Honda Reaches One Million Vehicles with Honda Sensing ® Technology

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Honda Milestone

Honda has reached an important milestone in the journey to make veicles in its lineup safer and smarter than ever before. The Honda Sensing ® technology, which will be standard across all Honda vehicles by the year 2022, can now be found in over one million vehicles sold in the United States. Honda Sensing ® was also honored by a study from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, which demonstrated the technology’s effectiveness.

How Many Involved

69 percent of 2018 model-year vehicles sold by Honda have Honda Sensing ® technology installed on them, indicating that the technology’s application has more than doubled since 2016. Additionally, the study from the IIHS indicated that not only are fewer people injured in vehicles equipped with Honda Sensing ® , but the injuries are less severe and insurance claims less expensive. Honda also recently announced plans to have automatic emergency braking installed on 95% of vehicles by 2020, two years ahead of the legal requirement.

Honda Sensing ® technology is proven to reduce risk of injury and damage in collisions, as well as playing a role in reducing the number of collisions on the road in the first place. Honda’s goals point to a safer and more innovative future in the auto industry.

If you’d like more information about the amazing safety suite, feel free to ask our team at Sunny King Honda.

Buying Winter Tires for Staying Safe This Time of Year

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Winter tires aren’t just for those who live in the icy tundra; they’re also great for anyone who experiences winter. While Alabama isn’t exactly known for its harsh winter season, there are still several reasons you should consider buying winter tires this year when the thermometer starts to dip.

Tire Treads

According to the Chronicle Herald, one of the obvious advantages of winter tires is that they have thick treads. These treads are great for slippery surfaces, whether it’s snow and ice or simply rain. It can’t hurt to have a little added control on the road this winter. With the proper winter tires, you can stop 30 feet sooner than with normal tires.

Next, winter tires also come with special patterns and channels to divert water. Thanks to these treads, your winter tires can prevent hydroplaning from occurring, which is important to prevent a loss of control behind the wheel. No more slipping and sliding on wet surfaces.

Year Round Temperatures

Finally, winter tires aren’t just for precipitation. Built with special rubber compounds, winter tires are designed to hold up in colder temperatures. With summer tires, for example, the rubber may become hard and stiff. However, winter tires remain flexible to maintain handling even when it gets cold.

Still not sure if winter tires are right for you? Visit Sunny King Honda to speak with an automotive expert about the wide range of tire options that are available to you.

Enjoy the Great Outdoors with Honda Camping Accessories

Honda Camping Accessories

Summer is without a doubt the best time of the year to explore the great outdoors. Honda has some of the best vehicles to take to the road to explore nature. So with the summer drawing to a close, now is the perfect time for one last great summer activity: camping. However, if you want to properly set up a camping trip, you are going to need the right supplies and the right vehicle. If you have a Honda, then you already have the second part taken care of! As for the first part, consider equipping your vehicle with these Honda camping accessories!

Tent Extension

One of the most obvious supplies that you will need for camping is a proper tent. The best part is that many of Honda’s vehicles can attach a tent right to the back of the vehicle!

Truck Air Mattress

If you prefer to sleep with the open sky above you, you can add an air mattress to the bed of your Honda Ridgeline and enjoy looking up at the stars during the cool summer nights.

Vehicle Awning

In order to escape to sun, consider attaching an awning to the side of your Honda vehicle in order to produce some shade.

With a good Honda vehicle and these camping accessories at your disposal, you are guaranteed to have an awesome camping experience this summer!