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2013 Honda Jazz, Insight, Accord Euro recalled for Takata airbags

Honda Australia has issued a recall for its 2013MY Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, Accord Euro and Insight models as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. All vehicles involved in this notice are fitted with faulty passenger inflators classed as 'beta' airbags - that aren't rated as dangerous as 'alpha' ones...

CarAdvice podcast 84: Your suggestions for our 2018 makeover!

For the last episode of the year, Mandy Turner is joined by Paul Maric and Mike Costello. Topics covered in car news this week include the reveal of the Tesla-rivalling NIO ES8 SUV. Also unveiled were the Jeep Cherokee facelift, Honda Insight in Prototype form, and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500...

2018 Honda Insight unveiled in Prototype form

The Honda Insight Prototype has been unveiled, ahead of a full debut at the 2018 Detroit motor show. As with earlier prototypes, including the CR-V Hybrid and Civic Si coupe, the design of the production Insight should differ slightly from the car seen here, with any changes likely confined to the tail-lamp graphics, bumpers and alloy wheels...

Honda Australia expands Takata recall - UPDATE

Honda has issued a recall for 25,284 of its previous-generation Accord, Accord Euro, Civic, City, Jazz, Insight and Legend models as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with all recalls brought on by the global Takata recall, affected vehicles could see the airbag inflator rupture upon deployment in the event of an accident...

Honda Australia extends Takata airbag recall: CR-V, Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, Insight

Honda Australia has issued a new recall notice this week, expanding its ongoing recall of vehicles affected by the global Takata airbag scandal. The recall, which centres on the potential for metal fragments to pass through the airbag at the moment of deployment, has affected more than 53 million vehicles worldwide...

Honda Insight axed due to poor sales

Production of the Honda Insight will end almost immediately following confirmation of the Japanese car maker’s decision to axe its slow-selling hybrid hatchback. Honda Australia public relations assistant manager Naomi Rebeschini today confirmed overseas reports that Insight production will conclude at the end of the month...

Honda Insight: facelift brings new tech, better fuel efficiency

Honda Australia has launched the 2012 Honda Insight, bringing sharper styling, more equipment and better fuel economy to the compact hybrid hatchback. Upgrades to the engine and transmission, improved aerodynamics, a power-saving electric fuel pump and low-rolling resistance tyres have helped cut the updated Insight’s economy by 6.5 percent...

Honda Insight now $29,990 driveaway

The Honda Insight, Australia's most affordable hybrid, is now even cheaper after Honda Australia announced a special $29,990 driveaway price ahead of a minor model update expected in 2012. The Insight went on sale in Australia in November 2010 and was previously $29,990 before on-road costs, which can add several thousand dollars to the price...

Honda Accord Euro, Odyssey and Insight come with added value

Honda has announced added value for the 2012 Honda Accord Euro, Honda Odyssey and Honda Insight as part of the Honda Annual Clearance which is now underway. The models come with $500 worth of accessories and Honda Warranty Plus...

2012 Honda Insight revealed ahead of Frankfurt show

Honda has revealed some details and an image of the new facelifted 2012 Honda Insight it will unveil at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show on September 13. The updated Insight hybrid will feature more advanced aerodynamics which will push CO2 emission figures down below the 100g/km mark...

Honda Civic and Honda Insight now available at drive away prices

The Honda Civic Si, Honda Civic Type R and the Honda Insight are now available at drive away prices in Australia. Honda's sales have been dropping recently, not just in Australia, but internationally as well. In an effort to recoup the market's interest, Honda is now offering a select range of its models with on-road costs included in the price...