| 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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Hoping that the best years are not in the rear-view mirror for its Acura luxury line, American Honda Motor Co. is shifting into high gear for the introduction of its redesigned 2014 MDX sport utility vehicle.
The U.S. sales arm of the Japanese automaker...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Ford Motor Co. will knock $4,000 off the price of its 2014 Focus electric cars, slated to hit dealers’ lots in a few weeks.
With destination charge included, the base model will now cost $35,995. In a statement Thursday, a company spokeswoman said...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Strong August auto sales numbers revealed a problem last month that Ford, GM and Chrysler once would have begged for — not enough cars to sell.
Automakers sold 1.5 million vehicles last month, a 17% gain over the same month a year ago and one of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
As Japan begins to recover from the tragic earthquake and tsunami of last week, there are many questions for U.S. consumers when it comes to one of the country???s chief exports: cars. All of Japan???s automakers are shutting down their......