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New Car Launches by Honda in USA 2014

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Honda is known for producing quality vehicles. This year, the car manufacturer a few new vehicles. In this article, we have listed out some of new cars that Honda Motors is launching this year with specifications and their performance features.

Some of the newly launching/launched cars by Honda are as follows:

  • Honda Civic
  • Honda CR-V

Honda Civic 2014
Honda Civic is the one of the compact cars launched by Honda motors.

Specifications of Honda Civic 2014

Gas Mileage 28 mpg City/36 mpg Highway
Fuel Economy combined 31 mpg
Engine Regular Unleaded I-4, 1.8 L
EPA Class Compact cars
Driving Type Front Wheel Drive
Passenger capacity 5
Turning diameter – curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Base curb weight 1250 KG
Net horse power 143@6500
Net torque 129@4300
Displacement 1.8L/110
Passenger doors 4
Body style 4dr Car
Fuel tank capacity 50 liters (13.2 gallons)
Transmission system 5-Speed Manual

Features of Honda Civic 2014

  • VSA Electronic Stability Control (ESC), which improves safety of a vehicle stability by detecting and reducing loss of skidding.
  • Anti Braking System And Drive line Traction Control system
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual stage driver and passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Rear child safety locks
  • Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts
  • Rear view camera

Performance of Honda Civic 2014

  • A I4-Cylinder engine 143-horsepower 1.8-liter 5-Speed Manual transmission system.
  • Fuel Efficiency of 28 city/36 hwy
  • The combine rating of this car is 31 mpg.
  • I4-cylinder engine allows the Honda Civic to get 60 mph in just 10 seconds.

Honda CR-V 2014
Honda CR-V is the one of the small sport utility vehicles launched by Honda motors.

Specifications of Honda CR-V 2014

Gas Mileage 23 mpg City/31 mpg Highway
Fuel Economy combined 26 mpg
Engine Regular Unleaded I-4, 2.4 L
EPA Class Small Sport Utility Vehicles
Driving Type Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Turning Diameter – Curb to Curb (ft) 37
Base curb weight 1450 KG
Net horse power 185 @ 7000
Net torque 163 @ 4400
Displacement 2.4 L/144
Passenger doors 4
Body style Sport utility
Fuel tank capacity 58 Liters (15.3 Gallons)
Transmission System 5-Speed Automatic, grade logic control

Features of Honda CR-V 2014

  • Blue tooth hands-free connectivity and streaming audio.
  • This system can handle SMS texting (reading and pre-set replying)
  • A Pandora app, with turn-by-turn directions, and trip computer data
  • You also have the option to display wallpaper (your pictures).
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC), that improves safety of a vehicle stability by detecting and reducing loss of Skidding.
  • Anti Braking System And Drive line Traction Control system
  • Dual stage driver and passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Wide-angle side mirrors
  • Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Rear child safety locks
  • Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts
  • Rear view camera.

Performance of Honda Civic 2014

  • A I4-Cylinder engine 185-horsepower 2.4-liter, 5-Speed Automatic, grade logic control transmission system.
  • Fuel efficiency of 23 city/31 hwy
  • The combined rating of this car is 26 mpg.

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Sep 3, 2014

Top Eight Fuel Efficient Cars of 2013

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With the price of fuel getting higher, people are looking for purchasing cars that use less fuel for a given mileage. Today, fuel efficiency is the major selling factor for vehicles. The more fuel-efficient the car is, the higher it sells. Keeping these things in mind, auto traders in US listed some of the fuel efficient car brands in 2013. This article mentions fuel-efficient cars of the year 2013.

Fuel efficient cars of 2013

1) Honda CR-Z
Honda CR-Z offers four cylinder engine and has a sporty look. It features a design cabin built with high quality and soft touch materials. It has comfortable seats with good legroom area. Moreover, it has more cargo space than others. It consumes less fuel and is listed as one of the fuel efficient brands in 2013. The mileage of Honda CR-Z is 37 miles per gallon.

2) Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Spark has four cylinder engine, and is one of the most fuel efficient cars in 2013 and gives a mileage of 34 miles per gallon. Chevrolet spark also offers spacious cabin area and great outside visibility.

3) Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius comes with high tech features with practical functions and bring to users, and is top rated for fuel economy. It gives a mileage of 50 miles per gallon. Not only it has superior fuel economy, but has features such as high tech and a comfortable ride.

4) Toyota Prius C
Toyota Prius C beats other cars in terms of fuel economy. It gives an mileage estimation of 50 miles per gallon. It has a roomy interior and offers favorable pricing.

5) Toyota Prius V
Toyota Prius V has a station wagon body that makes a family car. It is rated as one of the fuel efficient cars in the United States. It gives a mileage of 42 miles per gallon.

6) Ford C-Max
It has been rated top fuel efficient car recently. The car gives a mileage of 43 miles per gallon. It carries more passengers with comfort and serves best alternative for those who consider minivan.

7) Volkswagen Jetta Sportswagen TDI
A car with a superior fuel economy, Volkswagen Jetta TDI offers comfort with nice interior, huge cargo area and smooth, refined ride. It gives a mileage of 34 miles per gallon.

8) Scion iQ
Scion iQ, a highly fuel efficient car that gives a mileage of 37 miles per gallon which makes it an ideal car in the city. It offers surprising comfort and standard features that are easy to use. Though it is one of the smallest cars, it offers spacious legroom area.

With the improvement in technology, many highly fuel efficient cars have come up. These cars are not only economical in terms of fuel consumption, but also fulfill everyday driving needs. Read the rest of this post

Nov 12, 2013

Mercedes is the Leading Luxury Car Segment for December, 2011 in US

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The competitors in the luxury segment in the US auto market are few. Those are Mercedes-Benz and BMW. These two are closely competing to lead the segment. As on 10th December, 2011, Mercedes-Benz leads the segment by selling 5,000 units more than the competitor (BMW).

Mercedes-Benz reached their deliveries successfully with the help of C-Class, E-Class and redesigned M-Class models. Mercedes-Benz increased these brand sales growth with 47% to sell 26,796 units. Mercedes-Benz C-Class increased its sales value by double the number for November to 8,358 units from 3,930 units (last year same period).

Mercedes-Benz got lineup boost to production, they are increasing production for redesigned M-Class SUVs and C-Class sedans. These both models got good performance support in the US auto market. In November, M-Class deliveries saw 38% growth with 4,976 units getting delivered.

Industry analysts of TrueCar.com say that, there is a neck to neck competition among the luxury brands, we cannot say who will lead the market. December is traditionally best to Mercedes-Benz in sales, and it may lead the luxury segment at the end of the year. Read the rest of this post

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Mar 16, 2012

Volkswagen “Golf R” is the New Sports Car

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Volkswagen is continuously increasing its sales growth in the US auto market with the existing models. Volkswagen plans to introduce their new sports utility model car in earlier 2012. Golf R comes with more power and performance and with less gasoline consuming features.

Volkswagen Golf R is designed using more advanced features. This car comes with the 2.0 L turbocharged four-cylinder TSI engine, which produce 256 horsepower and 243 pound-feet of torque. It has six-speed manual transmission. This car comes with the mission of performance flagship, which comes with the sports utilities with sport-tuned suspension, advanced braking technology and unique 18 inches wheels.

Golf R comes with the advanced technology, it will sprint from 0 to 60mps with less than 6 seconds. This car is also equipped with more fuel efficient facilities, manufacturers estimate that it provides 19mpg on the city roads and 27mpg on the highways. EPA has estimated the fuel efficiency of this model, it is 18mpg at the city roads and 23mpg on the highways. Read the rest of this post

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Mar 16, 2012

Volkswagen is Increasing Its Sales in the US Auto Market

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German car manufacturer Volkswagen is getting a good sales response in the US auto market, it got the 35.6% sales growth for September, 2011 which more than the previous year, it sold 27,036 vehicles for this month. The cumulative sales growth for this year is found to be 22.2%.

The officials from Volkswagen America Incorporation have said that they are planning to expand their product portfolio by introducing new models with advanced technologies. As per the changing continuous consumer requirements, Volkswagen is designing models with the help of German engineers and advanced technologies. It has introduced new models, Passat and Beetle in this September.

Volkswagen Jetta total sales for the year were 15,023 units with 39.5% increase over the last year. Volkswagen’s GIT model vehicles increased its sales with 43.4% growth, while Golf model vehicles also increased their sales with 19.4% growth. Volkswagen’s sports utility models, Touareg and Tiguan models increased their sales value with 104.4% and 22.8% respectively. Volkswagen’s high-mileage, diesel car TDI models increased its sales value with 22.7% for September, 2011 and 41% for year-to-date sales growth. Volkswagen is introducing its vehicles with advanced technology having more safety facilities. Read the rest of this post

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Mar 15, 2012

Third Shift Facilities in US are Increasing Auto Production

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From this year some motor manufacturing companies adding additional shifting hours. Many facilities adding additional 8 hours as third shift those are providing additional jobs in the country. These third shift facilities have increased the facilities capacity by 80% which is double than 2009 capacity(41%).

Demand of light vehicles in US is boosting the facilities production in US, light vehicle demand is high since 1984. third shift is adding the new job opportunities to people GM only require 4,300 people in their plants. Third shifts provides good payroll and tax benefits. Many people said third shift is very flexible in hours, time is 10.30 pm to 6.30 am.

GM, Ford motors, Chrysler groups, Nissan motors and Kia motor plants are continuing production in traditional two shift basis but they are planning to add the additional shift in their plants for increasing their output production.

Mr. Holly Sears, Vice president of economic development for Rutherford country commerce chamber said “Every motor manufacturer has a positive outlook for 2012 and 2013”. Third shift manufacturing may prove helpful to those who are about to reach their market demand. Read the rest of this post

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Mar 12, 2012

US Auto Industry is Emerging as the Strong Car Exporter

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Auto sales in US is increasing over the last few consecutive months. It has recorded positive sales growth for last year as well as for January. Along with sales, US auto industry becoming stronger with auto exports. The US is becoming a huge auto exporter over next few years.

His automotive compiled the US export number for 2010 exported 1.4 million units and in 2011 exported 1.56 million units. They forecast the 2012 exports at 1.65 million units and 2015 fore cast export number is 2.02 million units.

US is increasing its vehicle exports considering all car manufactures. Vehicle exports from US is increasing due to drop in labor cost and efficiency increased due to changes implemented after the auto industry collapse.

The US exports passenger cars and trucks to Canada, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Mexico. There US cars have more demand and customers use US brand cars more. US exports their cars to China also, in China also US cars have good demand. Read the rest of this post

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Mar 12, 2012

BMW Increased Car Sales by 5.8% for January, 2012: US

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BMW group sales for January in US increased: BMW group ( BMW and Mini combined) posted 5.8% sales growth for January. It sold 19,739 units in January month which is more than last year sales 18,656 units.

BMW brand sales for January increased with 3.4% to reported 16,405 units sales. Passenger cars posted 11,826 unit sales with 3.4%, light trucks posted 4,579 units with 2.4% and mini brand models posted 334 unit sales with 21.2%.

BMW’s best performing vehicle X3 model reported 56.9% sales growth to sold 1,687 units in January month. 6Series model car reported highest sales growth with 392.8% to post 409 unit sales and 7Series models also reported good sales with 56.1% growth to posted 977 unit sales.

Mr. Ludwig Willisch BMW North America president and CEO said, January sales are the springboard for a year, we will be introducing new models in this year, sixth generation 3series models coming up in mid-February. He extends “We are replenishing our dealers as fast as we need to meet the market demands”. Read the rest of this post

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Mar 12, 2012