Honda plans “UR-V” crossover for China

March 28, 2016 0

A trademark filing in China appears to have revealed the name of Honda‘s new flagship crossover in the Chinese market: UR-V. Teased in the form of the Honda Concept D that was revealed last year at the Shanghai Motor Show last year, the UR-V is a mid-sized crossover that will slot above the CR-V. Honda … read more

Honda’s China flagship SUV to be called UR-V?

March 28, 2016 0

It was last year at Auto Shanghai where Honda unveiled the Concept D and judging by a trademark filling in China it seems the production version will be named “UR-V.” It will act as Honda’s flagship SUV in China where the model will be exclusively sold starting with the fourth quarter of the year. … read more

Fixing Honda and what more Abe can do

March 21, 2016 0

TOKYO (Bloomberg) — Nine months into his tenure atop Honda Motor Co., CEO Takahiro Hachigo has plans in place to put product recalls and quality issues behind the automaker.
After taking stock of what ailed Japan’s third-largest auto manufacturer, assembling a new management team and making organizational … read more

Honda Launches Documentary Series, First Star Is The N600

March 21, 2016 0

Honda fans, rejoice: the Japanese car manufacturer has a special new online documentary series in order to celebrate its automotive heritage and history in the United States. The company has been Stateside for the better part of the last 50 years (47 actually), introducing the “kei car” concept … read more

Buying guide: the original Honda NSX

March 15, 2016 0

History A car designed to rival not just the all-conquering Porsche 911, but contemporary Ferraris too, the NSX was the most exciting vehicle to leave the Honda factory in years. A manufacturer best known for its reliable-but-dull family cars, Honda set the tongues in the motoring world wagging when … read more

2016 Honda NSX review

March 14, 2016 0

It has been so long since Honda had an out-and-out sports car in its line-up that you might barely remember what the original Honda NSX was meant to do. The two-seat, mid-engined supercar aimed to compete with the contemporary mid-engined Ferrari, but at a much cheaper price. It did so until it disappeared … read more

First drive: 2017 Acura NSX [Review]

March 14, 2016 0

For nearly a decade the promise of a second-generation Acura NSX has been dangling in front of the automotive world like a juicy carrot hanging from a stick in front of a hungry mule. And just like that mule, we never could quite get to the prize at the end of the rope.
Acura started development of … read more

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Honda: Laser cutting saves time, money

March 14, 2016 0

Company considers expanding use of new method beyond Japan plant Company considers expanding use of new method beyond Japan plant TOKYO — Honda Motor Co. is rolling out a new laser cutting method for body panel parts that is more flexible than traditional stamping, enabling the Japanese carmaker to … read more

Honda begins sales of Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen-powered sedan

March 13, 2016 0

Honda has commenced sales of its new Clarity Fuel Cell, a hydrogen-powered 5-passenger sedan, and its co-developed external power output device, the Power Exporter 9000. Billed as the world’s first 5-passenger hydrogen fuel-cell sedan, the first sales of the Clarity went to government and businesses … read more

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