Honda News and Reviews

Honda is one of the oldest and most respected Japanese brands in the United States and here you can find the latest Honda news and reviews about Honda vehicles. The news on this page is updated daily. Now manufacturing almost all of its popular models in the US, it has blurred the line between foreign and domestic brands to the point that there is no longer a clear delineation. The Honda Civic and Honda Accord vehicles are often segment leaders in sales and have won dozens of awards.
2013 Honda Fit

Did Honda's 2013 Civic and Fit earn Consumer Reports top ten reliability rating?

With industry wide accolades piled on the brand, it comes as little surprise to the Honda loyal that the 2013 Civic and Fit made Consumer Report's list for most reliable cars priced under $25,000. With a handful of short comings noted in both models, does Honda belong on the list?
2014 Odyssey Touring Elite

Nothing 'mini' about the made in America 2014 Honda Odyssey

Let's start by admitting that I was more than a bit hesitant to write a review about the 2014 Odyssey. After-all it’s Honda’s fuel hog people mover. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised as you discover the urban ‘transformer’ of the automotive world. This is not your grandmother’s Dodge Caravan.
2014 Honda Race Development CRZ hybrid coupe.

Honda Race Development takes 2014 CR-Z sports hybrid coupe to the red-line

This two seat, tech laden pocket rocket takes the age old concept of sports driving fun and puts a green spin on it. The 2014 Honda CR-Z sports hybrid coupe has taken supercharged gasoline injected piston power and combined it with the superior torque of an electric motor to produce a pocket coupe that will blow the doors off of the competition.
Honda Valkyrie 2015

Honda Powersports Valkyrie 6 returns with a vengeance

Way back in 1996 Honda introduced the Valkyrie to a very crowded cruiser class dominated by Harley Davidson. While those that owned the Valkyrie loved it, the Hog crowd shunned it as being a bit too refined. Stripped to the bone and sharing engines with Goldwing, Valkyrie returns to the market for 2014. Watch out Harley Davidson.
Honda Accord

Why Honda Accord and Civic dominate U.S. light vehicle sales for 2013

While there is no shortage of choice in the mid-size and compact car sector in North America, Honda’s Accord and Civic continue to dominate the light vehicle segment. Placing 1st and 2nd in the light vehicle sales race, buyers 18-34 purchase more Hondas than any other make. What’s the hook that brings America’s youngest and brightest to the mark ?
Honda FCEV Revealed

Your driving future is bright and sustainable with Honda FCEV

While I don’t recommend scraping your pride and joy fossil fueled toy today, the future in automotive technology is hydrogen fuel cell powered electric propulsion. As demonstrated by the Honda FCEV Concept, the future is bright and sustainable. I find the concept’s line to be awe inspiring. Practical? Not so much so.
Honda 2.0L VTEC Turbo 4 cylinder

Honda Civic type R VTEC engine inspires

Despite the unveiling of Honda's off the planet fuel cell wizardry at the opening of the L.A. Auto Show, Wednesday found the world’s automotive press excitedly reporting Honda’s Civic type R. Apparently race -ready out of the box, the Civic type R hits 124 mph from a rolling start in 10 seconds. Torque News takes a look at the broad implications of the new power plant.
Vezel crossover for North America in spring 2014

Will U.S. buyers welcome mini Honda Vezel crossover in 2014?

As reported Wednesday from the Tokyo Auto Show, Honda unveiled the Vezel mini- crossover. Tiny by any measure, the Vezel will be produced in Mexico sharing 2015 Fit components. Scheduled for production in the Spring of 2014, the question for me is. Does North America need or want another urban mini crossover?
Honda Amaze

Honda's Earth Dreams clean diesel technology will Amaze you

While you won't see an Amaze diesel powered sedan in America ( yet) Honda has introduced the low cost 2013 sedan to India with great success. Base priced at $14,600 and claiming 70 mpg, Honda of India sold 50,000 units in its first 2 month of production. Is there pent up consumer demand for an efficient, well built metric clean diesel powered sedan in America?
Honda Walking Assistant

Honda SMA will add quality of life for stroke disabled

An SMA, or stride management assist device in development since 1999 will be tested for North American markets by Chicago's Rehabilitation Institute. A bi-product of Honda’s pioneering humanoid robots (ASIMO) project, the walk-assist device will improve the quality of life for those afflicted by stroke and related motor function impairment.
Honda RSV 1000R MotoGP

Honda's RCV 1000R 'customer' MotoGP will dominate the circuit in 2014

Unless you are one of four racers in the world scheduled to pilot the 'factory prototype' in 2014, you’ll never ride one. The RCV 1000R was unveiled in Valencia on Saturday and has undoubtedly captured the imagination of road and track racers world-wide. The RCV 1000 R is based on the very successful RC 213V prototype and is expected to successfully extend Honda’s point dominance in international MotoGP through 2014.
Honda FCEV

Honda may offer ‘next generation’ fuel cell, electric hybrid as early as 2015

Mondays' announcement that Honda will debut its FCEV concept car at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show is exciting news for proponents of zero emissions. Long in concept and practical development, hydrogen fuel cells linked to electric drives is approaching mass-market viability.
American Honda Motor in 1959

Honda: From humble Los Angeles storefront to U.S. manufacturing giant

The year was1959, and World War Two “baby boomers” were coming of age. With them came a quest for the “ good life.” In a world of Harley Davidson Sportsters, Triumph and Norton, the Honda 50 Dream, Benley, and Honda’s boulevard cruiser of the day, the 302cc Dream, would soon catch the attention of American entry rider’s that didn’t wish to spend the big bucks on domestic and European import motorcycles costing two to three times that of the “Dream.”
2014 Honda Civic

Honda's direct North American employment exceeds 28,000 in 2013

For those 'old school' Made in America automotive enthusiasts, read on as 28,000 of your friends and neighbors work for Honda manufacturing with an additional 148,000 employed by the Honda brand dealership networks and distributors. Honda of North America had no "measurable" manufacturing related layoffs during the economic meltdown. No other automotive based manufacture in the U.S. can make that claim.
2014 Honda Civic unveiled at SEMA

Honda introduces re-styled 2014 Civic at SEMA show to mixed reviews

While "metric tuners" and Honda Civic enthusiasts will appreciate the arrival of a higher output standard performance package and tuned exhaust on the Coupe and Coupe S.i. models, the much touted arrival of the (mid cycle) restyled 9th generation 2014 Honda Civic has receiving mixed reviews from die hard enthusiasts on Honda’s Facebook page.
2007 Honda Odyssey cars recalled

Honda Odyssey owners may expect parts delay in latest recall

Honda Motor Company of Japan is recalling 344,187 North American market Honda Odyssey minivans for safety concerns related to sporadic“hard braking.” The recall affects units produced in 2007-2008. According to Honda of North America, owners will have to wait until spring 2014, for dealership parts availability.

2013 Honda Civic EX-L Sedan Review: Technology, Efficiency, Affordability

When the 9th generation of the Honda Civic was introduced for the 2012 model year, it was met with harsh criticism to which Honda was quick to respond with changes from top to bottom – changes that make the Civic a very impressive high tech compact sedan with the efficiency and affordability that you would expect from the Honda brand.

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