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Briefing: 48V mild hybrids (3)

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Hobnobbing with the A-listers

A highlight for the Z-list 'trade site' peasant this week was - courtesy of right place, right time - to sup down at the A-listers' table on...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Lifting the hood on sales data

ACEA's monthly reports on European car sales are always interesting and this week we decided to drill down a bit and see if there was anythi...

Management briefing: 48V mild hybrids (2)

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation...

Latest Interviews

Q&A with Magna Mirrors 27 Nov 2014

Matthew Beecham

Magna Mirrors is the world’s largest producer of automotive mirror systems and a major supplier of engineered glass systems and door handles. In this interview, Matthew Beecham spoke to David O'Connell, Vice President – Global Engineering and R&D, Magna Mirrors & Magna Closures about the auto-dimming and power-folding mirror markets and the increasing use of cameras on cars.


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud 28 Jul 2014

Matthew Beecham

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.

Latest News

Malaysia vehicle sales flat in January 24 Feb 2015

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in Malaysia increased slightly to 50,602 units in January, from 50,273 units sold in the same month last year, according to the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).


Honda chief quits 23 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

Honda Motor's controversial president, chief operating officer and representative director Takanobu Ito has quit and will be replaced by Takahiro Hachigo, currently the company’s managing officer, who will become senior managing officer in April and president, chief executive officer and representative director in late June.


Port strike costs Honda another 5,000 cars 20 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

Honda Motor said on Friday it would continue to adjust production at two North American car factories from 24 February to 2 March due to a parts shortage caused by disruptions at US west coast ports in the midst of protracted labour talks.


Honda UK specs HR-V for summer sale 18 Feb 2015

Graeme Roberts

Honda UK has passed on four wheel drive and hybrid powertrains for its version of the new HR-V crossover on sale in summer 2015.


Indonesia sales fall 9.1% in January 18 Feb 2015

Tony Pugliese

New vehicle sales in Indonesia fell by 9.1% to 94,139 units in January, from 103,609 units in the same month of last year, according to data gathered by the Gaikindo industry association.

Latest blogs

Honda's 'Pretty Camping Trailer' 10 Feb 2015

Glenn Brooks

One of those wonderful 'only in Japan' news items has just appeared in the Akihabara News.


Honda's Ohio Heritage Center 23 Dec 2014

Graeme Roberts

There are various museums back home in Japan but I was not aware of any Japanese automaker setting up a major facility abroad until I received this news about Honda's new US Heritage Center in Marysville, Ohio.

Company research

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service of...

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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Rev

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains...

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (7267) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (7267) - Financial and Strategic SWOT

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (7267) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled b...

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