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Takata Hit With $200 Million Fine, Loses Honda As Biggest Client, Stops Using Ammonium Nitrate
Takata Hit With $200 Million Fine, Loses Honda As Biggest Client, Stops Using Ammonium Nitrate

After years of investigations and a confusing patchwork of recalls to replace its fatally flawed airbags, Takata has finally buckled. The Japanese parts supplier has agreed to pay a $200 million fine, to redesign its airbags, and to recall all of those devices that use ammonium nitrate unless it...Read More»

2016 Honda CR-V
Takata Crisis Continues: 2016 Honda CR-V Recalled For Exploding Airbags, Nissan Re-Inspects Cars

The complicated and confusing Takata airbag recall is no longer front-page news, but never fear: the nightmare for Takata, automakers, and consumers plays on. The latest chapter in the saga involves Takata's biggest client, Honda. On Friday, the automaker issued a recall for select 2016 Honda CR-V...Read More»

2009 Honda Accord
2008-2009 Honda Accord Recalled For Sudden Airbag Deployments

Honda has issued a recall for select 2008 and 2009 Honda Accord sedans affecting more than 300,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may suffer from a software problem that could cause their airbags to go off without...Read More»

2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)
2016 Honda Civic First Drive

The tenth-generation Honda Civic drops almost all the economy-car pretense; in Touring trim, it could wear the same "premium" label that Acura's ILX does. Honda's first turbocharged engine appears in EX-T, EX-L, and Touring models Advanced safety technology is available on every trim level Prices...Read More»

2015 Honda Accord Hybrid
2014-2015 Honda Accord Hybrid Recalled For Electrical Problem, Disabling Of Gas Engine

Honda is recalling nearly 6,800 Honda Accord Hybrids from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical flaw that could disable the car's gasoline engine, leaving the vehicles to travel on battery...Read More»

2015 Honda Fit
2014-2015 Honda Civic, 2015 Honda Fit Recalled To Fix Transmission Software Flaw

Honda is recalling nearly 144,000 U.S.-registered vehicles to fix a software flaw associated with the cars' continuously variable transmission system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the glitch could cause serious mechanical problems, increasing the risk of an...Read More»

2015 Honda Fit
2015 Honda Fit Recalled Over Stalling Concerns

Honda has issued a recall for nearly 18,000 Honda Fit vehicles from the 2015 model year. The automaker says that the cars suffer from a problem that, in a worst-case scenario, could cause them to stall in traffic. READ: Honda Pilot Vs. Toyota Highlander: Compare Cars The problem is linked to the...Read More»

2016 Honda HR-V
2016 Honda HR-V Achieves (Mostly) Five-Star Safety Scores

The 2016 Honda HR-V has earned a five-star rating, overall, in federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash-testing. However its results aren’t quite top-tier. In frontal crash testing (35 mph into a fixed barrier), the HR-V was able to achieve just four stars for both male-size occupants...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
2016 Honda Pilot Given Top Safety Rating By IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released crash-test ratings for the 2016 Honda Pilot, and this spacious seven-passenger sport-utility vehicle is already looking like a great pick—as it’s always been—for safety-conscious families. The Pilot, which has been...Read More»

2016 Honda HR-V
2016 Honda HR-V Gets Its First Recall: Missing Tire Labels

If your high school was anything like ours, new tennis shoes were a Pretty Big Deal. The proud owners would strut across campus, eager to show off their pristine sneaks, but also wary of getting them dirty. Before the day was through, though, they'd inevitably scuff them in the gym, or some yutz...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
2016 Honda Pilot Recalled To Fix Seatbelt Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for select 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the third-row seatbelts on some of those vehicles may not function as intended during accidents. NHTSA says that the problem occurred during production...Read More»

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Brace Yourselves: Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall Abroad. Is The U.S. Next? [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below This doesn't bode well: Honda has added several million more vehicles to its already-massive Takata airbag recall. Prior to the announcement, Takata's biggest client had recalled about 20 million vehicles worldwide. The expansion brings that total to 24.5 million. ALSO SEE: 2016...Read More»

Toyota Mirai showroom and hydrogen fueling station, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015
Toyota, Nissan, Honda To Spend $48 Million On Hydrogen Infrastructure: Will It Sell Fuel Cells?

Back in February, we reported that Honda, Nissan, and Toyota had joined forces to create a hydrogen fueling infrastructure in Japan. At the time, we had no details about what the three might do or how much they might spend on such endeavors. ALSO SEE: Yikes: July 4 Weekend To Be The Deadliest In...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-V
Rough-Idle Complaints Roll In For 2015 CR-V: Honda Working On Fix

Honda has issued an advisory to owners of 2015 Honda CR-V models, after receiving many complaints about a strong vibration at idle and low rpm—one that we experienced earlier this year in a test drive. The 2015 Honda CR-V is one of our favorite compact crossovers on the market—as well...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-V: Driven
2015 Honda CR-V Touring: Quick Drive

Honda says that the CR-V is the best-selling entry SUV of all time, and it’s easy to understand why this model has earned that title. Put simply, it keeps with the times and delivers, in an entirely pragmatic way, all that most families need, with enough personality to not leave them wanting...Read More»

2007 Honda Accord
2003-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Honda Civic Join Nationwide Takata Recall, 2.3 Million Affected

In May, Takata finally fessed up: the Japanese parts supplier admitted that its airbags were fatally flawed and that automakers should launch nationwide recalls to replace the devices with others less likely to explode upon deployment. (Previously, the company had claimed that the only airbags at...Read More»

2015 Acura MDX
2014-2015 Acura MDX, RLX Recalled For Faulty Collision Avoidance Systems

Well, this is curious: a day after we reported on an investigation of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee's automated braking system, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of select 2014-2015 Acura MDX and RLX models for the same problem. ALSO SEE: NTSB Wants Collision...Read More»

2006 Honda CR-V
Honda & Acura Update Takata Airbag Recall: 5,100,000 Accord, Civic, CR-V & Other Models Affected

Two weeks ago, after months of haggling with federal regulators, Takata finally agreed to replace the potentially deadly airbags it provided for 34 million U.S. vehicles. Previously, the company had limited repairs to cars registered or sold in humid states and territories, because that kind of...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot
2016 Honda Pilot First Drive Video

We’ve been fans of the Honda Pilot since it was brand-new, back in 2003. The first one was a big hit—but the next one had a rugged SUV look that was out of step with its on-road talents. There’s a new Pilot for 2016, and it’s making a big U-turn. But is it big enough to pass...Read More»

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