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Fisker Recall, Next-Gen Audi A4, 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo: Car News Headlines
Fisker Recall, Next-Gen Audi A4, 2013 Fiat 500 Turbo: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Cadillac teased a new concept car and Fiat introduced the 2013 500 Turbo. A group calling itself Friends of Carroll Shelby unveiled a tribute car in his honor, and Fisker recalled the Karma. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Will...Read More»

2011 Honda Fit Sport
Hondas To Be As 'American' As Detroit Cars By 2015?

A few weeks ago, we wondered whether U.S. consumers found it more important to buy a car that's "made in America" or one that's made by an American company. The post generated some interesting discussion, with several readers pointing out -- quite rightly -- that in this day and age, it's become...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord sedan
Did Honda Get The 2013 Accord's Design Right? #YouTellUs

The mid-size sedan segment is heating up, with all-new entries from most of the major automakers either on sale now or arriving soon. Honda has finally revealed the new 2013 Accord in production trim, and it begs the question: Did Honda get the 2013 Accord's design right? Honda is calling the new...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
General Motors Is Tops In Customer Loyalty, Ford A Close Second

It's one thing to attract a first-time customer, but quite another to get that customer back. According to new data from Experian Automotive, no automaker in America does that quite as well as General Motors -- though Ford comes awfully close. #1 and #2: GM and Ford During the first quarter of...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Acura ILX Recalled For Door Latch Problem

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year CR-V compact crossovers and 2013 model year Acura ILX small luxury sedans to fix faulty door locks. A notice in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potentially affected vehicles...Read More»

Honda Summer Clearance gas card giveaway
Honda Wants To Give You Gas (In A Sweepstakes)

Are you thinking about making a summer road trip but put off by high prices at the pump (currently $3.44 a gallon and rising)? Honda could make life a little easier: the automaker is clearing out its summer inventory and is giving dozens of website visitors gas in the process. Every day from now to...Read More»

HondaLink interface with Aha integration  -  for 2013 Honda Accord
2013 Honda Accord, Crosstour Get Aha Smartphone-Based Infotainment

Honda has announced a new generation of infotainment systems that will make its debut first in the all-new 2013 Honda Accord and in the refreshed 2013 Honda Crosstour, both expected later this year. And reflecting a simplified approach that we've seen increasingly in systems like Toyota's Entune or...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe
Mercedes-Benz, Honda Are 2012 Brands Of The Year

How do you measure a company's value? Sure, you can look at sales figures, earnings, and other bean-countery things, but there's something just as important that's much harder to measure -- namely, the company's brand. When we talk about a "brand", we mean more than a logo, a color scheme, a design...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic sedan
2012 Honda Civic: Recall Alert

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 Civic compact cars over concerns about potentially faulty driveshafts. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected vehicles at 50,190. Documentation from Honda (PDF)...Read More»

Data from ALG's Spring 2012 Perceived Quality Study
Honda, Lexus Are Tops In Perceived Quality; Ford, Hyundai Improve

When it comes to perceived quality -- that is, how consumers view brands, based on personal experience and word-of-mouth -- Honda and Lexus are at the top of their game. That's according to ALG, a California-based company that has been predicting valuations in the automotive industry for almost 50...Read More»

2012 Honda Odyssey
2012 Honda Odyssey Video Road Test

The Honda Odyssey has always been a safe and comfortable minivan. For 2012 Honda gave its people mover a refresh with sharp new styling and a more fuel-efficient powertrain, but how does it stack up against the competition? While the front and rear of the Odyssey remain conservative, the side...Read More»

2012 Nissan Rogue
Buying A Car, College Grad? Don’t Forget The Rebates

You’ve worked hard to get your college degree. If you’re not swamped in student loan debt and are considering buying a car to help you navigate your new place in the world, there’s some help available. The good news is that most major automakers offer some form of college graduate...Read More»

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Are You Ignoring Auto Safety Recalls?

Whether you own a new or used car, crossover, SUV, minivan or pickup truck, if you haven’t taken your vehicle in to comply with an auto safety recall, you’re putting yourself, your passengers and people in other vehicles at potential risk. Safety recalls may be conducted voluntarily by...Read More»

Honda's John Mendel (left) & KBB's Jared Rowe at the 2012 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards
Cadillac, Ford, Honda, Porsche Win Big At 2012 Brand Image Awards

Events like the New York Auto Show are a perfect time for automakers to show off their latest, greatest technology to journalists, car fans, and curious onlookers. They're also an opportunity to dole out trophies, and that's exactly what the folks at Kelley Blue Book did yesterday at the 2012 Brand...Read More»

2004 Honda CR-V EX
2002-2004 Honda CR-V, 2003 Honda Pilot: Recall Alert

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall on certain 2002-2004 model year CR-V small crossovers and 2003 Honda Pilot SUVs over concerns about faulty headlight wiring. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at...Read More»

2004 Honda CR-V EX
2002-2004 Honda CR-V, 2003 Honda Pilot Recalled For Headlight Problem

Honda has issued a voluntary recall for the 2002-2004 CR-V and the 2003 Pilot. According to a press release from the automaker, a flaw in those vehicles' electrical systems could cause the headlights to fail. Though the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hasn't yet posted an official...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
Toyota, Honda & Others Boost Output To Meet Cash-For-Clunkers Demand

Many eager auto shoppers in Japan have been stymied by inventory shortages, but according to the Wall Street Journal, the wait for new wheels may be coming to an end. The Journal reports that most Japanese companies are ramping up output, with significantly more cars rolling off the lines over the...Read More»

2006 Honda CR-V
2006 Honda CR-V: Recall Alert

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2006 model year Honda CR-V small crossover SUVs over concerns about a defective weld that could cause the right front lower control arm to fracture. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number...Read More»

2006 Honda CR-V
2006 Honda CR-V Recalled Due To Suspension Problem

Honda has issued a recall for 2006 models of the CR-V crossover. The problem stems from a flaw in the CR-V's suspension system, which could result in a crash. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the strength of the weld that holds two parts of the CR-V's...Read More»

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