Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’s M235i high-performance car has secured the German automaker its highest-ever score from Consumer Reports, beating the costlier Porsche 911 and Chevrolet Corvette in road-test reviews.
Honda Motor Co.’s gasoline-electric Accord is the most fuel-efficient U.S. mid-size sedan yet doesn’t get its window sticker average, Consumer Reports found, making it the latest hybrid to fail the magazine’s road tests.
General Motors Co., in trying to resolve a recall of 2.59 million older cars related to loose ignition switches, found that it also needs to fix the key design on more than 500,000 late model Chevrolet Camaros.
Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors Inc. has earned the ardor of investors and the highest U.S. safety ratings. It can also add the honor of having the best-reviewed car of the year by automobile testers at Consumer Reports.