The Truth About Cars » Honda http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 06 Feb 2016 15:17:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Honda http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Digestible Collectible: 1997 Honda Prelude SH http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1997-honda-prelude-sh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1997-honda-prelude-sh/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279778 It’s time for everybody’s favorite parlor game, “Remember When?” where the good old days are magnified and revered. Today’s subject: Remember when Honda made fun, affordable cars? Nowadays, the Civic Si all the H-brand has to offer, though the Type R might restore some mojo. Back in the day, one could buy a CRX, a […]

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It’s time for everybody’s favorite parlor game, “Remember When?” where the good old days are magnified and revered. Today’s subject: Remember when Honda made fun, affordable cars? Nowadays, the Civic Si all the H-brand has to offer, though the Type R might restore some mojo. Back in the day, one could buy a CRX, a […]

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Honda Orders Stop Sale of 2016 Civic, 2-liter Engine to Blame http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/honda-orders-stop-sale-2016-civic-2-liter-engine-blame/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/honda-orders-stop-sale-2016-civic-2-liter-engine-blame/#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278218 CivicX is reporting that Honda has ordered a stop sale on all 2-liter four-cylinder-equipped 2016 Honda Civics. To blame: piston pin snap rings, which may be incorrectly installed or not installed at all. This is the first recall of Honda’s tenth-generation Civic and includes 33,735 units in the United States and an additional 8,000 units in Canada. The […]

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CivicX is reporting that Honda has ordered a stop sale on all 2-liter four-cylinder-equipped 2016 Honda Civics. To blame: piston pin snap rings, which may be incorrectly installed or not installed at all. This is the first recall of Honda’s tenth-generation Civic and includes 33,735 units in the United States and an additional 8,000 units in Canada. The […]

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2016 Honda Civic EX Review – All-in on Active Safety http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-honda-civic-ex-review-active-safety/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-honda-civic-ex-review-active-safety/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270025 Honda received much flogging from the press for the last-generation Civic. The 2012 model was the result of Honda improperly reading the Magic 8-Ball amid the global slowdown. Honda’s decision makers assumed shoppers would be looking for something more modest, perhaps even austere, and changed direction to suit. The competition, assuming shoppers would be looking for greater creature comforts […]

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Honda received much flogging from the press for the last-generation Civic. The 2012 model was the result of Honda improperly reading the Magic 8-Ball amid the global slowdown. Honda’s decision makers assumed shoppers would be looking for something more modest, perhaps even austere, and changed direction to suit. The competition, assuming shoppers would be looking for greater creature comforts […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1991 Honda Civic Si http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1991-honda-civic-si/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1991-honda-civic-si/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272641 The “Si” badge has always denoted something special from Honda, from the ’85 Civic and CRX that flaunted the new-fangled fuel injection on the sport model to the not-quite-a-Type R that will hopefully be gracing our roads later this year. Honda fanatics will continue to debate the best, but my favorite Civic generation has to […]

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The “Si” badge has always denoted something special from Honda, from the ’85 Civic and CRX that flaunted the new-fangled fuel injection on the sport model to the not-quite-a-Type R that will hopefully be gracing our roads later this year. Honda fanatics will continue to debate the best, but my favorite Civic generation has to […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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Ask the Editor: When Will the Civic Become the Accord? Drink Your CAFE and I’ll Explain http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ask-editor-will-civic-become-accord-drink-cafe-ill-explain/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ask-editor-will-civic-become-accord-drink-cafe-ill-explain/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 19:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266441 TTAC reader Brennan writes: Hey Mark, Long-time reader, first-time e-mailer. This might be a question for the TTAC’s Best & Brightest. This all started when I was looking over the specs for the 2016 Honda Civic after reading your first drive review and really liking what I saw (both the car and your writing). I wanted […]

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TTAC reader Brennan writes: Hey Mark, Long-time reader, first-time e-mailer. This might be a question for the TTAC’s Best & Brightest. This all started when I was looking over the specs for the 2016 Honda Civic after reading your first drive review and really liking what I saw (both the car and your writing). I wanted […]

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The Accord at Thirty (Thousand Miles) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/accord-thirty-thousand-miles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/accord-thirty-thousand-miles/#comments Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1261009 Twenty-three months ago, your humble author did what virtually nobody in this auto-journo game does — I went out and paid my own money for a thoroughly mass-market, middle-of-the-road vehicle. In just seven months, my 2014 Accord V6 Coupe 6MT and I made it to twelve thousand miles. Starting this spring, the pace at which […]

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Twenty-three months ago, your humble author did what virtually nobody in this auto-journo game does — I went out and paid my own money for a thoroughly mass-market, middle-of-the-road vehicle. In just seven months, my 2014 Accord V6 Coupe 6MT and I made it to twelve thousand miles. Starting this spring, the pace at which […]

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The 13 Auto Brands Which Reported Record U.S. Auto Sales In 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:35:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259673 As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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Digestible Importables: 25-Year-Old Import Law Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-importables-25-year-old-import-law-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-importables-25-year-old-import-law-edition/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:10:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259513 Earlier this week, we celebrated the new year by looking at a couple cars that are eligible for private import under the NHTSA’s “25 Year Rule” and I figured there were many more possibilities out there warranting a mention. Some of these have become eligible over the last couple years, where some won’t be ready for a year […]

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Earlier this week, we celebrated the new year by looking at a couple cars that are eligible for private import under the NHTSA’s “25 Year Rule” and I figured there were many more possibilities out there warranting a mention. Some of these have become eligible over the last couple years, where some won’t be ready for a year […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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Piston Slap: Si or No to ‘Minus 1′ Tire Sizing? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-si-no-minus-1-tire-sizing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-si-no-minus-1-tire-sizing/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256065 TTAC Commentator 70Cougar writes: Sajeev, I am probably the first owner of a Civic Si to ever want to downsize his rims, so I’m looking to the expert on -1 matters: you. (Woot! –SM) I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si sedan with the factory 17-inch wheels. I’ve always preferred the same generation EX’s 16-inch five […]

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TTAC Commentator 70Cougar writes: Sajeev, I am probably the first owner of a Civic Si to ever want to downsize his rims, so I’m looking to the expert on -1 matters: you. (Woot! –SM) I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si sedan with the factory 17-inch wheels. I’ve always preferred the same generation EX’s 16-inch five […]

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Report: Honda Engineers Berated Takata Before Scandal Erupted http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-honda-engineers-berated-takata-scandal-erupted/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-honda-engineers-berated-takata-scandal-erupted/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 21:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249361 Bloomberg (via Automotive News) reported that engineers at Honda demanded to know why Takata airbags were injuring drivers and passengers during a 2009 meeting held four months before investigators started their inquiry. “Why does it explode? I want to know the truth,” an engineer identified as “Otaka” asked Takata’s CEO at the meeting, according to […]

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Bloomberg (via Automotive News) reported that engineers at Honda demanded to know why Takata airbags were injuring drivers and passengers during a 2009 meeting held four months before investigators started their inquiry. “Why does it explode? I want to know the truth,” an engineer identified as “Otaka” asked Takata’s CEO at the meeting, according to […]

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It’s Time For My Christmas List http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/time-christmas-list/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/time-christmas-list/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248745 Now it can be told: Perhaps the most cringe-worthy moment of my life was my own “Affluenza” episode, otherwise known as “The Time I Wrote A Poem About Not Getting A BMW 2002 For Christmas.” I was eighteen years old and busy failing to fulfill my potential at university. I was already on my second […]

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Now it can be told: Perhaps the most cringe-worthy moment of my life was my own “Affluenza” episode, otherwise known as “The Time I Wrote A Poem About Not Getting A BMW 2002 For Christmas.” I was eighteen years old and busy failing to fulfill my potential at university. I was already on my second […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Has A Better Slogan and Attitude, BMW Has Less Money, And Honda’s Bringing All The Turbos http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-better-slogan-attitude-bmw-less-money-hondas-bringing-turbos/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-better-slogan-attitude-bmw-less-money-hondas-bringing-turbos/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248609 Volkswagen’s simple, effective and direct slogan “Das Auto” ist kaput after about a decade of ruining our logic and grammar. That, and BMW gets spanked by NHTSA, drive like it’s 2008 and more … after the break. “Das auto” getting the boot As part of that company’s plan to remake its image, Volkswagen will be […]

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Volkswagen’s simple, effective and direct slogan “Das Auto” ist kaput after about a decade of ruining our logic and grammar. That, and BMW gets spanked by NHTSA, drive like it’s 2008 and more … after the break. “Das auto” getting the boot As part of that company’s plan to remake its image, Volkswagen will be […]

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TTAC News Roundup: Merry Boozy Christmas; Subaru Can’t Make ’em Fast Enough; Nevada’s Playing With House Money http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-roundup-merry-boozy-christmas-subaru-cant-make-em-fast-enough-nevadas-playing-house-money/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-roundup-merry-boozy-christmas-subaru-cant-make-em-fast-enough-nevadas-playing-house-money/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248121 You’ve made some bad decisions at the holiday office Christmas party. We’ve all done it. Don’t compound it by using a (probably inaccurate) free breathalyzer that you picked up at a Honda dealer instead of a cab ride. That, and Subaru is turning production up to “11,” Hyundai was hit hard in China and Nevada’s rolling […]

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You’ve made some bad decisions at the holiday office Christmas party. We’ve all done it. Don’t compound it by using a (probably inaccurate) free breathalyzer that you picked up at a Honda dealer instead of a cab ride. That, and Subaru is turning production up to “11,” Hyundai was hit hard in China and Nevada’s rolling […]

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Acura’s $200K NSX Isn’t a Concept, But This Car Will Be http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/acuras-200k-nsx-isnt-concept-car-will/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/acuras-200k-nsx-isnt-concept-car-will/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 20:05:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246682 Honda announced Friday that it had found a logjam in its news department, and summarily fixed the problem by releasing a month’s worth of news for the automaker in about an hour. The logjam apparently precluded the release of information it had for the North American International Auto Show next month, namely an Acura sedan […]

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Honda announced Friday that it had found a logjam in its news department, and summarily fixed the problem by releasing a month’s worth of news for the automaker in about an hour. The logjam apparently precluded the release of information it had for the North American International Auto Show next month, namely an Acura sedan […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1998 Acura Integra GS-R http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/digestible-collectible-1998-acura-integra-gs-r/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/digestible-collectible-1998-acura-integra-gs-r/#comments Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246050 I have absolutely no idea how the B&B does it. WordPress gives me notifications every time someone comments on something I’ve written, and the volume of your posts is overwhelming. Please don’t consider this a criticism — far from it. I appreciate everything the B&B has done to welcome me to these virtual pages over […]

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I have absolutely no idea how the B&B does it. WordPress gives me notifications every time someone comments on something I’ve written, and the volume of your posts is overwhelming. Please don’t consider this a criticism — far from it. I appreciate everything the B&B has done to welcome me to these virtual pages over […]

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2016 Honda Accord Touring Review, By The Numbers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-honda-accord-touring-review-numbers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-honda-accord-touring-review-numbers/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 16:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239073 “Very little to dislike,” I found myself responding day after day during my week with the 2016 Honda Accord. Rarely does a visiting test car generate as many questions and compliments. But the slightly restyled Accord, riding on the Touring’s eye catching, wheel-arch-filling 19-inch wheels, was deemed by friends, family, and neighbours to be quite the […]

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“Very little to dislike,” I found myself responding day after day during my week with the 2016 Honda Accord. Rarely does a visiting test car generate as many questions and compliments. But the slightly restyled Accord, riding on the Touring’s eye catching, wheel-arch-filling 19-inch wheels, was deemed by friends, family, and neighbours to be quite the […]

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Feds To Fine Fiat Chrysler Automobiles $70M For Under-reporting Death, Injuries http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-fine-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-70m-reporting-death-injuries/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-fine-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-70m-reporting-death-injuries/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239441 Federal regulators Thursday fined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles $70 million for under-reporting death and injury claims from vehicles as far back as 2003, officials announced in a statement. The fine is related to a September announcement from the automaker to the Transportation Department that the automaker had violated terms of the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation […]

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Federal regulators Thursday fined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles $70 million for under-reporting death and injury claims from vehicles as far back as 2003, officials announced in a statement. The fine is related to a September announcement from the automaker to the Transportation Department that the automaker had violated terms of the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation […]

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Here Are The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists, Let’s Make a Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/north-american-car-truckutility-year-finalists-lets-make-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/north-american-car-truckutility-year-finalists-lets-make-bet/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 21:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238089 The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists were announced Tuesday and clearly the jurors read our September handicap — and completely mostly disregarded our odds. According to jurors, the finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year are the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda MX-5 Miata. The finalists for the […]

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The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists were announced Tuesday and clearly the jurors read our September handicap — and completely mostly disregarded our odds. According to jurors, the finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year are the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda MX-5 Miata. The finalists for the […]

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No Fixed Abode: Learning From Willie G. http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/no-fixed-abode-learning-willie-g/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/no-fixed-abode-learning-willie-g/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232937 The appeal of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle was once as much of a mystery to me as was the appeal of country music. As a teenager, I’d walk five miles in each direction just to sit briefly on a yellow RZ350 before the salesman shooed me out of the showroom. I was captivated by the names […]

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The appeal of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle was once as much of a mystery to me as was the appeal of country music. As a teenager, I’d walk five miles in each direction just to sit briefly on a yellow RZ350 before the salesman shooed me out of the showroom. I was captivated by the names […]

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Ignition Switches, Gas Pedals, Emissions Cheating & Exploding Airbags. Which is Most Scandalous? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ignition-switches-gas-pedals-emissions-cheating-exploding-airbags-scandalous/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ignition-switches-gas-pedals-emissions-cheating-exploding-airbags-scandalous/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 16:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1230273 I wouldn’t be surprised if every morning in Tokyo executives at Takata hope that more revelations come out concerning Volkswagen’s diesel emissions cheating scandal so as to push any revelations about their own exploding airbag scandal down the page. Last week, Honda accused Takata of “misrepresented and manipulated test data” in explaining why they decided […]

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I wouldn’t be surprised if every morning in Tokyo executives at Takata hope that more revelations come out concerning Volkswagen’s diesel emissions cheating scandal so as to push any revelations about their own exploding airbag scandal down the page. Last week, Honda accused Takata of “misrepresented and manipulated test data” in explaining why they decided […]

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Piston Slap: Spare Me Your Noisy Rubber! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-spare-noisy-rubber/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-spare-noisy-rubber/#comments Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224873 TTAC Commentator gtemnykh writes: About 5,000 miles ago, I installed new General Altimax RT43 tires on my 2012 Honda Civic LX, a well-regarded tire according to most sources. Everything was great when I first had them installed: No noticeable increase in noise and much better wet grip. It was only several thousand miles later that […]

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TTAC Commentator gtemnykh writes: About 5,000 miles ago, I installed new General Altimax RT43 tires on my 2012 Honda Civic LX, a well-regarded tire according to most sources. Everything was great when I first had them installed: No noticeable increase in noise and much better wet grip. It was only several thousand miles later that […]

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Feds Postpone Hybrid and EV Warning Noises Until Next Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/feds-postpone-hybrid-ev-warning-noises-next-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/feds-postpone-hybrid-ev-warning-noises-next-year/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228825 Federal regulators have postponed rules to require hybrid and EV carmakers to add audible warnings to their cars to alert nearby pedestrians, bicyclists and visually impaired people, Reuters reported. The audible warnings would be installed on cars made by Ford, Honda and Toyota and be activated when those cars are traveling slower than 18 mph. According […]

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Federal regulators have postponed rules to require hybrid and EV carmakers to add audible warnings to their cars to alert nearby pedestrians, bicyclists and visually impaired people, Reuters reported. The audible warnings would be installed on cars made by Ford, Honda and Toyota and be activated when those cars are traveling slower than 18 mph. According […]

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