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jdpower.com

Founded Year

1968

Stage

Acq - Fin | Alive

Total Raised

$49.27M

Valuation

$0000 

About J.D. Power

J.D. Power provides market research that enlightens, enables, and empowers everyone in the commerce ecosystem – customers, companies, and brands alike.On July 31st, 2019, J.D. Power was acquired by Thoma Bravo.875B.

J.D. Power Headquarter Location

30870 Russell Ranch Road Suite 300

Westlake Village, California, 91362,

United States

714-621-6200

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J.D. Power Patents

J.D. Power has filed 3 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Data management
  • Mathematical optimization
  • Numerical analysis
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Application Date

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Title

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12/4/2020

8/9/2022

Regression analysis, Regression models, Numerical analysis, Mathematical optimization, Data management

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Application Date

12/4/2020

Grant Date

8/9/2022

Title

Related Topics

Regression analysis, Regression models, Numerical analysis, Mathematical optimization, Data management

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Grant

Latest J.D. Power News

Automotive MMI: Downward Trend Continues, Experts Lose Confidence in the Automotive Market

Aug 10, 2022

The Automotive MMI (Monthly Metals Index) dropped by 6.32% this past month, a downward trend it has been maintaining since May. The drop comes despite valiant efforts to put out some of the fires plaguing the car manufacturing industry. But with the microchip shortage, surging inflation, and issues with both supply and demand, the automotive market can’t seem to catch a break. Source: Insights The MetalMiner Insights platform covers a wide range of metals, including those vital to the global automotive market. Get premiums, forecasts, specific monthly buying strategies, and more! Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. J.D. Power Quality Study Puts “Premium Vehicles” on Blast In an automotive market this tight, the industry does not need bad press. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened when leading market research firm J.D. Power published its latest report this past weekend. The 2022 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS) took the time to highlight the issues currently afflicting the industry. However, they also called out “premium” car companies for their extensive quality issues. How bad? Apparently, this proved the highest number of vehicle problems reported in the 36-year history of the study. In fact, J.D. Power charted an 11% increase in “problems per 100 vehicles” compared with 2021. The report also stated that the vehicle quality has declined across the board since the pandemic,  pricier models had more quality issues than more affordable cars. This largely has to do with cars having so many more “bells and whistles.” After all, many of these high-end features require increasingly rare components. You might remember hearing how BMW now offers its heated seat function on a subscription basis . While this may not become the norm, it shows a a symptom of a very large problem. According to J.D. Power’s Director of Global Automotive, David Amodeo, “automakers continue to launch vehicles that are more and more technologically complex in an era in which there have been many shortages of critical components to support them.” He also added that “given the challenges automakers and their dealers had to face in the past year, it’s somewhat surprising that initial quality didn’t fall even more dramatically.” Keep yourself informed of all the latest global metal news with MetalMiner’s monthly MMI Report. Sign up  here  to begin receiving it completely FREE of charge. Car Manufacturing Experts are at a Loss This weekend, Automotive News published an article detailing the difficulty of forecasting the car manufacturing industry. The crux of the argument being that there are so many problems at work that analysts can’t account for all the different variables. It’s rare for analysts to throw up their hands and say, “we simply don’t know,” but not completely unheard of. That said, this doesn’t necessarily mean we can stop listening to experts. In fact, it might be smart to think of this as a “call to attention.” That is, those investors who previously followed just one or two forecasting sites would do well to get a second, third, and fourth opinion. Fortunately, numbers are still numbers. For instance, LMC Automotive found that U.S. new light vehicles (NLV) sales were just 6.78 million from January to June. However, the National Auto Dealers Association found that NLV sales for July had actually gone up by 2.5%. It’s good news, sure. However, it’s important to remember that those figures are still down 8.9% from 2021. And while those numbers are all factual, they don’t paint as clear a picture as they would in a normal market. Until some of these extenuating factors are mitigated, it will be hard for investors and buyers to find solid footing in the car manufacturing industry. Click here to explore MetalMiner’s forecast track record. We help our clients save millions a year by predicting major shifts in the marketplace. UK Experts Feel They’re Falling Behind the EV Car Manufacturing Curve A recent editorial in The Guardian gave voice to many UK residents who feel their government isn’t taking steps to meet electric vehicle demand. It’s true that the country is dealing with a lot. Their Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, recently resigned , inflation recently clocked in at 9.4%, and the cost of living soared. But there are also other concerns. For instance, the UK produces a wide range of automobiles, including Jaguars, Minis, and Land Rovers. The UK also saw a huge rise in the demand for electric vehicles. However, many feel that the UK fell behind other European nations. This isn’t just in terms of EV production but in terms of component production as well. EV batteries contain lithium, cobalt, and nickel, supplies which are hard to shore up – especially now. And while the rest of Europe is building some 35 batter Gigafactories at the moment, the UK so far has one. To make matters worse, little action was taken on behalf of manufacturers to get the ball rolling on more. Jaguar / Land Rover, for instance, has expressed interest in moving its EV production to Slovakia . Meanwhile, a proposed gigafactory in Coventry has been tied up in debate for months. And while the current Sunderland factory may expand in the future, experts estimate the country will need at least six more factories to meet future demand. In short: the country isn’t where it needs to be, and there’s no plan in place to get it there. Though they certainly have “bigger fish to fry” at the moment. The UK cannot ignore its automotive market. The   MetalMiner weekly newsletter  covers copper developments as well as all the latest market news you need to know. Automotive MMI: Actual Metal Prices and Trends Chinese lead prices declined, but only slightly. Prices dropped 0.4% to $2,235.22 per metric ton. Korean aluminum saw no change in price. Following suit with July, prices currently sit at $4.28 per kilogram. US palladium bars fell quite a bit in price. The index dropped 16.11% and currently sits at $1,862 per ounce in bar form.

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  • When was J.D. Power founded?

    J.D. Power was founded in 1968.

  • Where is J.D. Power's headquarters?

    J.D. Power's headquarters is located at 30870 Russell Ranch Road, Westlake Village.

  • What is J.D. Power's latest funding round?

    J.D. Power's latest funding round is Acq - Fin.

  • How much did J.D. Power raise?

    J.D. Power raised a total of $49.27M.

  • Who are the investors of J.D. Power?

    Investors of J.D. Power include Thoma Bravo, XIO Group and S&P Global.

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