How Honda Let The New Civic Get So Bad

High on the list of things you should definitely read today is this piece by Automotive News' Mark Rechtin detailing just how Honda managed to turn the much maligned 2012 Honda Civic into the it-could-have-been-worse-because-it-was-worse 2013 Honda Civic, which has Honda execs explaining the way its efficient system… » 1/09/13 12:20pm 1/09/13 12:20pm

Jodie Foster Drives Us Crazy As She Japanders The ’93 Honda Civic

Last week, we explored the phenomenon of "Japandering," whereby an American or European celebrity shills for some product in Japan. While we got to see Michael J. Fox rocking out in an Integra sedan last time, today we'll further dive into Honda's love of using American celebs in their ads, this time with the… » 10/13/12 9:00am 10/13/12 9:00am

How the Honda Civic went from first to worst

The new Honda Civic is so mediocre even Consumer Reports, long a cheerleader for the Japanese econo-cruiser, dropped the redesigned 2012 model from its "recommended buy" list after the new model sunk to a rating of just 61 points on the magazine's 100-point scale. That means the newly-redesigned Honda Civic scored too… » 8/01/11 4:20pm 8/01/11 4:20pm