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    Report: Honda Accord Hybrid sales capacity constrained
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    Honda might be selling more hybrids if it could just get them to dealers. While the second-generation Insight never lived up to sales expectations and production is ending, the Japanese automaker is seeing strong demand for the Accord Hybrid here and abroad. However, there is so much global ...

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    Official: Honda Insight finally, officially dead
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    Earlier this week, we told you that the Honda Insight was scheduled to get the axe – something that had been rumored for a long time. Now, Honda has officially confirmed that the Insight is being put out of our its misery. That's right, America's most affordable mass-produced hybrid will ...

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    Report: Honda pulling plug on slow-selling Insight hybrid [UPDATE]
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    Insight hasn't amounted to even a tenth of Prius sales, and well over half of those sold were JDM. It's been a rough ride for the Honda Insight, and now its journey appears to be at an end – word is that the five-door hybrid hatchback is going out of production. The Insight nameplate ...

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    Video: Watch this LSR Honda Insight crash at 190 mph in the desert
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    Like any form of motorsports, attempts at breaking land speed records are inherently dangerous. To wit: During a recent speed competition at El Mirage dry lake beds in southern California, racer Brian Gillespie and his first-gen Honda Insight crashed at nearly 190 miles per hour, and it was all ...

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    Report: Honda could halve its US lineup without crimping its sales much [w/video]
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    Taking a detailed look at the Honda lineup in the US, it isn't hard to see the strength of some models and the weaknesses of others. A recent report on Autoline Daily points out that its five core models – the Accord, Civic, CR-V, Odyssey and Pilot – make up a full 93 percent of ...

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    Report: Honda "losing money" on Japan-built cars like Fit, CR-Z and Insight
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    Automotive News reports Honda is currently limiting shipments of models like the Fit, CR-Z and Insight due to Japan's strong yen. The automaker admits it is currently losing money on every Japanese-built model it sells in the U.S. with the exchange rate currently at 80 yen per dollar. Honda is ...

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    Frankfurt: 2012 Honda Insight gets nicer
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    The Honda Insight is a hatchback with its spirit in the right place, but everything else about it has practically no spirit at all. Honda has finally seen to its lackluster hybrid by tweaking nearly everything about it. Its face has been given blue eyes courtesy of tinted headlight covers, and ...

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    Official: Honda details 2012 Insight refinements, MPG improvements ahead of Frankfurt
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    Honda is set to unveil a lightly revised version of the European Honda Insight at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show. This 2012 Insight will feature greater efficiency gleaned from substantial aerodynamic work (check out that new grille and front bumper), reduced engine friction, improvements to ...

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    Consumer Reports 'chronicles decline in Honda's design competitiveness' [w/poll]
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    Consumer Reports created quite a stir on the Internets when it announced that it would no longer recommend the Honda Civic. The reason? The consumer advocacy institution cites issues such as the brakes, fit and finish and sporty handling all diminishing for the 2012 model year. In other ...

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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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    Online Find of the Day: K20-powered Honda Insight recalls '88 CRX Si
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    We miss the first-generation Honda Insight. The aluminum-bodied hybrid represented a no-holds barred quest for fuel efficiency with innovative weight saving techniques, an aerodynamic design and a tiny 1.0-liter gasoline engine. As a result, the two-door garnered an EPA-rated 70 mpg highway and ...

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    CR-Z, Crosstour, Insight sales hurting - Odyssey lone bright spot among new Honda models
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    2011 Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda has hit rough water with sales of its new CR-Z, Accord Crosstour and Insight models According to Automotive News, the three models are underperforming in a big way. Take the Insight hybrid, which is falling 40,000 units short ...

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    Honda Insight gets much cheaper base model, new features for 2011
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    2011 Honda Insight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The slow-selling Honda Insight hasn't exactly stolen any of the Toyota Prius' thunder since its introduction last year, and with new green cars like the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf ready to join the battle, the future of Honda's ...

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    Honda boosts Insight fuel economy by lengthening start-stop ability?
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    2010 Honda Insight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda has not yet given up in the entry-level hybrid fight. There's the new, not-for-U.S. Jazz (Fit) Hybrid, for one thing, but the older Insight hybrid isn't being left in the dust, either. Autocar reports that some of the lessons ...

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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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    Report: Honda Canada discontinuing Insight and Civic hybrid
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    It's no secret that the revived 2010 Honda Insight has been a huge sales disappointment in North America. The once-robust sales of the Civic hybrid have also evaporated in the last two years. Apparently, things are far worse for Honda's hybrids in Canada where higher fuel prices typically cause ...

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    Report: Honda Fit Hybrid to cost $18,600* in Japan
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    Honda Fit Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda is finally set to launch the Fit hybrid in Japan this October and pricing is rumored to start at ¥1.59 million or about $18,600 at current exchange rates. That's a $4,700 premium over a standard gasoline powered Fit in ...

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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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    Parents magazine names 'Best Family Cars of 2010'
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    Parents has worked up a lengthy list of its favorite family haulers for 2010, though you won't see too many minivans or SUVs on the roundup. Instead, the site broke down its selections into categories like sedans, hybrids and large vehicles and arranged its picks in no particular order. We ...

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    Honda updates Impossible Dream ad with CR-Z, Asimo and hot tub
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    Honda Impossible Dream II – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Honda has resurrected The Impossible Dream once more. Hands down one of our favorite car spots of all time, the original ad aired in the UK way back in 2005 and featured a smattering of models from the Japanese company's ...

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