Category Archives: Honda

The stupid Honda hybrid lawsuit – Chevy Volt take note

Update: The lawyers for the plaintiffs are expected to receive $2.95 million. nytimes.com This is why I truly didn’t like this lawsuit. There is no justice in gross profit from damages. That is $3 million that could go into R … Continue reading

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Honda CR-Z and Fit hybrids get a production date

Honda is adding a CR-Z sports car hybrid and Fit hybrid to the offerings for 2010. Honda’s New CEO Takanobu Ito says all cars could be hybrid in 20 years to meet emission standards. (wsj.com)

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Old dogs learn new tricks

My neighbor dog Juno has a passion for rides. Any open car door is fair game. Frightened of the scooter at first, he is now ready for a ride. Chuck parked his full-sized Chevy truck (11 mpg) over the Summer … Continue reading

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Scooter/electric mower update

I was mowing with my electric lawn mower last night past my neighbor’s full-sized Chevy pickup that now sits there for weeks at a time getting dirt circles under the tires. Chuck actually put stabilizer in the vehicle that gets … Continue reading

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Frugal fuel sipping motorcycles

Cycle World via the International Motorcycle World website lists nine frugal fuel sipping motorcycles. I was at one of their shows in Washington D.C. last year. Great way to see almost every model available in one stop. 1. Honda CRF230L … Continue reading

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Scooter update

So Chuck has been using his scooter to commute to work since June 9. His Chevy truck has been sitting in the drive collecting dirt rings around the tires for two weeks straight now. He has logged 320 miles. Had … Continue reading

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Scooter shopping day 3

I tend to over think purchases. After looking at everything everywhere, we decided to purchase this new 2007 Honda Elite 80. The Elite, assembled in Mexico out of Japanese parts is about to disappear as Honda will replace it with … Continue reading

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Scooter shopping day 2

So Chuck checked out a local East York used car dealer turned scooter franchise and presented me with some figures. The Chinese made Roketa scooters sure have a low price point. Scooters haven’t been a big sale item in the … Continue reading

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Scooter shopping day 1

My neighbor Chuck drives a Chevy Pickup with a 6 liter engine that gets 11 mpg. Last week he saw my light on around midnight and came banging on my door. It seems that the money he had budgeted for … Continue reading

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