WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- J.D. Power and Associates will announce the results of its 2011 Initial Quality Study (IQS) at a press conference on Thursday, June 23 at the Detroit Athletic Club.
Held in conjunction with the Automotive Press Association, the press conference will begin with registration at 11 a.m. ET, followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the revealing of IQS results from noon to 1 p.m.The IQS results are embargoed until 1 p.m. ET.
David Sargent, vice president of global vehicle research at J.D. Power and Associates, will present the IQS findings.
Considered the benchmark study for new-vehicle quality in the automotive industry, the study highlights the three highest-ranked vehicles in each of the car and light-truck segments; the three highest ranked assembly plants in North/South America, Asia Pacific and Europe; and full nameplate rankings.
Attending media should park in the DAC garage. Additionally, the DAC requires men to wear coats and ties, while women should wear appropriate business attire. Denim is not allowed.
Headquartered in Westlake Village, Calif., J.D. Power and Associates is a global marketing information services company providing forecasting, performance improvement, social media and customer satisfaction insights and solutions. The company's quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. For more information on car reviews and ratings, car insurance, health insurance, cell phone ratings, and more, please visit JDPower.com. J.D. Power and Associates is a business unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
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Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees with more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2010 were $6.2 billion. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com.