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BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


ANALYSIS - How Honda sees the future of Acura

20 November 2017

Can a luxury brand which after 31 years is only a moderate success in North America, is absent from Europe and Japan and builds only two models in China be considered a successful one? Acura has always promised much but not always delivered, at least not compared to Lexus and Infiniti, each of which it blazed the trail for. In this first of four features, just-auto looks at what is ahead for Honda Motor's brands.


Honda & Acura NSX: better than an Audi R8?

18 August 2017

What could better demonstrate the strange situation that Honda UK and Honda Motor Europe find themselves in than the NSX? Even if you pay the circa GBP33,000 list price for what had been the brand's priciest model until recently, there is then a GBP110,000 leap from there to the cheapest NSX. How on earth do they market this supercar?


Acura future model plans - a global analysis

13 October 2016

The cars part of Honda’s premium brand business continues to be a drag on the success of Acura. Without SUVs in North America and China, the upscale division would be in serious trouble. Clearly, more such models are needed.

Latest interviews


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud

28 July 2014

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.


INTERVIEW: Ken Keir, Executive Vice-President, Honda Motor Europe

26 April 2012

With Honda's worldwide operations recovering from the effects of the natural disasters of 2011, Ken Keir describes Europe's key part in the company's recovery plan.


INTERVIEW: Ken Keir, managing director Honda UK

10 May 2007

Honda remains one of the industry’s most profitable company’s and as Chris Wright discovers, it’s not all down to cars.

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just-auto Plus only Redesigned 2019 Acura RDX earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

10 August 2018

The redesigned Acura RDX, a midsize luxury SUV, qualifies for the highest award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, thanks to good crash worthiness ratings, standard front crash prevention that earns a superior rating, and available good-rated...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales drops 0.5% in July 2018

3 August 2018

Honda Canada reported July sales of 18,455 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 0.5% from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported July sales of 16,693 units sold, down 0.9% from the previous year, while the Acura Division reported July sales of...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales down 2.6% in June 2018

6 July 2018

Honda Canada reported June sales of 18,754 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 2.6% from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported June sales of 17,006 units sold, down 2.4% from the previous year, while the Acura Division reported June sales of...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 4.8% in June 2018

4 July 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported June sales of 146,563 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 4.8% versus June2017. Honda sales highlights Trucks led gains for Honda in June, with the brand, trucks, CR-V and Pilot all setting new June records. Honda...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 3.1% in May 2018

5 June 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported May sales of 153,069 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 3.1% versus May 2017. Honda sales highlights Trucks and core products delivered major gains for Honda in May: Trucks set a new May record, Accord sales...


Honda Ohio plant starts on 2019 Acura RDX

16 May 2018

Honda's OEast Liberty, Ohio plant has started of mass production of the redesigned 2019 Acura RDX, the first in a new generation of models.


just-auto Plus only American Honda recalls Acura MDX/Honda Pilot/Honda Ridgeline vehicles

16 April 2018

American Honda will voluntarily recall 5,827 model-year 2018 Acura MDX, Honda Pilot and Honda Ridgeline vehicles in the US to replace front seat frame components, for free. Affected vehicles were potentially assembled with driver and/or front passenger powered...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 3.8% in March 2018

5 April 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported March sales of 142,392 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 3.8% versus March 2017. "Honda's deep truck lineup helped the brand to a new March record, while Honda cars continue to pull their weight despite...


NEW YORK AUTO SHOW - Global debuts list

29 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 New York International Auto Show are named below.


just-auto Plus only New 2019 Acura MDX makes its debut at the New York show

29 March 2018

The 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec made a surprise debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. Launching mid-year at Acura dealerships nationally, the MDX A-Spec will complete the introduction of A-Spec variants to Acura's core model lineup that includes...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales drop 5% in February 2018

2 March 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported February sales of 115,557 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 5% versus February 2017. Honda Division sales were down 5.6% on sales of 104,588, with Honda cars down 6.9% on sales of 50,646, and trucks down 4.4% on sales...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 29% in January 2018

5 February 2018

Honda Canada reported total January sales of 13,105 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 29% over last year and a new record for the month. The Honda Automobile Division reported January sales of 12,007 units, up 32% over last year, also posting record...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales drops 1.7% in January 2018

2 February 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported January sales of 104,542 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 1.7% versus January 2017. Honda Division sales were down 1.6% on sales of 95,634, with Honda cars narrowly down 1.3% on sales of 45,224, and inventory...


PSA to establish US HQ in Atlanta

24 January 2018

Groupe PSA is to establish its new North American headquarters in Atlanta to be operational by next month


2018 DETROIT SHOW - world debuts list

16 January 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 NAIAS are named below on just-auto's list.


just-auto Plus only Acura announces future performance strategy of its core model lineup

16 January 2018

In conjunction with the global debut of the 2019 Acura RDX Prototype and building upon the NSX supercar as the pinnacle expression of Precision Crafted Performance, Acura announced new details on the future performance strategy of its core model lineup. The...


Honda US expands Takata airbag safety recall

11 January 2018

Honda is adding around 465,000 vehicles to its Takata-related airbag recall in the US.


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 6% in 2017

5 January 2018

Honda Canada (HCI) reported an annual sales increase of 6% in 2017, on sales of 197,251 units by the Honda and Acura divisions combined, setting an all-time annual sales record for the fourth consecutive year. Honda Automobile Division set a fourth consecutive...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales up 0.2% in 2017

4 January 2018

"American Honda Motor (AHM) reported its third consecutive all-time annual sales record, on sales of 1,641,429 Honda and Acura vehicles in 2017, an increase of 0.2% over its previous best set in 2016. AHM also set new annual and monthly sales records for...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 2.3% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Combined November sales of 15,358 units by the Honda and Acura divisions of Honda Canada represented a 2% increase over last year’s sales and six months of consecutive monthly sales records for the company. With strong truck sales, the Honda Automobile...


just-auto Plus only American Honda November 2017 sales up 8.3%

4 December 2017

American Honda Motor reported November sales of 133,156 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 8.3% over November 2016 and a new November record for the company. Honda Division reported an increase of 8.2% on total sales of 120,440 for a best-ever November,...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales up 0.9% in October 2017

3 November 2017

American Honda Motor reported October sales of 127,353 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 0.9% vs. October 2016. With strong sales of passenger cars, Honda Division reported an increase of 1.2% on sales of 114,655. Acura Division sales were down slightly...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales up 6.8% in September 2017

4 October 2017

American Honda Motor reported best-ever September total sales of 142,722 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 6.8% vs September 2016. Honda Division also set a new September record, gaining 7.4% on sales of 129,776 units. Honda cars and truck both set...


just-auto Plus only Honda presents 2018 Acura MDX

20 September 2017

The powerful and sophisticated 2018 Acura MDX luxury SUV begins arriving at Acura dealerships with a faster, more capable and modern user interface, vivid new colours and a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting at US$44,200, just $150...


just-auto Plus only American Honda senior vice president sales to retire

11 September 2017

American Honda on 8 September 2017, announced that Jeff Conrad will retire effective 1 December 2017 as the senior vice president of the automobile sales division and general manager of Honda auto sales, to be succeeded in both roles by Henio Arcangeli, Jr,...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 2.9% in August 2017

6 September 2017

Honda Canada’s core models pushed the company to achieve its best August sales since 2007, up 3% over last year with 18,351 units sold. The Honda Automobile division reported August sales of 16,719 units, up 6% over last year, also breaking a 10-year-old...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales drop 2.4% in August 2017

4 September 2017

American Honda Motor reported total August sales of 146,015 Honda and Acura vehicles, a slight decrease of 2.4% vs. August 2016. Total Honda Division sales decreased 1.8% on sales of 132,883. Honda cars gained 4.2% with 71,433 vehicles sold in August, while...


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls Honda/Acura vehicles to replace airbag inflator

30 August 2017

The owner of a 2001 Honda Civic was surprised to find a "Honda Recall Pit Crew," attending the yard sale in his driveway. But the Honda crew wasn't there in search of furniture or children's toys; they wanted the owner to complete the recall...


2017 Pebble Beach Concours - world debuts

21 August 2017

Monterey Automotive Week, including the 66th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place on California's Monterey Peninsula between 15 and 20 August. The following is a list of concept and new model world premieres.


just-auto Plus only Honda presents redesigned 2018 Acura RLX

11 August 2017

Acura unveiled a redesigned 2018 Acura RLX reflecting the brand’s new Precision Crafted Performance design direction to create a more substantial presence for Acura’s top-of-the-line luxury sports sedan. The 2018 Acura RLX will make its public...

Acura news

just-auto Plus only Redesigned 2019 Acura RDX earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

10 August 2018

The redesigned Acura RDX, a midsize luxury SUV, qualifies for the highest award from the Insuranc...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales drops 0.5% in July 2018

3 August 2018

Honda Canada reported July sales of 18,455 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 0.5% from the previous...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales down 2.6% in June 2018

6 July 2018

Honda Canada reported June sales of 18,754 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 2.6% from the previous...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 4.8% in June 2018

4 July 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported June sales of 146,563 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase o...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 3.1% in May 2018

5 June 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported May sales of 153,069 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of...


Honda Ohio plant starts on 2019 Acura RDX

16 May 2018

Honda's East Liberty, Ohio plant has started of mass production of the redesigned 2019 Acura...



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