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    Official: 2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas, Hybrid on sale in February
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    When it announced official pricing and fuel economy data for the 2014 Civic , Honda conspicuously left out any mention of the Hybrid or Natural Gas models. On its retail site, Honda still lists the 2012 model year for the Natural Gas, so we reached out to the automaker for some ...

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    Quick Spin: 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid
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    Even after Honda's Great Emergency Refresh of 2013, it still takes a sharp eye to spot the visual differences between the 2013 Honda Civic and its 2012 counterpart. While annual styling changes used to be commonplace back in the 1950s and '60s, this has become a much rarer practice in the ...

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    Report: Honda wins appeal in Civic Hybrid fuel mileage case
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    A judge has reversed a lower court ruling against Honda over the automaker's fuel economy claims. Heather Peters successfully sued Honda in small-claims court in February, claiming her 2006 Civic Hybrid didn't return the advertised 50 miles per gallon Environmental Protection Agency rating. ...

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    Report: Honda headed back to court over Civic Hybrid fuel economy
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    Heather Peters beat Honda. A small claims court in California awarded Ms. Peters $9,867 because it agreed that her Honda Civic Hybrid failed to deliver the 50 mpg EPA rating Honda claimed it would. According to The Detroit News, Honda is appealing the decision, especially after the success of ...

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    Report: Honda Civic Hybrid small claims lawsuit winner trying to stop class-action suit *UPDATE
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    Heather Peters really, really doesn't want anyone to settle with Honda. Peters is the woman who went her own way earlier this year, suing Honda in small claims court in Torrance, CA instead of joining a class-action lawsuit against the automaker over allegations that the company promoted ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #273
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    Geneva Motor Show Recap Episode #273 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan hosts and is joined by Autoblog Executive Editor Chris Paukert and Zach Bowman. Topics range far and wide around our recap of the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Your questions and comments power the end of the ...

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    Report: California woman wins Civic Hybrid lawsuit against Honda
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    Heather Peters sued Honda in small-claims court in Torrance, California over the gas mileage she was getting in her Honda Civic Hybrid, which was around 20 miles per gallon less than Honda had advertised. After two days of testimony, Commissioner Doug Carnahan sent his 26-page decision to both ...

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    Report: As Civic Hybrid mileage lawsuit continues, Honda shows up
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    Heather Peters is suing Honda in small-claims court in Torrance, California over the lackluster fuel economy she's gotten out of her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid. It isn't really a new lawsuit, it's one that sprung from Peters not signing onto the settlement of an earlier class-action lawsuit brought ...

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    Report: Honda extends 2006-2011 Civic Hybrid warranty over gas leak
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    When we hear words like "gas leak," we're expecting to hear words like "recall" shortly thereafter. That's not the case for 80,000 Honda Civic Hybrid models from the 2006 to 2011 model years that may experience small gas leaks. The New York Times reports that Honda has instead opted to extend the ...

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    Hybrids rejoin California gridlock as HOV stickers expire today
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    The vehicles are no longer novel, their yellow stickers have faded from years of exposure to the sun and, after six years of enjoying the privilege, it's now time for California's hybrid owners to suffer with the rest of us in the state's traffic-clogged non-High Occupancy Vehicle lanes. Starting ...

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    Report: 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid no match for aging Toyota Prius in sales
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    Though its miles per gallon rating rings in at 44/44/44 (that's city/highway/combined), the all-new 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid is still no match at the pump for the third-generation, 51/48/50 mpg Toyota Prius that debuted as a 2010 model year vehicle. Sure, the 2012 Civic Hybrid is more ...

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    2012 Honda Civic Configurator rolls up *UPDATE
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    If you were counting down the days until you could build and price your very own 2012 Honda Civic, you can put away the fingers and toes. The Civic configurator is now online, and there are seven models and up to six different trim levels from which to choose. Opt for the Civic Sedan and the ...

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    Extraction Zone app helps first responders safely cut through modern cars
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    The more safety features and technology gets crammed into modern cars, the harder it gets for first responders to cut through them safely. Cutting someone out of a car is hard enough without having to worry about inadvertently triggering an airbag or hitting a power supply. To solve that ...

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    Update: Honda Canada not canceling Insight, Civic hybrids, will order as needed
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    Remember the report from Quebec that suggested Honda Canada would be discontinuing the Insight and Civic hybrid for the 2011 model year due to poor sales? According to company spokesman Richard Jacobs, the two hybrids have not in fact been discontinued. Instead, Jacobs tells us that Canadian ...

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    Honda's fix for prematurely dying Civic hybrid batteries hurting fuel economy, performance?
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    2008 Honda Civic Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Until the past year or so, the Civic Hybrid had been by far the best selling gas-electric model introduced by Honda. However, the second-generation model introduced in 2006 has not been entirely problem-free. There have been ...

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    Report: Honda to kill off Acura RL/Legend globally, discontinue gas Civic models in Japan [*UPDATE]
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    2010 Acura RL – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Word coming from Japan's Nikkei business daily (as reported by Reuters) indicates that Honda has finally decided to discontinue the slow selling Acura RL and its Japanese market counterpart, the Honda Legend. Ostensibly the flagship of ...

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    Honda R&D President says automaker "lacks confidence" in viability of EVs
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    Honda EV-N Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Carlos Ghosn and Nissan may be plowing head first into the EV world, but Honda isn't so certain buyers are going to be willing to accept the range and charging woes that go along with driving an all-electric car. Tomohiko Kawanabe, ...

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    REPORT: Honda plans to settle Civic Hybrid mileage suit out of court. Is it a fair deal?
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    2008 Honda Civic Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you buy a hybrid, you'll be rewarded with excellent fuel economy, right? Well, that's the idea, but sometimes things don't turn out exactly as we had hoped. Such is apparently the case with a number of Honda Civic Hybrid owners ...

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    Rumormill: 2012 Honda Civic details circulate
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    According to an article in Mag-X (via Temple of VTEC), Honda is hard at work wrapping up the design for the next-gen Civic that's expected to debut in 2011 as a 2012 model. As is customary from Honda, the Japanese, European and North American markets are all expected to get their own unique ...

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    Paris Preview: Honda readies refreshed Civic Hybrid and i-DTEC gearbox
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    click above for more shots of the 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid
    It's the impending debut of the all-new Prius-assaulting Insight hybrid that's got our hearts all aflutter over Honda's booth at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, but that's not all the automaker will be bringing with it to the City of Lights. ...

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