Jul 11, 2014

Honda to recall more than 170,000 hybrids in Japan

Honda Motor Co. told the transport ministry Thursday that it will recall 175,356 units of its hybrid Fit subcompacts and Vezel sport utility vehicles in Japan because of an engine control computer glitch linked to cases of sudden acceleration. This is the fourth safety ...

Honda retools tiny Fit to retake GM, Ford in U.S.

Jan 15, 2014

Honda retools tiny Fit to retake GM, Ford in U.S.

Honda Motor Co., trailing General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. in U.S. subcompact car sales, will try to boost deliveries with a new Fit hatchback that will be made in North America for the first time. The 2015 Fit shown this week at ...

Dec 5, 2013

Honda's Fit remains best-selling car

Honda Motor Co.’s Fit compact remained the best-selling car on the domestic market in November for the second straight month after the hybrid model was fully renovated in September, industry bodies said Thursday. The Fit sold 26,235 units, up 181.5 percent from a year ...

Remodeled Honda Fit to debut Friday

Sep 5, 2013

Remodeled Honda Fit to debut Friday

Honda Motor Co. will debut its remodeled Fit hatchback Friday in Japan to challenge Toyota Motor Corp.’s lead in hybrid compacts. The third-generation Fit will be priced from ¥1.26 million for the gasoline version, Honda said in a statement Thursday. Sales are targeted at ...