Fit/Jazz (Honda)

Dec 14, 2022

On December 13, Honda announced that the all-new 2023 Accord will arrive at U.S. dealers in January 2023 featuring Honda's first integration of Google built-in for seamless on-the-go connectivity.
Standard on the top-line Accord Touring, apps like Google Assistant, Google Maps, and more on Google Play, are available with Google built-in, for a connected, personalized and more streamlined driving experience.
With Google Assistant, users can control their media by talking to Google.
Google Play enables users to download various 3rd-party apps for music, podcasts and audiobooks, just like they would on their smartphone.
The all-new 11th generation Accord brings sophisticated design, standard 1.5-liter turbo engine, and available fourth-generation two-motor hybrid-electric system.
All 2023 Accords come standard with expanded Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technology with its new front sensor camera and radar system, and benefit from Over the Air (OTA) software updates to key vehicle computer modules.

(Honda release on December 13, 2022)

Dec 10, 2022

On December 7, American University’s Kogod Business School released its annual Made in America Auto Index for 2022.
The index uses seven points derived from publicly available data and rated 370 models in all.
Top 2022 index rankings included:
           1. Lincoln Corsair PHEV and Lincoln Corsair ICE version (tie)
           2. Tesla Model 3 Long range
           3. Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
           4. Chevrolet Colorado
           5. Jeep’s Cherokee and Latitude models, Tesla Model 3 Performance and Model Y (tie)
           6. Dodge Durango GT Blacktop AWD
           7. Honda Passport Trailsport
The components of the index are based on research performed by the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan
The seven criteria used to determine U.S. content are weighted as follows, assigning scores as per assumed cost of a vehicle:
 • Profit Margin: Based on the location of an OEM’s headquarters, assuming 6% profit
 • Labor: Assuming that approximately 6% of the vehicle's value is labor content
 • R&D: Based on the location of a car's R&D activities, 6%
 • Inventory, Capital and other expenses: 11% of the value
 • Engine: If the engine is produced in the U.S., 14%
 • Transmission: If the transmission is produced in the U.S., 7%
 • Body, Chassis, & Electrical Components: 50 % of a vehicle's score is assigned to this category

(Kogod Business School release on December 7, 2022)

Nov 29, 2022

On November 28, Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), announced that it had signed an agreement with Maruti Suzuki Toyotsu India Private Limited (MSTI) to offer its customers, an end-to-end solution for scrapping their end-of-life vehicles (ELVs).
MSTI is a government-approved ELV scrapping and recycling company setting up modern ELV scrap and recycling centers in the country.
As part of the tie-up, the HCIL dealership along with MSTI will offer the customers with vehicle evaluation and arrange a quote for the scrappage value of the vehicle, provide end-to-end services including vehicle pick-up, transportation, and dismantling at MSTI scrap and recycling center and Issue of certificate of deposit/ destruction from MSTI.
The certificate of deposit/ destruction will enable customers to claim eligible benefits under the vehicle scrappage policy notified by the Government of India and adopted by various state governments.
Based on Honda Cars India's press release