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Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars — with plenty of surprises

Posted on 10/25 23:32 in Shows | 0

New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.They do look cool, but owners’ ratings pushed the Model X into the 10-worst-models ranking and dragged Tesla down to 25 of 29 brands.

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Consumer Reports announces most, least reliable cars - with plenty of surprises

Posted on 10/26 20:42 in Shows | 0

New cars and cars with lots of technology continue to be a challenge for automakers to build and buyers to figure out, according to Consumer Reports’ annual car reliability ratings.Meanwhile, Asian brands led by Lexus and Toyota took seven of the top 10 spots along with Buick (!

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Apple fixes Safari bug that distorted Consumer Reports battery life tests

Posted on 01/10 22:32 in Shows | 0

Last month, Consumer Reports declared it would not recommend the new MacBook Pro, on account of its poor and highly erratic battery life.It turns out Consumer Reports’ battery life tests were being impacted by a Safari bug, as we had hypothesized was the case.

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Tired of Waiting for Update, Consumer Reports Yanks Tesla Model S' Top Rating

Posted on 05/01 16:35 in Shows | 0

After delaying for months a software update enabling automatic emergency braking on Consumer Reports‘ brand new Tesla Model S 60D (and other Teslas sold since October 2016), CR ran out of patience.Wednesday, Consumer Reports knocked 2 points off the score of the Model S, dropping its score among luxury sedans from 87 points (on a 100 scale) to 85.

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Consumer Reports Gives Tesla Model S Partial Credit for a Partial Fix

Posted on 05/24 21:32 in Shows | 0

Consumer Reports restored one of the two ratings points lost by the Tesla Model S when its automatic emergency braking wasn’t enabled.The scoring reduction and restoration also affects the Model X, which is mired in the lower rank among luxury mid-size SUVs.

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