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.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry has outrun a recession, recalls and natural disasters to stay America’s best-selling car for more than a decade. Odds are worsening that it can keep the title next year as challengers gear up for another run at topping the mild-mannered sedan.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry, the top- selling U.S. car for 12 years, retook its lead last month and helped the company beat analysts’ estimates as most Asia-based carmakers posted gains amid milder weather.
Toyota Motor Corp.’s revamped Camry, key to the carmaker’s U.S. sales revival, is likely to win a favorable review from Consumer Reports magazine, which has been critical of other Toyota and Honda Motor Co. models.
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra faced a sometimes hostile House subcommittee who grilled her for almost three hours on the slow recall of faulty ignition switches and whether GM’s culture can change.