Honda CR-Z News

Honda: Takata Airbag Recall Expands By 2.23 Million, Continental Airbag Recall Grows By 341,000
Honda: Takata Airbag Recall Expands By 2.23 Million, Continental Airbag Recall Grows By 341,000

Honda has issued two recalls affecting airbags on more than 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Pay attention, because this may be a little confusing. RECALL #1: Honda CR-V, Honda CR-Z, Honda FCX Clarity, Honda Fit, Honda Fit EV, Honda Insight, Honda Ridgeline, Acura ILX, Acura ILX Hybrid, Acura RDX...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-Z
2015 Honda CR-Z Arrives Today, Priced From $20,145

The Honda CR-Z isn't the most popular model on the block. In fact, we're a little surprised that it's still around, given that the CR-Z has been Honda's lowest-selling model. Yet, here we are, on the day that the 2015 version of Honda's sporty, hybrid coupe arrives in showrooms, priced from...Read More»

2012 Audi RS5
2012 Honda CR-Z, Valentine's Day, 2013 Audi RS5: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, you could own Senna's racing helmet or race suit, and Tesla is working on new vehicles. Porsche might not offer a manual transmission in the 2013 911 GT3, and the 2012 Toyota Prius C is popular in Japan. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

Academy Awards
Toyota, Honda Sweep ThinkLA Interactive Awards

This year Los Angeles has taken it upon itself to recognize the digital superstars local digital superstars. The event is called ThinkLA, and is the first Interactive Awards Gala in LA. This year both Honda and Toyota took top honors in multiple categories. The Toyota Sienna Family was named Best...Read More»

2011 Land Rover Range Rover
Increased Driving And Texting Penalties: Deterrent Or Nanny State?

It could soon be more expensive to drive and text in California, as the state Senate just voted to raise financial penalties for talking or texting on hand-held phones while driving. Lawmakers voted to raise the base fine from $20 to $50 for a first offense. Fines for subsequent violations were...Read More»

2011 Honda Insight
Japanese Car Makers And Dealers: Between A Rock And A Hard Place

The supply of vehicles from Japan—and those assembled in the U.S. with parts from there—is being negatively affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The result is Japanese automobile manufacturers and their U. S. dealers wondering, “Why advertise if you don’t have...Read More»

Audi R8 V10
SCN's Top Stories Of 2010: Kevin Rose And Audi's R8 V10, Subaru's Mediocrity, And Lexus

This has been a banner year for social media. As 2010 draws to a close, we take a look back on some of the more memorable moments. Ford has revealed the new 2011 Explorer to the world via social media, while other car companies have just started venturing into the deep waters of viral marketing...Read More»

2011 Mazda3
2011 Honda CR-Z, Kia Soul, Mazda3: Not Quite Five-Star Safety

As part of the latest round of crash-test results released by the federal government last week, two small-car models—the 2011 Kia Soul and 2011 Mazda3—earned a four-star rating overall, while the new Honda CR-Z hybrid received a three-star score. In the new federal frontal barrier test...Read More»

Honda CR-Z Mugen concept
2011 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrids at SEMA

Talk about getting some high-profile visibility for the all-new 2011 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid. Honda chose the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas (Nov. 2-5) to debut 12 modified CR-Z coupes. As the industry’s first available sport hybrid, the CR-Z is an interesting...Read More»

Nissan Fuga Hybrid
Nissan Launches New Fuga Hybrid Sedan in Japan

Nissan is introducing a new hybrid sedan for sale in Japan. The Nissan Fuga Hybrid is a full-size luxury sedan, not a mid-size, mid-price like the Nissan Altima Hybrid. The Fuga Hybrid goes on sale in Japan in November 2010, and is due to arrive arrive in North America in 2011 as a 2012 model...Read More»

Audi TT RS
Today in Car News: Audi TT RS, Honda CR-Z, and Saturn Redux

We've told you it's coming--now Audi confirms the TT RS is coming to America. [PRNewswire] Toyota thinks the 2011 Honda CR-Z is on to something, and might want a sporty hybrid coupe of its own. [AutoblogGreen] While it deals with recall aftermath, Toyota now says its "black boxes" may not indicate...Read More»

Screencap from digital brochure for Honda CR-Z
Honda Launches Stunning Brochure For The CR-Z On iPhone, iPad: Is This How The Web Ends?

The truth is, half the digital advertising campaigns we see aren't very good. In fact, more than half. Most are terrible or senseless or both. But the new digital brochure for the Honda CR-Z is different: not only is it a thing of beauty, but it could signal the death of websites as we know them...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
2011 Honda CR-Z: Three Test Drives, Three Editors' Opinions, Five Questions

It's not all that often that three different High Gear Media editors test-drive the same model within a few weeks of each other, but that's what happened with the 2011 Honda CR-Z two-seat hybrid sports coupe. First, editorial director Marty Padgett got our first drive in June and wrote it up for...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
Today at High Gear Media: CR-Z, Tesla and Geek Squad

We've got a second opinion on the 2011 Honda CR-Z. Do you weigh in on "slow and not sporty enough," or "just plain green fun?" Read and reflect. [TheCarConnection] The upcoming Paris auto show is filling its dance card. Up today: the updated 2011 Lexus IS, with some light work around the eyebrows...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
Driven: 2011 Honda CR-Z

Take a look at the rumblings from critics and pundits, and it's apparent that Honda has been burned a bit by expectations with its new CR-Z coupe. Old-school CRX fans don't think the CR-Z is sporty enough and say it's missing the old CRX's light, nimble, autocross-ready feel, while green geeks...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z Euro NCAP crash testing
Video: 2011 Honda CR-Z Scores Five Stars In Euro NCAP Crash Test

Our first drive review of the 2011 Honda CR-Z is coming later today, but before that, we have this video of the hopefully-sporty little hybrid scoring five stars in Euro NCAP crash testing. Five starts in the Euro NCAP is a very good result, and bodes well for NHTSA and IIHS testing here in the...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
2011 Honda CR-Z And 3D: How To Advertise An Enigma

When the Honda CR-Z was announced to go into production, many motormouths watered at the prospect of a modern resurrection of the famous, wonderful and super-spunky Honda CRX, of which I was and still am a huge fan. In particular, Gen II, the Si version of course. But it is a new era and the CR-Z...Read More»

Alicia Jones
Getting Social: Alicia Jones, Honda's Supervisor Of Corporate Communications

We're kicking off a new feature here at SocialCarNews.com: interviews with major players in the auto industry who use social media every day to raise awareness of products, drive consideration, and connect customers to the brand. First up is none other than Alicia Jones, Supervisor of Corporate...Read More»

Cast of 'Live Every Litre' by Honda
Honda Debuts A New Documentary For The 2011 CR-Z: 'Live Every Litre'

In these days of flashmobs, crowdsourcing, and other clunky neologisms, many automakers have turned to consumers for their ads. Yesterday, we talked about Hyundai's "Uncensored" campaign, which bears more than a few similarities to Ford's "Swap Your Ride" campaign (among others). Now Honda has...Read More»

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