Acura NSX Roadster Drives the Red Carpet at Avengers Premiere

The upcoming Avengers movie based on the classic marvel comics will feature super heros, super villains, crazy explosions and of course hot cars. Acura supplied the automotive eye candy in the form of the TL, MDX and the new NSX, showing the cars off at the movie’s red carpet debut. 

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2012 Honda Pilot and Acura MDX SUVs Recalled Over Fuel Leak

A recall of 2012 Honda Pilot and Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles has just been announced. According to American Honda Motors, about 8,709 Pilot and Acura SUV models have “vent shut float (VSF) valve” issues. If left unattended, the faulty VSF valve could cause a fuel leak, which means an increased fire risk.

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Honda Faces Class Action Lawsuit, Broken Windows to Blame

A group of angry customers filed a class action lawsuit against Honda because they say the company manufactured and sold vehicles with defective window mechanisms.

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Infiniti JX Will Be Company's Second-Best Seller Says Brand VP

Infinti is pointing their cross hairs squarely at the Japanese luxury crossover market, hoping that their new JX will be a hot seller capable of boosting the brand, but there could be an arduous road ahead.

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Acura Looks To New Year For Refreshed Lineup and Sales

Acura closed the year on a sour sales note with the new year resolution to move on with their brand despite most car companies being on the rebound.

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Honda Crosstour Sales Disappoint CEO

The Honda Crosstour (pictured above) is seeing lackluster sales and disappointing American Honda president and CEO Tetsuo Iwamura.

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Acura MDX, RDX and TL to Gain Hybrid Powertrains

A brand that is starving for something new is about to get it with Acura planning to equip its most popular models with a new hybrid powertrain. Both the RDX and MDX crossovers, which could arrive as early as next year, will be completely redesigned and feature the new hybrid setup.

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2012 Honda CR-V Delayed, Civic To See Limited Production

Honda will delay the launch of their next generation CR-V crossover due to continued production delays, and supplies of their 2012 Civic will also be delayed as Honda’s North American production continues to run at well below capacity amid the after effects of Japan’s natural disasters.

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Report: Acura MDX Gets New Look, Six-Speed Transmission for 2010

For 2010 Acura has given its flagship MDX SUV a mid-cycle refresh which includes a new six speed transmission, an exciting Advance Package and, of course, the company’s new corporate shield grille. And we have to say, while the grille is “controversial” at best on Acura’s other models, it really seems to work on this hefty crossover.

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ACURA: The Safest Name in the Auto Industry

No manufacturer has ever received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Top Safety Pick rating for every car it produces… until now. With a top crash rating for the new 2009 TL, all five Acura cars and SUVs (including the RL, TL, TSX, MDX and RDX) carry the prestigious Top Safety Pick rating.

To get the top rating, each vehicle has to score a “Good” for each of the three test categories, which are: Frontal Offset Crash Test, Side Impact Collision Evaluation (SICE) and Rear Crash Protection.

For several years now the IIHS demands that Top Safety Pick winners be equipped with stability control. That being said, all Acura models now come with the company’s Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system.

Starting in 2009 every Acura also comes with the following safety features: Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, anti-lock braking system (ABS), dual-stage/dual-threshold front airbags, side airbags with front passenger Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS), active head restraints for front seats, front seatbelts with automatic tensioning system and load limiters, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Daytime Running Lights (DRL).

Acura also scores highly in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tests, with a top rating for front crashes – the most common type of accident.

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