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Honda Tests Fit EV in China

Currently, you can purchase a hybrid variant of the all new 2012 Honda Fit at Barber Honda in Bakersfield, California. But, sometime in the near future you might be able to purchase a completely electric version from the Japanese auto maker.

The Japanese automaker has begun testing their Honda Fit EV fleet in China. These tests will be carried out with the governments of Guangzhou and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd.

For the testing, Fit…

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ASIMO: Honda's Famous Robot

Honda not only produces some of the top cars, trucks and SUVs on the streets today like the Honda Accord, but also produces ASIMO, an extremely famous robot.

This 2000 robot is not available at Barber Honda in Bakersfield, California, but the Japanese automaker continues to further develop its robot design. At the Honda Robotic research facility in Tokyo last week, ASIMO showed off its quicker reflexes and faster running ability. In fact, ASIMO was…

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The Revitalized 2012 Honda Insight

After testing driving the Honda Insight you should not doubt that you have found one of, if not the, top competitor in the hybrid market. The hybrid car is undertaking a full revitalization for the 2012 model year, including improvements to not only performance, but also style.

Arriving at Barber Honda in Bakersfield, California in November, Honda unveiled the Insight to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany nearly a month ago.

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2012 Honda CNG to 38 States

The term "natural gas" not only seems to mean something different to almost everyone, but it is also used to power several different types of machinery and even factories. But, what about natural gas powered vehicles? Surprisingly, the technology has been around for several years, and Honda continues to offer their Honda Civic models with a CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) option at dealers, including Barber Honda - 4500 Wible Road in Bakersfield, California.

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Honda, Seinfeld, Family Guy and Rules of Engagement

What does Honda, Seinfeld, Family Guy, and Rules of Engagement have to do with each other? Patrick Warburton. Yup, Honda has cast the famous actor for their newly-launched advertising campaign, "Good Reasons."

In true form, Warburton uses his over-the-top comedic guiles to expose the truth about car buying and the tricks used in most auto advertisements, poking fun at everything from using sex to sell what are essentially pieces of metal to legal disclaimers that…

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Honda To Be The Official Vehicle of the NHL, Again!

Three years ago, Honda and the NHL struck a deal: Honda would be the official vehicle of the league. Terms officially ended at the close of the 2010/2011 season. However, both members of the team, Honda and the NHL, felt they scored big time, thanks to the alliance. As such, they've signed another three-year contract slated to extend through 2014.

As the official vehicle of the National Hockey League, Honda gets exclusive rights…

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All New 2012 Honda Fit

What's one of the most sought after Honda vehicles today? The Honda Fit is the company's top selling vehicle in its class, and it's getting ready for 2012.

The all new Fit, which comes to Barber Honda in Bakersfield, California later this year, will receive updates to both its interior and exterior. These changes are minor, but that doesn't mean these tweaks are any less important than a full redesign, which…

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