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Honda to focus on wrecked HR-V at Big Apple auto show

Crash-tested Honda HR-V for show in Big Apple Honda to highlight commitment to crash protections 2019 HR-V ione of seven Hondas among top safety rating NEW YORK – Honda will , at the 2019 New York auto show, be displaying a 2019 HR-V that was recently crash-tested by the US’ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.… Continue reading Honda to focus on wrecked HR-V at Big Apple auto show

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Double win for Honda in US ‘Best Cars for Families’ listings

TORRANCE, California – The 2019 Honda Odyssey and Accord have been named as Best Minivan and Best Midsize Car, respectively, in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Cars for Families” awards. The Odyssey won its category for the ninth consecutive year – as it has every year of the awards were created. Honda… Continue reading Double win for Honda in US ‘Best Cars for Families’ listings

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Honda US shows the way in fuel-consumption table

Honda best for fleet fuel average – 8 litres/100km Fleet average CO2 emissions also lowest – 302 g/mi More economy-based VW products on way WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – Honda has been ranked by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the most fuel-efficient automaker in America. Its report and the 2017 table above reached… Continue reading Honda US shows the way in fuel-consumption table

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Honda E – a cute new answer to your city commuting problems

Honda E Prototype all ready for Geneva Clean exterior design, minimalist interior Rear-wheel-drive platform, wide stance GENEVA, Switzerland – Honda’s new urban electric car will be previewed at the 2019 Geneva international auto show,  the Honda E prototype and successor to the 2017 Honda Urban EV concept. Each is vital to Honda’s Electric Vision strategy… Continue reading Honda E – a cute new answer to your city commuting problems

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Honda UK to shutter: What’s going on here?

AUTOMAKER Honda has announced a global ”restructuring” of its plants caused in large part by the advance of battery-cars and causing upheaval in the UK, a key employer. The company is also blaming ”unprecedented changes in the global automotive industry” but Honda’s European HQ will continue to be located in the UK to focus on… Continue reading Honda UK to shutter: What’s going on here?

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Honda Civic Sport Line: Santa special delivery

Sleek and stylish, glossy black cosmetic additions Black leather interior with contrast red stitching Constantly variable or manual transmission options LONDON, England – Honda UK has added a Sport Line model to its Civic range, a one-litre 96kW engine in both manual and CVT ”auto” backed by a catalogue of extra features and styling. The… Continue reading Honda Civic Sport Line: Santa special delivery

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2019 Honda Passport: Honda shows off luxury SUV in LA

Unique blend of on- and off-road prowess / capability Sophisticated all-wheel drive, robust towing  Multiple accessory personalisation options LOS ANGELES, California – Honda has launched an all-new 2019 Honda Passport five-seat V6 SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show ahead of global sales beginning in early 2019. The automaker describes the Passport as having… Continue reading 2019 Honda Passport: Honda shows off luxury SUV in LA

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US lists Honda ‘better choices’ for teen drivers

US institute lists older Hondas ‘Best choices’ Four more models listed as ‘Good Choices’ Vehicle crashes leading killer of US teenagers NEW YORK – A number of used Honda vehicles have been recognised by America’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as better choices for teenage drivers. IIHS research suggests the type of vehicle has a… Continue reading US lists Honda ‘better choices’ for teen drivers

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Bye-bye Brio, hello Honda Amaze: 3 models for SA

Extended wheelbase allows roomier cabin Manual five-speed gearbox or CVT Three models, two levels, for SA market LES STEPHENSON CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Honda’s Brio baby hatchbacks sold well in South Africa for the brand over the years but now there’s a sedan version with the odd model name Amaze. It joins the Honda… Continue reading Bye-bye Brio, hello Honda Amaze: 3 models for SA

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Honda HR-V crossover: Three years on comes a minor makeover

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Honda’s HR-V urban crossover has undergone what the automaker says is ”a significant upgrade” that involves new front and rear styling, enhanced interior and generally upgraded equipment levels, The HR-V first reached South Africa in 2015 with what Honda calls ”a sleek, coupé-like. design with the robust attitude of an SUV, and the… Continue reading Honda HR-V crossover: Three years on comes a minor makeover