Filed under: Japan , Crossover , Hatchback , Honda , Nissan The earthquake and tsunami in Japan wreaked havoc on the automotive supply chain. Toyota , Honda and Nissan lost many thousands of units to the natural disaster, which meant that car buyers here in the U.S. sometimes had a difficult time finding and buying certain vehicles.
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Two new four-cylinder, two-wheel-drive Honda Crosstour ® models are set to go on sale next month, broadening the vehicle’s appeal through a lower price point and EPA-estimated fuel economy that increases 3 mpg 1 in the city and 2 mpg 1 on the highway.
Filed under: Hybrid , Sedan , Japan , Technology , Honda , First Drives How Honda Is Working To Get Its Groove Back For decades, Honda successfully cultivated a hard-earned reputation for technological innovation and thoughtful engineering, but the Japanese automaker has seemingly grown content to let other automakers lead the way with new technologies in recent years. To this point, Honda has stubbornly resisted the engine-downsizing movement, direct injection, as well as more sophisticated gearboxes and hybrids, instead focusing on refining existing technologies and relying on its lighter weight vehicles to keep their models’ performance metrics in the hunt. Honda is hard at work on a hybrid evolution of the company’s already trick Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system.
Honda has expanded a previously announced recall of certain 2001 through 2003 model-year Honda and Acura vehicles to replace the driver’s airbag inflator originally installed in approximately 273,000 additional vehicles sold in the U.S. Affected driver’s airbag inflators may deploy with too much pressure, which can cause the inflator casing to rupture and could result in injury or fatality
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Filed under: LA Auto Show , Podcasts , Chevrolet , Honda , Land Rover , Subaru , Fiat LA Recap, Soave out at Fiat, ZL1 “you’re welcome,” Gray-market petition Episode #257 of the Autoblog Podcast is here with Chris, Dan, Zach, and Autoblog Executive Editor Chris Paukert this week. Topics include the turmoil at Fiat USA with Soave stepping down and 500 sales creeping along, a recap of the Los Angeles Auto Show, the “you’re welcome” to Ford fans from the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 chief engineer, and the petition underway to reduce gray-market import restrictions from 25 to 15 years. Your questions and comments power the end of the ‘cast, and we’ll have our live ‘cast back at our UStream channel soon.
2012 CR-V debuted at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Yesterday, Honda hosted a surprise parade in Saco, Maine, to celebrate Joe LoCicero’s amazing accomplishment of hitting one million miles on his 1990 Honda Accord. The parade interrupted a brief press conference where Joe was scheduled to receive an oversized key to a new 2012 Honda Accord from Ms. Maine, Ashley Marble.