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February 12, 2018 - Industry News

Hyundai, Acura Take Top Honors in KBB’s ‘5-Year Cost to Own’ Awards

The firm named Hyundai as the brand with the lowest cost to own and Acura as the lowest cost luxury brand. Top vehicles were selected in 22 categories.

Tags: Acura, Cost to Own, General Motors, Hyundai, Kelley Blue Book, Toyota

October 3, 2017 - Industry News

KBB: September’s Avg. New-Vehicle Price Up $144 From a Year Ago

New-car affordability continued to be a challenge for car buyers, with the average transaction price closing in on $35,000 in September.

Tags: Acura, average transaction price, Buick, Chevrolet, General Motors, Honda, Kelley Blue Book

August 25, 2017 - Industry News

Honda Launches Next Phase of Emissions Reduction Program

Brandfon Honda in Branford, Conn. is a Platinum award recipient in Honda's Green Dealer Program. The dealer produces as much or more energy from renewable energy sources than it consumes from its local electric utilities over a one-year measurement period. Photo courtesy of Honda.

The program, launched in 2012, offers a refreshed website with cumulative CO2 reduction data, an updated Green Dealer Guide, and new benchmark metrics for evaluation.

Tags: Acura, CO2 reduction, Environmental Leadership Program, Green Dealer Guide, green dealers, Honda, sustainability, waste reduction

February 13, 2017 - Industry News

Subaru Tops KBB's 5-Year Cost to Own List

Photo courtesy of Subaru.

Subaru and Acura ranked as the top automotive brand in Kelley Blue Book's annual 5-Year Cost to Own awards, which highlights the top luxury and non-luxury brands in 21 vehicle categories.

Tags: Acura, depreciation, Kelley Blue Book, Subaru

December 12, 2016 - Industry News

Autotrader Announces Top 8 CPO Programs for December

Autotrader today released its list of the Top 8 certified pre-owned programs for the holiday season. According to the company, these certified pre-owned vehicles offer consumers the reliability and safety of a new vehicle, but at a more affordable price.

Tags: Acura, Autotrader, BMW, Buick, CPO, GMC, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan

June 30, 2016 - Industry News

NHTSA Issues Urgent Warning to 313,000 Honda, Acura Owners

Two Honda models that contain the dangerous Takata air bag inflators. 

New tests on Takata airbag inflators show that certain model-year 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles have up to a 50% chance of rupturing during a crash, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) alert.

Tags: Acura, Danger, Honda, NHTSA, Recall, Takata

June 2, 2015 - Industry News

Honda Targets College Grads Through YouTube, Blogs

American Honda Finance Corp. has launched two digital campaigns promoting its Honda and Acura College Grad program that targets millennial buyers.

Tags: Acura, American Honda Finance, Honda Financial Services, YouTube

June 25, 2014 - Industry News

Rick Case Appointed First South Fla. Alfa Romeo Dealer

To celebrate the unveiling of the new store, the group will donate the first 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C to live auction, with 100% of the bid price over MSRP being donated to charity.

Tags: Acura, Audi, charity giving, Chrysler, Donation, Fiat, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Volkswagen

June 17, 2014 - Industry News

Honda, Acura Earn Edmunds’ Best Retained Value Awards

Honda won in the nonluxury division with a projected residual value of 50.1% after five years, while Acura took home the luxury crown with a projected five-year residual value of 45.4%.

Tags: Acura, Awards, Edmunds,, Honda

November 21, 2013 - Industry News

Multicultural Marketing Faces New Challenges

Advertising experts at this week's J.D. Power Western Automotive Conference discussed how dealers and automotive marketers can increase sales through multicultural marketing and media.

Tags: Acura, Gen Y, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, J.D. Power and Associates, Kia, marketing, Nissan, television advertising

May 2, 2013 - Industry News

Group 1 Assessing Storm Damage in Oklahoma City, Houston

Group 1 estimates that the storms in Oklahoma City and Houston caused damage to facilities and about 3,200 new and used vehicles. The auto retailer is continuing to assess overall damage.

Tags: Acura, Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Group 1 Automotive, Honda, Jeep, Nissan, Oklahoma City, Ram, Toyota

February 14, 2013 - Industry News

Honda, Acura Take Top Prizes at ALG Canadian Residual Value Awards

Honda and Acura were the big winners, but the Cadillac ATS made big gains in ALG's Canadian Residual Value Awards.

Tags: Acura, ALG, Awards, Cadillac, Honda, Infiniti, residual values, Subaru, Toyota

November 27, 2012 - Industry News

Honda, Acura Rank Highest in ALG’s Residual Value Awards

Honda and Acura took the top spots in the Mainstream and Premium brands categories in ALG’s 14th annual Residual Value Awards. Toyota and Hyundai were also big winners.

Tags: Acura, ALG, Honda, Larry Dominique, Lexus, Residual Value Awards 2012, Toyota

July 10, 2012 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Dealers Tops in Customer Treatment, Pied Piper Reports

Pied Piper’s Prospect Satisfaction Index shows industry-wide improvement, with Mercedes-Benz dealers capturing the highest PSI score.

Tags: Acura, Infiniti, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Pied Piper, Pied Piper Management Company, PSI

July 5, 2012 - Industry News

2013 Acura RDX’s Featured Vehicle of the Month

Coming off of its best sales month ever in May, the 2013 Acura RDX was named's Featured Vehicle of the Month for July.

Tags: 2013 Acura RDX, Acura, IIHS Top Safety Pick, NADA Featured Vehicle of the Month, NADAguides, Troy Snyder

March 2, 2012 - Industry News

Industry Sales Pace at 15 Million Annual Rate

A recent uptick in gas prices pushed consumers toward fuel-efficient vehicles rather than back to the sidelines, with the annual sales rate jumping to 15.1 million vehicles, according to Autodata.

Tags: Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, monthly sales, new-vehicle sales, Nissan, Retail Sales, SAAR, Toyota, Vehicle Sales, Volkswagen

March 1, 2012 - Industry News

Luxury Sales to Remain Solid, Forbes Insights Predicts

A study by Forbes Insights revealed that the company anticipates luxury auto sales to stay strong into the foreseeable future.

Tags: Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lexus, Lincoln, Luxury Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo

June 23, 2011 - Industry News

NADAguides Releases 2Q Car-Buyers Market Report

The report lists the six top new-car buys by depreciation values, availability at dealerships, current incentives and other features.

Tags: Acura, Dodge, GMC, Hyundai, incentives, NADA, Toyota

April 11, 2011 - Industry News

Honda and Lexus Earn’s Best Retained Value Awards

Honda and Lexus took home the top prizes in’s inaugural Best Retained Value Awards, which recognize the brands and new-car models that have the highest projected residual value after five years.

Tags: Acura, Audi, Chevrolet,, Ford, Honda, Infiniti, Jeep, Lexus, Mazda, MINI, residual values, Scion, Toyota

November 2, 2010 - Industry News

Toyota’s Quality Image Rebounds in ALG Study

ALG today announced that Toyota’s perceived quality score (PQS) registered a sharp 5 percent increase in the last six months, with the carmaker bouncing back to second place from sixth among mainstream brands in ALG’s Fall 2010 Perceived Quality Study.

Tags: Acura, BMW, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Porsche, Saab, Scion, Subaru, Toyota, vehicle quality

July 13, 2010 - Industry News

Detroit Brand Dealers Most Improved in 2010 Satisfaction Study

Mercedes-Benz dealerships ranked highest in the 2010 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index (PSI) U.S. Auto Industry Study, which used “mystery shoppers” to measure and compare how consumers are treated when shopping.

Tags: Acura, BMW, Buick, Chevrolet, Customer Service, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Scion, smart, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo

March 23, 2010 - Industry News

ResponseLogix Certified Through Honda’s Lead Program

ResponseLogix Inc., a provider of automotive digital response management software for Internet leads, announced Monday that its software solution suite has been certified through American Honda Motors Co. Inc.’s lead manager certification program.

Tags: Acura, Honda, new-vehicle leads

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