Honda is “Recycling” Rare Earth Metals

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Honda is putting to good use material from the batteries of hundreds of hybrid vehicles that were rendered unsellable after the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.   Honda is now able to extract rare earth metals from the batteries of 387 hybrid vehicles and put them into new batteries for new hybrid vehicles. This […]

Honda Civic Tourer Concept Makes European Splash

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The Honda Civic Tourer Concept car made its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motoshow with swooping lines and a rather aggressive look (for a hatchback). According to this article, the production model of the Honda Civic Tourer is set to debut in Frankfurt in September. “That means there are sharp, angular elements found up front […]

2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Raises the Bar

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The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In is the latest and greatest in the Honda lineup with some very impressive specs that should alleviate most people’s concerns about owning a plug-in. For example, some people worry about having to leave the car plugged in all day in order to take it for a short drive. The Honda […]

2013 Honda Civic Keeps Great Gas Mileage

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The 2013 Honda Civic is improved in a couple areas, namely the upgrade of interior materials, but one thing that hasn’t changed from previous models is its industry-leading gas mileage. This article goes into detail, but here’s what you need to know if you care about getting a new car with incredible fuel efficiency: The […]

2013 Honda Accord’s Technology Makes it a “Contender”

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The performance, design, and overall quality of the 2013 Honda Accord has been well-documented by critics and consumers alike, but this reviewer sums up much of the success of the 2013 Honda Accord in one word: technology. Here’s what he had to say about some of his favorite technological features of the 2013 Honda Accord: […]

2013 Honda Pilot Fit for Blizzard Conditions

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According to the writer of this article, all the news of the “historic” blizzards in the Midwest make him want to be there in those storms, but only if he’s in the 2013 Honda Pilot. While the concept of this article is rather comical (who really wants to be in a blizzard, even if they […]

Honda Moves 50 Jobs, Executive to Ohio

Honda Develops Technology to Reduce Door Weight by 17 Percent

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Honda is again paving the way to create better technology and better cars in the future. Strike that. Honda is paving the way to create better cars starting in March. Honda engineers developed a way to create a steel-aluminum door panel, including how to join the two materials, technology to prevent corrosion, and technology to […]

Solar City & Elon Musk Choose Honda Over Toyota to be Vehicle for Solar Power Discount

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Buy a Honda (or Acura) and get $400 off solar power at your house? Sounds good to us! In a first-of-its-kind incentive, Honda and SolarCity have teamed up to offer residents of 14 states, including Washington State, a $400 break on solar power if you purchase a Honda or Acura. It’s a unique idea and […]

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