Honda Unveils Redesigned Civic Coupe at SEMA

Honda recently unveiled the newly redesigned Honda Civic Coupe at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. The Civic Coupe’s 2012 redesign focused on structural, safety, and interior improvements. For 2014 however, Honda is looking towards style and performance.

The Coupe has gained a more aggressive grille, hood, front fenders, and headlight design. You’ll also see new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers, new side mirrors, and new wheel designs.

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Honda Extends Relationship with SiriusXM

2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite Satellite Radio

Honda announced a contract extension with SiriusXM this week, meaning more vehicles like the 2014 Honda Odyssey will be equipped with satellite radio.

American Honda Motor Company announced it has expanded its relationship with SiriusXm Satellite Radio through 2020. This means more Honda models will have satellite radio along with all the other great music options you already get in your Honda vehicle.

During this announcement, Honda said the Accord, Civic, CR-V and Pilot will continue to have available SiriusXM radio. For the first time ever, the Fit, CR-Z and Insight will come with available SiriusXM Radio. It will also be offered in the Acura ILX for the first time ever.

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Expected this Fall


The 2013 Honda Accord.

The Honda Accord already has an impressive lineup, including the four-cylinder and V6 powered Accord sedan, the Accord coupe, and the advanced Accord Plug-in. Honda will soon be adding the Accord Hybrid to the sophisticated yet sporty lineup.

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is anticipated to achieve a class-leading 49 mpg in the city and 45 on the highway for a combined fuel economy of 47 mpg.

This Accord will be the first Hybrid assembled in Marysville, Ohio, and will go on sale nationwide in October 2013.

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Two Hondas Named Coolest Cars

2013 Honda Fit Split Reverse Shot

One of the coolest and most affordable cars on the market.


When shopping for an affordable vehicle we often times have to sacrifice style. However, that is not the case with two of the coolest cars from Honda.

Kelley Blue Book has put together a list of the coolest cars for under $18,000, using their Fair Purchase Price.

The Honda Civic and the Honda Fit have both landed themselves on this cool list.

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Accord, Civic, CR-V Named Best Family Cars

The 2013 Honda Civic LX was named one of the best base models by

The 2013 Honda Civic LX was named one of the best base models by

Your family deserves a vehicle that looks great, offers a comfortable ride, and will keep them safe. Luckily, Parents Magazine and have put together a list of the 10 best family cars. Honda lead the pack with the Civic, Accord, and CR-V.

Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of auto operations at American Honda, said:

“The Accord, Civic and CR-V all lead their respective segments in retail sales and Honda continues to focus on selling high value vehicles to one customer – or family – at a time.”

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Honda Models Named Best Family Cars


The Honda AccordHonda Civic and Honda CR-V were named some of the best vehicles for families, according to a study by Parents Magazine and

The auto and parenting sites considered safety, fuel economy, technology and connectivity to complete its rankings.

With that said, it’s easy to see why all these models are on the list.

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Waikem Wants to Buy Your Car

If you own a quality vehicle in this market, you are driving a gold mine.

There is a huge demand for quality used car vehicles in the market, and the Waikem Auto Family wants to buy your car.

Call 855-Buy-Cars. (855-289-2277)

Many factors, including the recession and natural disasters in American and abroad, meant there were fewer cars available from 2007-2011. That means right now, the quality used cars demand is exceeding the supply. Waikem has to be creative to find these quality used cars, and in fact, Doug Waikem has been featured nationally in the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, Time Magazine and Fox Business News, discussing the demand for used cars.

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Doug Waikem Featured on Fox Business


Doug Waikem,. co-owner of the Waikem Auto Family, was featured on Fox Business.

Doug Waikem, Co-Owner of the Waikem Auto Family, was featured on Fox Business News Channel Friday, talking again about the innovative strategies of finding used cars in today’s market.

Waikem has become the expert on finding used cars in a nationwide used car shortage. Doug Waikem was in the Wall Street Journal last week, discussing what we are doing to find cars in this market. Following the Wall Street Journal and Yahoo articles, Doug was  guest on Fox Business Friday afternoon. 

 Speaking on Market News, Doug Waikem said available used car inventories are down 20 percent across the country. He said programs like Cash for Clunkers, along with slow new car sales at the end of the 2000s decade, have dealers scrambling to find used cars. As Doug told Fox Business: “We’re out there right now trying to buy anything and everything we can in the used car market.”

Waikem Featured in the Wall Street Journal


Doug Waikem,. co-owner of the Waikem Auto Family, was featured in the Wall Street Journal on Feb. 21, 2013.

Doug Waikem’s innovative business strategy has again earned him a story in the Wall Street Journal.

Waikem, the co-owner of the Waikem Auto Family, was featured in the Feb. 21 edition of the Wall Street Journal, in a feature story about dealers coming up with new ways to find used cars. In general, the Wall Street Journal says it is a great time to be a consumer, and customers get more than ever for their trade.

“I am spending more time now trying to buy cars than sell them,” Doug Waikem tells the Wall Street Journal.

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