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Honda adds 772,000 Accord, Civic, CR-V, and other models to Takata airbag recall
Honda adds 772,000 Accord, Civic, CR-V, and other models to Takata airbag recall

This morning we have good news and bad news. The good news is, the massive recall of Takata's fatally flawed airbags is continuing. The bad news is, the recall is as complicated as ever, and it's going to take years to complete. (For quick a recap, click here.) Today, Honda--formerly known as...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler, Honda recall nearly 10 million more Takata airbags

Earlier this month, rumors began circulating that up to 40 million airbag inflators installed on U.S. vehicles would be added to the already-massive Takata recall. Shortly thereafter, Honda issued a recall for 20 million additional devices, while Toyota's roster grew by a more modest but still...Read More»

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Honda: Takata Airbag Recall Expands By 2.23 Million, Continental Airbag Recall Grows By 341,000

Honda has issued two recalls affecting airbags on more than 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Pay attention, because this may be a little confusing. RECALL #1: Honda CR-V, Honda CR-Z, Honda FCX Clarity, Honda Fit, Honda Fit EV, Honda Insight, Honda Ridgeline, Acura ILX, Acura ILX Hybrid, Acura RDX...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 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»

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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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Honda Adds 1,000,000 California Vehicles To Airbag Recall: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Acura MDX, More

Today, Brazil's World Cup team is no doubt feeling down in the dumps. But if you're reading this, guys, take heart: it could be worse. You could work for Takata. Takata's faulty airbags have been responsible for over 11 million vehicle recalls -- and the list is still growing. In fact, it's now...Read More»

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Honda Pilot, Acura MDX Recall Deals With Brake Problem

A new recall of certain 2005 Honda Pilot SUVs, 2005 and 2006 Acura MDX luxury SUVs, and 2005 Acura RL sedans is expected to isolate a problem that may cause the brakes to trigger without warning. A notice on the Honda website details the approximate recall population of 182,600 vehicles as follows...Read More»

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2012 Acura RL, Charlie Sheen's Mustang, Opel Astra OPC: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Acura RL and Chevrolet turns 100. Charlie Sheen's Mustang goes up for sale to benefit charity while Opel reveals the Astra OPC. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Opel has revealed the Astra OPC hatchback, but will...Read More»

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Online Buying Cycle: Understanding It Can Change How You Sell Your Vehicle

If you’re selling a vehicle privately—especially for the first time—or if you’re a dealer with years of experience, what I’m about to tell you can make the difference between selling in a timely fashion or having your car, truck, or SUV languish for another week...Read More»

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White Van: Tales from a Mobile Newsroom

White Van I drive a white Ford E-350 Econoline van.  It has FOX written on its side; on top, there's a telescoping mast, a TV microwave transmitter and a dish-type antenna.  The latter--mandated by the FCC--replaced rods, which looked like kabob skewers, a prop from Frankenstein movie.   This...Read More»

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2010 Ford Taurus Pushes The Luxury Envelope

The 2010 Ford Taurus is a sweet ride, and by many accounts it's more classically stylish than previous Taurus iterations. On the lots, it'll go head-to-head with other full size sedans -- for example, the Chrysler 300, which is also priced in the upper $20s and features the same low roofline/high...Read More»

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The 2009 Acura RL Is a Top Safety Pick

Maybe it's the multitude of airbags and electronic stuff--or maybe the proud new bow up front gives it the extra oomph in crash tests. Whatever the reason, the 2009 Acura RL luxury sedan is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's newest Top Safety Pick. The institute--funded by the insurance...Read More»

Scion’s Second '08 Release: tC 4.0

While a few automakers staged introductions of important new vehicles at the Chicago auto show--the Chevrolet Traverse, the redone Acura RL, and Ford’s Transit Connect among them--Scion’s low-key effort in the Windy City came in the form of a limited edition of the tC coupe. The second...Read More»

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