Why Mazda did so well and Volvo so poorly in Consumer Reports survey

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Buick,Mazda,Volvo,Car Buying,Infotainment Buick saw the biggest drop of 29 brands. Continue reading Why Mazda did so well and Volvo so poorly in Consumer Reports survey Why Mazda did so well and Volvo so poorly in Consumer Reports survey originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:15:00 […]

11 best-selling acne products that actually work, according to thousands of consumer reviews

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Skin care, and treating acne in particular, is an ongoing process that takes time, consistency, and plenty of experimentation. Though everyone’s skin is different, sometimes what works for […]

Cadillac outranks Tesla in Consumer Reports semi-autonomous tests

It’s tempting to assume that Tesla’s Autopilot represents the gold standard for semi-autonomous driving features, but Consumer Reports would beg to differ. The publication has released the results of its first rankings for automated driving systems, and Cadillac’s Super Cruise edged out Autopilot to receive the top rating. Both rivals fared well in terms of […]

Opening Pandora’s Box: GM Tracking Consumer Listening Behavior in Cars

General Motors has begun surveying how its drivers experience in-car multimedia, specifically the radio, as part of its new strategy to track customer habits and maximize the profitability of information. With 4G LTE WiFi connectivity now featured inside millions of GM vehicles, the automaker believes technology can be used to fine tune its future marketing […]

Safety Advocates Getting Testy Over Automotive Apps, Consumer Data

Automakers began hunting for new revenue streams about two milliseconds after realizing they could put the internet into vehicles. While the earliest endeavors involved ride-sharing applications and new infotainment features, companies are now beginning to see new opportunities via automotive e-commerce, data acquisition, and in-car marketing. However, the delivery system used for these new sources […]

11 best-selling acne products that actually work, according to thousands of consumer reviews

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Skin care, and treating acne in particular, is an ongoing process that takes time, consistency, and plenty of experimentation. Though everyone’s skin is different, sometimes what works for […]

America’s Whittling Away of Consumer Protections

Mick Mulvaney has been clear, so very clear, about his vision for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As acting director of the bureau, Mulvaney has already articulated his intention to slow down regulation of the financial industry. On Wednesday, he made good on that promise, in dramatic fashion—effectively ousting all 25 members of one of […]

Tesla’s Model 3 has earned Consumer Reports’ recommendation after software update promised by Elon Musk improves braking performance (TSLA)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Tesla Model 3 has earned Consumer Reports‘ “Recommended Buy” rating after an over-the-air software update improved the car’s braking performance. Earlier this month, CR revealed that the Model 3 required an abysmal 152 feet to stop from 60 mph. The software update cut that distance by 19 feet.  A wireless update of […]

Consumer Reports says it will retest Tesla Model 3 after promised brake fix

Consumer Reports has said it will retest the Tesla Model 3 it purchased to confirm that a promised firmware update to the braking system corrects the poor and inconsistent emergency stopping distances the publication reported. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised the fix this morning after it was widely reported that Consumer Reports would not be […]