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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.


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


Interior design and technology – Honda HR-V

18 December 2017

The second-generation Honda HR-V is designed to appeal to young singles and pre-family couples. Its rivals include the popular yet quirky Nissan Juke and Kia Soul. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we shine a light on this subcompact SUV to see what’s new.


ANALYSIS - Future Honda electric models and platforms

27 November 2017

Concluding the series, and after earlier chapters on Acura future vehicles and Honda's plans for cars and SUVs, this final feature delves into what's likely to be coming for Honda pick-ups, MPVs/minivans, hybrids, PHEVs and electric models.

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 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.


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 appointments

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 - Global debuts list

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.


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 one 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...


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


Honda US builds its 25 millionth car

2 March 2018

Honda has built its 25 millionth car in the US, a 2018 Accord from the Marysville assembly plant in Ohio.


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales drop 5% in February 2018

2 March 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported February sales of 115,557 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 5% versus February 2017. Honda Division sales were down 5.6% on sales of 104,588, with Honda cars down 6.9% on sales of 50,646, and trucks down 4.4% on sales...


just-auto Plus only Honda Philippines recalls Takata airbag cars

26 February 2018

Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI)announces that it will voluntarily replace Takata passenger front airbag inflators of 10,461 vehicles of 2013 model of City, Jazz and Pilot sold in the Philippines from 2012 to 2015 as part of Honda’s precautionary global...


just-auto Plus only Honda Cars India appoints new president an CEO

23 February 2018

Honda Motor has appointed Gaku Nakanishi as the new president an CEO of Honda Cars India and he will take charge from 1 April 2018, consequent to the management changes announced annually by Honda Motor. Mr Nakanishi will take over from Yoichiro Ueno, who...


China recalls for Honda, Mercedes and Peugeot-Citroen

16 February 2018

Honda Motor announced a major recall in China, thought to eventually involve around 350,000 vehicles, following a flood of customer complaints over the last month concerning cold climate engine issues.


just-auto Plus only Honda US to recall Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles

12 February 2018

Honda will voluntarily recall 471 model-year 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles in the US to update the Fuel Cell Electronic Control Unit (ECU) software, free of charge. In the US, the Clarity Fuel Cell is currently exclusively available for lease in California,...


Honda India wants market share boost

8 February 2018

Faced with falling market share, Honda's Indian unit plans a doubling of its slice of the pie within a few years.


2018 New Delhi Auto Expo - world debuts

8 February 2018

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at the 2018 New Delhi Auto Expo.


just-auto Plus only Honda India unveils three new models at Auto Expo 2018

7 February 2018

Honda Cars India (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India unveiled the Next Generation Honda Amaze at the Auto Expo 2018 in presence of Takahiro Hachigo, president and representative director, Honda Motor. This is the World Premiere of the 2nd...


just-auto Plus only Honda Canada sales up 29% in January 2018

5 February 2018

Honda Canada reported total January sales of 13,105 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 29% over last year and a new record for the month. The Honda Automobile Division reported January sales of 12,007 units, up 32% over last year, also posting record...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales drops 1.7% in January 2018

2 February 2018

American Honda Motor (AHM) reported January sales of 104,542 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 1.7% versus January 2017. Honda Division sales were down 1.6% on sales of 95,634, with Honda cars narrowly down 1.3% on sales of 45,224, and inventory...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales down 2.6% in December 2017

30 January 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the calendar year 2017 as well as for the month of December 2017. Worldwide Production Japan: CY 2017 - 817,500 units; change - (-)0.3%; December...


Takata airbag recalls continue into 2018

24 January 2018

As Key Safety Systems' (KSS) purchase of much of Takata progresses, automakers continue to announce recalls of the supplier's airbags. The latest just this month include Ford, Mazda, Honda's and Toyota's US units and Honda Cars India.


Honda UK adds new engines for Civic and Jazz

24 January 2018

Honda UK has added a diesel engine to its locally built Civic hatchback model line and a new petrol option for the updated Japanese made Jazz [Fit].

Honda news

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 lubrican...


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...


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....


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$6...


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press...


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 domes...



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