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2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.


Hands-On Tech - Honda Civic

8 October 2018

This month in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series*, we put the Honda HFT system to the test. Taking you through the top-spec connectivity features offered by manufacturers in detail, this HOT report series looks to benchmark the connectivity functionality of each manufacturer based on various test criteria. Honda concede that in-car connectivity hasn’t been its focus, and while some features hit the mark, others miss it by a good mile. 


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.

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 collaborates 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 plant begins 2019 Honda Passport SUV 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 to invest in venture capital firms 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 mass 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 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...


just-auto Plus only Honda Motor sales revenue up 5% to JPY7,865.8bn 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 Motor and SoundHound to develop voice-enabled AI assistant

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 in five months

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 with Marysville

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...


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...


just-auto Plus only American Honda sales down 7% in September 2018

3 October 2018

American Honda light trucks set multiple sales records in September. One of the standouts was the 2019 Acura RDX, setting its fourth consecutive record and jumping 54% while helping the Acura brand to a solid increase for the month. Honda trucks continued...


just-auto Plus only Honda Japan sales up 8% in August 2018

27 September 2018

Honda Motor announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of August 2018. Worldwide Production Japan: August 2018 - 58,165 units; change 5.5%; YTD 2018 - 554,578 units; change 6.8% Outside of Japan:...


just-auto Plus only Honda sells 1.5m cars since launch in India

19 September 2018

Honda Cars India leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India announced reaching a significant milestone of achieving 1.5m satisfied customers in India. Honda entered the Indian car market with its premium sedan Honda City in year 1998 and the model has...


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...

Honda news

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

7 December 2018

Scientists from Honda Research Institute have collaborated with researchers at California Institu...


just-auto Plus only Honda Alabama plant begins 2019 Honda Passport SUV production

7 December 2018

More than 1,500 associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama celebrated the start of mass product...


just-auto Plus only Honda Innovations to invest in venture capital firms to promote start-ups

6 December 2018

Honda Innovations, the Silicon Valley arm of Honda R&D, aims to foster early-stage start-up e...


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 de...


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

3 December 2018

Nidec-Shimpo Corporation is collaborating with Honda Motor ("Honda") in a joint effort...


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...



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