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    Update: Honda Canada not canceling Insight, Civic hybrids, will order as needed

    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?

    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]

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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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    Honda offers new details on Prius-fighting hybrid

    Much has already been written about Honda's plan to introduce a fleet of new hybrid models to take on Toyota's dominance in the segment. It's strategy includes a new dedicated hybrid model, a sporty hybrid based on the CR-Z concept, and hybridized versions of the Civic and Fit. Yesterday Honda's ...

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    Honda pokes fun at Prius in new commercial

    Hybrid folks, supposedly kinder and gentler people -- at least, to the Earth -- have been calling each other out like crazy lately. Next in line for the slamfest is Honda, making fun of the Toyota Prius "Yes" commercial. The Civic Hybrid "No" commercial argues, among other things, that just ...

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    Honda's Heifer Hybrid

    We knew Honda was capable of a lot, but we'd have never guessed that they'd start producing livestock. The bodacious bovine pictured above (no, the one on the left...sheesh) is a UK-market Civic Hybrid named Clover. It'll be on display at this weekend's Fruitstock festival in London, an event ...

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    Honda of Japan recalling 420,000 over key interlock

    Honda is calling back some 423,344 vehicles in its home market of Japan over faulty key interlocks which allow keys to be removed from the ignition when the gearshift is in positions other than 'park.' The problem affects a total of nine models, including the Fit, Stream, Civic and Civic Hybrid, ...

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    2008 Honda Fit Hybrid to get Insight engine

    Guess what happens to fit perfectly between the front wheels of a Honda Fit... the Honda Insight's hybrid powertrain. The distance between the front wheel hubs of both vehicles is identical, and a Honda insider confirmed to Bradley Berman of that the Fit will arrive in 2007 with the ...


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