J.D. Power APEAL: What Do Customers Like?

If the Initial Quality Study (IQS) is about issues customers have after three months of ownership, the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study is about what they like. Really like

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Yes, the “Ghost Kar.” It is scary good
#HP #chassis #Apple

EDAG's Schulte on Model Proliferation

Powertrains, “regional” vehicles to drive diversification

SEAT Goes for Colorful Camo

Rather than the standard black-and-white used to camouflage vehicles under development, SEAT celebrates its Catalan roots

A New Term to Get Used to: “Disownership”

The way people are going to get transportation is changing the world over. Get ready for it.
#Tesla #Cadillac #AlfaRomeo

October 1, 9am CST

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2021 Detroit Auto Show Moves to Late September

New date puts space between other shows

GM Cranks Up EV Push in China

Company targets 40% electrics by 2025
#Cadillac #Chevrolet #Buick

GM Hires Outsider to Plot Innovation, Growth Strategies

Focus on connectivity, big data, customer relations and new business areas
#sustainability #GeneralMotors #people

2021 Detroit Auto Show Moves to Late September

New date puts space between other shows

Redesigned Hyundai Tucson Breaks Cover

4th-Gen crossover boasts bold design, hybrid option, more tech
#asia #Hyundai

Auto Brands Slipping in Value, Except Tesla

Toyota continues to lead the way
#Honda #BMW #Google

Dodge Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy
#Volvo #quality #Tesla

Car Buyers Want a No-Touch Experience

Online tools and video chats challenge the new-car showroom

Tracking the Experience of Returning to Work

Helping companies track employee concerns about returning to work

Detroit Cancels 2020 Auto Show

The NAIAS venue will become a temporary hospital for Michigan’s rising number of coronavirus victims.
#Fiat #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #GeneralMotors

Cadillac Delays EV Debut, Citing Virus Outbreak

Cadillac Lyriq crossover awaits its closeup
#GeneralMotors #Cadillac