Honda Australia forecasts massive 2017 growth

August 25, 2016 0

Honda Australia has forecast huge growth in 2017 on the back of the new Civic sedan and hatch line-up, and the much improved next-generation CR-V medium SUV.
The company’s local director Stephen Collins this week stated his aim to achieve 50,000 sales next year, around 20 per cent more than is expected … read more

Could Honda go back to the future?

August 25, 2016 0

Honda Australia says it and a number of other “advanced” markets around the globe are pushing for the development of a greater array of sporty cars, potentially even a revival of iconic coupes such as the Prelude and Integra.
Why is this of note? While there’s nothing locked away in the immediate … read more

Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch transmission – report

August 25, 2016 0

Honda has reportedly filed a patent in Japan for an 11-speed triple-clutch transmission.
According to AutoGuide, which initially found the patent, the filing was made by Honda on May 27, 2016. In a translation of the patent application Honda claims that the third clutch will reduce torque loss.
The … read more

Hyundai: Santa Cruz pickup “almost ready”

August 25, 2016 0

Hyundai has confirmed that it’s moving forward with the development of a mid-size pickup truck.
“We have made the decision, we have not made the announcement,” revealed Dave Zuchowski, the president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, in an interview with Motor Trend.
The truck was previewed by the Santa … read more

Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch transmission

August 25, 2016 0

A patent application recently filed in Japan suggests Honda could introduce the auto industry’s first-ever 11-speed automatic transmission.
Spotted by AutoGuide, the application explains the 11-speed transmission is essentially an evolution of a dual-clutch automatic transmission that uses a third clutch … read more

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