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ANALYSIS - Honda chases 15-minute EV recharging

27 November 2017

Concluding the series, and after earlier chapters on Acura future vehicles and Honda's plans for cars and SUVs, this final feature delves into what's likely to be coming for Honda pick-ups, MPVs/minivans, hybrids, PHEVs and electric models.


ANALYSIS - Future Honda SUVs and minivans

24 November 2017

In this third chapter of a series which looks at the current and future models of Honda Motor, it is the turn of crossovers and SUVs to be examined. This follows instalments on Acura and Honda cars.


ANALYSIS - Future Honda cars and architectures

22 November 2017

Having already explored what's ahead for Acura, the second chapter in a four-part series examining Honda's future models plans now turns to the company's next generation of Honda cars, crossovers and SUVs. The final two articles will cover MPVs/minivans, pick-ups and electrified models.


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.

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


Keihin gears up for electric power control systems

13 December 2017

Japanese supplier Keihin - a Honda affiliated company that specialises in fuel supply systems and engine parts - is planning a big product shift towards electric power control systems.


CES 2018 - Mercedes-Benz MBUX world debut

12 December 2017

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will host multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres. Fisker, Future Mobility Corporation, Honda, Hyundai, Rinspeed and now Mercedes-Benz have announced their debuts.


New company to boost Japan’s hydrogen initiative

12 December 2017

Eleven companies have inked a deal to form a new venture next year to develop Japanese hydrogen recharging stations (HRS) for fuel cell vehicles


Honda invests in 'revolutionary' driving simulator

7 December 2017

Honda says it will become the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt new driving simulator technology, based on a 'revolutionary' architecture called DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion).


Honda R&D/SenseTime enter joint R&D contract

7 December 2017

As part of its efforts to establish automated driving technologies to realise a collision-free society, Honda R&D, the R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor, has announced that it has signed a 5-year joint research and development contract with SenseTime Group Limited, a China-based IT company with strengths in the area of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.


just-auto Plus only Honda R&D invests in bi-directional charging tech

6 December 2017

Honda has invested in advanced bi-directional charging technology at its European R&D site in Offenbach, Germany, which is helping to balance demand and store energy more efficiently across the facility. The new charging system incorporates renewable...


just-auto Plus only Honda R&D Europe adopts new driving simulator tech

5 December 2017

Honda will become the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt new state-of-the-art driving simulator technology, based on a revolutionary architecture called DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion). Most driving simulators make use of motion technology derived from...


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 Honda Cars India sales surge 47% in November 2017

4 December 2017

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 11,819 units in November 2017 against 8,029 units in the corresponding month last year.  The company has registered a cumulative growth of...


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,...


Another round of five star Euro NCAP results

29 November 2017

Euro NCAP has published its latest safety ratings of eight new vehicles, four launched this year, and five star ratings dominate.


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 2.6% in October 2017

29 November 2017

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of October 2017. Worldwide production Japan: October 2017 - 72,366 units; change - (-)2.9%; YTD 2017 - 661,863 units; change -...


Hitachi to produce EV motors in China

21 November 2017

Hitachi Automotive Electric Motor Systems plans to produce drive motors for electric vehicles (EVs) in China's Guangdong province by 2020.


Honda China JVs recalling 255,000 cars

21 November 2017

Honda Motor joint venture companies in China will recall 254,650 Honda brand vehicles starting on 8 January, 2018, the automaker said.


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls 2011-2017 Odyssey vehicles

20 November 2017

Honda will initiate a voluntarily recall of approximately 800,000 previous generation Odyssey vehicles (model years 2011-2017) in the US to advise owners of the proper operation of the second row outboard seats and to repair the seats, for free, once an...


just-auto Plus only Honda presents new 2018 Accord 2.0T

20 November 2017

The all-new 2018 Honda Accord lineup gets even more powerful and engaging with the launch of the Accord 2.0T, powered by a new 2.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine offering the highest torque output ever for Accord. The Accord 2.0T goes on sale on 20 November with a...


Honda Swindon plant 'could not absorb 10% tariff'

9 November 2017

If UK exports to the EU move to WTO tariffs after leaving the EU, Honda's UK plant may be in jeopardy, according to a statement from the company in submission to a UK Parliamentary committee.


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 Honda Cars India sells 14,234 units in October 17

2 November 2017

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 14,234 units in October 2017 against 15,567 units in the corresponding month last year. The company has registered a cumulative growth of 17%...


Legal costs dampen Honda H1 operating profit

1 November 2017

Though sales were up, Honda Motor's first half operating profit was hit by legal costs, the automaker said on Wednesday (1 November).


Honda to expand hybrid range in Asia

31 October 2017

Honda Motor plans to expand its product range across south east Asia with the addition of new hybrid electric models, according to reports in the region.


just-auto Plus only Honda India sells 700,000 Honda City’s since 1998

31 October 2017

Honda Cars India leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India announced that its bestselling premium sedan Honda City has sold 700,000 units since its first introduction in the country in 1998. The car, now in its fourth-generation version, enjoys a huge...


just-auto Plus only American Honda selects CCC’s e-commerce solution

31 October 2017

CCC Information Services (CCC) announced that American Honda Motor has selected the CCC Parts technology as its collision parts e-commerce solution for the company and in support of their dealers in the US. In-market testing of CCC Parts with Honda and Acura...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 8.4% in September 2017

30 October 2017

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the first half of the current fiscal year (April 2017-March 2018) and the month of September 2017. Worldwide Production Japan: September 2017 -...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores two Chinese brands five star rating

30 October 2017

Two more Chinese brands have achieved the top rating from independent safety authority, ANCAP, with 5-stars awarded to the LDV T60 and Haval H2. The Honda CR-V also scores the top safety rating. “The LDV T60 dual cab enters the Australasian market...


2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW - world debuts

27 October 2017

The following cars and concepts were world premieres at the 2017 Tokyo motor show.


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 Group news

Keihin gears up for electric power control systems

13 December 2017

Japanese supplier Keihin - a Honda affiliated company that specialises in fuel supply systems and...


CES 2018 - Mercedes-Benz MBUX world debut

12 December 2017

The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will host multiple car, concept and automotive te...


New company to boost Japan’s hydrogen initiative

12 December 2017

Eleven companies have inked a deal to form a new venture next year to develop Japanese hydrogen r...


Honda invests in 'revolutionary' driving simulator

7 December 2017

Honda says it will become the world's first car manufacturer to adopt new driving simulator t...


Honda R&D/SenseTime enter joint R&D contract

7 December 2017

As part of its efforts to establish automated driving technologies to realise a collision-free so...


just-auto Plus only Honda R&D invests in bi-directional charging tech

6 December 2017

Honda has invested in advanced bi-directional charging technology at its European R&D site in...



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