The news of Honda pulling the plug on the Civic and Jazz is no new thing for those who have been a regular in automotive world. But Honda has forever been denying the news of discontinuing these two cars because of their dismal sales. As a matter of fact, it is believed that Honda incurred a loss on every Jazz sold so they were never too inclined towards promoting the car once it was launched with a price cut in a facelifted guise. Now Honda seems to have quietly removed the Jazz and Civic from their website. Honda has not [Read more...]
Honda has finally jumped on to the diesel wagon and have started plonking the diesel engines in their cars. Honda has just announced that the company will bring in diesel engines in the cars which are present in Australia. Seems the right way to go ahead as the Australian market is witnessing an instant growth for diesels and so are the other markets globally like India. Honda also has hybrid cars in Australia on sale and the company will now shift its focus to diesel motors as well.
Take this news with not one but two fistfuls of salt. Honda Cars India is rumored to have started testing the 2013 Honda Civic in India and the launch shall happen anytime this year. This news comes from the blokes back at OnCars.in who have stated that the Honda has put the test mules of the next generation Civic on the Indian roads saying that this news has come from their reliable sources. If the news indeed comes from reliable resources, we shall have the car being spotted testing in a few days. The two generations old Civic currently on [Read more...]
The 2012 Civic was unveiled a while back and surprisingly the reviews were quite disappointing. Unlike its predecessor which had an extremely strong presence in the international market, the current generation failed to even please the customers. From the styling to the quality, everything was way below the standards that the previous generation had set. The fan were highly disappointed and so were the experts, and this forced Honda to rework the 2012 Civic. The resultant is the all new 2013 Honda Civic which essentially is an emergency refresh of the ninth generation Honda Civic. The pictures really impress us [Read more...]
We loved the Honda Civic for years, but the series of petrol price hikes in the past has not only made it a not so pocket-friendly car but also forced Honda to reduce its production to the minimum possible level. In fact as we all know, the company has also made it very clear that the 2012 Civic will not be coming to India. But the company has launched the 2012 Honda Civic in Pakistan. What could have convinced Honda to launch the car in Pakistan? Interestingly it has to be the petrol prices which is around Rs. 60 per [Read more...]
It has been 13 years since Hyundai first launched the Hyundai Accent. The company expected the Accent to follow the success of the Santro, but the car didn’t do that well. If not the best selling model, the Accent definitely has made its point by surviving in the market for more than a decade and now after serving us for such a long time Hyundai is going to discontinue this product. Because of the introduction of new sedans such as Skoda Rapid,Volkswagen Vento, Toyota Etios,Ford Classic and others and Accent’s dated looks, its sales has been gradually decreasing over the [Read more...]
Honda is all set to launch the 2012 Honda Civic in Malaysia this week and its fans are desperately waiting for it. A couple of months back, the car was launched in other markets too and one of the important regions where it is yet to be launched includes India. Since the car has already been launched in some of the major markets, we were expecting the same to arrive in India soon but unfortunately for awaiting fans, Honda may not launch the car this year. There are a number of reasons that have made Honda drop the idea of [Read more...]
Car buyers do like to see better looking models every year and car makers work day and night to deliver what customers expect. Honda Civic, as well all know used to one of the best selling cars in the market but with the soaring petrol prices and introduction of better value-for-money cars, the interest of buyers has shown a significant drop. A few months back Honda unveiled the 2012 Civic and not just we, in fact the whole global automobile fraternity was disappointed with the looks of the car. The criticism was solely because of the styling and quality issues [Read more...]