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Honda Takes A Less-Graphic Approach In New Anti-Texting Ad: Is This More Effective?
Honda Takes A Less-Graphic Approach In New Anti-Texting Ad: Is This More Effective?

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a heart-stopping PSA for Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Now, Honda has posted one of its own -- one that takes a considerably less graphic approach. Is one more effective than the other? As you'll see from the clip...Read More»

2015 Honda Fit  -  First Drive
2015 Honda Fit: First Drive

The Honda Fit has made a fitting name for itself, as the best cheerleader out there for affordable, practical hatchbacks. And with an all-new 2015 Fit reaching dealerships soon, Honda heads into market with a built-in advantage. Back when the Fit showed up, arguably around the peak of the...Read More»

Toyota FCV concept, Tokyo Motor Show 2013
Honda, Toyota Will Launch Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles By 2015 (But They Won't Be Cheap)

Are you already over electric cars? Do you find Tesla a bit ho-hum? If so, here's something to perk you up: according to a report in Nikkei, Honda and Toyota both plan to roll out hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, and the cars are on-target to hit showrooms next year. The fact that both Japanese...Read More»

2010 Honda Odyssey
2005-2010 Honda Odyssey Recalled For Fuel Leaks

Honda is recalling more than 886,000 2005-2010 Honda Odyssey minivans for a fuel pump defect that may lead to fuel leaks and risk of fire. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 886,815...Read More»

2014 Honda Insight
RIP, Honda Insight, America's First Hybrid

Auto models come and go. Those that shuffle off this mortal coil are sometimes eulogized (e.g. the Mazda RX-7, the Pontiac Firebird, the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia), and sometimes we can't shovel dirt on them fast enough (e.g. the Dodge Neon, the Pontiac Aztek, and with luck, the Nissan Murano...Read More»

2008 Honda Accord Coupe
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»

Honda's award-winning 'Hands' commercial
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»

Toyota Prius navigation screen
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»

Google Android
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»

Car lot
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»

2004 Honda Odyssey EX
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»

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