The Honda Passport: A more hardcore off-roader than you think


Article originally posted on Digital Trends, written by Chris Teague:   Earlier this year, the Passport returned to Honda’s lineup after a long hiatus, but the real story with the new crossover is how different it is from the vehicles that wore the nameplate before it. Previous versions of the Passport were tough, body-on-frame SUVs, but for 2019 the vehicle gets unibody construction that…

2018 Honda Civic Type R One-Year Review: Do I Have to Give it Back?


Article written by Chris Walton about our 2018 Type-R, originally published on MotorTrend: Seriously, do I? When I started this year-long evaluation, I wondered what it would be like to live with the Best Hot Hatch in Decades. Now, I’m wondering how I’m going to live without the 2018 Honda Civic Type R. The CTR, as its fans call it, proved to be a consummate,…

Practical 2019 Honda Civic Type R compact is stunning


Original Article posted on Herald.net, written by Mary Lowry There’s the Honda Civic. And then there’s the Honda Civic Type R. The Civic Type R, Honda’s most powerful production car, has an exclusive 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with 306 horsepower, a six-speed manual transmission, zero-to-60 mpg in less than 6 seconds, and the structural characteristics of a racecar. In fact…

2020 Subaru Legacy vs. 2019 Honda Accord: Does the New Legacy Challenge America’s Best Family Sedan?


Article originally published on Car and Driver. It was written by Scott Oldham. While the mid-size family sedan segment isn’t nearly as hot as it used to be, largely thanks to the stifling popularity of crossovers and SUVs, Americans still buy millions of these transportation appliances ever year. The Honda Accord, last redesigned for 2018, has been our favorite of the…

Honda works to reduce carbon emissions in cars, production plants


Article originally from The Columbus Dispatcher, written by Beth Burger Honda North America released an environmental report saying the company has cut carbon emissions in automobile production by 21.7% in nine years. The company’s goal is to cut emissions in half by 2050 compared to 2000 levels. Honda cut 5.3% of its carbon emissions in North American automobile production in…

2019 Honda Passport AWD Elite Review


Awesome Review from Mark Savage at WUWM:  A loaded-down road trip to Minnesota was the perfect test for Honda’s latest crossover/SUV, the midsize Passport. You may recall Passport as a midsize SUV offered earlier by Honda until 2002. It was a revamped version of Isuzu’s Rodeo — remember Isuzu? This is a whole new beast and a dandy one at…

Honda’s Overlanding-Spec Passport, As Tested By a First-Time CamperHonda’s Overlanding-Spec Passport, As Tested By a First-Time Camper


Article originally posted on Gear Patrol by Caitlyn Shaw: Back in August, Gear Patrol consumer marketing manager Caitlyn Shaw needed both a way to drive to the Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival and a place to sleep for a couple nights when she arrived. Luckily, Honda obliged by serving up something along the lines of its own overlanding concept. When my colleague heard I’d…

2019 Honda Passport Has Ticket to Crashworthiness Club


Article originally posted on Cars.com by Fred Meier The 2019 Honda Passport, a new mid-size SUV based on the bigger Honda Pilot, has earned a Top Safety Pick rating in testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety — if it was built after June 2019, when its headlight systems were revised. The Passport earned top marks in all crashworthiness tests by IIHS, which have toughened for 2019 with…

Securing a Carbon-Free Future through Virtual Power


Article provided by Honda for Medium: By Ryan Harty, Manager, Connected and Environmental Business Development, American Honda Standing on this windswept stretch of central Oklahoma, it’s hard to imagine the connection this land will have to reducing CO2 emissions for an auto manufacturing plant a thousand miles east in central Ohio. But it’s our job to imagine the future we want…

2019 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring is PC Mag’s Editor’s Choice


Article Provided By PCMag: While a car platform that’s a decade old seems like a dinosaur in today’s tech-driven market, Honda’s Accord Hybrid Touring taps into the historical popularity and reliability of the 10th-generation traditional-powertrain Accord, adapting its virtues to a hybrid version while delivering today’s cutting-edge technology. It combines a 2.0-liter gas engine, twin electric motors, and a lithium-ion battery pack…