The 2012 Honda Crosstour® approaches the crossover SUV formula from a distinctively sleek, sporty and fuel-efficient perspective while also maximizing the interior’s cargo capacity, versatility and premium feel. The Crosstour’s exterior design emphasizes a bold, aerodynamic look that also conceals an accommodating rear cargo area with a large, lift-over tailgate.
The 2012 Honda CR-V Concept provides the first official glimpse of the styling direction for the all-new, fourth-generation CR-V set to go on sale in the United States by the end of the year, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. “The 2012 CR-V Concept introduces the exterior styling for the more sophisticated and dynamic design of the upcoming production model,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales for American Honda. “Long considered the benchmark for packaging and user-friendly design in the small SUV segment, the all-new CR-V will offer an added dimension of style, amazing interior versatility and Honda’s latest technologies for convenience and refinement.” The CR-V Concept embraces a distinctive and bold styling direction for the top-selling 1 SUV in the United States
Recently, one of the nation’s premier websites for family-friendly resources— Parents.com —teamed up with one of the country’s top providers of automotive research— Edmunds.com —to develop a unique list of “Best Family Cars of 20ll.” And it turned out that one of America’s top automakers—Honda—was among the project’s biggest winners. No other company had more vehicles on the list than Honda, which saw three different entries recognized in their segments
Living up to a promise it made in 2008, Honda is supporting production of the all-new, made-in-America Civic by adding a second shift and almost 1,000 jobs to its plant in Greensburg, Ind., increasing the facility’s capacity to 200,000 vehicles per year and doubling its workforce. Consider it a sign of confidence in both the Greensburg manufacturing complex and the completely redesigned Civic , which is already on sale here in the
Hybrid vehicles will return to California gridlock today, as the High Occupancy Vehicle stickers issued to certain hybrid vehicles in the state have expired. Vehicles will now have to sit in the state’s “regular” lanes on California’s highways.
Honda Automobiles: Honda Achieves Its Best-Ever Result in 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality StudyBy Lynnwood Honda | Honda, Honda Blogger, Honda News, News and Events
The Honda brand earned its best-ever ranking in J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) for 2011, finishing second among all surveyed brands, including premium makes, the company announced today.
The all-new 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid is in showrooms now, and features the automaker’s first use of lithium ion batteries. These batteries weigh less, yet yield better performance compared to its predecessor. Weighing in at just 48.5 pounds, the Civic Hybrid’s lithium ion battery is far lighter than its predecessor’s nickel-metal hydride battery, which weighs about 69 pounds