Honda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53606/more en Acura Upgrades ILX Power, Luxury Features http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Honda near-luxury brand’s smallest car gets just one powertrain for ’16, a 201-hp 2.4L 4-cyl. mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers 2014 Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Acura 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Acura Gary Robinson ILX Los Angeles auto show refreshed TLX Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:40:00 +0000 1161261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 ILX on sale early 2015.</strong></p> Honda Says New HR-V Subcompact CUV Fit for Gen Y http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/honda-says-new-hr-v-subcompact-cuv-fit-gen-y <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Due next year in showrooms nationwide, a HR-V mini-SUV was built and sold in Japan from the late 1990s until 2006.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/honda-says-new-hr-v-subcompact-cuv-fit-gen-y" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/honda-says-new-hr-v-subcompact-cuv-fit-gen-y#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. Honda Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Airbags Product Development Production Safety Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:27:00 +0000 1163161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>HR-V stands for ‟Hi-Rider Revolutionary Vehicle.&rdquo;</strong></p> Honda V-6 Part of Dying Breed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So why isn’t the industry giving us fantastic new naturally aspirated 6-cyl. engines? Blame CAFE. Engineering budgets can stretch only so far, and automakers have discovered a turbocharged 4-cyl. can deliver the same, if not better, performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development cylinder deactivation Fuel Economy Honda Accord i-VTEC midrange Pentastar single overhead cam SOHC VCM Ward's 10 Best Engines Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:49:00 +0000 1159641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Accord&rsquo;s 3.5L SOHC V-6 has dazzled <em>WardsAuto</em> editors with supreme smoothness, cool confidence, potent midrange.</strong></p> ’15 Honda Accord Touring 3.5L V-6 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Honda Accord's 278-hp 3.5L SOHC V-6, with impressive real-world fuel economy, looks for a third-straight Ward's 10 Best Engines honor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:48:00 +0000 1159701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Impressive fuel economy, for strong V-6.</strong></p> Honda Next-Gen FCV Now Due in 2016 in Japan http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-next-gen-fcv-now-due-2016-japan <div class="node-body article-body">The technical specifications of the latest Honda concept closely mimic those of last year’s L.A. show vehicle, including a range of 300 miles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-next-gen-fcv-now-due-2016-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-next-gen-fcv-now-due-2016-japan#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Honda Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products California concept FCEV FCV General Motors HFCV Honda hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle Hyundai refueling stack Toyota Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:30:00 +0000 1160671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda&#39;s latest fuel-cell concept.</strong></p> Diesel Demand in India Rises, Falls With Pump Prices http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/diesel-demand-india-rises-falls-pump-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Just 35% of the light-vehicle market in 2007, diesel’s share peaked at 58% in 2013. Diesels’ current share is 53% but that is expected to come down to 35% by the year 2016, turning a full circle over a decade’s time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/diesel-demand-india-rises-falls-pump-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/diesel-demand-india-rises-falls-pump-prices#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center India Fiat Honda Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Politics Sales & Marketing Diesel Gasoline Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:21:00 +0000 1157261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Diesels power 60% of Amaze compacts, down from 82% at 2012 launch.</strong></p> Malaysian Automaker Proton Enhancing Honda Hookup http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysian-automaker-proton-enhancing-honda-hookup <div class="node-body article-body">Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed says Proton adopted this collaborative approach because it is more economical. He says developing its own car would have cost the automaker between $500 million and $2 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysian-automaker-proton-enhancing-honda-hookup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysian-automaker-proton-enhancing-honda-hookup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Malaysia Honda Perodua Proton Globalization Product Development Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:28:00 +0000 1156161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Revived Perdana brand not available to public until 2016.</strong></p> Indian Automakers Taxed by Regulatory, Duty Disputes http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-taxed-regulatory-duty-disputes <div class="node-body article-body">Fines, penalties and demands for unpaid excise taxes against the automakers total Rs49.5 billion. Some cases date back a decade or longer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-taxed-regulatory-duty-disputes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-taxed-regulatory-duty-disputes#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific India BMW Fiat Honda Maruti Laws/Law Enforcement Regulatory Agencies Tariffs Trade Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:24:00 +0000 1152671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ciaz at center of pre-purchase disclosure disagreement.</strong></p> Ward's 10 Best Engines Facing Diversity Training http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eight WardsAuto editors drive the vehicles in October and November during their routine daily commutes in metro Detroit, the same way most Americans experience their vehicles – going to the grocery store, visiting relatives on weekends, taking kids to school and occasionally wearing down the treads with a thick smoky burnout in a vacant parking lot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/wards-10-best-engines-facing-diversity-training#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Lexus Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger 2.0L turbo 2.3L EcoBoost 6.2L LT1 V-8 Acura RLX hybrid Audi S5 3.0L supercharged V-6 BMW i3 Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Ford F-150 Ford Mustang Hyundai Sonata Eco Lexus NX hybrid Volkswagen eGolf Volkswagen GTI Volvo S60 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1151131 at http://wardsauto.com <p><b><i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;">WardsAuto</span></i><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 12pt;"> editors Steve Finlay, Drew Winter and James Amend discuss hydrogen-powered Hyundai Tucson FCV.</span></b></p> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines Nominees http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees <div class="node-body gallery-body">The pool of Ward’s 10 Best Engines nominees consists of the 2014 winners plus every new or significantly improved powertrain that is priced below $60,000 and is available in U.S. showrooms during the first quarter of 2015. Eight WardsAuto editors based in Southfield, MI, drive the vehicles in October and November. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-engines/2015-ward-s-10-best-engines-nominees#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center Ward's 10 Best Engines North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan South Korea Germany Acura Alfa Romeo Chevrolet Chrysler Dodge Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Subaru Volkswagen Volvo Car Diesel Electric Vehicles Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Turbocharger Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:06:00 +0000 1151151 at http://wardsauto.com