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F1 Power Tracks No Longer Scare Honda

F1 Power Tracks No Longer Scare Honda

Red Bull-Honda’s Max Verstappen believes the team no longer needs to fear the Formula One tracks that had once been “quite painful” for it in the past. Since the start of the hybrid power unit era, Red Bull had depended on specific circuit characteristics to help it compete for wins. Its chances to win went […]

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Honda Revamps Certified Pre-Owned Program

Honda Revamps Certified Pre-Owned Program

Certified pre-owned vehicles typically offer a great opportunity to buy used and still benefit from the advantages of warranty coverage. Though Honda already offers a CPO program at least on par with that of other automakers, it is now rebranding its program and introducing a second tier that covers more recent vehicles. Could the automaker […]

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Honda Happy About F1 Progress, But Wants More

Honda Happy About F1 Progress, But Wants More

Honda F1’s technical director Toyoharu Tanabe says the 2019 Formula One season has so far gone better than he had expected, but he also admits the manufacturer still has ground to make up relative to Mercedes and Ferrari. “When we started the Barcelona test and the first race, early in the season, I saw a […]

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Honda’s New Airbag Will Be Better for Side Collisions

Honda’s New Airbag Will Be Better for Side Collisions

Honda is developing a new airbag that will work better than the current standard airbag design when your car is involved in a collision that isn’t head-on, which the automaker says is the case in 56 percent of impacts. Because more than half of collisions involve your car connecting with something at an angle, it’s […]

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Honda Launches 2020 Civic Si

Honda Launches 2020 Civic Si

The Honda Civic Si is the last of the Civic models to get its 2020 model year update, and arguably this is the one you should be most interested in as the Si is the Civic to have if you care about performance but would prefer not to break the bank on a Type R. […]

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Honda F1 Gauging ‘Very Complicated’ Penalty Call

Honda F1 Gauging ‘Very Complicated’ Penalty Call

Honda F1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe says the manufacturer is facing a “very complicated” decision regarding when to trigger a grid penalty in the second half of the 2019 season. Formula One teams are limited to three engines per season, with any extra new parts incurring grid penalties. As part of its aggressive engine development, […]

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Redesigned Honda Civic Hatchback Starts at $21,650

Redesigned Honda Civic Hatchback Starts at $21,650

The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback is now officially on sale at dealerships nationwide with a starting price of $21,650. It’s nearly the last of the Civic models to be updated for 2020, after the Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe were refreshed last year, and with just the Si to go. The car received some exterior […]

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2019 German GP Was Honda’s Best F1 Race in 27 Years

2019 German GP Was Honda’s Best F1 Race in 27 Years

The 2019 German GP was full of dramatic twists and turns, but in the end, it was Honda that prevailed. With Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen on top and Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat in third, it marked Honda’s first double podium finish since the 1992 Portugal GP. It was also Toro Rosso’s first podium since […]

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Whoa — Check Out The Honda E’s Infotainment Display

Whoa — Check Out The Honda E’s Infotainment Display

Honda has announced that reservations for its new all-electric model, simply dubbed the e, have now been open in select European markets. Originally presented in prototype form as the Urban EV Concept two years ago, the Honda e represents a major step forward for Honda, blending retro styling with a sporty, rear-drive electric powertrain that […]

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Amazon In-Car Delivery Comes to Honda

Amazon In-Car Delivery Comes to Honda

Through the “Key by Amazon” app, Honda owners subscribed to the HondaLink Remote Services connected in-car system will now be able to benefit from Amazon’s in-car delivery service, which makes it possible to have Amazon Prime packages delivered straight to your vehicle. The service comes at no extra cost to owners of select 2018-2020 model […]

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Honda Has ‘Exceeded Expectations,’ Red Bull Says

Honda Has ‘Exceeded Expectations,’ Red Bull Says

When Red Bull Racing signed with Honda as its new Formula One engine supplier, it was regarded by many as a marriage of convenience. After all, the relationship between Red Bull and its previous supplier, Renault, had soured beyond repair, and none of the other manufacturers were willing to help power one of their biggest […]

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Honda is the Most Awarded Car Brand of 2019

Honda is the Most Awarded Car Brand of 2019

If you take a gander over at our news page for new vehicle awards, you may find that Honda and Honda models are regular fixtures. Subjectively, it’s always felt as though Honda was outpacing the competition in this regard, and now Kelley Blue Book has all but confirmed it for us. Four Honda models were […]

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2020 Honda Insight Has Arrived at Dealerships, Starting at $22,930

2020 Honda Insight Has Arrived at Dealerships, Starting at $22,930

The 2020 Honda Insight, with its best-in-class passenger space and efficient hybrid powertrain, began arriving at dealerships yesterday with a starting MSRP of $22,930, excluding a $930 destination and handling charge. Assembled at Honda’s auto plant in Greensburg, Indiana, the 2020 Insight is largely unchanged, the 2020 base EX model costing only $100 more than […]

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Honda’s Next Step is a Faster Qualifying Mode

Honda’s Next Step is a Faster Qualifying Mode

Honda is planning to introduce an extra engine upgrade for the 2019 Formula One season that will target an improved qualifying mode. The manufacturer finally clinched its first win at the Austrian GP this year after a 13-year draught and a difficult road through the new hybrid engine regulations. It came as a result of […]

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Verstappen and Honda Triumph at 2019 Austrian GP

Verstappen and Honda Triumph at 2019 Austrian GP

Today at the 2019 Austrian GP, Honda celebrated its first win in Formula One’s hybrid engine era. Having taken place at Red Bull Racing’s home race in Spielberg, Austria, and with droves of orange-clad fans having come down from the Netherlands to support Max Verstappen, the win couldn’t have come at a better time. If […]

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Honda Dominates Cars.com 2019 American-Made Index

Honda Dominates Cars.com 2019 American-Made Index

Contrary to intuition, American automakers don’t make the most American cars — at least not with respect to where they’re built. According to Cars.com 2019 American-Made Index, that honor goes to Honda, which makes six of the top 10 most American-made models sold in the United States: 2019 Honda Odyssey (2nd place) 2019 Honda Ridgeline […]

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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, featuring 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 shave the […]

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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 […]