Ford Transit Connect Wins ‘International Van of the Year’

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Transit Connect is the ‘International Van of the Year 2014’

This is the fifth time Ford has earned the ‘International Van of the Year’  (2001, 2003, 2007, 2013) and the second consecutive year. Last year the Transit Custom took home the honor.

The Connect was given 130 points out of a maximum 163 by European specialist journalists. The Connect beat the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and the Renault Kangoo.

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Review: 2014 Honda Odyssey

2014 Honda Odyssey

The updated 2014 Honda Odyssey has great new special features and great technology

The updated 2014 Honda Odyssey has hit the Waikem Honda showroom. With its genius features, updated styling and improved fuel economy, the Odyssey is still the ultimate family vehicle.

When you talk about what’s new, you have to start with HondaVac, the vacuum cleaner built right into the van. It seems so obvious now, but it did take until 2014 for someone to think of it. The vacuum is installed in cargo area, and features a long hose and two attachments. We know your kids are messy and sometimes there’s a spill in the second or third row. Now with the HondaVac you’ll be able to sweep out the van on the go. We love the HondaVac and think it’s a true game changer. It comes standard on the Elite Touring model.

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Honda Models Dominate Consumer Reports Top Picks

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The 2013 Honda CR-V is one of three Honda models honored with Consumer Reports best in class awards

The Honda brand continues a strong year with a large presence in Consumer Reports annual Top Picks awards.

Three Honda models were awarded best in class in the rankings, which were announced Thursday on their website and will be featured in the April edition of Consumer Reports. As a whole, the Honda brand was in the top 5 of non-luxury models.

The redesigned 2013 Honda Accord, 2013 Honda CR-V and 2013 Honda Odyssey were recognized as best in their class. Consumer Reports chooses vehicles based on a road test, reliability, and safety.

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2012 Honda Odyssey: The Ultimate Family Van

2012 Honda Odyssey

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer road trip season, and the 2012 Honda Odyssey is the perfect vehicle for the family trip.

When we got behind the wheel, our first thought was “where was this van when we were kids.”

While we cramped inside uncomfortable bench seats with windows that didn’t open in the 1980s and 90s, the 2012 Odyssey is a comfortable, fully loaded fun mobile that you’ll love driving.

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