February 24, 2018

Honda recall: 1.2 million Accords face fire risk from faulty battery sensors

17 July 2017, 09:40 | Marlene Myers

Automobile Magazine Staff

Automobile Magazine Staff

The new generation saloon has a 2.16-inch (55 millimeter) longer wheelbase, though it's 0.39 inches (10 mm) shorter now - it gained 0.39-inch (10 mm) at the width and dropped 0.59-inch (15 mm) in height.

It is the tenth generation Accord, which now comes with two-motor hybrid technology. The 2018 Accord will launch this fall.

One of the new engine is a 1.5L 16V unit with dual VTC packs 192 hp and 185 lb-ft torque.

While a new 10-speed automatic gearbox, a first for a front-wheel-drive sedan, is standard, a six-speed manual will be available in the "Sport" variants. The more powerful option will be a 2.0-liter turbo sharing a lot of its design with the 2017 Civic Type R, which in the Accord will produce 252 horsepower and 273 lb. -ft. of torque and replaces the current 3.5-liter V-6.

The new Accord gets three new power plants with a pair of direct-injected, turbo 4-cylinder engines.

Butkus, Hornung Watch Lists Announced
Alabama's Reuben Foster - a first-round selection of the San Francisco 49ers - won the award a year ago . Johnson (2003) and Sergio Kindle (2009) are the only other Longhorns to be named finalists.

McCain has surgery to remove blood clot
But two GOP lawmakers said Thursday they would still vote no, and a number of other key lawmakers remained undecided. The removal involved a "minimally invasive craniotomy with an eyebrow incision", the hospital said. "(Sen.

Toddler found in hot vehicle dies at hospital in Florida
Police received an emergency call at 3:18 p.m. and officers responded to 5041 NW 5th Street in Rainberry Woods to investigate. Because the front doors were unlocked, officers were able to open the door and pull him out of the vehicle.

The sedan comes with outfitted with vehicle connectivity features, driver-assistance and safety features. The new generation Accord will have two driving modes - Normal and Sport along with Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spots Monitoring and Cross Traffic & Driver Awareness Monitoring.

"The 2018 Accord's lighter chassis features a new Macpherson strut front suspension with L-shaped aluminum control arms mounted to an all-aluminum front subframe", Honda said.

According to a January report from Busines Insider, the Honda Accord is the ninth best-selling auto in the United States, with 345,225 Accords sold to Americans in 2016 alone.

The all-new accord has got several changes including a more provocative design, improved dimensions as well as new and more efficient engine options. Prices for the new Accord will be revealed at a later date.

Other News

Trending Now

Apple announce release of new emojis on World Emoji Day
In celebration, Apple posted a handful of the new emoji coming to iOS 11 , macOS, and watchOS when it's available this fall. If you are writing a message today (17 July) that contains emojis, congratulations, you are celebrating World Emoji Day .

HTC Says the Ads in its Keyboard are a Mistake, Fix Incoming
These ads reportedly began after an update to the TouchPal Keyboard for HTC , which is the default HTC 10 keyboard app. HTC has come under fire with ads started appearing in the stock keyboard app on one of its flagship devices.

9 family members dead, 1 missing in Arizona flash flooding
He and other members were out signing trails close to Ellison Creek, about three miles from the watering hole, when the storm hit. A video by Telemundo Arizona showed a reporter interviewing 22-year-old Carla Garnica whose brother Miguel, 27, is still missing.

Sensex, Nifty Rise To Fresh Highs, Wipro, Infosys In Limelight
Shares of Flexituff International (down 20 per cent) capped gains. During the day, they had gone up by 5.54 per cent to Rs 273.90. ITC (down around 2 per cent) was among the top Nifty50 losers.