During the past week, several automakers, including Hyundai Motor, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia Motors, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota Motor, recalled a total of more than 300,000 vehicles.
According to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study,SM usability issues associated with in-vehicle technology increasingly influences vehicle owners' perception of vehicle dependability.
On February 25, 2015, J.D. Power will release the results of its annual Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).
During the past week, Mercedes-Benz USA recalled 147,224 vehicles and Jaguar Land Rover North America a total of 61,795, due to various manufacturing defects.
Retail and total sales of new vehicles this month are forecasted to reach a higher level than any February since 2002, and 9% higher than February 2014.
During the past week, Ford, GM, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, and Toyota issued recalls affecting a total of 360,000 vehicles. The recalls cover a variety of vehicle systems and include models dating back to the 2006 model year.
During the past week, automakers issued recalls for approximately 291,000 vehicles, from model years 2006 through 2015. The recalls deal with various issues, including improper labeling, air bag deployment, and brake fluid hoses.
In January, U.S. auto sales increased for every automaker group, and an overall sales increase of 14% compared with the same month in 2014 set the fastest pace in nearly a decade.
During the past week, various automakers, including Chrysler, Honda, and Toyota, recalled a total of more than 2.8 million vehicles, mostly due to a problem with the air bag electronic control device.
The "build and price" function is by far the most popular tool on automaker websites, according to the just-published J.D. Power 2015 Manufacturer Website Evaluation StudySM--Winter.