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Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving, 13% Update Their Status

Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving, 13% Update Their Status

Holiday driving is a terrible thing. Between the stress of added traffic and anxiety about spending hours at a dinner table with obnoxious in-laws, many motorists are in lousy moods. To make matters worse, a new State Farm study indicates that a growing number of drivers aren't paying attention to... read more

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Car repair

High Price, Poor Work Biggest Car Repair Complaints: Survey

There’s nothing worse than having to get a car repair done, and then it costs too much and/or isn’t done properly. Not surprisingly, these are the top two... read more April 23, 2012 by  1


 
U.S. Capitol

Americans Still Hate The Auto Bailout But Admit It Helped The U.S. Economy

In 2009, during the depths of the Great Recession, marketing research firm Harris Interactive surveyed thousands of Americans to gauge their feelings about the federal... read more April 11, 2012 by  2


 
Older driver

Older Drivers Worry About Not Being Able To Drive: AAA

If it’s one thing we Americans cherish, it’s our ability to get in our cars and drive. But for nearly half of seniors, according to a new AAA survey, losing their... read more April 3, 2012 by  4


 
2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

Volkswagen, Hyundai, Ford Ace Total Value Survey; Detroit Posts Gains

Every year the Strategic Vision marketing firm surveys thousands of American drivers, asking them to rank their rides on hundreds of criteria like fuel economy, technological... read more March 20, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show

Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers

Each year, thousands of consumers answer surveys about cars and the people who sell them. Those studies -- like the ones we recently mentioned about brand loyalty and the... read more January 30, 2012 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec

Chevrolet Volt Beats Dodge Challenger, Porsche 911 In Owner Satisfaction

If you keep up with auto news, you know there's been lots of talk about the Chevrolet Volt recently -- and not the good kind of talk, either. Today, however, Consumer Reports... read more December 1, 2011 by  0


 
Teen driver

Consumers Much Happier With Automakers, Not So Much With Airlines

When the last Harris Poll on the public's perception of U.S. industries was conducted in 2009, automakers didn't fare so well. At the time consumers were less happy with car... read more September 21, 2011 by  0


 
Ford's Safe Driving Survey

Where Do Kids Learn To Text & Drive? Ford Survey Blames Mom & Dad

Ever wonder where kids pick up their unsafe driving habits? If you're a parent, Ford says that you may be the one to blame. Ford recently surveyed 908 people in the U.S.: 301... read more April 27, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Hyundai Accent

Once Again, Hyundai Takes Top Honors In Loyalty Index

There's a lot of talk these days about the death of brand loyalty -- particularly about Generations X and Y and how they're on the lookout for good deals, not a brand they... read more February 8, 2011 by  8


 
Edelman's 2011 Trust Barometer

Automotive Is Second-Most Trusted Industry On The Planet

If any of the world's automakers have a dose of the Monday blues, here's a little something to cheer them up: a new survey from research firm Edelman shows that the auto... read more January 31, 2011 by  1


 
Nielsen graph: gas prices and spending

Nielsen: With Gas Prices On The Rise, Consumers Are Driving And Spending Smarter

In the summer of 2008, banks were sinking, gas prices were soaring, and the recession was looming. Two-and-a-half years later, the banks have recovered (mostly), the... read more January 11, 2011 by  0


 
How often Twitter users check for material posted by others

Study: Twitter Users Not As Engaged As Raw Numbers Suggest

We constantly hear about how popular Twitter is becoming, along with the growth that the site is experiencing. Not often enough do we sit down and actually crunch the numbers... read more December 9, 2010 by  0


 
Teen driver

41% Say 'Buying American' Is Most Important When Shopping For A Car (But What's 'American'?)

Each of us has a slightly different set of criteria when we go shopping for a new ride. Some are obsessed with horsepower, some want airbags, and some marketing folks believe... read more November 23, 2010 by  13


 
OJ Simpson in vintage Hertz ad

Rental Car Customers Are Happier Than They've Been In Three Years

Unless you're a frequent business traveler, you may not think much about rental cars, but rental cars have a huge impact on the auto market. Fleet sales to companies like... read more November 18, 2010 by  0


 
In-car internet

Study: Over Half Of Drivers Interested In Internet Radio

There's a lot of talk these days about the death of print media. Newspapers are shuttering left and right, magazines are folding, catalogs...well, they're still showing up as... read more September 28, 2010 by  0


 

 
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