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Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.


2018 Monterey Week world debuts list

27 August 2018

Monterey Automotive Week 2018, including the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, took place over the final weekend of August and during several days leading up to it.


Honda now builds 19% of US' best selling car in UK

26 June 2018

Automotive trade between EU countries and the USA may soon enter a strange era. Should the Trump Administration levy duties on imports from the UK, the timing for Honda would be terrible: thanks in part to rising interest in the five-door hatchback made solely in England, the Civic has just become America's best selling car.


Interior design and technology – Honda CR-V

5 June 2018

When Honda launched its CR-V way back in the day (1997), its main rival was the Toyota RAV4. Fast forward two decades and the carmaker’s fourth generation model competes in a flooded market. Yet this practical, family-friendly car has become one of the most popular compact SUVs sold around the world. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside to see what makes it so appealing.

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


just-auto Plus only Honda sells 1.5m cars since launch in India

19 September 2018

Honda Cars India leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India announced reaching a significant milestone of achieving 1.5m satisfied customers in India. Honda entered the Indian car market with its premium sedan Honda City in year 1998 and the model has...


just-auto Plus only Acura recalls 2017-2018 NSX vehicles in the US

10 September 2018

Acura will voluntarily recall 967 model-year 2017-2018 NSX vehicles in the US to replace the left and right fuel tanks, free of charge. The NSX is equipped with two separate fuel tanks connected with a crossover pipe. In certain vehicles, the crossover pipe...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 1.5% in August 2018

6 September 2018

Honda Canada reported August sales of 18,623 Honda and Acura vehicles, up 1.5% from the previous year, setting an all-time record for August. The Honda Automobile Division reported August sales of 16,777 units sold, up 0.3% from the previous year, which also...


just-auto Plus only Acura 2019 ILX makes its debut ahead of launch

6 September 2018

Acura's gateway sport sedan, the refreshed and significantly upgraded 2019 ILX makes its debut, ahead of its October market launch. Continuing to capture the highest percentage of millennial buyers of any model in-segment, the 2019 ILX delivers a sportier...


just-auto Plus only Honda India sells 17,020 vehicles in August 2018

5 September 2018

Honda Cars India, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 17,020 units in August 2018. HCIL also exported a total of 601 units in August 2018. The company has been maintaining strong sales momentum in the...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales up 1.3% in August 2018

5 September 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported August sales of 147,903 vehicles. Honda Division sales were down 0.1% on sales of 132,831, with Honda cars down 14.9% on sales of 60,849, and trucks gained 17.1% on sales of 71,982 vehicles. Total Acura Division sales gained...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 9.9% in July 2018

31 August 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of July 2018. Worldwide Production Japan: July 2018 - 78,231 units; YoY change - 25.0%; YTD 2018 - 496,413 units; change- 6.9% Outside...


just-auto Plus only Acura NSX to make its debut at Monterey Car Week

24 August 2018

The 2019 Acura NSX will make its debut at Monterey Car Week featuring new design cues, exterior and interior colour combinations, and chassis upgrades that enhance vehicle dynamics. The 2019 Acura NSX will first be displayed at The Quail, A Motorsports...


just-auto Plus only Honda India surpasses 30,000 new Amaze sales

23 August 2018

Honda Cars India’s latest offering, the all new Amaze, has achieved instant success and has become HCIL’s best-selling new model ever. The car has recorded over 30,000 sales in the first three months of launch, which is the highest sales number...


Panasonic to supply portable EV batteries to Honda

22 August 2018

Japan's Panasonic Corporation has agreed to supply Honda Motor with lithium-ion batteries for forthcoming battery powered scooters and compact vehicles.


just-auto Plus only 2019 Honda Insight and Pilot earn IIHS Top award

22 August 2018

The 2019 Honda Insight, a small car, is one of two 2019 models from Honda to earn a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2019 Honda Pilot, a midsize SUV, also earns the Institute's top award. To qualify for...


just-auto Plus only Musashi inks partnership with SoftWheel

21 August 2018

SoftWheel is strengthening its position in the automotive sector through partnerships with leading Tier1 and Tier2 automotive players. The investment by and collaboration with Musashi Seimitsu, a global automotive Tier1 manufacturer, partly owned by Honda...


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces ratings for 2018-19 model minivans

16 August 2018

The Toyota Sienna stumbled, the Chrysler Pacifica turned in an acceptable performance and the Honda Odyssey finished strong in the Institute's passenger-side small overlap front crash test. The 2018–19 model minivans are the latest group to be put...


Honda revises HR-V model

15 August 2018

Honda has revealed details of the 2019 model year facelifted HR-V model, described as its most sophisticated subcompact SUV to date. The revised model features some changes to exterior styling, updates to the interior and adds a range of advanced technologies, including active noise cancellation.


just-auto Plus only American Honda introduces 2019 Civic Sedan & Coupe

14 August 2018

Building on the highly acclaimed 10th-generation Civic lineup and offering customers more of what they love about the model, the refreshed 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe include updated styling, a new Sport trim for both body styles and standard Honda...


just-auto Plus only New 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...


Honda recalls more cars in China

9 August 2018

Honda will recall 69,090 UR-V sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in China, market regulators were quoted as saying on Thursday, a result of a cold-climate engine problem that has already forced the recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles.


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...


Honda raises full-year profit forecast

31 July 2018

Honda has raised its profit outlook as stronger sales in the US have helped it post a gain of 11% in quarterly operating profit (fiscal first quarter ended 30 June) to 299.3 billion yen, beating analyst estimates.


just-auto Plus only Honda issues update on disruption by Mexico floods

31 July 2018

Due to the overflow of a river near Honda's auto plant in Celaya, Mexico, all auto and component production was suspended beginning 28 June. While the Honda transmission plant in Celaya resumed production on 9 July, expert teams have completed an...


Thailand gives Nissan and Honda hybrid incentives

26 July 2018

The Thai government this week formally agreed to incentivise two major investments in the country's automotive sector, worth a combined THB16.78bn (US$505m), after delays of almost a year.


Honda launching Clarity PHEV in Japan

19 July 2018

Honda Motor will begin sales of the Clarity PHEV, a new plug-in hybrid variant, on 20 July at dealerships in Japan.


Honda NA production disrupted by Mexico floods

16 July 2018

Due to the overflow of a river near Honda's auto plant in Celaya, Mexico, all auto and component production was suspended on 28 June. 


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 India sales surge 37.5% in May 2018

2 July 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, clocked monthly domestic sales of 17,602 602 units in June 2018 against 12,804 units in corresponding month last year, registering a strong growth of 37.5%. The recently launched all...


just-auto Plus only Honda America launches refreshed SUV line-up

29 June 2018

Honda will celebrate summer with the launch of significantly refreshed versions of its 8-passenger Pilot SUV and subcompact HR-V SUV, both featuring freshened styling, noteworthy powertrain refinements and major connected-car technology upgrades, including...


Honda goes solar at US SoCal plant

22 June 2018

Honda in the US says it has flipped the switch on a new solar energy system at the American Honda Motor Co., Inc. campus in Torrance, Calif., one of the largest solar arrays on a commercial building in Southern California.


GM and Honda to jointly develop next-gen batteries

8 June 2018

General Motors and Honda announced an agreement for new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies' plans for all electric vehicles.


Japanese collaborate on electric transmission R&D

6 June 2018

The Japanese automotive industry is pooling resources for the development of advanced powertrain technologies, according to the Nikkei Asian Review.

Honda Group news

just-auto Plus only Honda sells 1.5m cars since launch in India

19 September 2018

Honda Cars India leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India announced reaching a significant...


just-auto Plus only Acura recalls 2017-2018 NSX vehicles in the US

10 September 2018

Acura will voluntarily recall 967 model-year 2017-2018 NSX vehicles in the US to replace the left...


just-auto Plus only Hands-On Tech - Honda Civic

10 September 2018

This month in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series, we put the Honda HFT system to the test....


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 1.5% in August 2018

6 September 2018

Honda Canada reported August sales of 18,623 Honda and Acura vehicles, up 1.5% from the previous...


just-auto Plus only Acura 2019 ILX makes its debut ahead of launch

6 September 2018

Acura's gateway sport sedan, the refreshed and significantly upgraded 2019 ILX makes its debu...


just-auto Plus only Honda India sells 17,020 vehicles in August 2018

5 September 2018

Honda Cars India, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sa...



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