PHILADELPHIA – The new look of Volkswagen AG vehicles is resonating with consumers, suggests the latest report from J.D. Power and Associates. Of the 37 brands featured in the consultancy’s 2006 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, VW is the most improved, jumping to 14th from 29th in last year’s study. APEAL, now in its 11th year, measures “owner delight” with the design, content, layout and performance of their new vehicles. Scoring 791 out of 1,000 in this ...

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