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Honda Jazz Vibe: Japan-sourced special editions return

The Honda Jazz Vibe has returned to Australia for a limited time, expanding the company's popular city-car range with two well-equipped and high-value variants. Honda Australia director Stephen Collins explained the Japan-sourced Jazz Vibe and Vibe-S models would be available across the country until April as a measure of “strengthening our commitment to offer exceptional value for money”...

Honda Jazz: new generation to launch early 2014

Honda has committed to achieving six million global sales by 2017, listing small cars as the key contributor to the growth. “This March [fiscal year 2012], we will finish the fiscal year with global sales of about four million vehicles,” said Honda President and CEO, Takanobu Ito (below)...

Honda Urban SUV concept: Jazz-based crossover teased

The first image of an all-new compact crossover, dubbed the Honda Urban SUV concept, is set to make its world debut at the 2013 North American international auto show in Detroit on January 14. Sharing its platform with the upcoming third-generation Honda Jazz, the new baby SUV – teased in sketch form – will be a global model that Honda says will combine a sporty and dynamic SUV profile with a spacious interior...

Honda Jazz Hybrid: Prius C rival here in December

Honda Australia will fire the next shot in the hybrid war with Toyota when it introduces the Honda Jazz Hybrid in December. The Jazz Hybrid will give Honda a direct rival for the city-sized Toyota Prius C, which went on sale in March from $23,990, usurping the $29,990 Honda Insight to take the title of Australia’s cheapest hybrid...

2012 Honda Jazz Vibe re-tunes city car range

Honda will introduce the Japanese-built Honda Jazz Vibe to Australia in February as it aims to counter limited availability of its city car caused by last year’s Thailand floods. Honda Australia usually sources its Jazz vehicles from the Ayutthaya plant in Thailand, but flood damage to Honda’s manufacturing facilities and a disruption in the parts supply chain means there is limited supply of vehicles out of the Thai factory...

2013 Honda Fit EV revealed, no electric Jazz for Australia

The 2013 Honda Fit EV has been unveiled at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Fit EV is based on Honda’s light car, called Jazz in Australia. Honda will initially lease the Fit EV for US$399 ($397) per month to customers in California and Oregon from the middle of next year before rolling it out into six other US regions in early 2013...

2005-2007 Honda Jazz recalled in Australia: 26,496 cars affected

Honda Australia has recalled more than 26,000 Honda Jazz hatchbacks over a design fault in the driver’s side power window switch. The recall affects 26,496 first-generation Honda Jazz vehicles produced between 2005 and 2007. The official recall notice published on the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) website explains: “The driver's side power window switch contains a switch unit that has been manufactured with an inappropriate design...

Mugen Honda Jazz considered: report

According to a recent Autocar report in the UK, Honda tuning specialist Mugen Europe is thinking of making a sports version of the Honda Jazz. Mugen is the company responsible for the supercharged Mugen Honda CR-Z and has admitted some interest in tuning a Jazz. The Honda Jazz, perhaps the most humble of all Honda cars, with its user-friendly and very practical attitude, is just asking to be transformed into a hot hatch...

2011 Honda Jazz facelift on sale in Australia

The 2011 Honda Jazz facelift has been launched in Australia offering upgrades in safety, specification and styling. All vehicles are now five-star safety rated by ANCAP, and come standard with six airbags (dual front, side and curtain), stability control and front and rear seatbelt reminders...

2009 Honda City, 2009-2010 Honda Jazz recalled

Honda Australia has recalled 11,009 current-shape Honda Jazz hatch and City sedan models over an engine issue. The recall affects 2009 Honda City vehicles and 2009-2010 Honda Jazz models fitted with the 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. It marks the second recall of Jazz vehicles this year, with 27,156 first-generation models recalled in January over a wiring defect affecting the vehicles’ low beams...

Honda Jazz EV, plug-in hybrid platform at Geneva

Honda will display its Honda Jazz EV Concept and mid-sized plug-in hybrid platform at the Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of next month as the brand continues on its ‘Road to Zero Emissions’ strategy. Honda says the latest EV Concept hints strongly at the styling of the production model, which will be released in the US and Japan as the Fit EV in 2012...