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Honda Fit EV lease price lowered to $199 per month

12:19 pm U.S. ET | March 23, 2015

Honda lowered the two-year lease price for its Fit EV electric hatchback to $199 per month, from $259, for current customers....
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2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Honda counts on roomy Jazz for sales boost

Feb. 27, 2015 10:56 CET

Honda hopes features such as segment-leading interior space will boost sales of its Jazz subcompact in Europe. The third-generation Jazz is 95mm longer than the current car and its wheelbase has been extended by 30mm....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: The spare tire goes missing

11:45 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2015

The spare tire has been squeezed out of many new vehicles, thanks to run-flat tires, inflator kits, efforts to reduce vehicle weight and a lack of storage space -- especially in hybrids and electric vehicles. The problem is many drivers don't know their spare isn't there...
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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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'Un-Honda-like' problems plague new plant in Mexico

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

Honda's new $800 million plant in Celaya, about 160 miles northwest of Mexico City, has been struggling to meet demand amid problems caused by a green labor force, language barriers and a rail system prone to delays and occasional thefts, according to dealers who have discussed the matter with Honda officials....
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Honda to take $53 million charge for recalls, including Fit

6:57 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

Honda Motor Co. said it will book 5.7 billion yen ($53 million) in additional recall charges for vehicles, including the top-selling Fit compact car and the new Vezel SUV....
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Honda, after 5th Fit recall, appoints first quality czar; top execs take pay cut

6:28 am U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2014

In an unprecedented move, Honda, announcing its fifth Fit recall in 12 months, appointed a quality czar to clamp down on problems. Senior executives will also take pay cuts for three months to take responsibility for the recall-plagued car....
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Honda says it's committed to hybrids in Europe

Oct. 15, 2014 11:10 CET

Honda says it remains committed to hybrids in Europe and will import a gasoline-electric hybrid version of its next Jazz subcompact in 2016, despite reducing its hybrid lineup in the region due to slow sales....
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After 4 Fit Hybrid recalls, Honda adds another r&d gate

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

Burned by four recalls of its redesigned Fit Hybrid in just nine months, Honda Motor Co. is overhauling its r&d process to intercept problems better....
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Honda to modify 12,000 redesigned Fits sold in U.S. to enhance crashworthiness

10:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2014

Honda plans to modify 12,000 redesigned 2015 Fit models in customer hands in the United States following a mid-model-year engineering change that improved the subcompact's showing in a key industry crash test....
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A slow ramp-up for Honda Fit

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014

The launch of the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit subcompact -- built in Honda's new $800 million factory in Celaya, Mexico -- is in the midst of a nearly two-month delay because of quality-control and transport glitches....
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