COSTA MESA, CA - In car-oriented Los Angeles, a reliable and safe vehicle is a necessity. One excellent resource is The Car Book's BEST BETS. The annually-released bok rates vehicles in nine key categories: crash tests, safety features, rollover, preventative maintenance, repair costs, warranty, fuel economy, complaints and insurance, with the heaviest emphasis on safety. On February 21, Hyundai Motor America announced that the Accent, Sonata, and Tucson were named as 2012 BEST BETS by The Car Book. The book's author, Jack Gillis, noted, "We appreciate the fact that Hyundai has made a significant contribution to improving the market choices for the American car buyer. During these most challenging times for the auto industry, the fact that Hyundai vehicles have the quality and features most important to today's car buyer is a testament to their desire to meet customer needs."
For more than three decades, The Car Book has proven to be a reliable guide for consumers in search of a reliable and safe new vehicle. Jack Gillis is well qualified for his authorship and is considered to be an expert on consumer affairs. He is currently Director of Public Affairs for the Consumer Federation of America. Prior to that post, he spent three years with the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he was responsible for developing the government s automotive information program. In addition, he served for 10 years as a contributing correspondent for NBC s Today Show.http://www.examiner.com/hyundai-in-los-angeles/three-hyundai-models-receive-best-bets-award-by-the-car-book