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Honda Recalls 2012 Accord, 2012 Crosstour, 2011-2012 Ridgeline
Honda Recalls 2012 Accord, 2012 Crosstour, 2011-2012 Ridgeline

Honda has issued two recalls today -- one for the 2012 Accord and 2012 Crosstour, and another for the 2011-2012 Ridgeline. The 2012 Accord and Crosstour recall is the most worrisome of the two. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Accords and Crosstours...Read More»

Honda Accord Coupe Concept  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept: Video Walkaround

Honda has given the world a preview of the next-generation Accord midsize sedan with the 2013 Accord Coupe Concept, revealed earlier this week at the Detroit Auto Show. This thinly veiled concept car is nearly production ready. Take away the concept car wheels, though a similar design may make...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept
2013 Honda Accord Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The Honda Accord is a perennial at the top of the sales charts, but now at the end of its current generation, it's flagging. In 2011, the Accord fell to fourth in the family-car segment, behind the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and the Ford Fusion. A new generation's what's called for, and Honda...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Spark
Honda Recalls, Electric Chevy Spark, 2012 Honda Crosstour: Car News Headlines

Volkswagen is planning future vehicles specifically developed for the U.S. market. At least one new mid-size SUV is planned for next year. [TheCarConnection] Survey says Generation Y drivers are stressed behind the wheel due to technology. [AllCarTech] Is the Chevrolet Spark minicar going to be...Read More»

2012 Honda Crosstour EX-L
2012 Honda Crosstour Adds Features, Drops Accord Name

Officially called a “crossover SUV” by Honda, the 2012 Honda Crosstour isn’t like anything else on the road today (except the similarly-styled-but-mechanically-different Acura ZDX). Designed to look like a coupe and drive like a car but function like a crossover vehicle, the Honda...Read More»

Jaguar XKR-S testing at Goodwood
2012 Jaguar XKR-S, Toyota Repo, GM Employees For LGBTQ: Today's Car News

Jaguar has released drool-worthy video of the 2012 XKR-S doing a test-run at Goodwood Hill. [MotorAuthority] GM employees have made an 'It Gets Better' video for LGBTQ youth. [TheCarConnection] Toyota repossessed a murdered mom's car and the son retaliated on Facebook. [SocialCarNews] Sri Lanka is...Read More»

Million Mile Joe and his 1990 Honda Accord. Image: Honda
Million Milers: Which New Car Would You Want For The Long Haul? #YouTellUs

Most people would never consider keeping their cars past 200,000 miles. After about 100,000 miles cars start needing work. Whether it is timing belts and water pumps, or suspension bits, many people just decide it's time for a new car. But then there are people like Irv Gordon and Million-Mile Joe...Read More»

2002 Honda Odyssey
Airbag Recall Expanded To More 2001-2003 Honda, Acura Vehicles

Own a Honda from the 2001 through 2003 model years? At this point, chances are your dealership will want to at least inspect it—and potentially replace some critical airbag components. In vehicles affected by the issue—part of an already expanded recall affecting various 2001 through...Read More»

Yellow sac spider. Photo by Richard Bartz.
Spider Problems: Hyundai, Honda Models Also Caught In The Web

It turns out spiders don't just have a preference for newer Mazdas. They like newer Honda and Hyundai models, too, and potentially a host of other vehicles. What we first saw last week seemed like a carefully crafted April Fool's joke: A certain type of spider, the yellow sac, might crawl in...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Suspension Recall Affects 2010-2011 Honda Accord, 2011 Pilot

Honda has announced that it will recall about 10,800 Accord sedans and Pilot utility vehicles for a potential issue with the front suspension. According to the automaker, both the spindle nuts on the front axles of both models, plus the damper attachment bracket bolts on the Pilot might cause the...Read More»

2011 Honda Accord Sedan
2011 Honda Accord, GM Crossovers Given Five-Star Safety Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which oversees the federal government's vehicle crash-test program, has added a few more results to its set of completely revamped (and retested) 2011 model-year ratings. And for all the models added this time—the 2011 Buick Enclave...Read More»

1997 Honda Accord Cpe LX
Hot Wheels: Older Civic, Newer Corolla Among Top Theft Targets

Don't ever think that what you're driving is too plain or unattractive to be the target of thieves. Its ubiquity might actually make it a more likely target. That's one of the lessons in looking at the annual list of most-stolen models from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Older Honda...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour
Honda Recalls 2010 Accord Crosstour For Airbag Issue

Some 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour vehicles are being recalled for an issue with the front passenger airbag. According to Honda, on 3,336 Crosstours the airbag module doesn't meet a federal regulation that required it to be tested (for airbag deployment) with an unbelted six-year-old-sized crash-test...Read More»

IIHS tests Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Smart Fortwo
Are Larger, Heavier Cars Safer Than Smaller, Lighter Ones?

Small cars are now offering some of the same safety equipment as larger cars: electronic stability control, side-curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes, and active headrests are no longer the domain of larger, pricier cars. So it seems like a natural question for new-car-shopping newbies: Are small cars...Read More»

2011 Honda Accord Sedan
In Defense of Strippers Everywhere

Look, we don't know what you do with your spare time. That's your business. If you want to stuff dollars somewhere besides your own bank account, that's your business too. But we love strippers. Strippers have such a bad name, we feel the need to rise to their defense. They aren't just out there...Read More»

2003 Honda Element
Recall Alert: Honda Recalls 383,000 Vehicles Due To Shifter Problem

Honda is recalling approximately 383,000 older Accord, Civic, and Element models due to a problem with the ignition interlock. If the mechanism becomes worn out or damaged, it may be possible for drivers to remove the ignition key when the transmission isn't in park. The issue could cause the...Read More»

Cash for Clunkers banner with Mercury Sable, Albany, New York
Cash For Clunkers Leaseholders Already Looking For A Way Out?

Last year the federal government's CARS program—better known as Cash for Clunkers—sparked a frenzy of shopping for smaller, more fuel-efficient cars, retired older guzzlers, and boosted an ailing industry. Now, a year later, it sounds like a significant portion of those people are...Read More»

Alicia Jones
Getting Social: Alicia Jones, Honda's Supervisor Of Corporate Communications

We're kicking off a new feature here at SocialCarNews.com: interviews with major players in the auto industry who use social media every day to raise awareness of products, drive consideration, and connect customers to the brand. First up is none other than Alicia Jones, Supervisor of Corporate...Read More»

2011 Honda Accord Sedan
Honda Unveils Updated 2011 Accord

Honda last redesigned its Accord mid-size coupe and sedan in 2008, so it's not surprising that the company is giving the Accord a mid-cycle refresh. The changes are mostly minor, but they're newsworthy nonetheless. The exterior and interior both receive styling tweaks, to go along with a new SE...Read More»

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