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J.D. Power releases its findings regarding the cars and brands owners most enjoy after 90 days of owning or leasing a manufacturer's vehicle.

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Kia topped the rankings for initial quality of new vehicles sold in the United States based on owner responses for the second consecutive year, business consultancy J.D. Power said on Wednesday. Hyundai Motor's Genesis cars came second in the survey, followed by sports luxury brand Porsche. Fiat Chrysler's Ram and the Ford brand shared fourth position. In fact, American brands outperformed foreign brands as a whole for the second year. Fiat, Jaguar Land Rover's luxury car brand Jaguar, and

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INRIX survey finds attitudes about self-driving cars differ by country.

Baby Boomers (mostly) aren't on board.

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A leading problem area: infotainment systems.

Survey has a remarkable statistic about overall satisfaction

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In a new Sierra Club study, Tesla scored best among EV automakers.

A Sierra Club study suggests many electric vehicle dealers are either incompetent or not really trying.

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A study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that while half of respondents think plug-in electric vehicles are as good as conventional ones, only a fifth would consider actually buying one.

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They prefer "traditional, practical, and trusted" brands.

Teenagers today aren't super exited about Tesla, despite valuing sustainability and autonomous driving.

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Chevrolet Bolt EV comes in sixth.

39 percent of current EV owners intend to buy the Tesla Model 3 next.

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In a survey of 10,000 respondents, Volvo found that the overwhelming majority still want the ability to drive their car even if it's capable of driving itself.

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That Jump In Deliveries Probably Didn't Hurt, Either

California-based electric-vehicle maker Tesla earns points for willingness to innovate, trustworthiness.

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The Total Is Far Less Than The Sum Of Its Parts

A British researcher used survey data to identify the most pleasing car parts. And then he compiled them into a heinous composite image.

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A Harris Poll conducted in May found that consumer interest in full-electric and electric-assisted vehicles hasn't changed in the past two years.

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10,000 EV Drivers Asked What They Would Buy Next

PlugInsights polled 10,000 EV owners throughout the US, and found that 92 percent of plugged-in Americans said they planned to buy electric again.

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EV Drivers Indicate They Are Quite Likely To Buy Another

Ford survey finds that electric vehicle owners want a wider-range of uses for their plug-in vehicle smartphone apps and they really love their cars.

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A recent study suggests that autonomous vehicles aren't accepted yet by about half of the public. While women are reticent about driverless due to fears about their safety, men worry more about losing the joy of being behind the wheel.

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Germans Think EVs Are Even More Boring Than Americans Do

Survey says people think EVs are good for the environment but not that fun to drive.

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In an annual survey of Chinese consumers, Hyundai was, somewhat surprisingly, voted the country's top automotive brand, followed by VW and Buick, respectively.

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As automakers jockey to showcase their latest infotainment technologies at CES, studies show that customers don't just want more tech in their cars - they're willing to pay for it, too.

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But 26 Percent Say They're Against Cleaner Trucks

Yes, the most recent poll results from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) were about as predictable as asking Americans whether they wanted more sunlight or to lose a few pounds. Indeed, when one asks John Q. Public whether he's in favor of better fuel economy for semi trucks, well, the result's likely to be affirmative. To us, it's the 26 percent who were not in favor of more fuel-efficient trucks that have some explaining to do.

1.0-Liter EcoBoost Named 2014 International Engine of the Year

Chevrolet is one of the Top Global Green Brands of 2014, according to brand consultancy firm Interbrand. Chevy ranks number 32 on the list, which cover brands across a wide variety of segments. The report measures brand perception and brand performance, and the gap between the two is small for Chevrolet. "The company is not only actively demonstrating its environmental commitment," says Interbrand CEO Jez Frampton. "It's communicating those efforts in an authentic way that resonates with custome