Honda Civic Classic News

Kelley Blue Book Names "Top 10 Back-to-school Cars"
Kelley Blue Book Names "Top 10 Back-to-school Cars"

I was never one of those lucky kids that rode around the high school parking lot in a new car. When I was lucky enough to drive I was rolling in my grandparents' 1980 Pontiac Grand Prix. It was the best car I ever owned. But some parent somewhere is buying their child a new car for the school year...Read More»

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Honda Expands Airbag Recall For Accord, Civic, Acura TL

If you own a Honda Accord—and there are plenty of you out there, it being a longtime mid-size sedan favorite—there’s a small chance that your airbag might detonate with an unpleasant bonus: some shrapnel. In some isolated incidents in specific Hondas and Acuras made earlier this decade...Read More»

2009 Volvo C30
Ford Focus, Volvo C30 Get Top Marks In IIHS Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has conducted a new battery of crash tests -- this time on an assortment of coupes. Generally speaking, all five models performed well, but the Ford Focus and the Volvo C30 came out on top, beating out the Chevrolet Cobalt, Honda Civic, and Scion tC. Each...Read More»

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T. Boone Pickens Pushes Natural Gas Boom

Oil baron-turned-clean tech tycoon T. Boone Pickens has been spending lots of time in D.C. these days, pushing for a variety of changes in U.S. energy policy. Yesterday he proved successful on one of those initiatives when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), joined Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT)...Read More»

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Across The Pond: Mugen Releases 237HP Honda Civic Type-R

  The Honda Civic sold in Europe is a very different beast to the mundane version sold here in the United States, and in some guises is even pitched as a performance model. The car is aggressively styled and comes with a space-age look that really makes it stand out from the crowd. Hot-hatch fans...Read More»

2009 Honda Civic
SEMA 2008: Honda Civic Stays in Tune with Mileage

The Honda Civic is a perennial favorite of tuners, and for the 2008 SEMA show in Las Vegas, Honda revealed a new Honda Factory Performance (HFP) Concept version of the fuel-sipping sedan. The theory behind the concept? Tuners want to preserve high gas mileage, so the accessories chosen--like the...Read More»

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The iPhone App Store: Stuff for Cars

Every day, we drive through the intersection of car geekdom and purer forms of geekdom, so you can imagine the excitement of this morning's release of new Apple iPhone software (though not through Apple yet)--not to mention the go-live date of the new iTunes App Store. The iPhone app store is open...Read More»

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Don’t Buy Based on MPG Alone

How quickly times change. Only a matters of months ago, it seems, we were bombarded by ads touting products by the numbers: horsepower, for example, 0-60 times, or cubic feet of cargo space. Well, actually, we're hearing a lot more numbers now; what with $4-a-gallon gas, manufacturers are suddenly...Read More»

Kirk Kerkorian
Kerkorian Wins Ringing Endorsement

Ford Motor Co. shareholders have seized an offer from mega-investor Kirk Kerkorian to buy up a more than 5 percent stake in the struggling carmaker. Indeed, where the reclusive Kerkorian had sought to purchase as many as 20 million shares, for $8.50 apiece, investors holding a billion shares opted...Read More»

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Ford Sets Cost-Cut Target – Big Job Cuts Likely

Confirming recent rumors of a shake-up in its white-collar ranks, Ford Motor Co. is notifying workers it expects a 15 percent cut in salary costs by August 1. How many jobs will be lost is uncertain, as department heads are being told to find ways of their own to meet the 15 percent target. Initial...Read More»

2008 Ford F-Series
Asians Overtake Detroit; F-Series Falls to Civic

If all the plant closings, production shifts, and job losses haven’t gotten out the word that there’s a massive sea change reshaping the U.S. auto industry, then the sales numbers for May should certainly complete the picture. For the first time, Asian automakers outsold the U.S. Big Three last...Read More»

2008 Honda Civic Hybrid
Sign o' the Times? Honda Civic Is New Best Seller

We're a little wary of using the phrase, now that Prince has gone all legal on loyal fans and whatnot. So we'll just quote Ford's Jim Farley, who, when told by the Detroit News earlier today that the new best-selling vehicle in America is a Honda Civic, called it a "sign of the times." Honda's...Read More»

BYD Is No P.Y.T.

There was a new name from China at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and it was BYD. The initials stand for Build Your Dreams, and the company was formed in 1995 with the merger of two smaller Chinese car firms. Its ambitious plans include wanting to get into Europe by 2010 and into North...Read More»

Honda Civic GX Named "Greenest Car"

For the fifth year in a row, Honda’s compact Civic GX has been named the “Greenest Vehicle” on the road by The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, or ACEEE. All-in-all, four Honda vehicles, including the Civic Hybrid, were listed among the consumer group’s dozen...Read More»

Civic Type-R To U.S.?

Winding Road says the Honda Civic Type R is coming to the U.S. Driving other Hondas on a backgrounder event, the online magazine’s man in Japan got lots of “heavy hints” that the 220-horsepower hot Civic would cross the Pacific in 2010. The U.S. version would likely be a four-door...Read More»

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Industry Report: Feb. 13, 2006

2008 Toyota Tundra: One Big Mother? In a market increasingly dominated by imports, there's one segment still controlled by the Big Three. But maybe not much longer, at least not if the 2008 Toyota Tundra connects with demanding American full-size pickup buyers. The long-awaited update of the Toyota...Read More»

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Daily Edition: Feb. 10, 2006

2008 Toyota Tundra: One Big Mother? In a market increasingly dominated by imports, there's one segment still controlled by the Big Three. But maybe not much longer, at least not if the 2008 Toyota Tundra connects with demanding American full-size pickup buyers. The long-awaited update of the Toyota...Read More»

2010 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood
2005 Geneva Show: TCC’s Top Picks

2005 Geneva Motor Show Index by TCC Team (2/28/2005) Best New Concept: Okay, there were plenty of really good concepts in Geneva, like the Dodge Caliber, Honda Civic Concept, and Peugeot’s 407 Concept Coupe, but most were just thinly-disguised production vehicles. Nothing compared with...Read More»

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