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2012 Honda Pilot Gets Refreshed
2012 Honda Pilot Gets Refreshed

Honda’s mid-size Pilot SUV has been a hit for the automaker in terms of both sales and image. It’s drawn buyers into Honda showrooms who likely wouldn’t have come in to drive the CR-V (too small) or the Ridgeline (too oddly styled). Now that it’s due for a refresh, the 2012...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V: Once Again The CUV Leader? #YouTellUs

Earlier this morning, Honda previewed the upcoming 2012 CR-V in concept form. While the aggressive window tint, oversized wheels, and aggressive front skid plate may not make production, the sculpted sheet metal and swept-back headlights will be on the finished product. Honda currently sells nearly...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Preview

When it comes to small crossovers, Honda has a certain recipe for success. Their CR-V compact crossover has been a huge hit for the automaker, so in refreshing it, Honda borrows a page from the Hippocratic oath: first, do no harm. As good as the current Honda CR-V is, today’s version is in...Read More»

Auto workers adjusting the chassis of the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD
Need A Job? The U.S. Auto Industry Is Hiring

It seems like just yesterday we were the bearers of nothing but bad news: plant closures, salary cuts, and countless layoffs. But today, the auto industry has turned the corner, and some car companies in the U.S. are on a hiring spree. Why the sudden jump? Because after record low sales figures...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L
What Happened To Honda? #YouTellUs

Remember the NSX? What about the S2000 and the CRX? These are all hallmarks in Honda's history. Today they are merely relics of what Honda used to be. Now we have the Crosstour and nearly full-size Accord. Honda just launched the ninth generation Civic. Can you tell it is a new generation? What...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L
Has Honda Lost Its Way? #YouTellUs

For as long as we can remember, Honda has been associated with reliable vehicles that ask very little of their owners. From sports cars and hatchbacks to sedans and coupes, Honda offered it. Today Honda doesn't have a sports car. The only hatchback offered is a hybrid, and some would say its...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si video walkaround
2012 Honda Civic Si: Mix Mad Max, Manga and Insanity

Honda’s new range of 2012 Civics, one of its most important cars globally, has met with a bit of a yawn here in North America, despite some great advertising. All of Honda’s high-level engineering is there, yet the car hasn’t knocked any homeruns in any comparison tests...Read More»

Clean Air Sticker
California Hybrid Drivers Lose Car-Pool Lane Privileges

Starting July 1st, solo drivers of hybrid cars in California will see their special pass to the car pool lane disappear. Since 2004, hybrid owners with a special permit were allowed entry into California’s High-Occupancy-Vehicle (HOV) lanes even when driving alone. The special yellow...Read More»

Jaguar XKR-S testing at Goodwood
2012 Jaguar XKR-S, Toyota Repo, GM Employees For LGBTQ: Today's Car News

Jaguar has released drool-worthy video of the 2012 XKR-S doing a test-run at Goodwood Hill. [MotorAuthority] GM employees have made an 'It Gets Better' video for LGBTQ youth. [TheCarConnection] Toyota repossessed a murdered mom's car and the son retaliated on Facebook. [SocialCarNews] Sri Lanka is...Read More»

Million Mile Joe and his 1990 Honda Accord. Image: Honda
Million Milers: Which New Car Would You Want For The Long Haul? #YouTellUs

Most people would never consider keeping their cars past 200,000 miles. After about 100,000 miles cars start needing work. Whether it is timing belts and water pumps, or suspension bits, many people just decide it's time for a new car. But then there are people like Irv Gordon and Million-Mile Joe...Read More»

Million Mile Joe and his 1990 Honda Accord. Image: Honda
A Million Miles, Fifteen Years And A Honda Accord

The average American driver racks up 13,476 miles per year on their odometer. That makes “Million-Mile” Joe, of Norway, Maine, well above average; Joe has accumulated nearly one million miles on his 1990 Honda Accord over the last fifteen years. That works out to be nearly 4,700 miles...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011
2012 Honda Civic Ultimate Guide: Reviews, Gas Mileage, Videos

While the launch of the all-new 2012 Honda Civic was slowed somewhat by the after-effects of the Feburary earthquake and tsunami in Japan, 2012 model cars are now in dealerships. Gas mileage has gone up pretty much across the board, with the lowest figures of 22 mpg city, 31 mpg highway, and 25 mpg...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Four For 40: Family Sedans With 40-MPG Fuel Economy

As Americans make the switch to smaller, more fuel-efficient cars, some of the best-selling sedans on the planet are getting a good boost--in gas mileage, and in sales. Compact-car favorites like the Ford Focus and Honda Civic are selling better than ever, and they're joined at the top of the sales...Read More»

Academy Awards
Toyota, Honda Sweep ThinkLA Interactive Awards

This year Los Angeles has taken it upon itself to recognize the digital superstars local digital superstars. The event is called ThinkLA, and is the first Interactive Awards Gala in LA. This year both Honda and Toyota took top honors in multiple categories. The Toyota Sienna Family was named Best...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
Report: Hybrids Not Selling As Well As Analysts Predicted

Among vehicles that you fill with gasoline, the list of most fuel-efficient models is topped by several hybrids—including the Toyota Prius, Lexus CT 200h, and Honda Civic Hybrid. But only the 2011 Prius today could be called a big seller; and even at that, it's at a fraction of the sales that...Read More»

Cash for Cars
Your Car Dealer Wants Your Used Car

Roles have reversed. It used to be that customers bought used cars from their neighborhood car dealer. The dealer sells, the customer buys, and everyone is happy. Now, everything is turned upside down. Car dealers may be desperately trying to buy the very car they previously sold you. So acute is...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
IIHS: High-MPG Small Cars Much Improved In Safety

All the talk likening small cars to sardine cans can finally be retired. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released new crash-test results and ratings for more than a dozen small cars and found that, thankfully, automakers have made significant progress in small-car...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
May Auto Sales: Hyundai And Kia Take Third Place, Ahead Of Toyota

Hyundai and Kia are this month expected to pull ahead of Toyota and Honda, to be the third top-selling brands in the U.S. market after only GM and Ford. Even more to the point, Hyundai and Kia are expected to be the only major brands with sales up versus April. According to the pricing-intelligence...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic
2012 Honda Civic Recalled For Fuel-System Issue

The 2012 Honda Civic has barely started hitting dealerships, yet it's already affected by a recall. According to Honda, an O-ring might have been displaced in the fuel-system assembly, potentially leading to a leak where two pieces of pipe attach to each other. Honda will replace the fuel feed line...Read More»

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