The Truth About Cars » APEAL http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Wait a Second Before You Invest Any More Energy in J.D. Power http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/wait-second-invest-energy-j-d-power/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/wait-second-invest-energy-j-d-power/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1123345 There’s a considerable need for independent research and analysis, especially when it comes to cars. But I have something to tell you about J.D. Power and Associate’s annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout study: it’s remarkably flawed. The annual survey — alongside most other annual surveys — serves as a stump from which automakers proudly […]

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There’s a considerable need for independent research and analysis, especially when it comes to cars. But I have something to tell you about J.D. Power and Associate’s annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout study: it’s remarkably flawed. The annual survey — alongside most other annual surveys — serves as a stump from which automakers proudly […]

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J.D. Power Ranks Porsche Most Appealing for 11th-straight Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/j-d-power-ranks-porsche-appealing-11th-straight-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/j-d-power-ranks-porsche-appealing-11th-straight-year/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1123049 For the 11th-consecutive year, Porsche topped J.D. Power and Associate’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study, which measures owners’ satisfaction with their new car. The study surveyed 84,000 new car owners 90 days after their purchase to determine their satisfaction with their purchase. Porsche topped the list, just ahead of Jaguar, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi […]

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For the 11th-consecutive year, Porsche topped J.D. Power and Associate’s Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study, which measures owners’ satisfaction with their new car. The study surveyed 84,000 new car owners 90 days after their purchase to determine their satisfaction with their purchase. Porsche topped the list, just ahead of Jaguar, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi […]

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Are Chinese Cars Catching Up With The World? Cast Your Vote http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/are-chinese-cars-catching-up-with-the-world-cast-your-vote/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/are-chinese-cars-catching-up-with-the-world-cast-your-vote/#comments Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:08:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468561 Of course Chinese cars are all craptastic patent violations on wobbly wheels. But then, the same had been said about Japanese and later Korean cars. Can Chinese carmakers repeat what Japan and Korea have done? J.D. Power thinks they are rapidly improving.  “Chinese domestic brands have substantially narrowed the gap with international brands in overall […]

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Of course Chinese cars are all craptastic patent violations on wobbly wheels. But then, the same had been said about Japanese and later Korean cars. Can Chinese carmakers repeat what Japan and Korea have done? J.D. Power thinks they are rapidly improving.  “Chinese domestic brands have substantially narrowed the gap with international brands in overall […]

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