| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Rising consumer confidence combined with a rebounding construction industry pushed auto sales to near pre-recession levels in June.
Automakers sold about 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9% gain from the same period a year earlier. The brisk sales...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
American Honda Motor Co. reported 9.7% growth in June sales on the strength of crossover and minivan sales.
The increase came despite continued weakness in the automaker's Acura luxury division, which saw sales decline by 10.4%, to 13,765, compared to...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:09 PM
DETROIT (AP) — The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as car makers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians and factory workers to build the next generation of vehicles.
The new employees will be part of a larger,...
| Jan 15, 2013
Of all the automakers trying to generate buzz on the Detroit auto show's first day, Toyota Motor Co. made the most noise.
The company rolled out a concept design for the Corolla, one of its most important models, and announced preliminary sales...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15.
Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:40 AM
For Maryland Honda and Acura owners, it just got a little easier to go solar - at home, if not yet on the road.
American Honda Motor Co., in a partnership with SolarCity, a California-based residential and commercial installer, is offering customers...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:49 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Auto companies are hoping lower lease prices can put a charge into sluggish electric car sales.
Honda announced Thursday that it's slashing the monthly lease cost of its tiny Fit EV by one third, following similar moves by other...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Los Angeles County's second-largest advertising agency on Friday terminated nearly one-fifth of its workforce — about 200 people — after losing much of its signature American Honda Motor Co. account.
Santa Monica based Rubin Postaer &...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The national economy remains sluggish — but don't tell the auto industry.
Auto sales showed surprising strength in January, with all three domestic manufacturers — General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group — reporting...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Honda is being sued by two artists who claim that the automaker improperly used one of their large-scale sculptures in a television commercial, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle.
The report says that Dan Havel and Dean Ruck, the artists who...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Florida freshman Kytra Hunter has been named this year's recipient of the Honda Sports Award, honoring her as the top collegiate female gymnast in the country. Hunter won the NCAA all-around championship in April and helped Florida to a runner-up finish...