Auto Services in Washington
Auto Repair & Service, Auto Transmission, Truck Service & Repair
Address: 10430 Saratoga Dr, Stanwood
Phone: (360) 629-2611
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Automobile Diagnostic Service
Address: 707 SE 82nd Ave, Vancouver
Phone: (503) 253-5054
Auto Repair & Service
Address: PO Box 17487, Issaquah
Phone: (206) 371-7462
Auto Repair & Service, Brake Repair, Automobile Inspection Stations & Services
Address: 1018 Plum St SE, Lacey
Phone: (360) 628-8290
Automobile Parts & Supplies, Automobile Parts, Supplies & Accessories-Wholesale & Manufacturers, Used & Rebuilt Auto Parts
Address: 900 N 127th St, Kingston
Phone: (206) 364-3333
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Electric Service, Automobile Diagnostic Service
Address: 2202 4th Ave E, Curtis
Phone: (360) 915-5638
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:30:00 EST
Over the last decade or so, many foreign automakers have challenged the idea of what defines an "American car," but Honda took things a step further last year by exporting more cars out of the US than it imported in. Reuters is reporting that in 2013, a total of 108,705 Honda and Acura models were exported from the US with only 88,357 being shipped in. This gives Honda a net exporter status here, and makes it the first of such among the major Japanese automakers.
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:44:00 EST
Honda's US imports have been dropping over the last five years while its exports have been steadily increasing. In 2008, the report indicates that Honda shipped 187,000 vehicles to the US and exported only 20,000, and even by 2012 Honda still favored imports with 136,000 imports and 74,000 exports. The article says that US-made Honda and Acura vehicles were exported to 50 countries with most ending up in Mexico, but the big news is that the Honda's US production set a record in 2013 with 1.3 million units built.
While the often misunderstood (and infrequently purchased) Acura ZDX may be going the way of the dinosaur, the company's far more conventional and successful MDX SUV is evolving. In fact, the 2014 MDX seems to be coming along rather nicely, if this latest set of spy images is any indication.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 16:30:00 EST
In the camouflaged prototype we see here, it is evident that Acura designers are going for a beefier look for the MDX front end. The current car's pointed and beaked nose are nowhere in evidence on this tester, though some version of Acura's prominent shield grille does seem to remain.
It's a bit difficult to tell if the shape of the glasshouse is much revised on this new car, as the camo is applied in such a fashion as to obscure the post C-pillar design. But it does seem as though, when we look hard at the full-profile shots of the MDX, that the wheel-arch bulges and side character lines of the current vehicle have been replaced with much simpler surfacing.
Acura has announced that it will be showing the production version of the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. You'll recall that the standard 3.5-liter V6-powered RLX has been on sale for some time, and that our review of Acura's flagship sedan was mixed. On paper, at least, the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD should fare better.
Sporting a similar hybrid powertrain to the one expected to motivate the NSX supercar, the RLX uses a 3.5-liter V6 paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and a trio of electric motors to generate 377 horsepower, net a combined fuel economy of 30 miles per gallon and offer the security and performance of torque-vectoring all-wheel drive.
The RLX will hit the LA stand on November 20. Scroll down for the full press release from Acura.