Posts tagged "honda"

Today's Rave: Honda LaneWatch

Today's Rave: Honda LaneWatch
Last week I had the opportunity to drive the all new Honda Accord Coupe. And, while I was curious, I wasn’t quite looking forward to it. After a week, I can honestly say: I’d buy this car. Yeah, I said it. I’d buy a Honda Accord. Of course, it’d have to be the coupe …... Read more »

2012 Honda CR-V proves to be pleasant surprise

2012 Honda CR-V proves to be pleasant surprise
OK. I have a little secret to share. I entered into the test week with the 2012 Honda CR-V expecting to hate it. I’d driven it before in short tests, and the seating position for a petite driver wasn’t the greatest. I thought the interior was drab. And the ride and handling was, well, blah.... Read more »

Honda CR-V Super Bowl Commercial: Broderick ... Broderick

Since I teased it on Friday, I figured I’d bring you the full thing today. All I have to say is: I love it! What do you think?    
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Coming Soon: Ferris Bueller drives a Honda?

In case you missed it yesterday, there was a 10-second spot that went positively viral on YouTube (more than 1M views and climbing). It is a tease with none other than Matthew Broderick asking: “How could I handle work on a day like today?” The buzz from Jalopnik is that this is not a tease... Read more »

Jill's Automotive Minute

OK, so it’s not quite a minute yet. But 1 minute, 9 seconds isn’t bad!  I wanted to try something new and simple. Let me know if you think this works or if you have feedback. The goal: To tell you a couple things about the car du jour, list a couple of news items... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Honda CR-Z

OK. I can’t say straight off that I love this car. There are certainly some things that I like about it, especially considering the Chicago factor. But, love? Well, Hmmm. Let’s start with being friends first. Chicago-friendly features: Compact size Excellent storage capacity with lots of nice cubby holes and hidey spots to conceal your... Read more »
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Today's Rave: Honda CR-Z happy little gauges

The happy little green gauge that indicates you’re driving efficiently. Perhaps I’m dating myself a little bit here, but do you remember the guy with the big curly hair who used to have that painting show on PBS and was always talking about painting “happy little trees”? Well, I’m going to borrow a phrase from... Read more »

No middle ground with Honda Crosstour

2010 Honda Crosstour So, I’m driving down the Kennedy on Sunday, when some guy in a black Lincoln in the right lane is honking incessantly. Beep, beep, beep. Beep, beep, beep. I finally look right to see what this idiot is honking at, and apparently it was me. He’s pointing at me and making the... Read more »

Anyone remember this Honda commercial?

I was playing dominoes tonight with my sister’s inlaws, when I remembered this great commercial by Honda. It was out about 3 years ago, and portrays a chain reaction using parts from a car. I don’t think this is the American version (notice the side the steering wheel is on), but it’s still pretty damn... Read more »
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Recalls gone wild

So, everyone seems to be focused on the fact that Toyota has recalled more than 8M vehicles in the last month. Granted that is a big deal, but it seems that a lot of other manufacturers are using this time to slip some recalls in under the media’s radar. Who, you might ask? Here’s what... Read more »