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Honda Commences Production of Fit Subcompact at New Mexico Facility

The time has come for the new Calaya, Mexico production facility to begin churning out the latest version of the Honda Fit.  Up until now the model has been imported from Japan, so it's exciting to see that production has moved closer to home. This will not only lower costs, but it will better prepare the automaker for the growing demands of the popular subcompact.

Honda has been investing $800 million towards the expansion of its facilities within the U.S. The new Mexico plant was developed to...

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This Honda Wagon Sure Can Fly

Here at Rensselaer Honda we take pride in our brands ability to succeed in all facets of theautomotive world.  The vehicles they produce for us in Troy, New York are truly amazing, but they do not stop there when it comes to manufacturing stellar rides.

Honda has carved quite a niche in the world of racing, and while the models they create for the various international circuits are not street legal, they are truly engineering...

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TEN THINGS TO PAY ATTENTION TO DURING A TEST DRIVE

TEN THINGS TO PAY ATTENTION TO DURING A TEST DRIVE
When purchasing a new or used car, or leasing a new car, it's important to know what to look for to make sure you'll be happy once you get the car home.  Here are a few tips from Rensselaer Honda.

1. How does it feel?
Do you have enough leg and head room?  Are there unacceptable blind spots in the vehicle?  Does the seat feel comfortable and still have life left in it?  When purchasing any vehicle you should feel comfortable in it.  You will want to sit…

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4WD 2012 Honda Crosstour, Now Available at Rensselaer Honda, Serving Troy, Albany & Schenectady

The new 2012 Honda Crosstour, including the Honda Crosstour EX-L 4WD and Honda Crosstour EX-L w/NAV 4WD have arrived at Rensselaer Honda, serving Troy, Albany, Schenectady and beyond. With a regal stance; a chic, sculpted body; and improved functionality inside and out, it proves you don't have to sacrifice style to take on the snow.

That is, of course, just part of the reason why so many people in Troy and surrounding areas are interested in the 2012 Honda Crosstour. The new Crosstour also...

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New Honda Pilot Comes Out on Top in Recent SUV Fray

It's one thing if you're shopping for a car and you have only yourself to think about. It's another thing all together when you have a family to consider. Add kids to the mix and safety, fuel economy, cargo space, passenger room, and versatility become more than just nice-to-haves. They become must-haves.  Oh!  And let's not forget entertainment to keep backseat passengers occupied and you sane. That goes on the list too.

A car that meets all these criteria might seem elusive; but, there is one that fits the bill: the 2012 Honda Pilot. You don…

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Honda Fit EV on the Horizon?

Honda unveiled and EV variant of their already fuel-efficient Fit at the Frankfurt Motor, in September. Fitted with a li-ion battery and electric motor, it's reported to deliver an attractive 100-mile range per full charge (which takes only six hours using a standard 240-volt outlet) and reach 90 miles per hour.

 

While Honda has yet to reveal official specs on efficiency, we do know that...

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A New Honda Hybrid Option for Drivers in Troy, Albany & Beyond

Hybrid vehicles are an excellent option for drivers looking to do their part to cut down on environmentally damaging CO2 emissions, spend less time at gas stations, reduce reliability on foreign oil, and save money in the long term. The trouble for a lot of drivers is aesthetics. Let's face it, a lot of hybrids out there are a little too cutesy-wootsy. There is one, however, that not only lives up to the promise of hybrid benefits, but meets even the most discerning drivers' requisite for urban flair - the new 2012 Honda Insight.

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Honda Snags Former Seinfeld Cast Member for New Campaign

Remember David Puddy from Seinfeld? How about Johnny Johnson from News Radio? Or Joe Swanson, the paralyzed police officer from Family Guy? All three characters were played by the over-the-top comedic actor, Patrick Warburton. And, now the prolific TV and film star is making an appearance in a new Honda campaign coined, "Good Reasons."

Go ahead...It's okay to assume the commercials are a spoof. They are...

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Honda Wins NHL Official Vehicle Shootout, Again

Hockey fans, regardless of whether their loyalty lay with the Bruins, Flyers, Sabers or Canadiens, have one thing in common: they're super pumped for the 2011/2012 NHL season to begin early this October. Honda is psyched, too. For, the automaker has just renewed its partnership with the NHL and will continue to stand as the league's official auto.

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