J.D. Power and associates

AmEx: Still America's Favorite Credit Card

American Express remains the most beloved credit card issuer in the country. For the sixth year in a row, the card issuer has taken first place for customer satisfaction, according to a survey of nearly 14,000 credit card customers conducted by J.D. Power and Associates.

Lexus Tops as Survey Finds More Auto Dependability

Lexus is the top performer in a survey of vehicle dependability released Wednesday, but most other brands also showed improvement in an industry that has reached historically high dependability levels. Consulting firm J.D. Power and Associates polled 31,000 owners of 2009 model-year vehicles and rated brands by the number of problems owners have experienced in the last 12 months.

American Cars on a Roll
for Reliability

After the recent rash of auto recalls, Americans are more concerned than ever about quality and reliability in their cars. J.D. Power's latest rankings show domestic brands such as Ford and GM continuing to make headway on that front by decreasing the number of problems with their vehicles.