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2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Pricing Revealed
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Pricing Revealed

It’s been official since early July that the all-new 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour will arrive in showrooms this fall, but today the automaker finally revealed pricing for its latest model addition. The vehicle is set to debut on November 20 with a manufacturer's suggested retail price starting...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour
First Drive: 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

Crossovers are all the rage these days, meaning vehicles somewhere between the practicality of a station wagon and the taller, tougher all-wheel-drive aspects of a sport utility vehicle. They take many forms, and wear an increasing diversity of styles. Now Honda's gotten into the game, applying the...Read More»

2010 Honda Element
What Does Your Car Say About You?

Here at TCC, we don't put much faith in astrology, phrenology, or any other system that assigns personality traits based on birthdays, hat sizes, or anything else that hasn't been chosen. Instead, we prefer data that stems from personal preferences: what does your favorite color, website, or rock...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Interior Revealed

Despite a storm of negative comments upon the reveal of the 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour's awkward exterior, Honda has decided to stick with Facebook, today unveiling the car's interior on the popular social networking site. The Accord Crosstour is itself a member of a rapidly burgeoning segment of...Read More»

Facebook page for the Honda Accord Crosstour
Follow-up: Honda Responds To Crosstour-Bashers On Facebook

Yesterday we discussed the virtual beat-down that the 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour is enduring at the hands of Facebook and Twitter. Well lo and behold, the folks at Honda have taken notice, and they've responded. The results are predictably hilarious. If you visit the Facebook page for the...Read More»

2010 Honda Crosstour
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Sideswiped By Facebook, Twitter

Social media websites are the next great frontier for automakers. So far, no company has really hit a homerun in that arena -- not even Ford, with its vaguely annoying and cloying "Fiesta Movement" campaign. In fact, we may be witnessing one of the first social media strikeouts, brought on by a...Read More»

2010 Honda Crosstour
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Revealed

It’s been official since early July that the 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour will arrive in showrooms this fall, but today the automaker finally lifted the covers off its newest model addition after weeks of drip-fed teasers. Toyota has had the Venza, a similar crossover-wagon hybrid design, on...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Teaser 4
Honda Releases Fourth Teaser For 2010 Accord Crosstour

The 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour is due for its 'sneak preview' unveiling tomorrow, September 1, but today the company has released a fourth teaser image via its Facebook fan page, this time revealing a close-up shot of the crossover/wagon's wheel. The previous three teasers have highlighted the...Read More»

2010 Honda Accord Sedan
Preview: 2010 Honda Accord

•    What is it? A minor update of one of America’s top-selling vehicles. •    The basics: 2.4-liter four-cylinder or 3.5-liter V-6. •    On sale: Now, in both Sedan and Coupe bodystyles. •    Price: Sedan from $21,055, Coupe from $22,555. Honda’s popular Accord is...Read More»

2009 Honda Accord Euro Wagon
Honda May Bring Acura TSX Wagon To American Showrooms

Since the advent of customized vans in the late 1970s -- and subsequently SUVs in the early 1990s -- wagons haven't gotten a lot of attention from consumers. True, many companies continue to produce them, but they typically lack the snazzy, front-page appeal of crossovers and other sporty...Read More»

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Midsize Sedans Earn Low Ratings In Fender-Bender Tests

A couple of months ago, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted fender-bender tests on a handful of minicars and subcompacts. The results weren't encouraging, with most scoring poorly, and only a few landing in the "acceptable" range. Now, the IIHS has conducted a second battery of...Read More»

Badge on 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

Want American-made and fuel-efficient? A small car, too? You don't have many choices. Shoppers are valuing fuel efficiency more than before, especially now that they might be able to take advantage of a $4,500 Cash-for-Clunkers incentive. While there are plenty of stars-and-stripes-waving larger...Read More»

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Honda Expands Airbag Recall For Accord, Civic, Acura TL

If you own a Honda Accord—and there are plenty of you out there, it being a longtime mid-size sedan favorite—there’s a small chance that your airbag might detonate with an unpleasant bonus: some shrapnel. In some isolated incidents in specific Hondas and Acuras made earlier this decade...Read More»

2010 Ford Taurus
Compared: Taurus Vs. Camry Vs. Accord

When it comes to best sellers, a few names come to mind. Oprah. Clancy. And Taurus. Sure, it's been a while since the Ford Taurus sat atop the monthly sales charts--but in its heyday in the 1990s, the Taurus had a vise grip on the slot. Introduced in 1986, the Taurus went on to be the best-selling...Read More»

2009 Honda Accord
Honda Accord Creeping Up On Toyota Camry

Spectators intent on watching longtime Japanese rivals Honda and Toyota battle it out on the sales floor often focus their attention on the companies' popular green machines, the Honda Insight and the Toyota Prius. However, we'd like to draw your attention to their even more popular, midsize...Read More»

Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept
12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may be readying for a new arrival, or ready to move out of a smaller car into one that’s more teen-friendly. Which family car...Read More»

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9 Cars for Artfully Dodging the Recession

Mega-bonuses have dried up, McMansions are going empty, and three-car garages and credit cards can no longer be obtained on request. Jeez, this recession sure doesn't feel as much fun as Fox, CNN and the New York Times make it out to be. Like us, you may have always dreamed of owning a new BMW, or...Read More»

Honda Crash Test
Watch Honda Crash

No, not literally. The automaker is doing quite well, thank you, despite the sharp slump in the U.S. market. But we’ve been invited to watch Honda crash a white 2008 Honda Accord, as part of its federal safety ratings test. Over the years, I’ve been witness to a number of live crash tests, and...Read More»

The Week in Reverse

The Geneva motor show is upon us--the ever-predictable diesels, hybrids and city cars as well as the Rinspeed flake-o-rama. What keeps us up at night: why is Geneva a "motor" show and Detroit an "auto" show? Who's got Jerry Seinfeld's cell? Despite some clever electronic traps set--like, um, FTP...Read More»

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