Honda’s Thai-Built Models Earn Environmental Honors

June 30, 2015 0

Honda Thailand wins “Green Label” certification for all 12 of its models manufactured in the Southeast Asian country.
The certification from the Industry Ministry’s Industrial Standards Institute and the non-government Thailand Environment Institute for the plant in the Rojana Industrial Park … read more

Made-in-America Cars Index Topped by Japanese Cars

June 30, 2015 0

Fewer than 10 cars that are produced in the U.S. are made with at least 75 percent domestic content.
Cars.com has released its 2015 American-Made Index with only seven vehicles qualifying. Surprisingly, three of the seven vehicles are actually from Japanese automakers, including the Toyota Camry, which … read more

Consumer Reports lists models with excessive oil consumption

June 30, 2015 0

Consumer Reports has published a list of vehicles that appear to experience excessive oil consumption.
“In our survey of owners of about 1 million vehicles stretching back 10 years, we found that for certain models, significant numbers of consumers have to add a quart of oil to their engines as frequently … read more

First drive: Honda S660 roadster

June 30, 2015 0

What’s this sweet little thing?
 
It’s the Honda S660. If you’re salivating over a resplendently yellow S2000 replacement, than calm yourself.
The clue is in the name: while the S2000 used a 2.0-litre engine, the car you see here makes do with just a three-cylinder 660cc sitting amidships and … read more

Is India finally ready for hybrids?

June 30, 2015 0

For a very long time, terms like clean energy, battery-powered vehicles and zero exhaust emissions seemed as alien to India as pothole-free roads, speedy court trials and low inflation levels. Now it seems like things could change. The Toyota Camry Hybrid, which was first launched in 2013 and re-launched … read more

Honda Teases New Seven-Seat BR-V Crossover

June 30, 2015 0

If you’re looking for a Honda crossover with more than the typical five seats, here in the United States you can upgrade to the Pilot which offers seven or eight seats split over three rows. However, the Pilot is deemed too big for some markets and thus buyers there with bigger families need to turn … read more

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