These are the cars that won’t be worth next-to-nothing after five years of ownership. How well a car holds its value is a very important statistic that influences the way many people buy cars. If two cars both cost $40,000 new but one will be worth $10,000 in a private party sale five years down the … read more
Honda Australia says it won’t finish repairing 400,000 cars fitted with potentially faulty airbag inflators, supplied by third-party provider Takata, for at least another 12 months.
The massive task of replacing such a huge number of various inflators (up to 5000 per week), and navigating the complex … read more
Honda Australia has forecast huge growth in 2017 on the back of the new Civic sedan and hatch line-up, and the much improved next-generation CR-V medium SUV.
The company’s local director Stephen Collins this week stated his aim to achieve 50,000 sales next year, around 20 per cent more than is expected … read more
Honda Australia says it and a number of other “advanced” markets around the globe are pushing for the development of a greater array of sporty cars, potentially even a revival of iconic coupes such as the Prelude and Integra.
Why is this of note? While there’s nothing locked away in the immediate … read more
The all-new 2017 Honda CR-V, set to break cover within the next few months, will be a more premium and dynamic offering designed to take it right up to the dominant Mazda CX-5 in the booming medium SUV market.
Due to launch in Australia during the second half of next year, following on from a world … read more
Honda has registered a patent in Japan for a new type of triple-clutch gearbox, with 11 speeds. It’s a new automatic transmission that is aimed at improving efficiency even over modern dual-clutch gearboxes.
The patent description, spotted by AutoGuide, notes that the gearbox will allow “speed change … read more
Some automakers truly revolutionize their designs when it comes to building a successor. There’s always one car enthusiast making a joke about how the Porsche 911 has looked the same for decades, but there’s good reason for that. Modern classics like the Porsche 911 have never needed to be revolutionized … read more
Honda is preparing to add two new Limited Edition cars to its Australian lineup, bolstered by the success of the CR-V Limited Edition, which launched in June.
Both the City light sedan and HR-V compact SUV will be given the Limited Edition treatment.
In the case of the HR-V the Limited Edition pack … read more
Takata’s defective airbags have been installed in more than 100 million cars in the United States, tens of millionsÂ of which have been recalled. Unfortunately, a large proportion of the owners of the recalled vehicles have not returned their cars to dealers to have the recall work performed to … read more
Following the petrol VTi Limited Edition and diesel DTi-L Limited Edition, Honda has expanded the CR-V lineup in Australia with the introduction of a new limited edition. Available in both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, the SUV features front fog lamps, side steps, roof spoiler, parking sensors … read more