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2017 Honda Accord to get 49 MPG

Calling it more powerful and more fuel efficient, Honda has revealed the 2017 Accord Hybrid, expected to launch this spring. Powered by a second-generation two-motor hybrid powertrain, which includes a 2.0-liter i-VTEC Atkinson Cycle engine, the 2017 Accord delivers the highest EPA fuel economy of any midsize hybrid sedan. Honda says the 2017 Accord Hybrid powertrain, “will achieve peak combined output of

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Honda Announces Two Additional Clarity Variants

The Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will be joining the Clarity Fuel Cell as part of Honda’s vehicle electrification efforts in the coming year. Later this year we’ll see Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell hit the market, to be followed by the Clarity Electric in 2017. The Clarity Fuel Cell is slated to be available to customers in select California markets in

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20 Automakers Commit to Making Automatic Emergency Braking Standard by 2022

Family car time is about to get even safer. Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that 20 automakers, representing more than 99 percent of the U.S. auto market, have committed to making automatic emergency braking a standard feature no later than Sept 1, 2022. Automakers making the commitment are

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IIHS: Most Honda Drivers Turn Off Lane Departure Warning

Do you turn off your lane departure warning system? Do you leave your forward collision warning system on?   A recent IIHS study found that, “all but one of 184 models equipped with the two features had forward collision warning turned on, while only a third of vehicles had lane departure warning activated.” For the new study, researchers observed 2013-15

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10 Vehicles Debuting at the 2016 North American International Auto Show

What’s new, fresh, hot and coming to the North American International Auto Show to debut to the world? These are ten models you’ll want to look out for. Acura Precision Concept The automakers says that the concept, “will help set the direction for future Acura design; in particular, the next generation of performance-luxury sedans.” Acura will likely be debuting the

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Recall Alert: 2003-2004 CR-V – Certain Takata Passenger Front Airbag Inflators

Honda announced today that it will expand a national recall (15V-370) to replace, free of charge, Takata passenger front airbag inflators installed in certain 2003-2004 CR-V models sold in the United States following a recent defect determination by Takata, the airbag inflator supplier. This expansion will add approximately 127,000 passenger front airbag inflators not previously subject to either a recall

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