Summary of Honda Announcements and Exhibits at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

Summary of speech by Takahiro Hachigo, President and Representative Director Honda has strengths in producing a broad range of products including motorcycles, automobiles, power products and even business jets. And Honda has relationships with 28 million customers around the world, which we established through our products. Such strengths as a manufacturer and relationships with our customers are proof that Honda has been embodying its passion to "serve people worldwide with the joy of expanding... Read more

Honda Aircraft Company Expands HondaJet Sales to China, Hong Kong and Macau

Honda Aircraft Company recently announced that it has expanded sales of the HondaJet in Greater China with the appointment of Honsan General Aviation Co. Ltd., based in Guangzhou, as a HondaJet dealer in China, providing sales, service and support for the world’s most advanced light jet throughout China, Hong Kong and Macau. “The HondaJet has been received with tremendous interest in and around China and we have appointed Honsan General Aviation HondaJet as a dealer in the region. With its strong... Read more

Honda presents Power Manager smart energy system at Frankfurt

Fully-integrated energy transfer system manages energy between the grid, homes and electric vehicles Honda's first step in helping electric cars to contribute to the creation of smart power grids Pilot project in France to use Power Manager units to develop regional smart grid Honda presented its all-new Power Manager, a fully-integrated energy transfer system, at the recent 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The system is designed to incorporate electric vehicles into a smart power grid. It... Read more

Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe

Electrified technology will now feature in every new model launched by Honda in Europe Production version of Honda Urban EV Concept confirmed for 2019 CR-V Hybrid Prototype - Honda's first electrified SUV in Europe - launches 2018 Honda Power Manager energy transfer system undergoing European trials in Western France Motor Show debuts include Civic diesel, new-look Jazz and two advanced race cars Honda has confirmed that electrified technology will now feature in every new car model... Read more

HondaJet Customers embark on 80-Day World Tour

The HondaJet is taking part in a modern day spin on the classic Around the World in 80 Days when a pair of customers took it on a global tour which began on August 4. Honda Aircraft's customers Julian and Kim MacQueen are flying their HondaJet to up to 26 countries as part of the tour that they have entitled "Around the World in 80 Stays." As leaders in the hospitality industry, the MacQueens will use the tour, in part, for research related to their business, visiting hotels in various cultures.... Read more

Honda launches global Honda NSX GT3 Customer Racing Programme

Honda NSX GT3 race car available to customer teams globally from 2018 Body shell and engine to be built alongside the road-going production NSX in Ohio, USA JAS Motorsport to assemble cars and support racing programmes in Europe, Asia and South America Honda Performance Development (HPD) to coordinate North American racing M-TEC (Mugen) responsible for customer support in Japan (plus trackside support for engine in China) Honda, in conjunction with JAS Motorsport, Honda Performance... Read more

Honda in the USA pledges $1 Million to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to improve Mobility for all Children

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and Honda has just announced a $1 million gift from the automaker to establish the Honda Centre for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement designed to enhance pediatric mobility. The centre will become the first of its kind to provide not only comprehensive gait analysis, but also spine motion analysis, sports performance programs and injury prevention. In addition, it will become a leader in prosthetic and wheelchair development, completing... Read more

Honda Celebrates 25 Years of Type R and Fireblade at Goodwood Festival of Speed

25 years of Type R and Fireblade showcased at Festival of Speed Unique Type R hill climb led by British Touring Car Driver, Matt Neal 2017 Honda Civic Type R and Clarity Fuel Cell made UK debut Honda returned to the Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrating 25 years of its pioneering sports brands, Type R and Fireblade. In addition, the world’s most advanced Hydrogen vehicle, Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell, made its UK debut on the Goodwood hill climb. Honda’s historic display of Type... Read more

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Establish Joint Venture for Electric Vehicle Motors

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have announced the establishment of a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors for electric vehicles on the premises of Hitachi Automotive Systems in Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. As announced on February 7, 2017, the two companies have conducted discussions based on a Memorandum of Understanding signed on February 3, and entered into a joint venture agreement on March 24 to make more tangible... Read more

Honda Invests $124 Million for Advanced Wind Tunnel Facility in Ohio, USA

 Project will lead to advances in product development and enhanced testing for production and race vehicles New facility to be located at Transportation Research Centre (TRC) in Ohio Honda has just announced a new investment of $124 million to establish a multifunctional aero-acoustic wind tunnel facility to advance vehicle innovation and enhance the world-class testing facilities at the Transportation Research Centre (TRC), in East Liberty, Ohio. The groundbreaking is slated for the late... Read more