Honda reaches One Million Vehicles with the Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies on U.S. roads

Honda Sensing will be standard on all 2022 model-year vehicles HLDI study for Honda Sensing equipped vehicles indicates collision claim severity is down $379, an 11% reduction in claim rates for damage to other vehicles or other property, and a 28% reduction in claim rates for injuries to people in other vehicles or others on the road Honda Sensing application more than doubled last year vs. 2016 Honda Sensing applied on 69% of 2018 model-year vehicles Honda plans to achieve 95% automatic... Read more

Former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button leads Honda’s Civic Type R Time Attack 2018

Honda is aiming to reinforce the class leading status of the award-winning Civic Type R by using a squad of racing stars to set new lap time benchmarks at iconic European racetracks. Although the complete driver line-up is still to be finalised, Honda has confirmed that former Formula 1 World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver Jenson Button (UK) will take part in the challenge. WTCR drivers Tiago Monteiro (Portugal), Esteban Guerrieri (Argentina) and NSX Super GT star Bertrand Baguette (Belgium)... Read more

Honda unveils the all-new CR-V at the Geneva Motor Show

Honda revealed the European production version of the all-new CR-V at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The new generation of the world’s best-selling SUV raises the bar in terms of interior quality, refinement and spaciousness – including, for the first time, the option of seven seats on petrol models. The chassis is also the most sophisticated ever created for a CR-V, and ensures the car delivers an engaging driving experience with exemplary ride comfort, as well as genuine off-road capability. Evolutionary... Read more

NEW HONDA JAZZ SPORT – Fast forward!

Brand new model adds zest to the popular Honda Jazz range Links unique, sporty styling cues to significant dynamic enhancements All-new, Sport-specific engine employs Earth Dreams technology Specially adapted CVT with shift paddles ensures enhanced driveability Updated and upgraded interior with Type R-inspired detailing Extended list of standard features confirms the Jazz Sport’s flagship status The highly popular and versatile Honda Jazz range is being augmented with an exciting... Read more

Honda receives honours at CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards

Honda Motor Southern Africa received accolades at the annual CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards, 2018. The Honda BR-V, a versatile and stylish 7seater was for the second year in a row, awarded first place in its category of Small SUV/Crossover whilst Honda's Urban and Sports EV Concept car won in the Design of the Year (concept car) category. CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards is a respected motoring media brand awards held each year to recognise the best vehicles in 12 key South African Market categories.... Read more

NEW HONDA CIVIC TYPE R – Raising the high-performance hatchback bar

All-new Honda Civic Type R sets high-performance hatch benchmark Lightweight, ultra-rigid platform further enhances handling and refinement Aggressive styling a direct expression of efficient aerodynamics Six-speed manual transmission now features rev-matching technology Racy interior offers spacious seating and Type R-specific features Class-leading balance between ride comfort and engaging handling OVERVIEW The all-new, latest-generation Honda Civic Type R raises the bar in the... Read more

The CAR Magazine UK Top 10: best Honda Type R cars (By Colin Overland – Carmagazine.co.uk)

Honda's Type R brand has become shorthand for fast, front-drive hot hatch fun - we pick out its biggest icons. 1998 Integra Type R DC2 The first Type R in the UK; Japan got it three years earlier, with different lights. Its 1.8-litre VTEC engine found 30bhp on top of the donor Civic VTi's 167. It used all Honda's weight-skimming tricks, but gained huge brakes, extra bracing, a limited-slip diff, red seats and a titanium gearlever. Just great. 2001 Civic Type R EP3 A huge hit... Read more

All-New Honda Insight Prototype redefines segment while expanding Honda’s Electrified Vehicle Lineup

All-new 2019 Honda Insight will offer universally appealing styling in a roomy five passenger sedan with fuel efficiency competitive with the best in the segment Powered by Honda’s innovative, industry-leading two-motor hybrid powertrain Insight nameplate returns as the next phase in the Honda Electrification Initiative The all-new Honda Insight Prototype made its world debut on Jan. 15 at the North American International Auto Show, giving consumers a first glimpse of the latest model in... Read more

Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator for future R&D activities

Revolutionary simulator will be housed at Honda technical centre in Germany Driver-in-Motion experience is as close as currently possible to real driving New simulator will support Honda R&D Europe with next-generation vehicle development and testing Hardware uses innovative nine-degrees-of-freedom platform Honda will become the world's first car manufacturer to adopt new state-of-the-art driving simulator technology, based on a revolutionary architecture called DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion). Most... Read more

Honda installs new Bi-directional Charging Technology at European R&D Centre

Honda installs new Bi-directional Charging Technology at European R&D Centre Energy can be drawn from and returned to the grid with new hardware New charging station is another step towards a zero-emission society Project is collaboration between Honda, EVTEC and The Mobility House Installation tests the integration of electric vehicle batteries and renewable energy sources Honda has invested in advanced bi-directional charging technology at its European R&D site in Offenbach,... Read more