Acura

Acura seeks track cred with new NSX

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Acura revealed the production version of its NSX sports car at the Detroit auto show today, touting it as an engineering showcase and a significant step in its strategy to reassert itself as a luxury performance brand....
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Honda supercar father Ito misses rebirth as recalls sully NSX debut

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2015

Honda President Takanobu Ito will be a notable no-show in Detroit next week when he sends company deputies to unveil a new version of the high-end supercar that helped catapult him into the top job....
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American Honda inches higher, thanks to Acura

4:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

American Honda Motor Co. notched another slim sales gain for December, riding heavily on crossovers and the Acura brand....
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ACURA

Carving out a new identity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Executives hope to rebuild Acura's prestige around power and performance, leveraging features such as its Super Handling All-Wheel Drive as a differentiator....
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Cars parked at Acura store in Chicago buried by salt when wall collapses

10:58 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2014

Several parked vehicles at an Acura dealership on Chicago's north side were damaged Tuesday when the wall of an adjacent Morton Salt building collapsed, spilling hundreds of pounds of salt....
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Acura expects leasing to rise

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Acura should see a "steady lift" in leases as part of its U.S. sales volume in 2015, Mike Accavitti, Acura general manager, said....
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Acura to unwrap NSX at Detroit auto show

8:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 17, 2014

Acura will reveal a production version of the NSX supercar -- the luxury brand's long-awaited halo car -- in Detroit next month....
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Honda issues stop-sale on some Acura TLX sedans that could roll away

6:57 am U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2014

Honda Motor told dealers in the United States to stop selling some of its Acura TLX sedans because the parking lock may fail to engage, the latest quality shortcoming at the automaker after President Takanobu Ito took a pay cut....
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25 with Toyota

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2014

Jim Brown, dealer principal at Classic Toyota-Scion in Mentor, Ohio, receives a 25-year award for Toyota from Scott Wracher, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.'s Cincinnati regional general manager....
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Honda sets November record on crossover volume; Acura gains 2%

3:00 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2014

A sustained appetite for big and small crossovers lifted American Honda Motor's sales 5 percent to 121,814 units in November....
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TLX delivering on sales and image, Acura says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2014

With two full months of sales data behind it, Acura says the new TLX midsize sedan is beginning to fulfill its promise of reviving the luxury brand, whose U.S. sales and image have sagged in recent years....
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Acura retools ILX with more power, 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox

12:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 20, 2014

Acura is taking another shot at the small premium sedan segment by retooling the entry-level ILX. The Honda Civic-based compact has been re-engineered with a more powerful engine and an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission....
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A hot, affordable Acura for young enthusiasts?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

If Acura had a heyday, it was probably the 1990s when it was hot stuff with cool street racers....
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SEMA today, showrooms tomorrow

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Various vehicles loaded with high-performance gear at last week's Specialty Equipment Market Association show will be available soon in U.S. showrooms....
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Honda’s redesigned CR-V outsells Accord, Civic

10:57 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Early sales results for the redesigned 2015 CR-V suggest Honda should have little cause for concern about pole position in the compact crossover segment....
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VW earnings outlook too cautious, analysts say

Oct. 31, 2014 10:54 CET

VW Group expects to post a 6 percent gain in underlying earnings this year, setting a new record, yet analysts believe the automaker is being overly cautious and can do even better....
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On Twitter, 140 characters = $716 million in car sales

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2014

It's a burning question for auto marketers on Twitter: Are our tweets influencing people to buy cars? To tackle this question, the social network released new data today that attempts to show just how much 140 characters are worth....
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Acura teases next ILX

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

Acura has released this teaser photo of the freshened ILX compact sedan that will debut next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
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List of 7.8 million vehicles involved in the Takata airbag recalls

6:50 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2014

Owners of the following vehicles are being urged to act immediately on recalls involving potentially defective airbags made by Takata, according to a corrected list distributed late Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
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Acura plans refreshed ILX for 2016

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2014

Acura plans to introduce a "substantially new" 2016 ILX entry premium sedan at the L.A. Auto Show next month....
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Third traffic death in U.S. linked to Takata airbags

4:11 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2014

A fatal accident near Los Angeles last year of a 2002 Acura sedan involved a Takata airbag -- the third death in the United States linked to a defective safety component made by the Japanese supplier, according to local officials and the automaker....
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Acura grabs page from Subaru's awd playbook

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014

Acura, trying to reinvent itself yet again, wants to position all-wheel drive at the center of its revival bid, much the way Subaru did in the 1990s, to great success....
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Acura tops among mobile web sites for shopping, Power says

3:58 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2014

Acura has taken the lead in best mobile Web experience for consumers researching and shopping for a new vehicle, moving up from the runner-up slot in 2013, according to a J.D. Power and Associates study released today....
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Accord, TLX push Honda ahead of 2013 pace

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Honda is finally back in the black -- barely. Helped by strong demand for the Honda Accord and Acura TLX sedans, American Honda Motor Co. posted a 12 percent sales increase in September to 118,223 units....
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VW, Ford, GM, Toyota dominate North American Car and Truck of the Year short list

12:05 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2014

Volkswagen Group of America has four vehicles in the running for North American Car and Truck of the Year awards....
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