Topic: Honda Ridgeline
The 2013 Honda Civic has become the first compact car ever to earn the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation. Engineering tweaks to the 2013 sedan and coupe led to the top tier designation.
Honda recall targets 45,800 Odyssey minivans made in 2008 and early 2009. The Honda recall is due to problems with lifts that hold up the rear tailgate door.
Car of the year is Hyundai Elantra, while Range Rover Evoque named truck of the year at Detroit auto show. But car of the year winner doesn't always see a boost in sales.