According to a monthly auto sales forecast from J.D. Power and LMC Automotive, demand for new vehicles in the United States remains strong even as severe winter weather has suppressed sales since the start of 2014.
The 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is the world's first front-wheel-drive Bimmer--a 5-passenger multi-purpose vehicle that the automaker claims offers traditional BMW driver engagement.
Globally, the Ford Focus is the best-selling nameplate in the world, and for 2015 the car receives a mid-life refresh that adds revised styling, modern technologies, and a new, more fuel-efficient engine option.
Some 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles, and some Nissan Frontiers from model years 2012 through 2014 are being recalled by their manufacturers.
According to the 2014 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS), the following 11 components most frequently required repair or replacement when the vehicles were between two and three years old.
In an attempt to capitalize on a growing compact luxury car segment, Audi is adding yet another model to its selection of A3 variants. When it debuts at next month's 2014 Geneva Auto Show, the all-new 2015 S3 Cabriolet will join the A3 and S3 sedans, A3 TDI sedan, and an A3 hatchback plug-in hybrid.
The Ford Expedition, Ford's entry in the full-size SUV market, is getting a full makeover for 2015. The new truck rolled out ahead of the 2014 DFW Auto Show at the Dallas Convention Center.
Based on data from the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), the following 10 car, truck, CUV, and minivan models demonstrate the largest improvement in terms of dependability compared with the 2013 VDS.
Nearly 1.7 million vehicles, produced by GM, Kia, and Toyota, are subject to recall, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defects Investigation.
The results of the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS) are in, and for the first time since 1998, overall vehicle dependability has declined. Dependability has not declined for all brands, though. Here we run down the top 10 most improved brands in the 2014 VDS.