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Honda Lawn Mower Is Officially Fastest in the World, Again

Honda Lawn Mower Is Officially Fastest in the World, Again

Welcome back to the Mean Mower saga, an adventure involving lawn mower speed records and that features Honda and just about nobody else. Clearly, building 190-horsepower lawn mowers is not for everyone. You might even say it requires a manufacturer who is…a cut above? Lame puns aside, when Honda brought the Mean Mower V2 to […]

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2019 Honda Civic Hatchback Beats Toyota Corolla in Head-to-Head

2019 Honda Civic Hatchback Beats Toyota Corolla in Head-to-Head

Toyota recently launched a new hatchback variant of the Corolla, and while the nameplate is famous, the car itself has been only lukewarmly received. Why bother with a Corolla Hatchback when you can have a Honda Civic Hatchback, which has been around for much longer and already knows how to play the hatchback game? Car […]

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Honda to Bring Spec 3 Engine to French Grand Prix

Honda to Bring Spec 3 Engine to French Grand Prix

Honda will upgrade the engines of both Red Bull and one Toro Rosso car for the French Grand Prix this weekend, the eighth round of the 2019 Formula One World Championship, in its bid to catch up to Mercedes and Ferrari. Both Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly will benefit from the upgrade while only the […]

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Honda Renovates a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Honda Renovates a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Don’t let anyone tell you that companies loathe to put other brands forward. In honor of its American origins and to celebrate its 60th anniversary of U.S. operations, Honda renovated a 1961 Chevrolet half-ton pickup truck it once used for motorcycle deliveries. When Honda’s American division first opened for business in 1959, the company purchased […]

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2019 Honda Passport Gets 5-Star Safety Rating

2019 Honda Passport Gets 5-Star Safety Rating

The all-new 2019 Honda Passport has earned the maximum five-star overall vehicle score for safety in the National Highway Traffic Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. Honda is marketing the new 2019 Passport as a rugged SUV for outdoor enthusiasts, but even adventurers like to feel safe when they get in a vehicle. The Passport uses […]

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Honda CR-V Beats Subaru Forester in Head-to-Head Comparison

Honda CR-V Beats Subaru Forester in Head-to-Head Comparison

First the 2019 Honda CR-V defeated the Toyota RAV4, and now it’s gone ahead and beaten the Subaru Forester in Car and Driver’s latest compact SUV head-to-head comparison test. Both models were in their top-level Touring trim, and the CR-V had the all-wheel drive option tacked on, which comes standard in the Forester. Nevertheless, even […]

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Honda Earns Three Top 10 Positions at 2019 Canadian GP

Honda Earns Three Top 10 Positions at 2019 Canadian GP

After all four Honda-powered cars finished in the top 10 at the 2019 Monaco GP, the feat was almost repeated at the most recent race in Canada. While all eyes were on the dramatic battle between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, Honda raced to yet again another strong result, reinforcing the belief that Red Bull […]

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Kvyat: Canada Will Test Honda’s F1 Progress

Kvyat: Canada Will Test Honda’s F1 Progress

Daniil Kvyat believes the upcoming 2019 Canadian GP will be a “good test” to judge how far Honda has come with its Formula One engine. While Honda is undoubtedly having its best year yet since its return to F1 in 2015, it’s still been difficult to gauge where it stacks up with regards to the […]

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Honda Optimistic F1 Engine Can Hit Mileage Target

Honda Optimistic F1 Engine Can Hit Mileage Target

Honda believes its latest Formula One engine will be able to make it through seven grands prix races, representing a major step forward in the manufacturer’s ability to challenge for the title. Honda introduced its second-spec engine at the fourth round of season in Azerbaijan, which increased horsepower by about 20 while improving reliability. Having […]

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2019 Honda Accord, CR-V and Odyssey Named Best Family Cars of 2019

2019 Honda Accord, CR-V and Odyssey Named Best Family Cars of 2019

The 2019 Honda Accord, 2019 Honda CR-V, and 2019 Honda Odyssey have all been named on Edmunds.com’s annual list of the Best Family Cars. Eight vehicles were featured in total, with Honda the only automaker represented more than once. “We’ve gathered our picks for the top family car in multiple styles: sedan, SUV, minivan and […]

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Honda Strong on ‘Carb Day’ As It Seeks 13th Indy 500 Win

Honda Strong on ‘Carb Day’ As It Seeks 13th Indy 500 Win

Seven Honda drivers made up seven of the top 10 in the traditional “Carb Day” final practice session leading up to Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Santino Ferrucci was quickest among Honda drivers with an average speed of 225.486 mph, just shy of Tony Kanaan’s timesheet-topping 225.517 mph. Just behind Ferrucci was former Indy 500 winner Takuma […]

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2019 Honda CR-V Beats Toyota RAV4 in Head-to-Head Test

2019 Honda CR-V Beats Toyota RAV4 in Head-to-Head Test

If you’re on the market for a new SUV, it’s hard to avoid the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4. They’re not just the two most popular vehicles in the segment, they’re also the best-selling, non-pickup trucks in the country. It’s easy to see why: They offer good utility, safety, and comfort for at least […]

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Rookie Herta Leads Honda Qualifiers in Indy 500

Rookie Herta Leads Honda Qualifiers in Indy 500

Colon Herta, one of six rookies who will participate in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500, qualified ahead of all other Honda drivers, beating several former winners in the process. Honda drivers made up 18 of the 33 total who qualified for the 2019 race, including seven previous winners and six rookies. Herta, driving […]

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Honda Gets Ready to Show Off Adventure Lifestyle Project

Honda Gets Ready to Show Off Adventure Lifestyle Project

Honda revealed two “Adventure Lifestyle Project” vehicles at the 2019 Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona: modified variants of the Passport crossover and Ridgeline pickup truck aimed at an overlanding crowd — those who like to go on long journeys over unpaved terrain. The Passport Adventure Lifestyle features the same powertrain as the regular model […]

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Honda Confirms It Will Close UK Plant in 2021

Honda Confirms It Will Close UK Plant in 2021

Honda has officially confirmed it will close its factory in Swindon, England, by 2021, resulting in the loss of 3,500 jobs. “It is with a heavy heart that today we confirm the closure of Honda’s factory in Swindon,” said director of Honda UK Jason Smith. “We understand the impact this decision has on our associates, […]

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Honda Trucks Thrive in April

Honda Trucks Thrive in April

American Honda reported 125,775 sales in April 2019, a slim 0.1 percent improvement over its April 2018 performance. Excluding the Acura division, Honda sales were up 0.2 percent, with cars down 2.4 percent and trucks up 2.7 percent. Several Honda models were able to claim dominance in their segment. The CR-V was the top-selling SUV […]

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Honda Celebrates North American Suppliers

Honda Celebrates North American Suppliers

The year 2019 is full of milestones for Honda. It marks the 60th anniversary of starting sales in the US and the 40th anniversary of building products in America, so Honda saw this as a fit opportunity to honor its top North American suppliers. At the 35th annual Honda Supplier Conference, the automaker honored 85 […]

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Honda Encourages Teens to Talk to Their Parents About Texting While Driving

Honda Encourages Teens to Talk to Their Parents About Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is such a problem that Honda has flipped the script and resorted to encouraging teens to be the role models in their relationships with their parents. Having dubbed April the “Distracted Driving Awareness Month,” Honda is telling teens to have #TheTextTalk, “an open dialogue with their parents about practicing safer driving habits.” […]

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