General Motors Co., dogged by a widening recall crisis, still managed to place the most models atop one of the auto industry’s most closely watched quality measures, with its Chevrolet Malibu besting the Toyota Camry.
Volkswagen AG group brands led industrywide gains in a J.D. Power & Associates study of owner satisfaction with recently purchased models as U.S. auto sales are poised to recover to the highest level in six years.
Edward Jones, the St. Louis-based company with more than 12,000 financial advisers, won the highest ranking in a survey of full-service investment firms for the second consecutive year, according to J.D. Power and Associates.
Toyota Motor Corp. led automakers with the fewest problems reported by owners of its three-year- old cars, while Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. brands were among the most improved, according to J.D. Power & Associates.
Ford Motor Co. ’s Taurus and General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Camaro helped U.S. automakers outperform imported vehicles for the first time since 1997 in J.D. Power & Associates’ annual study of vehicle appeal.
RBC Wealth Management, the unit of Toronto-based Royal Bank of Canada that oversees almost $200 billion for more than 350,000 households, won the highest satisfaction ranking in a survey of full-service investment firms’ customers, according to J.D. Power & Associates.