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2012 Honda Civic: Recall Alert
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»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Car Seat Compliance Up: AAA Survey

Just one year after the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its updated car seat recommendations, a new survey from the AAA shows that Americans are definitely getting the message. According to the AAA, more than 90 percent of parents surveyed with children under the age of 13 have heard...Read More»

Honda, Toyota, Ford, and mid-market car sector rankings from YouGov's BrandIndex
Consumers Show Their Love For Honda, Ford, Toyota

2011 was a tough year for Asian automakers. True, their vehicles have fared well in various rankings, like Consumer Reports' recent list of "Top Picks". But between the March 11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the flooding in Thailand, and the strong yen, many companies along the Pacific rim had a...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot, Acura MDX: Recall Alert

Honda is recalling certain 2012 model year Honda Pilot and Acura MDX SUVs over concerns about a possible fuel leak. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 8,709. Documentation from Honda indicates the dates of...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot, Acura MDX Recalled For Possible Fuel Leak

Honda has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Honda Pilot and its sibling, the Acura MDX. Those vehicles stand the chance of leaking fuel, which could cause a fire. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem stems from the vent shut float valve...Read More»

2009 Honda Odyssey
2008-2009 Honda Odyssey: Recall Alert

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2008-2009 model year Odyssey minivans over concerns about a liftgate flaw. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 45,747. Documentation from Honda indicates...Read More»

2009 Honda Odyssey
2008-2009 Honda Odyssey Recalled For Liftgate Problem

Honda has issued a recall for Odyssey minivans from the 2008 and 2009 model years. The recall centers around a flaw in the liftgate system that could cause injuries to owners. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the gas-filled struts which help the...Read More»

Lara Stone and Mercedes-Benz SL star in new Calvin Klein campaign
Chrysler Loans, Transformers 4, Tesla And Mercedes-Benz: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, De Tomaso has new owners and Toyota has revealed a new concept. BMW's priced the 2013 X3 and Nevada is okay with self-driving cars. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Tesla and Mercedes-Benz are going to collaborate on a new vehicle...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
2012 Honda Civic Rated “Least Toxic” Vehicle In New Study

There’s nothing like the smell of a brand-new car, right? Actually, that the “new car smell” is bad for your health and that of children and pets, as it is composed of chemicals coming off the steering wheel, seats, armrests and dashboard. A new study of toxic chemicals in new...Read More»

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