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Brands related to this company: Acura, Honda

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Civic Type R leads export boom for Honda UK

16 October 2017

It's fast, high-priced and not exactly subtle in appearance. Honda is hoping that the Type R version of its built-in-England Civic five-door will be shocking enough to change how people across Europe mainly see the brand - a maker of ultra-reliable cars for the elderly.


ANALYSIS - How Honda is winning the war for B-SUVs

11 October 2017

If small crossovers and SUVs were bought for reasons of sensibility over all other factors, the Honda HR-V would be the number one model in Europe. As it is, this B-SUV has a hard time standing out in what is a properly crowded segment. With Volkswagen finally set to push its way in during 2018, the little Honda will be in danger of being prised further from view.


Interior design and technology - Honda Civic

11 September 2017

Since its launch in 1972, the Honda Civic has gone through no fewer than ten generational changes, each one slightly larger and rebadged for international markets. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look at the latest incarnation of the C-segment Civic to discover what’s new.


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?

Latest interviews


Design and engineering drivers for Honda’s new NSX

10 August 2016

Honda Vehicle engineering leader Jason Bilotta talks about new technology applications and the design principles for the new Honda NSX


Q&A with Magna Mirrors

27 November 2014

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 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.


Q&A with Millers Oil: Lubricants for powertrains

25 October 2013

Not so long ago, engine oil was pretty much a standard product, to which most of us seldom gave much thought. But nowadays, with alternative powertrains, it is being brought increasingly to the consumer's attention. Matthew Beecham caught up with Nevil Hall of Millers Oils to understand more about the important issues.

Latest news


Tokyo show: Toyota to reveal 1,000km fuel cell car

18 October 2017

Toyota has revealed initial details of a hydrogen fuel cell concept which will make its motor show debut in Tokyo later this month. The Fine-Comfort Ride has a claimed range of 1,000km, which compares to 650km for the Mirai.


Honda Ohio plant produces 25m engines since 1985

13 October 2017

Honda's Anna, Ohio plant, the automaker's largest engine plant, celebrated the 25 millionth engine produced since the opening the factory in 1985.


just-auto Plus only Hankook Kinergy GT tyre selected for 2018 Accord

12 October 2017

Hankook Tyre has been selected to become the main OE supplier for the all-new, 10th-generation 2018 Honda Accord. Honda reimagined its flagship sedan with sportier proportions and sophisticated styling together with increased dynamic performance, premium-level...


just-auto Plus only New Honda Civic to feature Borbet CC wheels

6 October 2017

Who other than the Honda Civic convinces with the best space offer in its class deserves an equal winter companion. Therefore, the Borbet CC in the wheel size 7.0 x 16 inch with offset 40 including the German operating license (ABE) and in the colour...


just-auto Plus only Honda aims towards fuel cell/electrified vehicles

6 October 2017

On 8 October, Honda is joining the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day to raise awareness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing the nation's energy security. The date...


Honda to close Sayama manufacturing plant

4 October 2017

Honda plans to consolidate production at two of its Japanese plants into a single factory within the next five years as part of a strategy to accommodate the production of vehicles equipped with new technologies and electrification.


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales rise 21% in September 2017

4 October 2017

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 18,257 units in September 2017 against 15,034 units in the corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 21%.  The company has been...


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 Japan sales up 3.2% in August 2017

2 October 2017

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of August 2017. Worldwide Production Japan: August 2017 - 55,123 units; change - 5.6%; YTD 2017 - 519,403 units; change - 1.6% Outside...


US buyers shunning midsize sedans

26 September 2017

The midsize sedan is no longer the vehicle of choice for the American family, according to new analysis from Edmunds.


just-auto Plus only Honda Odyssey earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

22 September 2017

The redesigned Honda Odyssey maintains the minivan's good ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crashworthiness tests and is available with two things the previous version lacked — a high-performing automatic braking system and...


just-auto Plus only Honda India introduces enhanced BR-V

22 September 2017

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, introduced its enriched BR-V, featuring the Digipad – Honda’s revolutionary 17.7cm Advanced Touchscreen Audio Video Navigation (AVN) system. Along with the new infotainment...


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...


Honda America begins mass production of new Accord

19 September 2017

Honda of America (HAM) marked the start of volume production of the redesigned 2018 Accord (the first Honda model built in the US back in 1982) with an announcement of new spending and jobs at the factory in Ohio.


just-auto Plus only VW led L3Pilot research project launched in German

15 September 2017

A broadly based European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group is analysing the opportunities for using technologies to facilitate mobility in the future with the aim of achieving a breakthrough in the area of automated driving. The...


Shell to build hydrogen stations in US

14 September 2017

The California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) has awarded a grant of US$16,362,500 to Equilon Enterprises a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company for the introduction of seven hydrogen refuelling stations in Northern California.


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


just-auto Plus only American Honda SVP 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...


Honda to launch first hybrid SUV for Europe

5 September 2017

Honda Europe will unveil its CR-V Hybrid 'prototype' at the 2017 Frankfurt show next month, previewing its first electrified SUV for this region.


Honda agrees to settle Takata inflator litigation

4 September 2017

Honda has reached an agreement to resolve the economic loss claims in the Takata airbag inflator multidistrict class action litigation in the US.


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales surge 25% in August 2017

4 September 2017

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 17,365 units in August 2017 against 13,941 units in corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 25%. The company has been maintaining...


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 Japan Sales up 3.3% in July 2017

1 September 2017

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of July 2017. Worldwide Production Japan: July 2017 - 62,596 units; change - (-)6%; YTD 2017 - 464,280 units; change - 1.2% Outside of...


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls Honda/Acura vehicles

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...


Honda India plan to expand car plant approved

23 August 2017

India's Ministry of the Environment has approved plans for Honda to expand its Tapukara car plant in Rajasthan.


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 CR-V earns five ASEAN NCAP stars

18 August 2017

Beginning 2017, the New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) has introduced a new rating system to assess vehicle safety levels. The new system, is a single rating system, which consists of three assessments, Adult Occupant...


Court orders temporary halt to Takata lawsuits

17 August 2017

Automakers reportedly have won a temporary reprieve from lawsuits filed by victims of defective air bags made by bankrupt Takata that led to the largest ever auto safety recall and at least 18 deaths.


Honda Europe revises 1.6 diesel for Civic

16 August 2017

Honda Motor Europe has announced a comprehensively revised 120PS 1.6 litre i-DTEC diesel engine for its Civic range from March 2018, tested under new real world procedures.

Honda Group news

Tokyo show: Toyota to reveal 1,000km fuel cell car

18 October 2017

Toyota has revealed initial details of a hydrogen fuel cell concept which will make its motor sho...


Civic Type R leads export boom for Honda UK

16 October 2017

It's fast, high-priced and not exactly subtle in appearance. Honda is hoping that the Type R vers...


Honda Ohio plant produces 25m engines since 1985

13 October 2017

Honda's Anna, Ohio plant, the automaker's largest engine plant, celebrated the 25 million...


just-auto Plus only Hankook Kinergy GT tyre selected for 2018 Accord

12 October 2017

Hankook Tyre has been selected to become the main OE supplier for the all-new, 10th-generation 20...


ANALYSIS - How Honda is winning the war for B-SUVs

11 October 2017

If small crossovers and SUVs were bought for reasons of sensibility over all other factors, the H...


just-auto Plus only New Honda Civic to feature Borbet CC wheels

6 October 2017

Who other than the Honda Civic convinces with the best space offer in its class deserves an equal...



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