2013 Honda Civic Sedan And Coupe Models Remain Only Small Cars To Achieve Top Iihs Small Overlap Frontal Crash Ratings

2013 Honda Civic SedanThe 2013 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe remain the only small cars to earn the top rating of GOOD in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) stringent small overlap front crash test. The Civic Sedan and Coupe are also the only small cars to earn both the highest possible rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the IIHS and the top 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score in the NHTSA's New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).

Subaru Ponders Whether To Go Mainstream Or Remain A Niche Player As Profits Surge

2013 New York Auto Show : Subaru WRX ConceptWhich carmaker’s stock has risen the most — some fivefold — since the beginning of 2012 ? Subaru producer Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.

Profits and sales are heading toward record levels as Fuji Heavy benefits more than most other Japanese automakers from the yen’s weakening and as new models such as the BRZ sports car have grown so popular that U.S. consumers have to wait months to buy one.

Mazda Sets Plan To Remain Profitable

Mazda sets plan to remain profitableMazda says it is on the path to remain profitable after having finally turned its fortunes around last year, marking the first time in five years the Japanese manufacturer has posted a profit.

Hakuho, Rival Baruto Remain Unbeaten In Spring Tourney

Hakuho, rival Baruto remain unbeaten in spring tourneyYokozuna Hakuho and ozeki Baruto moved up to three wins against no losses on March 13 at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, while two more ozeki fell to upsets that could cost them dearly in the race for the overall title.

Defending champion Baruto blazed a trail straight through new top maegashira Myogiryu, pounding him at the face-off and following up with several unanswered thrusts.