If trends continue at Lexus and Cadillac, General Motors Corp.’s luxury nameplate will earn the top ranking in next year’s J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study. Problems per 100 vehicles increased for Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus division from 76 in the ’03 Power study to 87 in ’04, while Cadillac’s score improved from 103 last year to 93. Cadillac ranked second in 2004 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. In fact, Cadillac’s cars outperformed Lexus’ cars in the ’04 study. ...
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