Honda Fit: Highest Ranked Subcompact Car in 2010 APEAL Study

January 27th, 2011 by

Every year, the J.D. Power and Associates Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study surveys customers who have purchased a new model-year vehicle, within 90 days of ownership. The APEAL study identifies the features that people find most appealing about their new vehicles, assessing satisfaction with about 100 vehicle attributes (i.e., riding and handling and…

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Honda 1st In Consumer Loyalty

December 30th, 2010 by

Honda has the most loyal customers of any automotive brand. But we already knew that! Well, now it’s official, according to a customer survey released by J.D. Power and Associates. Now in its eighth year, this loyalty study “measures the rate at which automotive brands retain their existing customers and the reasons why owners remain…

Honda Shows Off New Accord Plug-In hybrid

December 22nd, 2010 by

Late last week, Honda wheeled out the electric Fit for a brief publicity drive in Torrance, CA. Parked beside the battery-powered Fit was a Honda Accord dressed in graphics that read “Plug-In Hybrid.” The Accord plug-in hybrid (PHV) that made its debut is nothing more than an early-stage prototype, but Honda did drop some specs…

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