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J.D. Power releases 2015 Initial Quality Survey, Korea and Europe dominate, Japan lags behind

Every year, J.D. Power and Associates release their annual car surveys, which help set the standard for initial build quality and reliability of new cars, while measuring how well each manufacturer does with their quality control. This is called their renowned Initial Quality Survey, which takes into account how many problems per 100 new vehicles […]

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Report: Fiat tries to justify poor J.D. Power IQS score

Fiat isn’t exactly known for stellar build quality and reliability and is the main reason why the Italian automaker disappeared from the US market a while back. Now that Fiat’s back, according to the most recent 2014 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, Fiat still hasn’t exactly improved. When the study was released, Fiat was dead […]

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Porsche, Hyundai, and GM wow in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

J.D. Power just recently got around to publishing their annual Initial Quality Study, which ranks automakers in a generalized list, studying, measuring, and comparing the amount of problems per 100 vehicles within the first 90 days of ownership. And here are the latest results. Topping the list is a perennial favorite and frequenter of the […]

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