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Analysts Predict A Booming Auto Market In 2012 (Except In Europe)
Analysts Predict A Booming Auto Market In 2012 (Except In Europe)

The dust is still settling from 2011, but early figures indicate that the U.S auto market recorded significant growth over 2010. Analysts at Polk Research say that upward trend will continue across much of the globe in 2012 -- though alas, not everywhere. THE WINNERS China: Though some have...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Compact Crossovers: Five Under $25,000

As a follow-up to our earlier story Eleven 2012 Crossovers Under $25,000, here we take a closer look at the base models of five compact crossovers on that list. Of importance to families, three of the five are Top Safety Picks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): the 2012 Subaru...Read More»

2012 Honda Odyssey
2012 Honda Odyssey: Recall-Alert

Honda is recalling nine 2012 model year Odyssey minivans over concerns about an improperly fastened lower front suspension bolt. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site indicates that the nine Odyssey minivans were built from October 31, 2011 through November 30...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
Eleven 2012 Crossovers Under $25,000

Consumers in the market for an all-purpose family vehicle that looks good, gets great fuel economy and offers more than bare-bones features would do well to check out the following list of 2012 crossover SUVs, all of which carry a base price, including destination charge, of under $25,000. Note...Read More»

2012 Honda Fit Sport
First Chinese Car Goes On Sale In North America

For years, we've reported several Chinese automakers' intentions sell cars in North America. Producers like Brilliance, Chery and Geely made it clear they want a presence in the market. Even electric-car startup Coda looked like a lock for first Chinese car on sale here, until they stressed final...Read More»

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Alabama Nabs Honda Exec A Week After Jailing Mercedes Manager Under Immigration Law

Many of the people arrested under Alabama's new immigration law--immigrants from Central and South America, documented or not--get no media attention. A state that arrests or tickets executives from foreign automakers who provide thousands of jobs, however, makes the press sit up and take notice...Read More»

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Honda Expands Recall Of 2001-2003 Honda And Acura Vehicles

Honda is widening its already-announced recall of certain 2001-2003 model year Honda and Acura vehicles over airbag fixes. The automaker says, in a statement, that the issue is that the affected driver’s airbag inflators “may deploy with too much pressure, which can cause the inflator...Read More»

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2012 Toyota Corolla, Tokyo Motor Show, Connected Cars: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Toyota increases the price of the 2012 Corolla while GM builds its 100-millionth small-block V-8. There are still things we need before cars are fully connected--and we'll tell you what they are, and tell you about our drive in the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas. All this...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V live reveal at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011
2012 Honda CR-V: Redesigned Compact Crossover Bows At The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Fans and prospective family buyers of the Honda CR-V compact crossover won’t be disappointed with the redesigned 2012 CR-V just unveiled at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. What the 2012 Honda CR-V continues to offer is what family car buyers appreciate most: versatility, spaciousness...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Honda CR-V, 2012 Hyundai Azera, 2013 Chevrolet Spark: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we have an autumn bounty of upcoming vehicles and announcements, live from the Los Angeles Auto Show floor. Just over the past day, a 2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Lincoln MKS, and 2012 Hyundai Azera have broken cover, and the U.S.-spec 2013 Chevrolet Spark now has official...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Honda CR-V: First Drive

In these days of tighter family budgets, and in many cases a desire to be more understated, compact crossover vehicles like the Honda CR-V have a lot of appeal. Parents know that they provide more versatility—and freedom, by some gauges—than sedans, and they’re a little smaller...Read More»

2013 Cadillac XTS leaked
2013 Cadillac XTS, 2012 Honda CR-V, Chevy TrailBlazer: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, General Motors has a leaking problem as both the 2013 Chevy TrailBlazer and 2013 Cadillac XTS get early web reveals. The 2012 Honda CR-V will launch on time, and production of the Fisker Karma is underway. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
Redesigned 2012 Honda CR-V To Launch On Schedule

Good news for family buyers waiting for the new 2012 Honda CR-V small crossover SUV: Honda plans to launch the redesigned CR-V on schedule. This comes just a week after Honda warned that supply shortages caused by Thai floods could delay the debut of the popular crossover. As reported in Automotive...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Will Arrive On Time, Despite Supply Shortages

Last week, Honda warned shoppers that the redesigned 2012 CR-V could be delayed due to severe flooding in Thailand. An article posted last night to Auto News, however, confirms that the CR-V will arrive on time after all. The Thai floods have had a significant impact on Honda's production schedule...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen CC
2012 Focus ST And Focus Electric, 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Ford will sell the 2012 Focus Electric before the end of the year while it'll show the 2012 Focus ST at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Volkswagen reveals the refreshed 2013 CC and we review the 2012 Honda Odyssey. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The...Read More»

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2012 Honda CR-V, Subaru BRZ, 2012 Chevrolet Sonic: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Ford F-150 and drive the 2012 Chevy Sonic. The 2012 Honda CR-V gets revealed on the Internet while Subaru releases images of the BRZ STI Concept. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The 2012 Honda CR-V has been...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V May Be Delayed Due To Thailand Floods

Flooding in Thailand has begun making serious waves in the U.S. According to a press release, the disaster will force Honda to scale back production at facilities across the U.S. and Canada in coming weeks, and there's a distinct possibility that the automaker will miss its December launch window...Read More»

Honda Fan's Faces Carved Onto Pumpkins
Honda Carves Fans' Faces Into Pumpkins

Ever since Honda hit the one million Facebook fan mark this past spring, it's been showing the love for its fans. Last Halloween, it held a Facebook contest where fans posted photos of their Honda-inspired pumpkin carving. This Halloween, Honda has decided to show the love by having the faces of...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
Honda Civic Will Get A Speedy Facelift After Bad Reviews

Over its nearly 40-year run, the Honda Civic has become synonymous with reliability, affordability, and value. In fact, the Civic is so ubiquitous on American streets that it's become nearly invisible. Then the 2012 Civic rolled out, and people started to notice -- but not in the good way. Today...Read More»

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