Honda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53606/more en Acura Piloting Mystery Customer Satisfaction Program http://wardsauto.com/dealers/acura-piloting-mystery-customer-satisfaction-program <div class="node-body article-body">Acura already performs well on third-party surveys of customer-retail experiences, but a brand official says how luxury vehicle owners are treated is where the sector’s winners and losers will be determined.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/acura-piloting-mystery-customer-satisfaction-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/acura-piloting-mystery-customer-satisfaction-program#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Acura Retail Sales & Marketing Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:15:00 +0000 1233071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Acura ILX refreshed for &rsquo;16.</strong></p> Honda CR-V: Judging for 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/honda-cr-v-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors <div class="node-body video-body">WardsAuto's Tom Murphy shares his thoughts on the Honda CR-V, a nominee in the 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/honda-cr-v-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/honda-cr-v-judging-2015-wards-10-best-interiors#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America U.S. Honda Interior Test Drives Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:41:00 +0000 1231681 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Expects to Make Up Lost Output; OK With February Sales Results http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-expects-make-lost-output-ok-february-sales-results <div class="node-body article-body">Only two Honda North American plants were not back to full production as of the middle of last week, both building the inventory-rich Civic compact car.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-expects-make-lost-output-ok-february-sales-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/honda-expects-make-lost-output-ok-february-sales-results#comments Public Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing North America North America - Regional Honda Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:49:00 +0000 1233861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Civic production slowed due to parts shortages.</strong></p> Recall Completion Rates Steadily Improving http://wardsauto.com/politics/recall-completion-rates-steadily-improving <div class="node-body article-body">Analysis by SRR shows from 2004 through 2013 the percentage of recalls completed rose from 75% on average to roughly 79%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/recall-completion-rates-steadily-improving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/recall-completion-rates-steadily-improving#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Suppliers North America U.S. Honda Suppliers Politics National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) BMW General Motors Mazda National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. Neil Steinkamp NHTSA Nissan recall recalls Stout Risius Ross Takata Volvo warranty Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1231941 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Older Hondas (&#39;01 Accord pictured) subject to Takata airbag recall.</strong></p> Small But Scrappy Honda Spain Mounting Comeback http://wardsauto.com/europe/small-scrappy-honda-spain-mounting-comeback <div class="node-body article-body">Honda Spain sales rose 13.5% in 2013 and 11.4% in 2014 to help the country’s car market recover more rapidly than those elsewhere in Western Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/small-scrappy-honda-spain-mounting-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/small-scrappy-honda-spain-mounting-comeback#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology Spain Honda Diesel Gasoline Sales Results Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:39:00 +0000 1231381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda adds two gasoline options to popular diesel in &rsquo;15 Civic.</strong></p> Inconsistency a Constant for Indian Automakers http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/inconsistency-constant-indian-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers are responding to market demands in the short term by offering discounts and incentives, and in the long term by increasing their retail presence in rural communities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/inconsistency-constant-indian-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/inconsistency-constant-indian-automakers#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Honda Hyundai Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Toyota Politics Retail Diesel Gasoline Sales Results Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:02:00 +0000 1229231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Market leader Maruti Suzuki launching SX4 S-Cross this year.</strong></p> Ito’s Departure a Long Time Coming http://wardsauto.com/blog/ito-s-departure-long-time-coming <div class="node-body blog-body">During outgoing Honda President Ito's reign, the automaker made some major missteps, from the underwhelming '12 Civic, to the '10 Insight. He also failed to boost the volume and prestige of the Acura brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/ito-s-departure-long-time-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/ito-s-departure-long-time-coming#comments Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Asia Pacific Dealership Management Resource Center Japan Honda Labor & Human Resources Product Development Acura American BMW Civic European Fuji Heavy Honda hybrid Insight Luxury MDX Nissan NSX RDX Takahiro Hachigo Takanobu Ito Tier-1 Toyota Final Inspection Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:14:00 +0000 1231401 at http://wardsauto.com Russia’s January Sales Slump May Set Pace for Year http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-january-sales-slump-may-set-pace-year <div class="node-body article-body">Sales of several premium models increased in 2014, but even that segment is not expected to avoid this year’s gloomy outlook as the ruble continues to lose value and interest rates climb.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-january-sales-slump-may-set-pace-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/russia-s-january-sales-slump-may-set-pace-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Europe Russia Honda Land Rover Lexus Mercedes Toyota Globalization Sales Results Trade Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:19:00 +0000 1227321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota grew share in 2014 as Lexus sales jumped 21%.</strong></p> B-Segment CUVs http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/b-segment-cuvs <div class="node-body gallery-body">B-segment CUV sales in the U.S. are expected to jump to 627,559 this year, representing a 3.0% slice of the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/b-segment-cuvs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/b-segment-cuvs#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Fiat Honda Jeep Kia Mazda Nissan Future Products Product Development Sales Results Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:47:00 +0000 1228091 at http://wardsauto.com Global Hybrid Leader Toyota’s 2014 Sales Slip 1.0% http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/global-hybrid-leader-toyota-s-2014-sales-slip-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru were among the automakers reporting improved hybrid sales in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/global-hybrid-leader-toyota-s-2014-sales-slip-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/global-hybrid-leader-toyota-s-2014-sales-slip-10#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe North America China U.S. Japan France South Korea Ford General Motors Honda Hyundai Kia Lexus Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Renault Subaru Toyota Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:49:00 +0000 1226951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Prius c retains sales title despite 11.3% slip in home market.</strong></p>