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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
It’s another CarBuzz debate! The debate between car nuts over front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive isn’t a very lively one. Most gearheads prefer RWD, end of story. Or is it? Does front-wheel drive offer some advantages that rear-wheel drive doesn’t? Or are we just talking to crazy. To find out we … read more