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Toyota, Honda & Others Boost Output To Meet Cash-For-Clunkers Demand
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»

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»

2012 Honda Accord
2012 Honda Accord, Crosstour: Recall Alert

Honda is recalling certain 2012 model year Accord and Crosstour passenger cars over concerns about potentially faulty front side-curtain airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at just 347. Documentation from...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
Heavily Criticized Honda Civic Should Be Refreshed By Fall

Back in October, we told you that Honda was planning an early refresh of the much-criticized 2012 Civic. At the time, Honda execs expected the revamp to arrive in showrooms sometime in 2013 -- a full year ahead of schedule -- but according to a report in AutoNews, the tweaking has now been put into...Read More»

2012 Honda Crosstour EX-L
Honda Recalls 2012 Accord, 2012 Crosstour, 2011-2012 Ridgeline

Honda has issued two recalls today -- one for the 2012 Accord and 2012 Crosstour, and another for the 2011-2012 Ridgeline. The 2012 Accord and Crosstour recall is the most worrisome of the two. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Accords and Crosstours...Read More»

Matthew Broderick in Honda's Super Bowl ad for the 2012 CR-V
Super Bowl XLVI Play-By-Play: Which Ads Run When (With Video)

If you're a football fan, it's easy to keep track of this Sunday's Super Bowl match-up. After all, at 6:30pm Eastern, you have a pretty good idea which teams you'll be watching, right? But do you know what commercials will run and when they'll appear? We thought not. That's why we've put together a...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers

Each year, thousands of consumers answer surveys about cars and the people who sell them. Those studies -- like the ones we recently mentioned about brand loyalty and the shopping habits of men and women -- can tell us a lot about buyers, but for an insider's look at the auto industry, you need to...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot, Rolex 24, MINI Cooper Diesels: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we've reviewed the 2012 Honda Pilot, and learned MINI is considering bringing diesels to the U.S. Tesla's teasing the Model X electric crossover and Lamborghini has ruled out turbocharging, for now. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

Car lot
Do You Really Care What Car You Drive?

Once upon a time, consumers were fiercely brand-loyal. Many of our parents and grandparents drove Fords or Chevys or Plymouths, and that's all they drove. But as we've seen over the past few years, brand loyalty is becoming a thing of the past -- a fact that's confirmed by new study from Consumer...Read More»

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