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.
General Motors Co. led one of the auto industry’s most closely watched quality measures for the first time since the survey began almost three decades ago, pacing U.S. carmakers producing their best cars in a generation.
Car owners had the most complaints about audio, entertainment and navigation features in J.D. Power & Associates’ survey of auto buyers, making such technologies the biggest source of defects for the first time in the study’s 26 years.
General Motors Co., boosting the reliability of Cadillac and Chevrolet models, had its best performance ever in J.D. Power & Associates’ new-car quality survey, with three of four brands above the industry average.