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Consumer Reports 2016 Annual Brand Report Card shows Subaru and Mazda Keeping Pace with Luxury Brands

 

Audi, Subaru, Lexus, Porsche, BMW lead the pack

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumers don’t always have to spend top dollar to get a great car. The Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card reveals mainstream brands like Subaru and Mazda can often deliver as much quality as more opulent luxury brands.

The highest overall brand scores in Consumer Reports’ annual indicator of which brands make the best cars went to Audi (80) and Subaru (78). Consumer Reports currently Recommends 100 percent of each brand’s models that it has tested. Luxury brands Lexus (76), Porsche (76), and BMW (76) rounded out the top five in CR’s rankings.

Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card lists Audi, Subaru, Lexus, Porsche and BMW top 5 Luxury Brands.

Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card lists Audi, Subaru, Lexus, Porsche and BMW top 5 Luxury Brands.

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Jenkins & Wynne Dealership Goes Bold at New Location in Clarksville

 

Hi-Tech, Soft Touch, Artistic Flair and More

Jenkins and WynneClarksville, TN – In the early days of the auto, showrooms like those on Seattle’s Auto Row were replete with bells and whistles. Chandeliers lit up the floors, highlighting each vehicle’s chrome trim.

By 1954, Frank Lloyd Wright had designed a New York City auto showroom that included a spiral ramp and a turntable interior – it was a glistening museum for the Age of the Automobile.

At the new facilities at 2655 Trenton Road, there is on-site parking for a whopping 1,150 vehicles.

At the new facilities at 2655 Trenton Road, there is on-site parking for a whopping 1,150 vehicles.

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Consumer Reports Car Repair Satisfaction Survey shows Independent Shops Outshine Dealership Repair Centers

 

Over Three-quarters of customers that haggled were successful in negotiating a discount.

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumer Reports latest survey of repair service satisfaction found the odds are consumers will be more satisfied with an independent repair shop than with a franchised new-car dealership.

The one automaker that outscored the independent shops was the electric carmaker Tesla, which earned high praise for its on-time repairs, courtesy, price, quality, and overall satisfaction. But part of Tesla’s current success might be because it’s new to the market, and it has a relatively small number of customers to satisfy compared with the established luxury brands. «Read the rest of this article»

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2014 Annual Auto Reliability Survey by Consumer Reports shows Infotainment Systems are a Growing First-Year Reliability Plague

 

Troublesome Q50, QX60 models drop Infiniti 14 spots; Lexus tops rankings

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Multi-function, cross-linked infotainment systems and the associated in-car electronics are a growing reliability plague for many brands, according to Consumer Reports 2014 Annual Reliability Survey.

First-year models from Infiniti, Jeep, Fiat, Ram, Cadillac, Ford, and Honda have all seen significant problem rates from infotainment bugs and glitches. Of the 17 problem areas CR asks about in its survey, the category including in-car electronics generated more complaints from owners of 2014 models than for any other category. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park draws large crowd at Liberty Park

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 29th, Clarksville Parks and Recreation hosted Movies in the Park at Liberty Park for the first time. The movie for the night was “Lincoln” rated PG-13 and it drew a huge crowd to the park.

Abraham Lincoln made and appearance with his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. They greeted everyone that passed by and posed for pictures with attendees.

Lincoln showing on the screen at Liberty Park

Lincoln showing on the screen at Liberty Park

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Clarksville Events this weekend, June 28th-30th

 

Clarksville EventsClarksville, TN – Looking for something to do this weekend in the Clarksville Montgomery County area? There are several events going on this for children, adults, friends and family.

Some of this weekends events include: The Marvelous Wonderettes playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre, Doggie Palooza at Heritage Park, Jazz on the Lawn, Movies in the Park showing “Lincoln” at Liberty Park and several more. Below is a complete list of upcoming events.

Clarksville Events this weekend include "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at the Roxy Theatre, "Lincoln" at Movies in the Park, "Joe Gibson" playing at Jazz on the Lawn and "Birds of Prey" at Dunbar Cave.

Clarksville Events this weekend include “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at the Roxy Theatre, “Lincoln” at Movies in the Park, “Joe Gibson” playing at Jazz on the Lawn and “Birds of Prey” at Dunbar Cave.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park to host its first movie “Lincoln” at Liberty Park Saturday

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation this Saturday, June 29th, at Liberty Park for this week’s Movies in the Park event, featuring the recent blockbuster, “Lincoln,” which is rated PG-13.

The movie “Lincoln” is about the America’s president struggles with continuing the civil war and his battles with own cabinet.

Movie-goers can also enjoy a special appearance by Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln.

Movies in the Park to show "Lincoln" Saturday, June 29th at Liberty Park

Movies in the Park to show “Lincoln” Saturday, June 29th at Liberty Park

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Movies in the Park 2013 season to kick off May 4th

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Movies in the Park, the free outdoor movie series, will kick off its eighth season, Saturday, May 4th at the Heritage Park Soccer fields with the popular animated film, “Brave” – which is rated PG.

New this year to Movies in the Park- an added venue! The first half of the movie showings will take place at the Heritage Park Soccer fields with the second half taking place at the new outdoor amphitheater at Liberty Park.

Disney - Pixar's Brave kicks off Movies in the Park May 4th.

Disney – Pixar’s Brave kicks off Movies in the Park May 4th.

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Movies in the Park to kick off 2013 season May 4th

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Movies in the Park, the free outdoor movie series, will kick off its eighth season, Saturday, May 4th at the Heritage Park Soccer fields with the popular animated film, “Brave” – which is rated PG.

New this year to Movies in the Park- an added venue! The first half of the movie showings will take place at the Heritage Park Soccer fields with the second half taking place at the new outdoor amphitheater at Liberty Park.

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

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Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Surveys shows Ford Continuing to Fall while Seven Japanese Brands Top List

 

Audi and Cadillac make major jumps in Rankings

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – A perfect storm of reliability problems has dropped Ford to next to last among the 28 car brands ranked in Consumer Reports 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey, while its luxury brand, Lincoln, placed just a notch higher. The findings were released today before the Automotive Press Association in Detroit.

Only two years ago, Ford was Detroit’s poster child for reliability. It cracked the top 10 among brands in Consumer Reports predicted-reliability scores, with more than 90 percent of its models being average or better. This year the top seven spots are all held by Japanese brands. «Read the rest of this article»

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