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Honda claims first electric-grid neutral dealership in US

As we mentioned back in August, the 2014 Honda Fit Hybrid will, unfortunately, not be making its way to the US. On the bright side, the eco-friendly, fuel-efficient technology that makes it tick will be making its way into a yet-to-be-named Honda model. Needless to say, we are just chomping at the bit for it to arrive here at Rensselaer Honda.

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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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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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Honda Helps Found Connectivity Consortium

Drivers that have used car apps will likely agree, they offer enhanced convenience and in many cases greater comfort. Users would also likely agree that there's a glitch: The way drivers interact with apps varies among different car manufacturers and even among models. For some drivers, smartphones serve as the interface. For others, apps are loaded directly onto the vehicle's telematics system. For all, this can seem clunky, inefficient, and most of all - confusing.

To help promote a simpler, more consistent way for drivers to interact with their car apps, Japanese automaker Honda  has teamed up with other…

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