AAA Warns Against Dashboard Technology

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With an announcement of what many may have already known, the triple-A auto club warned of a “public safety crisis” from voice command technology that allows drivers text and send emails. According this article, “The head of Triple-A’s Foundation for Traffic Safety says when people are distracted by another task, they can develop what researchers […]

Toyota Recalls 240,000 Prius, Lexus Hybrid Vehicles

Honda Odyssey to Climb Pike’s Peak

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You have never seen a tricked out minivan like this heavily-modified Honda Odyssey with 535 horsepower that is headed to the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb to take place on June 30 in Colorado. According to this article, “The race-bound minivan is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that uses a large Garrett turbocharger to […]

New Tailgate Locks Available for Honda Ridgeline

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Top tailgate security manufacturer, Pop & Lock, LLC, has created a lock for the Honda Ridgeline for the 2005 to most current model of the truck. According to this article, “Designed to fit the current platform (2005 & Up), these add-on components will provide a secure locking option to the factory tailgate.  Both the manual (PL6100) […]

Honda Civic Si Transformed Into a Race Car: Video

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We were intrigued by this short video that transforms your regular 2012 Honda Civic Si into a race car on the biggest stage. Because of the length of the video, I thought it would be a relatively easy process. Well, it’s not exactly easy. But it isvery interesting. And I’m not even a take-the-car-apart-and-put-it-back-together kind […]

Three Video Reviews of 2013 Honda Civic

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We love video reviews. Why? Because it’s more fun to watch a review than read it and it’s really helpful to see what the reviewer is talking about as the video shows us. So, we were tickled when we found this article with three different reviews of the 2013 Honda Civic. The consensus? The 2013 […]

Honda Accord Hybrid Gets Better Gas Mileage Than Toyota Camry Hybrid

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The much-anticipated 2013 Honda Accord Hybrid will go on sale in June in Japan and gets much better gas mileage than the Toyota Camry Hybrid. We have read reports that say the Honda Accord Hybrid will arrive in the U.S. late this year. According to this article, the 2013 Honda Accord Hybrid “has a fuel-efficiency […]

Honda Fit EV Price Drop, Unlimited Miles on Lease

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The Honda Fit EV (electric vehicle) is now more affordable! You can now lease the Honda Fit EV for $259 per month, which dropped from $389! AND, whereas leasers were limited to 12,000 miles, they can drive as many miles as their hearts desire. Already lease a Honda Fit EV? Honda is taking the high […]

Honda Deveops Walking Assist Exoskeleton

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Honda has been working on a walking assist exoskeleton for the past 14 years and has recently leased 100 of their exoskeletons to hospitals in Japan to “evaluate their usefulness in the real world.” What is a “walking assist exoskeleton”? According to this interesting article, it is a device that will help individuals with a walking […]

Skagit River Bridge Collapse Close to Home for Honda Dealerships

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Here at Sims Honda dealership in Burlington, we got an up close and personal look at the Skagit River bridge collapse that took down both directions of I-5 just south Sims Honda in Burlington. The sound of the failing metal of the bridge could be heard by many in the area working late that Thursday […]