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

Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019 Honda has revealed an all-new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept car is built on a completely new platform, and sets the direction for the technology and design that will appear on a future battery electric Honda production model. The... Read more

Honda unveils CR-V Hybrid Prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda hybrid technology to be available in an SUV bodystyle for the first time in Europe Hybrid Prototype's styling retains the familiar silhouette of the world's best-selling SUV, previewing the European specification of the all-new CR-V Intelligent Multi Mode Drive (i-MMD) hybrid system comprises 2.0 litre i-VTEC petrol engine and two electric motors for seamless feeling of power and torque Hybrid system part of two-option powertrain range alongside a 1.5 litre VTEC TURBO petrol engine Honda... Read more

2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda’s Electric Vision gathers pace

Honda unveils next steps on path towards Electric Vision at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show World premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept - Honda's first EV for Europe CR-V Hybrid Prototype previewed European version of best-selling SUV Honda used the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal the next steps in its plan for electrification of its European car range. The focus for the brand at Frankfurt was the world premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept, setting the direction for a future production... Read more

The recently upgraded 2017 Honda Ballade proving ever popular with Customers

  Fresh look has boosted appeal Daytime running lights now standard across the range Upgraded interior finishes and detail improvements Higher spec for Executive models These changes were all designed to add further appeal to the successful Ballade model range. Aesthetically, the 2017 Ballade benefited from redesigned front and rear bumpers, a revised grille, and new wheel designs. The changes emphasized the compact sedan's sleek, aerodynamic shape, and added a fresh, contemporary... Read more

Old Hondas seldom die – they just get passed along to another family member or sold at a surprisingly good price

The tale of a Jazz and a Ballade which between them have covered almost three-quarters of a million kilometres (By Adrian Burford – Roadworx Communications, James Burford & Ashley Mintram) When the Jazz hit the market, it was a game-changer. There was simply nothing that could match it in terms of practicality and quality. Sure, it was a little more expensive but it was equipped to the hilt: two airbags, ABS and electric everything. It was 2003 remember, and we were used to a fairly... Read more

Hot Hondas makes UK debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK

Civic Type R to be on stand and racing the hill climb Special livery Fireblade set for Goodwood 2017 sees Honda celebrate 25 years of both Type R and Fireblade Honda UK is marking the silver anniversary of Type R and Fireblade with a dynamic duo of exciting unveils at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The much-anticipated next generation Civic Type R and a special livery Fireblade will both make their UK debut at Britain’s unofficial motor show in the Sussex countryside. Ahead... Read more

Why the Honda NSX is the Supercar that Saved the Supercar (By Ethan Jupp –

New Sportscar eXperimental. Speak these words in this particular order to an aficionado of the finest in Japanese performance cars, and they will give a knowing and respectful smile. In fact, most car enthusiasts even if apathetic toward wider Japanese car culture as a whole hold the name “NSX” in high regard. Today, it looks rather unassuming and compact, but this low-slung, Ayrton Senna-developed mid-engined machine is understood by many to be the supercar that saved the supercar. It debuted... Read more

Honda Electrified! Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric Unveiled at 2017 New York International Auto Show

"3-in-1" Clarity series provides unparalleled electric drive choice with premium midsize sedan capability and three advanced electrified powertrain options Plug-in Hybrid anticipated to earn 42-mile EV driving range rating and 330-mile extended range rating Honda targets five-fold increase in sales of electrified vehicles in next four years Honda has just revealed its all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric alongside the already available Clarity Fuel Cell, saying it will... Read more