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In the number-one U.S. car sales market the number-one seller for the first quarter of this year became the Honda Accord, out-doing the Toyota Prius. Toyota’s hybrid had held the spot for two years, but according to the California New Car Dealers Association, Honda delivered 15,611 Accords compared to Toyota’s 15,318 Prius models. This turn […]

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The Honda Accord Hybrid was awarded the 2014 Canadian Green Car Award. The Accord Hybrid was selected by a panel of Canadian automotive journalists among five other category winners as the vehicle that best combines environmental benefits and mass-market appeal. David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada, presented the second annual Award trophy to Dave […]

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Honda’s stellar but priced-higher Accord Hybrid has only sold at monthly levels of around a quarter to a third of the Camry Hybrid this year, but part of this may be due to a backlog. According to Wards Auto, intenders for the $30,000-$36,000 car are having to be put on a waiting list. The car […]

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Honda has built 10 million Accords and a total of 20 million vehicles in the U.S. The 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line yesterday at Honda’s first U.S. auto plant, located in Marysville, Ohio. This milestone happened as all four Honda auto plants in America celebrated the cumulative production of 20 […]

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What are our five favorite alternative energy cars this year? Before we get to that, there are undoubtedly many passenger vehicles worthy of consideration, and some even meet needs our top picks would not. Also, unlike other “green car of the year” type selections, the vehicles that make our list need not be mass-market sellers, […]

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Honda’s Accord Hybrid currently sits as fifth and only hybrid in the Edmund’s list of the top 10 fastest-selling vehicles in the U.S. last November. Edmunds.com released its list December 18 to help purchasers of those vehicles better manage their expectations before they start negotiations. According to Edmunds.com’s days to turn (DTT) statistics, which measure […]

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The Honda Accord has been named “Green Car of the Year” at the LA Auto show for the second time in three years. Not to be confused with the stellar 50mpg (city) Accord Hybrid or 115 MPGe Accord PHEV, this speaks of the entire lineup of midsized sedans that includes a V6 powertrain and passes […]

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Among finalists for the 2014 “Green Car of the Year” only one hybrid makes the cut and no electric cars or vehicles of any type from Detroit are on the list. The finalists are: Audi A6 TDI, BMW 328d, Honda Accord, Mazda3 and Toyota Corolla. Here we see two diesels, three highly efficient four-cylinder combustion […]

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