Accord

Accord, Pilot drag down Honda

4:16 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
American Honda was one of the few volume losers in March, as its sales slid 2 percent from a year earlier to 133,318 units.... Read More »

 

Acura crossovers surge while Honda takes break

3:53 pm U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
A 30 percent surge for Acura's crossovers helped cushion February's sales decline for American Honda Motor Co., whose overall sales dropped 7 percent to 100,405 units. Honda Division sales fell 8 percent to 88,860 units.... Read More »

 

Honda's Accord beat Camry as top U.S. car in individual sales

7:28 am U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2014
Honda said its Accord was the best-selling car to individual customers in the United States during 2013, surpassing Toyota's Camry, the leader in total volume to retail and fleet buyers for a 12th consecutive year.... Read More »

 

Ford parlays game spots into Web hits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2014
Ford's Super Bowl ad buy scored some extra points online.... Read More »

 

Honda Accord, Acura RDX and ILX to get Apple's Siri Eyes Free

11:50 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
American Honda said today that it will offer Apple's Siri Eyes Free in select vehicles, including the 2013-14 Honda Accord and 2013 Acura RDX and ILX.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Honda Accord named Green Car of Year

3:17 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Honda's mid-sized Accord sedan was named Green Car of the Year on Thursday. The Accord won in large part because it offers high fuel economy ratings for gasoline, gasoline-battery hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the venerable sedan, said Ron Cogan, editor of the Green Car Journal, which organizes and sponsors the award.... Read More »

 

Ford Fusion, behind coastal surge, poised to challenge Japan's Big 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2013
The Fusion -- Ford's hottest car since Taurus was America's top seller two decades ago -- is going coastal. Already a hit in the heartland, Fusion now attracts buyers in places that previously panned Detroit iron.... Read More »

 

Honda tumbles 10% on mixed results for core models

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
American Honda's September sales dropped 10 percent from the year-earlier period to 105,563 units. Despite the stumble, year-to-date sales were up 9 percent.... Read More »

 

A NIFTY WAY TO 50

How the Honda Accord's innovative hybrid system works

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
Most of the attention for Honda's Accord hybrid will come from its eye-popping 50-mpg EPA city rating and under-$30,000 starting price. But those with an eye for engineering will see a creative combination of new technology with elements from the Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius and Ford Fusion Hybrid.... Read More »

 

EDITORIAL

Honda has our attention

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2013
Honda has taken its share of criticism in recent years for such uninspiring vehicles as the Crosstour and CR-Z and the 2012 Civic. And its powertrains -- the heart and soul of its identity -- have lacked innovation. For example, the company has been slow to adopt six-speed automatic transmissions.... Read More »

 

Can Toyota Camry stay on top after 12-year reign?

12:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2013
The Toyota Camry has outrun a recession, recalls and natural disasters to stay America's best-selling car for more than a decade. Odds are worsening that it can keep the title next year as challengers gear up for another run at topping the mild-mannered sedan.... Read More »

 

CEO calls redesigned Fit Honda's comeback car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
Launching the third-generation Fit last week, Honda Motor CEO Takanobu Ito made his lofty expectations clear, calling the redesigned subcompact a key player in the company's comeback plan.... Read More »

 

'14 Honda Accord Hybrid rated at 50 mpg in city, 47 combined

6:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2013
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will carry an EPA rating of 50 mpg in the city, 45 on the highway and 47 combined -- putting the Accord back in the battle among mid-sized sedans over fuel economy.... Read More »

 

Next Acura TL: Smaller, more power

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Spy photos show that Acura plans big changes for its top-selling TL sedan when it is redesigned and renamed next summer.... Read More »

 

Despite slip, N.A. drives Honda profits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
North America remained Honda Motor Co.'s biggest profit engine in the April-June quarter, but a smaller mix of high-profit vehicles undercut otherwise robust regional earnings.... Read More »

 

Civic, Accord lead Honda's July charge

3:58 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2013
American Honda Motor Co. posted a 21 percent sales increase in July, to 141,439 units, the highest percentage increase of any volume automaker.... Read More »

 

Cutting spiffs tops Toyota's to-do list

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2013
Toyota's new top executive for North America lists lower incentives and greater local purchasing and product development among his top objectives.... Read More »

 

Honda, 'firing on all cylinders,' posts 10% increase

2:19 pm U.S. ET | July 2, 2013
American Honda posted a 10 percent gain in June sales, to 136,915 units, buoyed by strong showings by the Accord and Civic, as well as its light truck offerings, the company said today. While the Honda brand climbed 13 percent to 123,150, sales at the Acura luxury division declined 10 percent to 13,765, despite the 14th straight month of record RDX crossover sales.... Read More »

 

TSX could be squeezed out of Acura lineup

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
The future of Acura's TSX appears uncertain as Honda Motor prepares to abandon the platform used for the compact sedan.... Read More »

 

Crossovers lead Honda April gains

5:00 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2013
Stoked by record April results for the Honda CR-V and Acura RDX compact crossovers, American Honda sales increased 7 percent to 130,999 units last month.... Read More »

 

Mid-sized sedans, hot in 2012, cool off

5:11 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2013
For the third straight month, a different car has topped the giant mid-sized sedan market, a segment that has significantly slowed this year as competition intensifies. Sales declined in April for seven of the 10 top mid-sized cars. Overall, mid-sized car sales fell 1 percent in the month and are up just 2 percent so far this year.... Read More »

 

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