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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?


ANALYSIS - Diesel and hybrid to come for new Honda Civic

24 April 2017

The 2SV series Civic currently being rolled out across European markets is a crucial car for Honda Motor Europe. The division saw its regional market share slump to just one per cent in Q1. The good news is that the tenth generation model is a big improvement on the outgoing 2HC.


Did CES trump Detroit for future vision?

9 January 2017

As the Detroit International Auto Show opens its doors this week you could argue that the year’s most significant industry event has already taken place around 1,700 miles south west - in Las Vegas.

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 Oils: Lubricants for the latest generation of 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 America begins mass production of new 2018 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 Germany

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 IAA 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 senior vice president 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 at Frankfurt

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 US 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 to replace airbag inflator

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 given go-ahead to expand Tapukara car plant

23 August 2017

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


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...


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.


Indonesian motor show: new policies and more MPVs

14 August 2017

The Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show kicked off on Thursday at the International Convention Centre in the BSD satellite city just outside Jakarta.


just-auto Plus only Honda America presents new 2018 HR-V

14 August 2017

With its stylish coupe-like design and SUV functionality, the versatile and segment-leading 2018 Honda HR-V begins arriving at Honda dealerships carrying a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting at US$19,570. The HR-V became America's...


Honda US sales dip 1.2% in July 2016

2 August 2017

American Honda Motor reported total July sales of 150,980 Honda and Acura vehicles, driven by the success of core models even as tight supplies of certain products contributed to a slight decrease of 1.2% vs. July 2016.


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India sales rise 22% in July 2017

2 August 2017

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 17,085 units in July 2017 against 14,033 units in corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 22%. The company has been maintaining...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada dealers to add electric charging stations

1 August 2017

Honda announced that 152 dealerships across Canada – nearly two thirds of the dealer network- have committed to installing two level 2 electric chargers on-site by the end of the 2017. “The investment by our dealer network is an indication of...


just-auto Plus only Honda Motor Q1 2017 profit up 0.9% to JPY269.2bn

1 August 2017

Honda Motor announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended 30 June 2017. Consolidated operating profit for the fiscal first quarter (1 April 2017 through 30 June 2017) amounted to JPY269.2bn (US$2.438bn), an increase of 0.9%...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada recalls CR-V vehicles to replace fuel feed pipes

1 August 2017

Honda has voluntarily recalled approximately 4,000 2017 model-year CR-V vehicles in Canada to replace their fuel feed pipes, free of charge. Many of these vehicles were not yet sold at the time of the recall. Honda has not received any reports of crashes,...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sells 61,090 units in June 2017

28 July 2017

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of June 2017 and the first half of the calendar year (January – June 2017). Worldwide Production Japan: June 2017 - 71,094 units; vs....


Honda opens new R&D/test centre in Thailand

26 July 2017

Honda Motor began operating its new regional R&D and testing centre last week in the Rojana Industrial Park in Thailand’s PrachinBuri province.


just-auto Plus only Honda Philippines issues safety recall for Accord 2.4/3.5 variants

25 July 2017

Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) calls for the voluntary safety recall campaign of select Accord 2.4 and 3.5 variants under year model 2013-2014 sold in the Philippines from January 2014 – March 2017 due to a battery sensor failure. Finding shows that...


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls CR-V vehicles to replace airbag inflator kits

18 July 2017

Honda 629 CR-V vehicles affected in the US. Replacement airbag inflator kits with the wrong wire harnesses may have been installed in affected vehicles. Passenger front airbag inflator will be inspected and, if an incorrect wire harness is found, the airbag...


just-auto Plus only Honda presents 2018 Accord

17 July 2017

Honda on 14 July 2017 showcased a new direction for America's retail best-selling midsize sedan with the world debut of a more stylish, sporty and premium 2018 Honda Accord that launches this fall. The 10th-generation Accord is new from the ground up...


just-auto Plus only Honda US recalls 2013-2016 Accord vehicles

14 July 2017

Honda will voluntarily recall approximately 1.15m Accord vehicles from the 2013-2016 model-years in the US to replace the 12-volt battery sensor, free of charge. Honda has received four reports of engine compartment fires in the US related to this issue, all...


just-auto Plus only Honda US to recall Odyssey vehicles to inspect and replace seatbelts

10 July 2017

Honda will voluntarily recall approximately 3,900 Odyssey vehicles from the 2018 model year in the US to inspect and, if needed, replace the third row centre seatbelt, free of charge. Third row seatbelts use different seatbelt tongues for the outer seating...


just-auto Plus only Honda offers 4G LTE in-vehicle Wi-Fi in 2018 Odyssey

10 July 2017

The all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey fulfills its mission to keep everyone in the family happy, in part by being the first minivan to offer 4G LTE in-vehicle Wi-Fi to support streaming video, music and more. Owners of the 2018 Odyssey Elite and Touring trims in the...

Honda news

Honda America begins mass production of new 2018 Accord

19 September 2017

Honda of America (HAM) marked the start of volume production of the redesigned 2018 Accord (the f...


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

15 September 2017

A broadly based European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group is anal...


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 Equi...


2017 Frankfurt IAA motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important producti...


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...


just-auto Plus only American Honda senior vice president sales to retire

11 September 2017

American Honda on 8 September 2017, announced that Jeff Conrad will retire effective 1 December 2...



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