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CarsOnInfo.net is primarily an educational website focusing on car quality information. 

The current web address of CarsOnInfo.net is http://www.CarsOnInfo.net. Its previous address was http://CarsOnInfo.net; the change was occasioned when the website host was shifted from Microsoft to Google. If you are using the Google search engine, its results favor the Google address https://sites.google.com/site/carsoninfobyjamesbbleeker/.
 
The Cars on Info dot net website provides:
Car reliability ratings
Car durability ratings
Measures of engineering excellence
Brand Quality Grades and U.S. new car and light truck market shares
New to this site is its car quality news section.

It presents the car reliability and durability ratings and measures of engineering excellence as numerical values and gives brand and manufacturer averages or totals of these values.
 
It expresses car reliability ratings and reliability rankings for individual models using the Car Reliability Grade Point Average (GPA). The Car Reliability GPA is based on the car reliability statistics appearing in CR's reliability tables, which summarize its reliability survey data.
 
This car reliability measure is used as it is an easy to understand reliability index, offers detailed car reliability comparisons and car reliability contrasts, and is likely familiar to nearly all having attended high school. Also, these Reliability GPAs, in turn, accord letter grades, reports cards, and transcripts.
 
Brand Quality Grades and U.S. new car and light vehicle market shares are provided in the Brand Grades Plus Shares section of Cars on Info. Brand Quality Grades are given for model-year groups 1985 to 1989, 1990 to 1994, 1995 to 1999, 2000 to 2004, 2005 and 2006, and 1985 to 2006. U.S. new car and light vehicle market shares are given for calendar years 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. Graphs plotting market shares are given for all of the calendar years from 1985 to 2009 for which a brand had U.S. sales.
 
Other websites created and managed by James B. Bleeker:
One of the several Kindle E-books by site creator and manager, Jim Bleeker:

AutoOnInfo.net’s Car Quality Series Volume 2: Brand Quality for Model Years 1985 to 2006 and Effect on Brand Market Shares from 1985 to 2009

AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series, Volume 2: Brand Quality for Model Years 1985 to 2006 and Effect on Brand Market Shares from 1985 to 2009

This volume of AutoOnInfo.net’s car guide series offers consumers and researchers an historical summary of the reliability and durability of car and truck brands and examines how these brands have fared in their U.S. market shares. It uses 6-year-old model entries in Consumer Reports’ Used Car to Avoid – also termed Vehicles to Avoid and Worst Cars, Year by Year – and CR’s reliability charts to ascribe quality grades to automobile brands for model-year groups 1985 to 1989, 1990 to 1994, 1995 to 1999, 2000 to 2004, 2005 to 2006, and 1985 to 2006. In addition to ascribing quality grades to each brand, it provides a chart that plots the number of the brand’s 6-year-old model entries in CR’s vehicles to avoid. To examine the effect that a brand’s reliability and durability has had on sales, two or more charts depicting the brand’s U.S. market shares for calendar years 1985 to 2009 are given. These grades and charts and the author’s comments impart an historical perspective that sheds light on the present condition of surviving vehicle lines and their future prospects, individual and institutional shortcomings, and what effect these may have on the U.S.

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Hard Copy Books by James Bleeker available on www.blurb.com

Icon of Blurb.com Edition of Volume 2 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: Brand Quality for Model Years 1985 to 2006 and Effect on Brand Market Shares from 1985 to 2009
Icon of Blurb.com Edition of Volume 3 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Quality Series: 2012 Reliability GPAs and Grades of the 6-to-10-Year-Old Cars and Trucks from Model Years 2002 to 2005
Icon of Blurb.com Edition of Volume 4 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 50 Best Cars in America in 2013
Icon of Blurb.com Edition of Volume 5 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 100 Worst Cars in America in 2013

To the left are the icons of the hard copy editions of Volumes 2, 3, 4, and 5 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series. To view a description of the book on blurb.com or purchase a copy, click the applicable icon.

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Kindle E-books by James Bleeker available on www.amazon.com

Icon for Kindle Edition of Volume 1 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 2009 Reliability GPAs and Grades of the 6-to-10-Year-Old Cars and Trucks from Model Years 1999 to 2002
Icon of Kindle E-book edition of Volume 2 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: Brand Quality for Model Years 1985 to 2006 and Effect on Brand Market Shares from 1985 to 2009
Icon of Kindle E-book edition of Volume 3 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: 2012 Reliability GPAs and Grades of the 6-to-10-Year-Old Cars and Trucks from Model Years 2002 to 2005
Icon of the Kindle E-book edition of Volume 4 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 50 Best Cars in America in 2013
Icon of Kindle E-book edition of Volume 5 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 100 Worst Cars in America in 2013

To the left are icons of the Kindle editions of Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series. To view a description of the book on amazon.com or purchase a copy, click the applicable icon.

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Pdf Editions of Books by James Bleeker available on www.scribd.com 

Icon of Kindle E-book edition of Volume 2 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: Brand Quality for Model Years 1985 to 2006 and Effect on Brand Market Shares from 1985 to 2009
Icon of the Kindle E-book edition of Volume 4 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 50 Best Cars in America in 2013
Icon of Kindle E-book edition of Volume 5 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series: The 100 Worst Cars in America in 2013

To the left are icons of the pdf editions of Volumes 2, 4, and 5 of AutoOnInfo.net's Car Quality Series. To view a description of the book on scribd.com or download a copy, click the applicable icon. The pdf editions of Volumes 4 and 5 are available at no charge.

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