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The Natural Choice: 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid Review

For most of the past 20 years, the Honda Civic has regularly been among the top 10 best-selling vehicles in America, and millions of Americans proudly call themselves Civic owners.I am convinced these are the only people who will buy the Honda Civic Hybrid, a car that delivers very good fuel economy in a very […]

December 4th

2014 Honda Civic Gets Another Makeover, MPG Bump

Three years ago auto reviewers panned the then-new 2012 Honda Civic as a not-so-good car, and Honda responded with a sudden and unexpected makeover. The improvements carried on in 2013, and in 2014 Honda has made even more changes to the Honda Civic that have resulted in improved horsepower and fuel economy, keeping America’s favorite […]

November 22nd

Europe-Only Honda Civic Diesel Boasts 65 MPG

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, or in this case, the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. For 2013, the Honda Civic i-DTEC will boast a 1.6 liter diesel engine offering 221 ft-lbs of torque, and a 78 mpg rating on the UK testing cycle, which roughly translates to 65 mpg on the U.S. standard. Naturally, it’s only for Europe.

November 5th

Eaton Developing $500 Home CNG Station

Natural gas could be an important stepping stone in America’s quest to develop domestic energy. The problem right now is that natural gas filling stations are expensive and the home models can take 12 hours to fill your car. But major auto parts maker Eaton could bring a much cheaper filling unit to consumers homes in the next few years.

2012 Green Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is just a few weeks away. So are the 2012 Green Car of the Year awards. Many big names are in contention this year sporting a wide range of technologies including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and electric vehicles. So who are this year’s contenders? Click the jump to find out.

November 2nd

ZOMG! It's a CNG Civic GX!

Having written about these cars before (here, here, etc.), you’d think I would have been psychologically prepared to encounter an honest-to-goodness, CNG-powered Honda Civic GX.  I wasn’t, and immediately opened the car up and started pulling knobs and levers. “Hi,” said the charming Honda marketing rep, noting my press badge.  “Can I answer any questions […]

February 11th