Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
Step-by-Step directions for Honda POI App
The level of technology available in a lot of new Honda vehicles can really prove to be useful people out on the road. If your Honda car, truck, minivan or SUV is equipped with the right features, you will be able to do very convenient things like send directions from your phone to the touchscreen and other necessary tasks. The product experts working at the Meridian Honda showroom want to help owners in the Meridian area fully utilize the tools at their disposal. Check out these step-by-step directions for the Honda POI app. Let’s take a look at a few things you might be interested in knowing. (more…)
Best way to Stream Movies in a Honda Vehicle
If your kids aren’t done with school yet, they will likely be soon and that means taking the opportunity to hit the road and explore some new parts of our beautiful state. People who have a properly equipped Honda vehicle could have a whole world of movies, documentaries and TV shows at their fingertips. For those planning a long road trip with kids who might be wondering about the best way to stream movies in a Honda vehicle, we’d like to tell you about the WarnerMedia RIDE app. This can be used by Honda owners whose vehicles are equipped with a Wi-Fi hotspot, and an unlimited data plan can use the aforementioned application to access literally thousands of hours of entertainment. Let’s take a closer look at some things you should know. (more…)
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
How do I use HondaLink® Concierge?
Automobiles are here for our convenience, to be able to get to our destinations and home again on our schedule. However, it’s the things that happen outside of our vehicles that will obviously take up the majority of our time. If you have kids who are in extracurricular activities, you will definitely understand what it’s like to be overscheduled and overwhelmed. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a little help with some of it? If you have a compatible Honda vehicle, you could be taking advantage of the automaker’s concierge service. You might now be wondering, ‘How do I use HondaLink® Concierge,’ let the team at Meridian Honda walk you through the most important parts. Let’s take a closer at a few things you should know. (more…)
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
How do I use the HondaLink® app and features?
Our manufacturing partner, Honda, is leaning into the automotive technology revolution that has been changing the way owners interact with their vehicles for the last several years. As we witness the sunset on the 2021 model year and the sunrise on the 2022 model year, the HondaLink® suite of capabilities* is poised to play an even bigger role in the lives of owners who choose to opt-in to its services. If you’re thinking, ‘How do I use the HondaLink® app and features,’ the product experts at Meridian Honda are here to help you get started. Our team laid out a simple how-to guide and found a few videos that will be useful. Let’s see what they came up with. (more…)
Why does my Honda car/truck radio say, ‘Code?’
Regardless of what you like to listen to during your commute, an automotive radio has become an indispensable piece of equipment. Honda is more than happy to provide this feature (and much more modern options) on its vehicles. However, you might be in a situation when you start your vehicle, and the radio doesn’t work. If this has left you wondering, ‘Why does my Honda car/truck radio say, ‘Code,’’ the product experts at Meridian Honda have the answer. Basically, this is an anti-theft feature, designed to convince would-be thieves to skip your Honda car, truck, SUV or minivan. Let’s take a closer look at some helpful information. (more…)
Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
Do new cars need their oil changed every 3,000 miles?
It wasn’t all that long ago that people marveled when an automobile came with both an AM and FM radio. Given the kind of technology found in a lot of the latest Honda vehicles found at the Meridian Honda showroom, the idea of radio seems quaint in and of itself. Giant leaps in technology in the automotive industry aren’t limited to just how we entertain ourselves while we’re out the road. We hear the question, ‘Do new cars need their oil changed every 3,000 miles,’ pretty often. It very much surprises people when they learn this old chestnut is as outdated as the factory-built tape deck. We reached out to a few of the master Honda technicians in the Meridian Honda Service Department to get a few answers. (more…)
Saturday, February 13th, 2021
How do I connect my smartphone wirelessly to a Honda vehicle?
As we get deeper into the 2021 (or 2022 in some cases) Honda model year, the level of technology available in several of the automaker’s vehicles is nothing short of impressive. One of the technologies that have started to show up in new models is the ability to wirelessly access two suites of smartphone applications. If you’re wondering, ‘How do I connect my smartphone wirelessly to a Honda vehicle,’ Meridian Honda is here to help. We are using the 2021 Honda Accord as a model for this video, but the capability is available in several other vehicles for the current model year. Overall, this process was designed to be as easy as possible. If a step-by-step guide would be more helpful, we have you covered there. Please reach out to a Meridian Honda product expert today if you have any questions along the way. (more…)
Monday, January 18th, 2021
What can I do with Honda Alexa Skills?
The Internet of Things is everywhere. Wi-Fi-enabled coffee makers, smart televisions and an untold number of other devices can communicate with one another making life easier, if not more interesting. It was only a matter of time before the cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs in our driveways get in on this technology. Several Honda vehicles offer a smartphone-compatible infotainment system, which has been an incredible leap forward in connectivity. The next development will help Honda owners interact with their properly equipped Honda vehicles without going to the garage. ‘What can I do with Honda Alexa Skills,’ is a question we’re hearing more and more every day. Let’s take a closer look at something you might want to know. (more…)
Monday, December 14th, 2020
How does Honda Lane Keeping Assist System work?
Obviously, driver and passenger safety is a top priority for Honda. The automaker has helped this effort by expanding its Honda Sensing® suite of active safety systems to more models with each passing model year. One of the more interesting elements of the Honda Sensing® will actually take a semi-active role in centering a properly equipped Honda vehicle in the center of a marked lane. So, how does Honda Lane Keeping Assist System work? We’ll go into more detail below, but the elevator pitch is that it employs an array of cameras to determine the vehicle’s position on the road. A few Meridian Honda product experts got together to examine this important and innovative safety system, so you understand its benefits and limitations. (more…)
Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ Wireless Connection in Honda Vehicles
Digital technology is progressing within the automotive industry at a pace not seen in many other areas. Honda vehicles have offered smartphone-compatible infotainment systems for a while. As the automaker enters the 2021 model year, it is advancing the technology to its next logical step by eliminating the need for wires. The ability to make an Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ wireless connection in Honda vehicles is going to be a game-changer for owners. As of right now, this capability is officially available with the 2021 Honda Accord (EX-L, Sport 2.0T and Touring 2.0T) and 2021 Accord Hybrid (Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring), however, it’s likely to appear in more models at a later and as to yet, undetermined, date. Let’s take a closer look at how people can use this wireless capability. (more…)