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Chengdu motor show world debuts list - a preview

20 July 2018

Every year the Chengdu motor show seems to grow in importance. The 2018 event is no exception. Below is an initial list of vehicle world premieres, with many more to be added during the coming weeks.


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.


How a new engine transforms the Honda Jazz

15 May 2018

The Jazz has always had a reputation for being the car for people who aren't interested in cars. The styling was always vanilla, the engines strong on economy but less than overflowing with power, ownership hassle-free and cheap, resale values strong. Now, Honda wants to keep the strengths, but spice things up. Enter the Jazz 1.5 i-VTEC Sport.

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 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.


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...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales surge 41% in May 2018

4 June 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 15,864 units in May 2018 against 11,278 units in corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 41%. This growth was led by all new Honda...


Honda recalls CR-V in China over engine lubricant

21 May 2018

Dongfeng Honda Automobile is set to recall 130,455 vehicles to replace parts affected by lubricant issues which may cause safety hazards and damage the engine.


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 vehicles

16 May 2018

American Honda will voluntarily recall 492 Honda vehicles to inspect and, if needed, replace the passenger front airbag module assembly, for free. While performing recall replacements of Takata passenger airbag inflators, dealer technicians at several US...


Honda Indiana plant begins Insight hybrid output

15 May 2018

Honda has started mass production of its new 2019 Insight hybrid in Indiana, also announcing US$61.5m in new capital investment in Indiana and Ohio for production of this latest electrified vehicle.


just-auto Plus only Honda India sells 9,143 vehicles in April 2018

3 May 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India registered monthly domestic sales of 9,143 units in April 2018. HCIL will launch the second generation all new Amaze in May 2018. Mr Goel, SVP and director, Sales and Marketing, Honda...


Honda reports profit surge

27 April 2018

Honda has reported a 12% increase in its January-March quarter profit thanks to growing sales and in spite of adverse currency effects.


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls Acura/Pilot/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 sells 1m Honda Sensing equipped vehicles

11 April 2018

Marking a major milestone in its history of safety leadership and innovation, Honda announced US sales of vehicles equipped with the Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies has reached the one-million mark. Honda also will have...


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...


VW to add SUV to Brazil roster

4 April 2018

Volkswagen plans to produce an SUV in Brazil, a media report said.


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales up 8% in FY 2017-18

3 April 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, registered annual domestic sales of 170,026 units during FY17-18, recording over 8% growth over last financial year.The company had sold 157,313 units during FY16-17.  HCIL...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India announces top management changes

3 April 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, announced that Gaku Nakanishi assumed the office of president and CEO. The company has also appointed two new directors to spearhead the company’s Sales and Marketing...


NEW YORK AUTO SHOW - world premieres

29 March 2018

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


Honda to build hybrid cars in Thailand

29 March 2018

Honda Motor plans to build hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) in Thailand as part of a THB5bn (US$160bn) combined investment with its key parts suppliers.


just-auto Plus only New 2019 Acura MDX makes its debut

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...


Honda slows US Accord output

28 March 2018

This is not good for a completely redesigned model introduced for 2018.


US made vehicles a niche market in South Korea

28 March 2018

Under revised trade rules agreed earlier this week, US automakers will be able to bring into South Korea 50,000 vehicles per automaker per year that meet US safety standards, not necessarily Korean standards, up from 25,000 vehicles previously.


just-auto Plus only Honda India surpasses 50,000 WR-V sales in a year

27 March 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India announced that its premium Sporty Lifestyle Vehicle Honda WR-V has crossed 50,000 cumulative sales milestone in India in one year since its launch. Launched in March 2017, the Honda WR-V...


just-auto Plus only Bridgestone announces senior management changes

9 March 2018

Bridgestone Corporation announced the following changes in corporate officers. Changing positions and responsibilities of corporate officers (Effective 16 April 2018) Nobuyuki Tamura New post: vice president and officer Public Relations and Brand...

Honda Group news

Chengdu motor show world debuts list - a preview

20 July 2018

Every year the Chengdu motor show seems to grow in importance. The 2018 event is no exception. Be...


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 dea...


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...


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 India sales surge 37.5% in May 2018

2 July 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, clocked monthly domesti...



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