Acura

Overview of Honda and Acura Exhibits for Auto Shanghai 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:25am

BEIJING, China, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021), which will take place in Shanghai, China (Media days: April 19-20, Trade days: April 21-23, Public days: April 24-28, 2021).

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  • BEIJING, China, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021), which will take place in Shanghai, China (Media days: April 19-20, Trade days: April 21-23, Public days: April 24-28, 2021).
  • The exhibit will include the world premiere of a prototype model of the first Honda-brand electric vehicle (EV) in China, as well as the world premiere of a new plug-in hybrid model.
  • The Honda exhibit at its automobile booth will showcase the comprehensive lineup of Honda's electrified vehicles consisting of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and EV models.
  • The Honda motorcycle booth will exhibit the lineup of Honda's FUN-filled motorcycle models.

Honda and Acura Brands, American Honda, Set Multiple Sales Records in March

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 9:24pm

"With all-time record sales for our all-new Acura MDX flagship and record March performance for the Honda HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Ridgeline, our light truck lineups are leading the way.

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  • "With all-time record sales for our all-new Acura MDX flagship and record March performance for the Honda HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Ridgeline, our light truck lineups are leading the way.
  • Honda light truck sales accelerated dramatically in March, with a 132% increase as recovery from the pandemic took off.
  • Results include multiple March records for individual models and overall truck sales.
  • Honda truck sales set a new March record, jumping 132.3% on sales of 81,684 units.

Arrival of Fourth-Generation Acura MDX Yields New All-Time Monthly Sales Record

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 3:00pm

TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Just weeks after arriving at Acura dealerships, the all-new 2022 Acura MDX is off to an impressive start in the market.

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  • TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Just weeks after arriving at Acura dealerships, the all-new 2022 Acura MDX is off to an impressive start in the market.
  • With final reporting one day away, March sales of MDX are projected to well surpass 7,500 units, a new all-time monthly SUV sales record, bestingthe previous high mark of 6,761 for MDX (December 2014) and 7,292 for RDX (June 2018).
  • Combined sales of the Acura MDX and RDX SUVs are expected to exceed 12,000 units, setting a new March light-truck sales record, surpassing the previous best of 10,373 set in 2014.
  • "The record response to our all-new MDX affirms its new role as the flagship of the Acura brand and our performance-focused brand direction," said Jon Ikeda, vice president and Acura brand officer.

Class certification granted in Honda 'hands free' battery-drain litigation

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 3:27pm

Acura's HFL system fails to switch off when not in usesometimes even after the car's ignition is turned off.

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  • Acura's HFL system fails to switch off when not in usesometimes even after the car's ignition is turned off.
  • Honda adopted this technology early and heavily marketed the HFL system in its Acura ad campaigns.
  • According to plaintiffs, Honda knew about this dangerous defect but did nothing to alert current or potential Acura drivers about it.
  • "This is why we work so hard for our clients, to get justice for as many consumers as we can.

Podium Finish for Acura at Sebring

Sunday, March 21, 2021 - 6:52pm

SEBRING, Fla., March 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In a typically fraught and hard-fought Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, it was the Meyer Shank Racing trio of Dane Cameron, Olivier Pla and Juan Pablo Montoya leading the way for Acura at Sebring International Raceway, finishing third in their AutoNation/SiriusXM Acura ARX-05.

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  • SEBRING, Fla., March 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In a typically fraught and hard-fought Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, it was the Meyer Shank Racing trio of Dane Cameron, Olivier Pla and Juan Pablo Montoya leading the way for Acura at Sebring International Raceway, finishing third in their AutoNation/SiriusXM Acura ARX-05.
  • Tonight's third-place result was the second consecutive podium finish for Acura at Sebring.
  • [Acura teams and drivers have won the last three Acura Sports Car Challenge events at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.]
  • It was an exciting race at the end for the fans, and we're pleased to see Acura take another podium in DPi here, and contest for a podium in GTD.

2021 TLX Type S Kicks off Acura's Year of Type S

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 5:00pm

TLX Type S to arrive at dealers in June; priced around $60,000

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  • TLX Type S to arrive at dealers in June; priced around $60,000
    MARKHAM, ON, March 17, 2021 /CNW/ - Acura Canada today announced the on-sale timing for the highly anticipated 2021 TLX Type S, which returns the Type S performance brand to Acura showrooms for the first time in more than a decade.
  • When it arrives at showrooms in June, the well-equipped 2021 Acura TLX Type S will carry a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) around $60,0001.
  • Powering the 2021 TLX Type S, is an all-new 3.0-litre Type S Turbo V6 which builds upon decades of performance engine development experience and motorsports prowess to produce 355 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque making it the most powerful Type S yet.
  • Detailed information about the 2021 TLX Type S will be available closer to its on-sale date this June.

Bell and Honda Canada announce new connected car partnership

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The partnership between Bell and Honda Canada is an extension of AT&T's long-standing connected car relationship with both Honda and Bell.

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  • The partnership between Bell and Honda Canada is an extension of AT&T's long-standing connected car relationship with both Honda and Bell.
  • Bell customers can share data from their Bell Share plan with Connected Car for $10 a month, with 1 GB in bonus data per month for 24 months.
  • Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada.
  • Honda Canada has sold more than five million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada.

Infiniti Dealers Ranked #1 for Responding to Website Customers Reports Pied Piper PSI®

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 5:01am

Infiniti dealerships ranked highest in the 2021 Pied Piper PSI Internet Lead Effectiveness Benchmarking Study, which answers the question, What happens when customers visit a dealer website and inquire about a vehicle?

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  • Infiniti dealerships ranked highest in the 2021 Pied Piper PSI Internet Lead Effectiveness Benchmarking Study, which answers the question, What happens when customers visit a dealer website and inquire about a vehicle?
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210307005005/en/
    2021 Pied Piper PSI Internet Lead Effectiveness Auto Industry Study www.piedpiperpsi.com (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Brands with the greatest improvement from 2020 to 2021 were Infiniti, Subaru, Acura, BMW and Land Rover.
  • Pied Piper then evaluated how the dealerships responded by email, telephone and text message over the next 24 hours.
  • For more information about the Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index, and the fact-based PSI process, go to www.piedpiperpsi.com .

2021 Acura RDX and TLX Earn Highest Possible Safety Award from IIHS

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:05pm

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 Acura RDX and TLX have earned the highest possible safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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  • TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2021 Acura RDX and TLX have earned the highest possible safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
  • To earn the 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, a vehicle must earn good crashworthiness ratings in all test modes, including the challenging passenger-side small overlap test.
  • The Acura lineup features five distinctive models the ILX and TLX sport sedans, the RDX and MDX sport-utility vehicles and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.
  • All Acura models sold in North America for 2021 and 2022 model years are made in the U.S., using domestic and globally sourced parts.

Maus Family Automotive Partners with SureSale

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

We are thrilled that our customers will enjoy the peace of mind that SureSale provides," said David Maus, owner of Maus Family Automotive.

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  • We are thrilled that our customers will enjoy the peace of mind that SureSale provides," said David Maus, owner of Maus Family Automotive.
  • Maus Family Automotive operates four dealerships in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Adding SureSale to MausCare is another step Maus Family Automotive is taking to ensure their customers have the best possible experience when purchasing a pre-owned vehicle.
  • Maus Family Automotive currently operates four dealerships in the Tampa Bay area: Maus Nissan of New Port Richey, Maus Nissan of Crystal River, Maus Nissan of North Tampa, and Maus Acura of North Tampa.