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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.


The US has a new best selling car, and 1 in 5 come from England

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 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


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 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 Honda India surpasses 30,000 new Amaze sales since launch

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 The 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 Israeli wheel innovator 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 2018-2019 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...


just-auto Plus only American Honda introduces 2019 Civic Sedan and 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...


Honda recalls more cars in China for 'cold-climate engine issue'

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...


just-auto Plus only Honda NA 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...


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...


GM and Honda to jointly develop next-gen batteries for EVs

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.


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.


just-auto Plus only American Honda recalls vehicles to replace airbag module assembly

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 production

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 Cars 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...


just-auto Plus only American Honda recalls Acura MDX/Honda Pilot/Honda 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 one million vehicles equipped with Honda Sensing suite

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 as Honda consolidates factories

4 April 2018

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

Honda news

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 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...


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 d...


Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models a...


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 result...



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