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Toyota, Honda Retain Value Longer Say Analysts At KBB, ALG
Toyota, Honda Retain Value Longer Say Analysts At KBB, ALG

Some car buyers get so wrapped up in the excitement of purchasing a new car that they forget one important thing: their car is an investment that will someday pay dividends. According to two new studies, Toyota and Honda vehicles pay off better than their competitors by retaining more of their...Read More»

2014 Ford Fiesta
Ford’s Frugal EcoBoost Fiesta, Rental Car Shortages, 2015 Mustang Spied: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we bring you news of a frugal new three-cylinder, 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine option for the 2014 Ford Fiesta, warn you about a potential Thanksgiving rental car shortage caused by Hurricane Sandy and bring you spy shots of the eagerly-anticipated 2015 Ford Mustang caught in...Read More»

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2015 Honda Fit: Powertrain Preview Drive

Over the next several years—and spearheaded by the 2013 Honda Accord that’s already at dealerships—Honda plans to introduce an entire lineup of new fuel-saving Earth Dreams engines and transmissions in its cars. That includes a range of next-generation direct-injection engines...Read More»

2013 Honda Crosstour
2013 Honda Crosstour Preview

Honda previewed updates to the Crosstour Crossover back at the 2012 New York Auto Show in April, and now the updates have become official. With better fuel efficiency, more power, and tweaked styling Honda is hoping to nab a larger piece of the crossover market. Up front Honda has tweaked the...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Sport
2013 Honda Accord Video Road Test

The Honda Accord sedan has been one of the best-selling cars in America for decades. But it's fallen behind the Nissan Altima and Ford Fusion--so Honda's hitting back this year with new powertrains, new styling, and new technology. The question--is it enough to elbow those great new sedans aside?...Read More»

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Hurricane Sandy’s New And Used Car Toll: Up To 200,000 Vehicles Could Be Scrapped

The floodwaters may be receding and the massive cleanup in progress from the worst Atlantic storm ever recorded, but it’s just the beginning of getting back to normal for automakers and consumers who lost vehicles due to flooding or other storm-related damage To-date, automakers have lost...Read More»

2013 Honda Civic
2013 Honda Civic: First Photos, New Accord-Influenced Look

In advance of its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Showlater this month, Honda has released a couple of photos that give a first glimpse of the changes to be made to the Civic compact sedan lineup for 2013. These initial pictures—only a couple of exterior shots—show that the new Civic...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2013 Honda CR-V Video Road Test

If you like your crossover to have lots of space and great gas mileage no matter which version you buy, the Honda CR-V might be for you. But what about if you want a crossover that is fun to drive? We take a look at the 2013 Honda CR-V and see how it stacks up against the new competition in our...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe
Honda, Acura Windows Don't Open Automatically When Vehicle Is Submerged

Tuesday morning, residents across the Northeast began assessing the damage from Hurricane Sandy. One of those folks -- Reggie Thomas -- stepped outside to discover that the windows on his 2011 Honda were down, and Sandy had left roughly 12 inches of rainwater inside the vehicle. In speaking to the...Read More»

2005 Honda Pilot EX
2005 Honda Pilot Probed For Braking, Steering Issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun a preliminary investigation into certain 2005 model year Honda Pilot SUVs for potential braking and steering issues. An estimated 87,803 Honda Pilots from the 2005 model year may be involved. The Office of Defects Investigation...Read More»

2003 Honda Odyssey
NHTSA Investigating 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey, Pilot For Alleged Ignition Interlock Defect

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary investigation into alleged ignition interlock failures involving 577,100 Honda Odyssey minivan and Pilot SUV models from the 2003 and 2004 model years. A report in the Wall Street Journal says the “alleged...Read More»

2006 Honda CR-V
2002-2006 Honda CR-V Recall Issued For Fire Risk

Honda is recalling certain 2002-2006 model year CR-V compact crossovers for a faulty driver’s-side power window switch that may malfunction and start a fire. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of CR-Vs potentially affected at 268,655...Read More»

Interbrand's Best Global Brands, 2012
The Top 100 Global Brands: How Does Your Automaker Rank?

On Tuesday, we shared year-to-date sales stats for most automakers, but sales aren't the only way to measure a company's health. Interbrand takes a broader view of corporate value, and the marketing firm has just released its list of the top 100 global brands. To rank companies, Interbrand looks at...Read More»

2003 Honda Accord
Honda Accord Recall Adds 572,000 Vehicles To Tally For Faulty Hoses, Fire Risk

Honda is expanding a May 2012 recall of the Accord V-6 to include an additional 572,000 vehicles. The additional vehicles include some from the 2003 to 2007 model years, equipped with V-6 engines and sold in the United States. The automaker says on its website that over time, the power steering...Read More»

2011 Honda Element
2007-2011 Honda Element Recalled For Wiring Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for Element vehicles from the 2007 - 2011 model years. However, not all Elements are affected -- only those that shipped with the trailer hitch add-on. The Element's problem lies in its accessory trailer hitch wiring harness. According to a bulletin from the National...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Sport
2013 Honda Accord: Attention To G-Forces Yields A Better CVT

Honda says that it's turning to continuously variable automatic transmissions (CVTs) for its all-new 2013 Accord for one very important reason: gas mileage. Just as Nissan has proven with its lineup of mostly CVT-equipped passenger cars and crossovers, these transmissions typically do better at the...Read More»

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New Honda Accord, Texas' 85-MPH Speed Limit: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we tell you that Texas is now the fastest state in the country, look at why average fuel economy rose in August and explain how a Google executive's purchase of a unique Ferrari will benefit Italian earthquake victims. As we head into a new week, here is the Monday...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord EX-L
2013 Honda Accord: First Drive

If there's been some kind of communique planning out the obsolescence of V-6 engines in mid-size sedans, Honda must have missed the memo. With the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima already two years into an all-four-cylinder engine lineup, and for 2013 the Chevrolet Malibu and Ford Fusion both...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord sedan
August Car Sales, Honda Accord and VW Golf: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you some good news about car sales in the United States, tell you about Honda’s new Accord V-6 that sips gas like a four-cylinder and cover why Audi is heading south of the border for its new North American plant. Here’s Wednesday’s edition of...Read More»

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