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31Honda in the black, fourth quarter profits up by 28%

Honda has officially joined the ranks of automakers like Kia and Ford by posting solid profits during the fourth quarter of the company's fiscal year. The Japanese automaker managed to see profits rise by 28 percent compared to the same period last year, thanks largely to increased hybrid sales. The announcement marks the fourth-straight quarter of profits for the company after seeing a rare operating loss at the end of March, 2009.

AddCR-Z cracks 10,000 sales in Japan, 10 times above expectations

2011 Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery

37REPORT: Honda to supplant Chrysler as America's 4th largest auto retailer

Throughout most of the history of the US auto industry, the Detroit Three sat atop of the sales charts with General Motors claiming first, Ford in second and Chrysler placing third. In the past few years Toyota has clawed its way past Chrysler and then Ford, and now it appears that Honda too has now passed the Pentastar. Barring some miraculous (and we mean truly outstanding) development, Honda will officially overcome Chrysler to become the fourth largest automaker in the States. Honda holds a

55Edmunds data suggests Honda Crosstour buyers don't know what it competes against either

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddHonda sells 2,096 Insight hybrids in April, Prius sales drop 61.5%

2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res gallery

25REPORT: Honda's $2.91 billion drop is first quarterly loss in 15 years

An operating loss of ¥283.0 billion ($2.91 billion at current exchange rates) for the period ending March 31 represents Honda Motor Company's first quarterly loss in 15 years. To put that into proper perspective, that was when Honda was plying the 1994 model year Accord wagon shown above.

AddToyota, Honda hybrid sales drop in 2008; 5 FCX Clarity models sold

Click above for more shots of the Honda FCX Clarity

AddMini maintains its sales domination, Hummer continues its downward spiral

Every month, our intrepid leader over at Autoblog crunches every automaker's U.S. sales figures and dutifully reports how well each brand is doing. This month continues the trend of fuel efficient vehicles recording record sales and closely mimics the trend of gas-guzzlers going down the toilet. The two brands which best seem to mark the turning of the tides, so to speak, are Mini and Hummer. Mini's brand of small, sporty and fun to drive coupe's 5,211 sales represented an increase of 40.5-perce

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