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Two New Electric Vehicles Come from Honda and General Motors

Honda EV | Springfield, MO

Honda and General Motors are working together towards a greener future. The Honda and GM partnership will lead to the creation of two new electric cars, giving both brands an opportunity to help expand the industry’s EV lineup. These two new electric vehicles will utilize batteries manufactured by GM, which will be built at its plants in North America. The… Read more »

Get a Glimpse of the First-Ever Honda CR-V Hybrid

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid | Springfield, MO

Eco-friendly power and family-friendly design are coming together in the all-new 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. As the first-ever Honda hybrid SUV in the American market, the CR-V Hybrid is shaking up the Honda lineup. Set to show up on Honda showrooms across the country in early 2020, this CR-V Hybrid will boast a two-motor hybrid system under its hood. These… Read more »

Honda 60th American Anniversary Celebrated at SEMA

Honda 60th Anniversary | Springfield, MO

Honda has reached a new milestone in the American automotive industry. The Japanese carmaker is proud to celebrate its 60th anniversary in the United States – and it did so with a display at this year’s SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. A SEMA display marked the Honda 60th American anniversary, showcasing the brands past, present, and future,… Read more »

Honda Acquires Drivemode Smartphone Apps

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Honda Acquires Drivemode | Springfield, MO

Honda is looking to the future of connected mobility with a new acquisition. The brand recently announced that it has acquired all outstanding shares of Drivemode, a California-based startup that develops smartphone-based connected services. This is a move meant to strengthen Honda’s focus in the areas of digital and connected mobility products. “As a step towards the realization of value… Read more »

New Honda Certified Pre-Owned Program Offers Upgrades

New Honda Certified Pre-Owned Program - Springfield, MO

Honda has updated its Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program, providing owners with new benefits – and a new name. The new Honda Certified Pre-Owned program will now be known as HondaTrue Certified and HondaTrue Certified+. Here’s a look at what you can expect from the CPO program’s upgrades. HondaTrue Certified If your CPO vehicle is from the 2014 model year or… Read more »

Honda Green Initiatives Released – Car Dealer Springfield MO

Honda recently released the 2018 North American Environmental Report (NAER), which discusses what the company does for the environment in North America. This 44-page report goes in-depth on initiatives and advances in the industry. In the past year, the brand has managed to cut CO2 emissions, add PVC-free interiors to most models, and more. In short, Honda is doing everything… Read more »

Honda Clarity PHEV Is Going Green – Honda Dealerships Near Me

Honda Clarity PHEV Is Going Green - Honda Dealerships Near Me

Honda strives to continually achieve automotive innovation, and the Honda Clarity is evidence of the brand’s interest in offering alternatives to fossil fuels. Here is what we know about the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle design thus far.   According to Forbes, the PHEV has a two-motor system. The 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine does not power the wheels; rather, it powers… Read more »

Civic Type R Sets Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record – Car Dealership Springfield MO

Civic Type R Sets Lap Record - Car Dealership Springfield MO

Usually, when you want to drive a fast car, you buy something with rear-wheel drive. However, the Honda Civic Type R is showing that that is not always true. Recently, Honda has been showing just how fast a front-wheel drive car can go by testing it out on some of the most challenging tracks. The latest feat took place at… Read more »

Car Dealer in Springfield MO Earns Council of Excellence Award

Car Dealer in Springfield MO Earns Council of Excellence Award

Don Wessel Honda of Springfield, Missouri, is proud to announce that it has, for the tenth year, received the Council of Excellence Award from Honda Financial Services, the highest honor Honda grants to dealership finance departments. Winners are selected from more than 1,000 dealerships nationwide, with only the top 15% able to qualify for the Council of Excellence Award. To… Read more »

New 2019 Honda Fit Arrives at Don Wessel Honda

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This just in: the new 2019 Honda Fit has begun to arrive in showrooms nationwide, including here at Don Wessel Honda. New for 2019, the Fit gets Auto High-Beams on models equipped with Honda Sensing® while a new Platinum Pearl White exterior color replaces the outgoing White Orchid Pearl. And it starts at just $16,190 MSRP. The 2019 Honda Fit… Read more »