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2008 Honda Accord Investigated For Accidental Airbag Deployment
2008 Honda Accord Investigated For Accidental Airbag Deployment

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2008 Honda Accord. According to a bulletin from NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation, the agency has received more than two dozen complaints from consumers about the Accord's airbags deploying in non-crash...Read More»

2014 Toyota Yaris
Toyota, Ford, Honda, Chevy Make Big Impression On U.S. Drivers, But Tesla, Subaru Are Closing In

If you're a fan of European auto brands, we have some bad news: by and large, your car companies are being left in the dust by their American and Asian competitors. At least that's what Consumer Reports claims in its latest Car-Brand Perception Survey. To create the survey, the magazine polled...Read More»

Anderson Ferrari 458 Italia with carbon fiber package
Your Dream Of Owning A Carbon-Fiber Sports Car Just Got A Little More Real

3D printing is coming, and it will change the way that automakers do business. (It will also shake up the military, medicine, and the entire field of confectionery, but those are subjects for another time.) We've already seen the way that Ford uses 3D printing to build prototypes. We've also read...Read More»

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Honda Takes Top Honors In Annual Auto Ad Competition (Video)

It's a big week for directors, grips, and gaffers -- and not just because of the Golden Globes. The North American International Auto Show is up and running in Detroit, and today on the show floor, awards are being doled out for the best recent car ads. The Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards...Read More»

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Carmakers Know Where You Go -- And You Can't Get Them To Delete The Data

Big data is a very big deal. To be sure, it has plenty of useful applications, like helping us navigate traffic jams and tracking down criminals, all thanks to the aid of GPS devices, traffic cameras, and other gadgets. But there's an insidious side to big data, too. Businesses of every stripe...Read More»

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From CES: Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai Will Put Google Android OS In Cars This Year

The Detroit Auto Show doesn't start until next week, but car fans are already feasting on lots of great auto news thanks to the Consumer Electronics Show. One of CES' biggest announcements involves an intriguing partnership between Audi, General Motors, Honda, and Hyundai. Along with tech firms...Read More»

Official design sketch previewing 2017 Honda Ridgeline
All-New Honda Ridgeline Due For 2016, But Skipping 2015 Model Year

It looked for a few years like compact and mid-size pickups were a dying breed. But with the introduction of an all-new Chevrolet Colorado this next year, along with a new-generation Honda Ridgeline under development, this portion of the truck market could rebound. That’s right; Honda today...Read More»

2014 Honda Civic
2014 Honda Civic Gets The Hint, Makes Smartphones Central To The Driving Experience (Video)

There's a three-way battle underway, with each party vying for control of your dashboard. The first contenders are companies like Garmin and TomTom -- device-makers that built their reputations on simple, effective, portable tools for navigation. These folks are clearly on the losing end of the...Read More»

2007 Honda Odyssey
Honda Recalling 344,187 Odyssey Minivans For Unexpected Braking

Honda is recalling certain 2007 and 2008 Odyssey minivans for a problem that may result in unexpected braking. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 344,187. Affected vehicles were built from...Read More»

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Transaction Prices Climb In October (And GM Is Happy To See It)

If you went shopping for a new car last month and found the prices higher than usual, you weren't imagining things. According to KBB, transaction prices climbed a full percentage point between September and October of 2013 -- and thanks to automakers like General Motors, incentives aren't doing...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EX-L
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Driven: At 50 MPG And $30k, Does It Add Up?

Is the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid a more compelling vehicle this time around? You might not be aware that this is Honda’s second try at an Accord Hybrid; but as we drove the 2014 Accord Hybrid earlier this month we couldn't help but look back at what didn't work last time—and how...Read More»

2014 Honda Crosstour
2014 Honda Crosstour Priced From $28,210

On sale today, the 2014 Honda Crosstour mid-size crossover carries a starting price of $28,210, including destination charge, for the two-wheel drive EX up to $38,070 for the four-wheel drive EX-L V-6 Navigation. Standard features on all Crosstour models include a rearview camera with guidelines...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Earns 50 MPG, Priced From $29,155

If you're looking for a new hybrid, you might want to save your pennies 'til Halloween. That's when Honda dealers will begin carrying the 2014 Accord Hybrid, priced from $29,155. The sedan arrives with a goodie bag full of standard features. Perhaps most notable is Honda's LaneWatch system, which...Read More»

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2003-04 Honda Odyssey, 2003 Acura MDX Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Just two weeks after its younger siblings were recalled for stalling issues, the 2003-04 Honda Odyssey is being recalled for a problem with its airbags. According to Detroit News, the recall also includes 2003 models of the Acura MDX. The flaw stems from a dodgy computer chip used in the system...Read More»

2013 Honda Odyssey
2013 Honda Odyssey, Pilot Recalled Due To Stalling

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 Honda Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUVs for a piston problem that may cause the engine to stall. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles affected by the recall at 270...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Arrives, Boasting 47 MPG

The Honda Accord Hybrid has arrived for 2014, boasting some very impressive credentials. Will it manage to win over consumers in the super-competitive mid-size sedan marketplace? Let's take a look. Honda's press release for the 2014 Accord Hybrid focuses primarily on its fuel economy -- which is...Read More»

Pedestrian crossing sign
Honda's New Pedestrian Tech Uses Cell Phones To Save Lives: Video

Every few days, it seems as if another automaker announces a high-tech means to eliminate traffic accidents in the coming years. Recently we've seen two promising candidates. Last week, Nissan vowed to bring autonomous vehicles to showrooms by the year 2020. That's exciting, but autonomous cars...Read More»

2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite
2014 Honda Odyssey Ads Feature Neil Patrick Harris & Rainn Wilson

Just three days after we wrote about the importance of taglines in advertising, Honda has announced a new tagline of its own: "Start Something Special". And naturally, the automaker has a series of commercials to help launch the phrase. According to Honda's Mike Accavitti, "The new Honda tagline is...Read More»

2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite
2014 Honda Odyssey Earns First Minivan IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Good news for family car buyers who need a little more space to transport people and gear: the 2014 Honda Odyssey just earned the Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To earn the top award, the Odyssey scored good performance in all five IIHS crash...Read More»

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