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Interstate highways paved the way for American travelers.

Going places: How the Interstate has paved the way for American drivers

The Interstate. Two words that require almost no explanation. Officially the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, the nearly 48,000-mile, limited-access system has defined long-distance highway travel in America. Now it’s 60 years old. And showing its age, according to some. The U.S. Department of Transportation has concluded that the nation […]

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid sells faster than any other used vehicle.

Fastest-selling used vehicles probably aren’t what you think

Quick. Name the fastest-selling used vehicles in America. Your short list must include the Toyota Corolla and/or Camry, right? Or a Honda Civic or Accord? Nissan Altima? Ford F-Series pickup? Chevrolet Malibu? Kia Soul? All gasoline-powered vehicles. Surprise. The three fastest-selling used models of more than 400 ranked by average days on the market are […]

The 2016 Soul helped boost Kia’s results with a category win.

New vehicles among ‘highest quality’ ever seen – J.D. Power

When consumers speak, carmakers listen. That’s the conclusion of J.D. Power from results of its latest Initial Quality Study. “Manufacturers are currently making some of the highest quality products we’ve ever seen,” said JDP’s Renee Stephens, vice president of U.S. automotive quality. Quality improved across all eight problem categories measured in the study, according to […]

A Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup comes down the company’s assembly line in Avon Lake, Ohio.

American-made vehicles win ‘close, but significant’ quality competition

American quality is great again. At least that’s what Strategic Vision automotive marketing research company believes, based on its 2016 Total Quality Impact awards. Vehicles from Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Tesla combined for 16 winning vehicles out of a total of 31 winners of this year’s awards, according to Strategic […]