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Honda: Takata Airbag Recall Expands By 2.23 Million, Continental Airbag Recall Grows By 341,000
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 & Acura Update Takata Airbag Recall: 5,100,000 Accord, Civic, CR-V & Other Models Affected

Two weeks ago, after months of haggling with federal regulators, Takata finally agreed to replace the potentially deadly airbags it provided for 34 million U.S. vehicles. Previously, the company had limited repairs to cars registered or sold in humid states and territories, because that kind of...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 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»

2008 Acura TL
2007-2008 Acura TL Recalled For Power Steering Hose Problem

Acura has issued a voluntary recall for TL sedans from the 2007 and 2008 model years. According to a press release from the company, the recall stems from a problem with the TL's power steering hose: Over time, the power steering hose may deteriorate and develop a fluid leak. Leaking power steering...Read More»

2012 Acura TL
2012 Acura TL Driven, Thanksgiving Recipe, Black Friday: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drive the 2012 Acura TL and review the 2012 Porsche 911. TrueCar reveals automotive Black Friday bargains and Chevrolet prices the 2013 Malibu Eco. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We drove the 2012 Acura TL and love the...Read More»

2012 Acura TL
2012 Acura TL SH-AWD: Driven

Mention the Acura TL as a next-car possibility, in certain sport-sedan enthusiast circles, and it's possible you might lose some credibility. If you want a serious sport sedan, they'll argue, you might as well get one on a dedicated rear-wheel-drive platform, like the BMW 3-Series, Cadillac CTS, or...Read More»

2012 Acura TL
Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: TL, Verano, Sonic, 500, Focus

As we get ready to announce the winner of TheCarConnection's Best Car To Buy 2012 award, we're faced with a big task: narrowing down the field of 25 eligible cars, crossovers and SUVs. It's not easy, since this year's contenders run in packs, with plenty of sedans and utility vehicles, but not as...Read More»

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Honda Adds 378,758 Cars To Its Airbag Recall

In November 2008, around the same time that Big Three automakers were making repeat visits to Washington to request federal support, Honda began having troubles of its own -- specifically, troubles with airbags in the 2001 Honda Accord and Honda Civic. The company immediately issued a recall for...Read More»

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Bluetooth Pairing: Getting Better, Still Sometimes Maddening

If you drive several different vehicles, or have several cellphone or smartphone handsets to juggle, you're likely familiar with the frustration: Not every phone will pair with every new-vehicle system. Whether you're shopping for a new handset or a new vehicle, you should keep this in mind, and...Read More»

2010 Acura TL SH-AWD
Driven: 2010 Acura TL SH-AWD

For 2010, the Acura TL is once again offered with a manual gearbox. But you're probably going to have to special-order it, or at least do some calling and searching to even find one. Why? Because even among luxury sport sedans, the number of people opting for a manual transmission is very...Read More»

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Consumer Reports' Annual Auto Survey Sees Gains For Detroit

A couple of weeks ago, Nelson Ireson reported on Consumer Reports' latest Reliability Survey, which put Ford and Lincoln at the head of the reliability pack. Now Consumer Reports has more good news for Big Three automakers thanks to its new Auto Survey, which places several American autos on the...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»

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2009 Hyundai Genesis Drives To The Top Of J.D. Power's Heap

The good times for Hyundai keep on rolling: J.D. Power and Associates has given top marks in its Vehicle Launch Index to the 2009 Hyundai Genesis. The Index "quantifies how well new vehicle models -- including new entries to the market and all new redesigned models -- perform during the first eight...Read More»

2009 Acura TL
2010 Acura TL Gets Six-Speed Manual

Sport sedan drivers who like to shift it themselves will have to wait until model year 2010 for an Acura TL with a manual transmission. Judging by the six-speed, short-throw, aluminum-topped stick in its current TSX, we have no doubt the upcoming TL manual will be a pleasure to row through the...Read More»

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Wagoner Rings in Century at GM with Volt

Wrapping up what sounded remarkably like a recent campaign speech by a certain democratic hopeful, GM CEO Rick Wagoner took the wraps off the highly anticipated 2011 Chevrolet Volt E-REV electric vehicle at the conclusion of the GMnext Day Global Broadcast, a celebration of GM's 100 years by its...Read More»

2009 Acura TL
2009 Acura TL MSRP: $34,995

Whether you see it as beautiful or butt-ugly, the attention-getting style of the 2009 Acura TL is bestowed on a vehicle some $1,270 dearer than last year's model. The near-luxury, front-wheel-drive performance sedan goes on sale September 24 at a base price of just under $35,000. In addition to the...Read More»

2009 Acura TL
2009 Acura TL Breaks Cover

You've been waiting for the first photo of the 2009 Acura TL--well, here you are. While most of the world is all in a dither about the new iPhone, Acura says its new TL is way cooler. It's obvious, no? The TL gets a more hunkered-down shape than in its last version, with a thick grille and...Read More»

’08 Accord vs. ’08 Fusion

We've already published longer road tests for the Fusion and Accord, but I just did about a hundred miles of driving in top-of-the-line models of both, with a few days in each, and had the chance to really compare and contrast between the two. The Accord we drove was an EX-L V-6 with Navigation...Read More»

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