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The 2022 Honda Civic Si aims right for the sweet-spot

The 2022 Honda Civic Si aims right for the sweet-spot

Honda promised something hotter from the 11th Gen Civic line, and the 2022 Civic Si is just that. Taking the well-received Civic Sedan, and then pumping in some extra performance, it should bridge the gap between now and the new Civic Type R expected to launch sometime next year - and be more affordable than that car, too.

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2022 Honda Passport is hitting the rally circuit

2022 Honda Passport is hitting the rally circuit

The 2022 Honda Passport is hitting the rally circuit as the Japanese automaker fortifies its motorsports pedigree. And similar to the Honda HPD Ridgeline that competed at the recently concluded Rebelle Rally, the Passport is going rallying with a team of Honda engineers led by suspension test engineer and driver Chris Sladek and chassis design engineer and co-driver Gabriel Nieves. Both men are from Honda’s North American Auto Development Center in East Liberty, Ohio.

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Honda SENSING 360 safety and driver assistance system revealed

Honda SENSING 360 safety and driver assistance system revealed

Honda has announced a new omnidirectional safety and driver assistance system called Honda SENSING 360. The new safety system will be rolled out first in China starting in 2022 before being expanded globally. Honda SENSING 360 has an expanded sensing range that not only covers the front and rear of the vehicle but functions omnidirectionally completely around the vehicle.

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Mustang GT sits atop the American-made auto index

Mustang GT sits atop the American-made auto index

Researchers at the Kogod School of Business have released the 2021 version of the American Auto Index. The American Auto Index looks at which vehicles sold in the US have the most domestic content in their construction. Sitting at the top of last year's list was the Ford Ranger.

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Honda unveils new family of e:N Series electric vehicles for China

Honda unveils new family of e:N Series electric vehicles for China

Japanese automaker Honda is fast-tracking its electrification strategy by introducing two new EVs and three concept cars for the Chinese market. The new e:N Series of all-electric vehicles will probably not make it to the United states and the rest of North America. Still, Honda claims its newest e:NS1 and e:NP1 electric crossovers will go on sale in China next spring.

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2022 Honda Civic Hatchback First Drive

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback First Drive

In many ways, for many perfectly sound reasons, this 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback shouldn't exist. The regular Civic is a mainstay of the compact sedan segment, a perennial best-seller, and a rare outlier in the market transition to SUVs and crossovers. This more practical, more enthusiast-friendly version with its manual gearbox option, though, would seem at first glance like a tougher sell to the accountants and product planners.

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Honda HPD Ridgeline is entering the 2021 Rebelle Rally

Honda HPD Ridgeline is entering the 2021 Rebelle Rally

Japanese automaker Honda is entering the 2021 Rebelle Rally with a Ridgeline crossover pickup truck specially prepped by Honda Performance Development (HPD). Making things more interesting is the pilot and co-pilot, Liz Long and Tasha Krug. Both are real-life engineers at Honda’s American Auto Development Center in Ohio, and the 2021 Rebelle Rally is the perfect environment to test the HPD Ridgeline in unforgiving terrain.

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2023 Honda Civic Type R revealed for first time – and we’re excited

2023 Honda Civic Type R revealed for first time – and we’re excited

Honda has revealed the new 2023 Civic Type R for the first time, albeit still clad in its fetching camo wrap, as the feistiest version of the compact car continues its testing. It's based on the 11th generation Civic - sales of which began earlier this year in sedan form - and will be the 6th outing for the Type R badge on the car.

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Honda is making a robot with fingers, eVTOL aircraft, and reusable rockets!

Honda is making a robot with fingers, eVTOL aircraft, and reusable rockets!

Honda just announced a set of projects with which they aim to serve people worldwide with the "joy of expanding their life's potential." This is part of what the company says is "Honda's 2030 Vision", and it includes a new Honda Avatar Robot (with a multi-fingered hand), an eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft), and rockets!

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2022 Honda Passport arrives with a fresh face and new rugged TrailSport trim

2022 Honda Passport arrives with a fresh face and new rugged TrailSport trim

Honda is fortifying its SUV lineup with the redesigned 2022 Passport five-seat crossover. The new Passport comes with an outdoorsy TrailSport trim with chunkier bumpers, a wider track, and 18-inch wheels with chunky tires. Standard across the board is a more rugged façade (derived from the Honda Ridgeline) and a mild splattering of technology updates.

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2022 Honda Civic Hatchback goes on sale with a $23,915 base price

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback goes on sale with a $23,915 base price

The 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback is a sportier version of the 11th-gen Civic sedan. Executive editor Chris Davies drove the 2022 Civic sedan last June. He praised the new Civic as a “complete car” with eye-catching styling, decent driving manners, and a rewarding turbocharged four-cylinder engine. However, nowhere did he mention the car lacked sportiness. “Honda has really nailed the new Civic’s overall tuning, and you notice it in the corners, too,” Davies said.

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Honda’s 2024 Prologue EV targets are difficult to believe

Honda’s 2024 Prologue EV targets are difficult to believe

Honda is setting aggressive sales goals for its upcoming all-electric Prologue SUV, though limited availability and concerns around EV subsidies could hamper those ambitions. A collaboration with GM, the Honda Prologue will be based on the Ultium battery-electric platform, though isn't expected to go on sale until 2024.

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