Honda is one of the oldest and most respected Japanese brands in the United States. Now manufacturing almost all of its popular models in the US, it has blurred the line between foreign and domestic brands to the point that there is no longer a clear delineation. The Honda Civic and Honda Accord vehicles are often segment leaders in sales and have won dozens of awards. Here you can read the latest Honda news and opinion blogs about Honda vehicles. The news on this page is updated daily.

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UConn's Maya Moore wins Honda-Broderick Cup again

University of Connecticut basketball player Maya Moore (pictured) won the Honda-Broderick Cup today, making her America's best female college athlete of 2011. She is the first to win the high honor two years in a row. Moore, who now plays for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA, beat out other finalists Blair Brown, a Penn State volleyball player, and Sheila Reid, a cross country and track and field standout from Villanova.

Honda launches 9th generation Civic with music contest

We can’t recall ever bursting into song at the sight of the ubiquitous Honda Civic, but that’s what the manufacturer is looking for as they launch the ninth generation of the urban runabout with a songwriting competition on Facebook. Those inspired by the Honda car for the common man have until June 5 to submit their compositions.

The future of hydrogen-fueled vehicles not burning so bright

Just a few years ago auto manufacturers, scientists, engineers and even energy authorities were all talking about the promise of hydrogen and fuel cell propelled vehicles. It was an idyllic idea to keep combustion engines and simply burn something in them that would only emit pure clean, potable water right out of the tailpipe. However the application of what seemed a promising technology may have hit a snag.

Mercedes, Toyota Plants in Alabama Shut Down by Violent Southern Storms

Mother Nature continues to shut down production at Toyota, but this time the affected plant is in Alabama and the problem is a series of violent storms and not the Tsunami and earthquake that struck its home production facilities in Japan. Mercedes was equally hard hit by the horrific storms that have killed more than 268 people as of Thursday afternoon.

The revamped 2012 Honda Civic lineup revealed at NYIAS

It is now the ninth generation of the iconic Japanese sedan, and the Honda Civic for 2012 comes in a growing family of siblings. There’s the usual gas-powered Civic Sedan or Coupe many have come to know and love, plus the high-performance Civic Si Coupe, Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas and Civic HF, a fresh new high fuel economy model. All are now being shown at the New York International Auto Show.

Auto prices to go up as Japanese earthquake, Libyan conflict impact market

Japanese auto production has fallen to only 35 percent of their former output as a result of the Tohuko earthquake and tsunami, according to IHS Automotive Insight. Still the situation in Libya has an impact as well. "It's volatility that really drives people to smaller cars," said Aaron Bragman, an analyst for the auto authority.

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