Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Does Key by Amazon work with Honda vehicles?
We don’t know if you feel the same way but being able to buy things through Amazon has really made our lives noticeably easier. However, as convenient as Amazon deliveries have made things, there is always not a small bit of trepidation when we get that notification that a package has been dropped off. Even though we unquestionably trust our neighbors, the danger of porch pirates stealing our packages is always in the back of our mind. A new partnership between Honda and Amazon should take much of that worry out of the equation. So, does Key by Amazon work with Honda vehicles? In a word, yes, but there are few more details you need to know before opting into this service. Let’s take a look. (more…)
Will Honda be adding a new electric vehicle to its lineup?
As we get closer to the prospect of eliminating fossil fuels from our lives, automakers like Honda need to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to developing the next stage of vehicle technology. So, will Honda be adding a new electric vehicle to its lineup? This is a good news/bad news situation. Yes, Honda will be sending its new electric vehicle concept into production. However, it appears as though the all-new Honda E platform will NOT be coming to the United States. Motor Trend magazine published a brief look at what the automaker’s newest electric vehicle will offer to owners outside of the U.S. With any luck, the powers that be at Honda will bring this vehicle, or at least the EV technology to American dealerships, like Meridian Honda in the future. (more…)
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
What does Honda Sport Mode do?
Just because someone can’t justify owning a sports car, doesn’t mean they don’t want that kind of dynamic and engaging driving experience. Automakers, like Honda, are answering the call from customers by leveraging the latest in available technology. So, what does Honda Sport Mode do? It’s a feature available on an increasing number of Honda models found at dealerships like Meridian Honda and a simple press of the button can really change a properly-equipped vehicle’s characteristics. For our purposes today, we are going to use the 2018 Honda Accord as our example to explain this feature. If you want to see it in action, make an appointment with a Meridian Honda product expert today. (more…)
Can I get a software update for Android Auto™?
The compatibility between the infotainment system offered by Honda and today’s most popular smartphone platforms has been a huge improvement in the lives of the owners who use it during their daily commutes. Adding the ability to safely integrate smartphones into a drive has proven to be very popular. However, we all know how quickly smartphone technology advances, it only makes sense that the automotive interface for those devices would have to keep pace. The Meridian Honda product team has been getting a lot of questions from customers wondering, ‘Can I get a software update for Android Auto™?’ According to some early reports our product experts found online, yes, those updates are coming in the near future. Let’s take a look at what you can expect. (more…)
Honda Accord Technology Troubleshooting Videos
Modern Honda vehicles are available with an impressive array of technology. These features can help drivers and passengers arrive at their destinations on time using various navigation systems, safely stay connected using several hands-free technologies or just avoid boredom by listening to their favorite music or podcasts. The automaker has built these features to be easy-to-use and reliable, but problems to pop up. Take a look at these Honda Accord troubleshooting videos if you need to iron out some common problems that can occur. If you need a little more assistance, feel free to stop by the Meridian Honda showroom today to speak with one of our product experts. (more…)
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
What is the most fuel-efficient car company?
Every automaker in the world is making a concentrated effort to build a more fuel-efficient global fleet of cars, truck and SUVs. A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency has answered an important question on the mind of many car buyers, ‘What is the most fuel-efficient car company?’ The answer the EPA published put Honda at the top that list. Not only do Honda vehicles use less fuel than their counterparts from the competition, but those vehicles also release the least amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. In addition to several models with class-leading fuel economy scores, Honda has also started down the path of gas/electric hybrid vehicles. Let’s take a look at what the EPA had to say. (more…)
How does Honda Wi-Fi work?
One of the most impressive innovations that have been introduced in the last few years is the availability of a wireless internet hotspot in several Honda vehicles. Having uninterrupted access to the internet is more important than it has ever been. The number of automakers employing smartphone integration gets larger every day. Honda remains one of the few new vehicle manufacturers that takes device integration to the next level by offering a secure high-speed internet connection. So, how does Honda Wi-Fi work? Basically, Honda partnered with AT&T Wireless to leverage the company’s expansive network to keep drivers and passengers safely connected to the outside world while on the road. Let’s take a look at how this system can work for Meridian Honda customers. (more…)
Monday, October 15th, 2018
What is Honda Smart Intersection and how does it work?
It seems inconceivable that there was ever a time when seat belts, the most basic safety system in the automotive industry, weren’t required by law. In the grand scheme of things, it really wasn’t that long ago. Automakers, like Honda, make improvements to safety in leaps and bounds. After seat belts, the industry focused on protecting vehicle occupants by making vehicles able to absorb the energy of a crash; more recently, systems like Honda Sensing® are available on many models to prevent collisions from happening at all. However, the next leap forward may take the focus out of the car and into the streets. So, what is Honda Smart Intersection and how does it work? Let’s take a look at what the future may hold. (more…)
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Why is my Honda’s Bluetooth not working?
Technology is a beautiful thing…when it works. A perfect example of this is Bluetooth connectivity in your vehicle. It’s a great feature to have, but when it is dropping calls that’s when things can get frustrating fast. If your vehicle’s Bluetooth is giving you gruff, have no fear. There are a variety of things you can do to troubleshoot and solve the problem. Some of the most common reasons why your Honda’s Bluetooth is not working include interference, a low battery and device incompatibility. (more…)