Stories tagged: honda
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
They were the suburban vehicle of choice in the 1990s and early 2000s, but ever since, minivans appeared to be riding the slow lane to extinction.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration’s push to freeze requirements at 2021 levels.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
A type of Takata air bag inflator once thought to be safe has now come under scrutiny after a crash and explosion in Maryland injured the driver of a Honda …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
Authorities in Spokane Valley are looking for a vehicle in a hit-and-run that injured a woman Monday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
General Motors and Honda are teaming up on self-driving vehicle technology as big automakers and tech giants race to develop the next generation of personal transportation.
Sun., July 1, 2018
The most American-made cars may not be made by the most American car brands. Four out of the top 10 most American-made vehicles of 2018 are made by Japanese brand …
Sun., April 15, 2018
Alexander Rossi spent his early racing career in Europe, and his extended family back home in California hardly ever saw him in person.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
An additional 1 million Toyota and Honda vehicles in the U.S. are being recalled as part of a third wave of recalls planned by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
A woman who was seriously hurt by an exploding Takata air bag inflator in a 2013 crash is helping Honda’s effort to persuade car owners to get the dangerous parts …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Honda and some of the people suing the company over faulty Takata air bag inflators have agreed to a $605 million settlement.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
How a recalled Takata air bag got into an Accord is detailed in a lawsuit filed Friday in Nevada. It highlights the sometimes suspect world of auto parts recycling and …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
The final phase of a revamped downtown Spokane Larry H. Miller auto campus is underway, as the Salt Lake City-based dealer broke ground this week for its city block-size Honda …
Tue., July 25, 2017
A Sydney lawyer announced on Tuesday a class action lawsuit against Toyota, Honda and Mazda seeking refunds for cars fitted with faulty air bags from Takata that have been linked …
Mon., July 10, 2017
Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn’t the result of a crash.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017
Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017
Passenger car sales plummeted again in March, dragging U.S. auto sales to their third straight monthly decline, a strong indication that years of sales growth have come to an end.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017
Plaintiffs in dozens of lawsuits against air bag maker Takata and five automakers allege the car companies knew that Takata’s products were dangerous yet continued to use them for years …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
Toyota led carmakers reporting declining U.S. sales in January, as an industry aiming for another record year maintains hefty spending on incentives to keep consumers coming to showrooms.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 772,000 additional Honda and Acura vehicles in the U.S. for defective front passenger seat air bag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp.
Thu., June 30, 2016
The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators …
Fri., May 13, 2016
Honda Motor Co. is reporting a 93.4 billion yen ($860 million) loss for January-March, as the Japanese automaker is hit by costs for a massive air-bag recall and an unfavorable …
Tue., May 3, 2016
America’s love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while …
Mon., April 25, 2016
The U.S. government says it has closed an investigation into Honda’s failure to report deaths and injuries after the company met all of its obligations.
Wed., April 6, 2016
Another person has died from injuries due to an exploding Takata air bag.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
Honda is recalling another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver’s air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment.
Wed., June 17, 2015
A man arrested for driving with a suspended license told a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy a bag of white crystals was “fake meth.”
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
WASHINGTON - Under pressure from federal regulators, Honda is expanding a recall of driver’s side air bags to all 50 states.
Wed., Aug. 21, 2013
Car thieves made off with five Honda Accords and one Integra in Spokane Valley yesterday, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. An attempted theft of a Honda Civic also …