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After Six Years & Slow Sales, The Honda Crosstour Is Dead
After Six Years & Slow Sales, The Honda Crosstour Is Dead

How did you feel when you first saw the Honda Crosstour (formerly known as the Honda Accord Crosstour)? If your answer is "meh", you're not alone: according to Auto News, demand for the curious crossover is so low that Honda plans to kill it after production of the 2015 model wraps up. TA TA...Read More»

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Honda Expands Takata Airbag Recall To Include 2001 Accord, 2004 Civic, 2008 Pilot

The long list of Honda vehicles being recalled to fix explosive Takata airbags just got a lot longer. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker has added 104,871 Accord, Civic, and Pilot models to the repair roster. ALSO SEE: Tesla Reveals Trip Tools: Do They...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show Live Photos
2016 Honda Pilot Video

The Honda Pilot has been one of the mainstays of the crossover-SUV world since 2003. But Honda stumbled with the second-generation model it introduced in 2009--it gave it blocky styling and a lackluster interior. ALSO SEE: 2016 Honda Pilot Preview For 2016, Honda's ushering in some dramatic change...Read More»

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Honda, Nissan, Toyota Join Forces To Create Hydrogen Network In Japan (But What Does That Mean?)

Honda, Nissan, and Toyota have announced plans to pool their resources and develop Japan's hydrogen infrastructure, which will serve the automakers' coming fleets of fuel-cell vehicles. Will the three succeed? And, if so, will they be able to translate their success to other countries like the...Read More»

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10 Most & Least Expensive ZIP Codes For Car Insurance: Are Your Neighbors Driving Up Your Rates?

Most insurance ads would have you believe that your premium is based solely on your driving history. They talk about forgiving motorists for accidents and reducing premiums for those who don't file claims. But the truth is, your insurance rate is largely determined by your neighbors. To prove it...Read More»

All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV to Make Global Debut at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Honda Pilot Teased Before Chicago Auto Show Debut

When you look at the Honda Pilot, "graceful" isn't the first word that comes to mind -- and that's okay. The Pilot's blocky, somewhat awkward styling has helped it stand out from the increasing number of crossovers littering American showrooms. But that may soon change. Honda has published a teaser...Read More»

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Honda Fined $70 Million For Underreporting Auto Problems: Slap On The Wrist Or Serious Fine?

Back in November, we told you that Honda had failed to report more than 1,700 death and injury claims to U.S. regulators, and as a result, the Japanese automaker was facing fines of $35 million -- the maximum that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration could impose. NHTSA has now ruled...Read More»

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2014-2015 Acura RLX Recalled To Fix Headlight Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for select Acural RLX vehicles from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), some of those cars may have issues with their headlights, which can cause them to be less effective than intended...Read More»

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Honda Agrees To Nationwide Recall Of Takata Airbags, 3 Million More U.S. Cars Will Be Affected

The Takata airbag recall fiasco has been playing out for months, and at last, there's some good news to report. According to Bloomberg, Honda has agreed to a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata airbags. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry: Five-Star Safety, But Short Of The Top Tier...Read More»

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Honda Failed To Report 1,729 Death & Injury Claims To U.S. Regulators, $35 Million Fine Possible

Last month, we told you that The Center for Auto Safety had accused Honda of under-reporting Takata airbag failures in its vehicles (allegedly because Honda and Takata have such a close working relationship). Around the same time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Honda to...Read More»

2016 Honda HR-V, debut at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show
2016 Honda HR-V Video

The market for small crossovers is booming, and Honda won’t be left out of it. They’re jumping on the bandwagon with the new HR-V crossover, seen for the first time here at the 2014 LA Auto Show. ALSO SEE: 2015 Ford F-150: Top Full-Size Truck Gas Mileage--Not Counting Diesel The HR-V is...Read More»

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Honda Quietly Agrees To Replace Airbags On All Recalled Cars, No Matter Where They're Registered

Recalls to replace Takata's defective airbags now affect more than 14 million vehicles worldwide. If you've been following the news, you know that here in the U.S., most of those recalls have been limited to southern states. According to Detroit News, however, Honda has quietly agreed to replace...Read More»

Infographic: ALG’s 15th Annual Residual Value Awards
Toyota, Land Rover Outlast The Competition In ALG's Residual Value Awards: Infographic

If you're like most people, you spend a lot of time thinking about your new car before you sign for the keys. During that process, you probably consider a host of things like fuel economy, safety ratings, and tech features. But what about residual value? Eventually, you're going to want to sell or...Read More»

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2013 Honda Accord, 2008 Infiniti EX35 Investigated For Steering Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched two separate investigations into reports of steering troubles on Honda and Infiniti vehicles. By far, the larger of the probes involves the 2013 Honda Accord. According to NHTSA (PDF), there have been at least 24 complaints of power...Read More»

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Under Criticism For Soft-Pedaling Takata Airbag Flaws, Honda Ramps Up Recalls

Honda has made headlines in recent weeks, but the publicity hasn't all been good. The automaker has been accused of shady business practices, and to counter those suggestions, Honda is now adding thousands of vehicles -- potentially hundreds of thousands -- to a more aggressive recall list in the...Read More»

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2015 Honda Civic Ad Is The Best We've Seen In A Long Time

We have good news and bad news. The good news is, Honda has launched one of the most innovative commercials we've seen in a very long time. Some ads succeed with thoughtful writing, some ads benefit from dazzling camera work, and others achieve greatness because of a clear, simple concept...Read More»

2015 Honda Fit
2015 Honda Fit: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Urban commuters, you're looking at one of the best picks in a lean, space-conscious and fuel-efficient small car. If your priorities include maneuverability, versatility, value, and pretty much everything practicality-related, then the 2015 Honda Fit is one that you really must include—one of...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

2015 Honda CR-Z
2015 Honda CR-Z Arrives Today, Priced From $20,145

The Honda CR-Z isn't the most popular model on the block. In fact, we're a little surprised that it's still around, given that the CR-Z has been Honda's lowest-selling model. Yet, here we are, on the day that the 2015 version of Honda's sporty, hybrid coupe arrives in showrooms, priced from...Read More»

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