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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...

Honda Insight VTi-L v Toyota Prius: hybrid car comparison

Honda Insight VTi-L vs Toyota Prius Model overview Honda Insight VTi-L - $33,490 Toyota Prius - $39,900 Around 11 years after the global launch of the first generation Honda Insight, the all-new second generation has arrived in Australia. The two-variant range includes the entry-level VTi for $29,990, and the top-spec VTi-L at $33,490...

Honda Insight at 2010 AIMS

Apart from the collection of Honda CR-Z sports hybrid models on show, Honda also included the Honda Insight hybrid to its stands. The new Honda Insight features a larger body than the previous generation model as well as improved driver interaction through the use of a Ecological Drive Assist system. Under the bonnet there's a 1...

Honda plug-in hybrid for Japan and US in 2012, Insight to Australia in Q4 2010

Honda Motor Co. President and CEO, Takanobu Ito, has confirmed his company will sell a plug-in hybrid vehicle in Japan and the US in 2012. The all-new plug-in will have a pure electric range of 60km (similar to the Chevrolet Volt’s 64km) before drawing on a range-extending petrol engine...

Honda Insight, Civic, Accord named top commuters by AAA

America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organisation, the AAA (American Automobile Association), has named three Honda vehicles in its illustrious top ten list for 2010. The Honda Insight (1st), Honda Civic (7th) and Honda Accord (9th) scored favourably on the annual list which compares vehicles on such criteria as affordability, comfort, driveability, fuel efficiency, practicality and safety...

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