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Brands related to this company: Acura, Honda

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2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Honda and Everus future models and platforms

18 December 2018

The recent spotlight on the future models plans of Acura now shifts to the namesake brand of the luxury division's parent: Honda. There is also a look at Everus, the new electric vehicles brand for China.


Future models analysis - Acura

17 December 2018

A new two-part series looking at the future model plans of Honda Motor Company begins with a sneak-peak at what the firm is said to be planning for its luxury division into the 2020s.


Can 2HX CR-V give Honda Europe the boost it needs?

13 December 2018

What Honda claims is 'the world's best selling SUV' is newly available in European countries, some two years since the 2HX series model went on sale in the USA. Major changes over the former 2WS include the option of a seven-seat layout, the deletion of the diesel engine and the choice of turbocharged petrol powertrains, one of which is a hybrid.

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


Honda UK plant plans 6-day Brexit shutdown

11 January 2019

Honda's Swindon plant in the UK will shut down for six days in April as part of the company's Brexit planning measures.


CES - Honda claims firsts for Dream Drive cockpit

9 January 2019

Honda has showed off Dream Drive, a prototype of what is says is the auto industry's "first integrated driver and passenger infotainment, commerce, services and rewards dashboards within the vehicle environment", at CES 2019.


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 3.9% in December 2018

4 January 2019

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported December 2018 sales of 155,115 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 3.9% versus December 2017 Honda sales highlights Honda finished 2018 on a strong note with both cars and trucks gaining in December, overcoming...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales up 4% in December 2018

2 January 2019

Honda Cars India, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered a growth of 4% with monthly domestic sales of 13,139 units in December 2018 against 12,642 units in the corresponding month in 2017.   HCIL also exported a total of 315 units...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 5.7% in November2018

27 December 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of November 2018. Worldwide Production Japan: November 2018 - 86,283 units; change - 9.4%; YTD 2018 - 809,427 units; change - 9.3% Outside of...


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

20 December 2018

The 2019 Acura RDX has earned the highest possible award and safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2019 RDX qualified for Top Safety Pick+ thanks to a top rating of "Good" in all crashworthiness tests, standard...


just-auto Plus only Honda 2018-19 models feature highest safety rating

18 December 2018

Honda's model year 2018-2019 car and light-truck line-up features vehicles with the highest available safety ratings issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Every tested...


just-auto Plus only Honda collaborate to develop new battery chemistry

7 December 2018

Scientists from Honda Research Institute have collaborated with researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to develop a new battery chemistry that enables the use of materials with higher energy density...


just-auto Plus only Honda Alabama begins Honda Passport production

7 December 2018

More than 1,500 associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama celebrated the start of mass production of the all-new 2019 Honda Passport SUV. Going on sale early next year, Passport is produced exclusively at HMA and will play an important role in Honda's...


just-auto Plus only Honda Innovations invests to promote start-ups

6 December 2018

Honda Innovations, the Silicon Valley arm of Honda R&D, aims to foster early-stage start-up ecosystems globally with four venture capital (VC) partnerships. These VC partnerships enhance Honda Xcelerator's tools – direct co-development and...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales down 9.5% in November 2018

4 December 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported November 2018 sales of 120,534 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 9.5% versus November 2017 Honda sales highlights Honda sedans drew strength in November from notably improved Accord sales while electrified vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Nidec to produce Honda Omni Traction Drive System

3 December 2018

Nidec-Shimpo Corporation is collaborating with Honda Motor ("Honda") in a joint effort to mass-produce an omni-directional driving wheel system, the "Honda Omni Traction Drive System" (the "system") developed by Honda. The product...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales up 10% in November 2018

3 December 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered a growth of 10% with monthly domestic sales of 13,006 units in November 2018 against 11,819 units in the corresponding month last year. HCIL also exported a total of 543...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 8.9% in October 2018

29 November 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of October 2018. Worldwide Production Japan: October 2018 - 88,818 units; change - 22.7%; YTD 2018 - 723,144 units; change -...


just-auto Plus only ASEAN NCAP scores fifth-gen Honda CR-V five stars

19 November 2018

Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, announced that the Honda CR-V received two distinguished safety-related awards at the ASEAN NCAP (ASEAN New Car Assessment Program) Grand Prix Awards 2018, which took...


just-auto Plus only Acura RDX sets new annual sales record in the US

15 November 2018

The Acura RDX continues its quest to conquer luxury's largest segment, topping its previous annual sales record with more than six weeks remaining in 2018. Since the launch of the fully redesigned 2019 model in June, RDX has posted five consecutive monthly...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales drop 4.1% in October 2018

2 November 2018

American Honda trucks and electrified vehicles spark strong October sales. Acura RDX records best October and second-best single month in history, jumping 75%. Honda Sales Highlights The Honda brand enjoyed its 4th best October sales month of all time as...


Weaker yen lifts Honda outlook

30 October 2018

Honda has raised its operating profit forecast for the current fiscal year by 80bn yen to 790bn yen as the company benefits from more favourable currency movements and higher sales of motorcycles in Asia.


just-auto Plus only Honda Motor sales revenue up 5% in H1 2018

30 October 2018

Honda Motor announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal first half ended 30 September 2018. Consolidated sales revenue for the fiscal first half (1 April 2018 through 30 September 2018) amounted to JPY7,865.8bn (US$69.68bn), an increase of...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales down 6.5% in September 2018

29 October 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the first half of the current fiscal year (April 2018-March 2019) and the month of September 2018. Worldwide Production Japan: September 2018 -...


just-auto Plus only Honda America presents new 2019 Honda Civic Si

26 October 2018

The 2019 Honda Civic Si Sedan and Coupe begin arriving at dealerships sporting a range of interior improvements, new exterior colours and an updated display audio system with a new interface that includes a volume knob and physical buttons for key functions,...


just-auto Plus only Honda and SoundHound to develop voice-enabled AI

25 October 2018

SoundHound, the leading innovator in voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Honda Motor to accelerate the development of voice-enabled AI assistant. SoundHound’s Houndify voice and...


just-auto Plus only Honda India surpasses 50,000 new Amaze sales

23 October 2018

Honda Cars India, leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced that its all-new Amaze has crossed 50,000 vehicle sales mark in just 5 months since its launch in mid-May 2018. The all new Amaze has been a hugely successful launch of 2018 and is...


just-auto Plus only Honda Indiana plant completes 10 successful years

10 October 2018

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana marked its tenth anniversary of automobile production at its plant in Greensburg, Indiana during a celebration with state and local government officials joining the celebration with Honda associates. Honda began production in...


just-auto Plus only Honda India introduces CR-V next-gen SUV

10 October 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, launched its luxurious Fifth generation all new Honda CR-V in the Indian market. This is the first time Honda CR-V is introduced with a diesel engine option in India and the all new...


Honda develops smart intersection technology

5 October 2018

Just as Volkswagen is working with its home town of Wolfsburg on V2X technology, so Honda has been demonstrating its Smart Intersection technology for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication designed to reduce traffic collisions at roadway intersections, in Marysville, Ohio, home to its first US assembly plants.


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales down 4.8% in September 2018

4 October 2018

Honda Canada reported September sales of 17,303 Honda and Acura vehicles, down 4.8% from the previous year. The Honda Automobile Division reported September sales of 15,450 units sold, down 4.3% from the previous year. Acura Division reported September sales...


Honda joins GM and Cruise on AVs

3 October 2018

Cruise and General Motors said they had joined forces with Honda to pursue the shared goal of transforming mobility through the large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicle technology.


just-auto Plus only US NCAP scores 2019 Honda Insight five star rating

3 October 2018

Receiving top ratings in all evaluated categories, the 2019 Honda Insight has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top available safety rating in the US government's New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Firmly establishing its leadership in third...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales up 3.5% H1 of FY 2018-2019

3 October 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered a cumulative growth of 3.5% during H1 of FY 2018-19 selling 94,419 units during April - September 2018. HCIL had posted sales of 91,269 units in the corresponding period in...

Honda Group news

2019 CES world debuts list

11 January 2019

OEMs, tech companies and suppliers announced multiple vehicle and technology world premieres at t...


Honda UK plant plans 6-day Brexit shutdown

11 January 2019

Honda's Swindon plant in the UK will shut down for six days in April as part of the company&#...


CES - Honda claims firsts for Dream Drive cockpit

9 January 2019

Honda has showed off Dream Drive, a prototype of what is says is the auto industry's "first integ...


just-auto Plus only Honda US sales up 3.9% in December 2018

4 January 2019

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported December 2018 sales of 155,115 Honda and Acura vehicles, an i...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales up 4% in December 2018

2 January 2019

Honda Cars India, leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered a growth of 4% with...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 5.7% in November2018

27 December 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export result...



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