. Owners reports of problems with factory-installed hands-free communication devices has increased 137 percent since 2009, when such infotainment solutions were offered mostly in high-end models only.

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J.D. Power 2010 Initial Quality Study released, first time ever domestics lead imports

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Lexus leads, Hyundai improves, while Infiniti drops in J.D. Power 2009 Initial Quality Study

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Ford dominates J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Initial Quality Study

Hot on the heels of the 2007 Strategic Vision Total Quality Awards, J.D. Power and Associates has released its 2007 Initial Quality Study. You'll no doubt be hearing about how well Ford has done in this year's IQS, as J.D. Power reports the Blue Oval has garnered five top model segment awards, m