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The 2009 Motorist Choice Award winners have been announced. Congratulations to all! Nine manufacturers earned segment wins, led by Toyota with nine awards (including three for Lexus), followed by General Motors with six (Chevrolet 4, Cadillac 2), Honda with three, and Chrysler with two (Dodge 1, Jeep 1). Audi, Ford, Hyundai, Nissan and Volkswagen took top honors in one segment each.
Congratulations to 2009 Honda Odyssey, winning the 2009 AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award in the Minivan segment.
Congratulations to 2009 Honda Fit, winner of 2009 AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Award in the Economy Compact Car segment.
In view of this new agreement and with the prospect of a stable future for Formula One, FIA President Max Mosley has confirmed his decision not to stand for re-election in October this year.

Honda_2010_Insight_rear34.JPGTo me, it’s actually amazing that it’s taken this long for someone to come up with another “dedicated” hybrid considering the runaway success of Prius. Much of Prius’ success is directly linked to the fact that it is immediately recognizable as a hybrid. The car’s looks make a huge statement; simply driving one makes a statement about your priorities and values.
So, enter the similarly distinct new Insight, which once it’s common enough, will also be immediately recognizable as a hybrid. Not to be confused with the dinky two-seater of the same name (which was actually the first hybrid sold in America), this new Insight invites inevitable comparisons to Prius. They both have five doors and have similar proportions. And of course, both are dedicated hybrids. However, both Toyota and Honda are quick to point out that their hybrids are different [...]

Honda_2010_Insight_rear34.JPGTo me, it’s actually amazing that it’s taken this long for someone to come up with another “dedicated” hybrid considering the runaway success of Prius. Much of Prius’ success is directly linked to the fact that it is immediately recognizable as a hybrid. The car’s looks make a huge statement; simply driving one makes a statement about your priorities and values.
So, enter the similarly distinct new Insight, which once it’s common enough, will also be immediately recognizable as a hybrid. Not to be confused with the dinky two-seater of the same name (which was actually the first hybrid sold in America), this new Insight invites inevitable comparisons to Prius. They both have five doors and have similar proportions. And of course, both are dedicated hybrids. However, both Toyota and Honda are quick to point out that their hybrids are different [...]

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