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Consumer Reports Tests 2018 Nissan LEAF: Video

01.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

One more look at the LEAF, before e+ is be introduced While the eyes of the world turned to the all-new Nissan LEAF e+ (62 kWh) at 2019 CES, Consumer Reports takes a look at the current 2018 model year with a 40 kWh battery. Many consumers will now be considering whether it’s better to purchase ...

Consumer Reports Drives Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: Video

11.19.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Fails to point out the positive. The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, released for the first time as a 2018 model, brings a lot to the PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) table. It’s a full-size sedan with a substantial amount of all-electric range (AER) with somewhat polarizing looks. In person, this writer thought it looked quite ...

Experian Automotive Says Tesla’s Customer Loyalty Is Unmatched

11.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

EXPERIAN: TESLA HAS THE HIGHEST CUSTOMER LOYALTY OF ALL CAR BRANDS Studies demonstrate that Tesla has forged a unique bond with its customers. Last year, Consumer Reports found that Tesla has the highest rate of customer satisfaction of all car brands. Now, according to more recent research conducted by Experian, it turns out these high levels of satisfaction are translating into exceptionally high ...

These 5 Electric Cars Have The Worst Reliability, Says Consumer Reports

11.15.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Yes, Tesla is on that list, but so too is Chevy, Ford and Honda. For electric cars, the way we gauge reliability has always been a bit skewed. After all, most of the models available on the market today, didn’t really exist until a few years back. Pair that with the well-known candor towards newcomers on the ...

Consumer Reports Tests Tesla’s Navigate On Autopilot

11.06.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla Navigate On Autopilot requires improvement to be better than drivers. Consumer Reports tested the latest Tesla Navigate On Autopilot feature near its Auto Test Center in Colchester, Connecticut and is impressed with its findings. However, the ability to do route-based lane changes or speed-based lane changes on the highway (as well as take an ...

Consumer Reports finds that D-Link’s home camera sends unencrypted video without unique passwords

As part of its ongoing commitment to evaluate information security and privacy when reviewing IoT devices (previously), Consumer Reports has published a scathing review of D-Link's home security camera.

D-Link's DCS-2630L was one of half a dozen cameras evaluated in a process that included consideration of privacy policies, network monitoring, vulnerability analysis -- ...

Tesla Model S Loses CR Recommendation Over Reliability Issues

10.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Suspension problems in the 2017 Model S result in the loss of the recommendation The latest Consumer Reports Annual Reliability Survey based on data about more than 500,000 vehicles bring changes in purchase recommendations. 12 models lose recommendation, while 16 gain. Among those which lose is the Tesla Model S and the reason behind that is ...

Top 5 Most Reliable Electric Cars For 2018

09.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We all know electric cars are more reliable than gas, but which are the most reliable of the electric bunch? You may find it to be the proverbial brave new world if you’re in the market for your first electric vehicle. Though the concept of driving an auto that plugs into a wall socket might ...

UPDATE: First Tesla Model 3 Key Fob Images Emerge

09.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There have been hints in recent months that Tesla might be moving away from ‘Phone As Key’ as the primary means of entry in the Model 3. ***UPDATE 9-20: Here are the first official Tesla Model 3 key fob images straight from the FCC: UPDATE: Key car confirmed. See embedded Tweet directly below: Keyfob for ...