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Donít Buy That New Car Ė Yet
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A new model year is just around the corner, but before you run out to buy that all-new car, consider this: The first year on the market is when vehicles have the most problems.

On the premiere of Cars, Trucks and Bucks, host Rick Popely will explore how this affects quality and reliability ratings with scheduled guests Mike VanNieuwkuyk of J.D. Power and Associates and Jeff Bartlett of Consumer Reports.
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Cars Trucks and Bucks: JD Power's Mike VanNieuwkyk

Mike VanNieuwkyk of JD Power and Associates talk about how new models and ew technology affected this year's Initial Quality Study, Power's widely quoted rating of vehicle brands and models. Also in this segment: Auto News You Might Be Able to Use.
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Cars Trucks and Bucks: Jeff Bartlett of Consumer Reports

Jeff Bartlett of Consumer Reports gives his perspective on first-year models, and what advice Consumer Reports has on that subject.
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