TOKYO (AP) — Honda appointed a woman to its board for the first time and gave a major promotion to a foreigner in signs the automaker wants to change perceptions of a hidebound corporate culture. […]
Honda Motor Co. has topped the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles. (See the complete list here.) The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on Thursday gave 39 vehicles top safety ratings for […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Honda’s line of Accords has won the 2014 “Green Car of the Year” award from an auto industry magazine. The announcement came Thursday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. In recent […]
DETROIT (AP) — For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away. That will change next year when Hyundai starts selling a […]
DETROIT (AP) — The government shutdown dampened — but didn’t stall — Americans’ demand for new cars and trucks. The 16-day shutdown slowed U.S. auto sales in the first two weeks of October, but they […]
DETROIT (AP) — The major U.S. and Japanese automakers all posted double-digit U.S. sales gains last month as car buyers snapped up pickup trucks and small cars to lead the industry toward its best month […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A surfer who was shot at by police during the manhunt for rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner has filed a lawsuit against a Los Angeles suburb and its police department. David Perdue, […]
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have added about 320,000 older model Honda Odyssey minivans to a widening probe of faulty air bags that affects at least three automakers and more than 2 million vehicles. […]
DETROIT (AP) — The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians and factory workers to build the next generation of vehicles. […]
DETROIT (AP) — Auto companies are hoping lower lease prices can put a charge into sluggish electric car sales. Honda announced Thursday that it’s slashing the monthly lease cost of its tiny Fit EV by […]
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race on Sunday in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The win came in Sato’s 52nd career start, and was the first for A.J. Foyt Racing since Airton Dare won Kansas in 2002.
DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 205,000 minivans and SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem with the automatic shifters. The recall includes 2012-2013 Honda CR-V small SUV and Odyssey minivan.