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Edmunds compares Honda Insight and Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Sep. 11, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

Car shoppers seeking high fuel economy have two particularly intriguing choices this year: the Honda Insight and the Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Both deliver an EPA-estimated 52 mpg in combined city and highway driving, which is among the best of any vehicle on sale. They're also notable for their design. These are...

Trump challenges California power to control auto pollution

Sep. 6, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday launched an all-out assault on California over automotive mileage rules, telling state officials that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy. The assault began with the Justice Department opening an...

Toyota profits up, Honda's down, both lower annual forecasts

Aug. 2, 2019 3:31 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota reported a nearly 4% increase in fiscal first quarter profit on improved sales, while rival Honda reported a 29% decline in fiscal first quarter profit. Both Japanese automakers on Friday lowered their profit forecasts for the fiscal year, blaming an unfavorable foreign exchange rate....

Honda reports profit drop on yen, declining US, India sales

Aug. 2, 2019 3:30 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda reported Friday a 29% decline in fiscal first quarter profit as an unfavorable currency exchange and declining auto sales in the U.S. and India hurt earnings. Tokyo-based Honda Motor Co.'s April-June profit totaled 172.3 billion yen ($1.6 billion), down from 244.3...

The Latest: White House to seek 1 national mileage standard

Jul. 25, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on California reaching a deal with four automakers over fuel mileage standards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A White House spokesman says the Trump administration will move forward with a single national standard for automotive fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions. Spokesman...