Honda

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures

3:19 pm U.S. ET | June 23, 2017

Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken.... Read More »

Honda halts Japan plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

7:26 am U.S. ET | June 21, 2017

Honda halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.... Read More »

DAVID PHILLIPS

BLOG: At Honda, tease after tease for a franchise

7:34 am U.S. ET | June 20, 2017

The American family sedan isn't going the way of the American family wagon any time soon, but Honda, like many rivals, is determined to make it fun again and keep its edge in a waning but still key segment.... Read More »

Honda exec warns loss of EU customs union access could hit UK supply chains

June 20, 2017 12:06 CET

Honda's senior vice president in Europe, Ian Howells, says the UK's departure from the EU's customs union after Brexit would raise costs for small and medium-sized suppliers to such an extent that supply chains could seize up.... Read More »

American Honda pays fine for Canadian dealings with Cuba

4:18 pm U.S. ET | June 19, 2017

The U.S. slapped American Honda Finance with a fine for a violation of U.S. sanctions against Cuba even though the transactions occurred in Canada.... Read More »

Honda, FCA race to help supplier rebuild after fire

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2017

An immediate but back-breaking response helped bring back a little Texas supplier after it burned -- saving Honda and Fiat Chrysler from a bad spring.
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JUST ARRIVED

2017 Honda Civic Type R

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2017

Honda and its U.S. customers have been craving a high-profile, enthusiast-oriented car like the Civic Type R for years.... Read More »

Honda's UK plant gets a boost from U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2017

Strong sales of the Honda Civic 5-door may have rescued the company's plant in the U.K.... Read More »

Honda responds to sports car cravings

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 18, 2017

Honda is following the playbook of brands such as Porsche and Chevy that use countless iterations and special editions of a single model to juice sales.... Read More »

30 vehicles vandalized in wheel heist at Honda dealership in N.C.

2:04 pm U.S. ET | June 16, 2017

Over 30 new cars were vandalized at a Honda dealership in North Carolina in a scheme to remove car jacks in order to steal wheels and tires.... Read More »

Mich. dealership 'tried to be polite' with panhandlers, then goes viral

4:12 pm U.S. ET | June 14, 2017

When a pair of panhandlers started working the corner in front of a Michigan car dealership, the general manager tried to be understanding. Then he went viral.... Read More »

Honda outlines bold autonomous goals

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2017

Long quiet about electric vehicles and autonomous driving, Honda is jumping into the arena in both fields.... Read More »

Upside-down buyers' next moves vary by brand

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2017

Levels of negative equity vary by brand. So do buyers' actions when they discover that they owe more on their trade-in than it's worth, an informal survey found.... Read More »

Honda Accord goes turbo, drops V-6 for 2018

1:00 pm U.S. ET | June 9, 2017

Honda's retooled 2018 Accord will follow an industry-wide trend of using turbos and multi-speed transmissions to aid power and performance without sacrificing mpg when it goes on sale this fall.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Honda plans self-driving, EV push

8:30 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2017

Honda plans self-driving, EV push; Report: U.S. case against FCA moved to Calif.; Lawmakers seek rear-seat reminder mandate; Renault-Nissan power pact?; V8's future safe with Jag.... Read More »

Honda's new strategy focuses on self-driving cars, EVs

June 8, 2017 09:57 CET

Honda unveiled its midterm Vision 2030 strategy, which outlines its plans to concentrate on developing new driving technologies including Level 4 autonomous vehicles and electric powertrains.... Read More »

Why Honda put a lid on Civic Si's power

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4, 2017

When the latest flavors of Honda's prolific Civic nameplate — the Si coupe and sedan — went on sale, two numbers stood out: 205 and 24,775.... Read More »

Sales slip on weak car, fleet demand

9:00 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2017

Light-vehicle demand slipped 0.5 percent in May, even with higher discounts and strong truck sales. Lower consumer demand, notably for cars, even amid available financing, low gas prices and healthy job growth signals underlying market weakness.... Read More »

HONDA: Mixed car, truck gains boost deliveries

2:00 pm U.S. ET | June 1, 2017

A mix of higher car and light-truck sales and an assist from its Acura division helped American Honda eke out a narrow sales gain in May, rising 0.9 percent for the month to 148,414 vehicles.... Read More »

Learning curve but not tech lectures for Odyssey owners

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2017

Honda isn't planning on having sales consultants run through a full technology training session with buyers of the 2018 Odyssey.... Read More »

JUST ARRIVED

2018 Honda Odyssey

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29, 2017

The 2018 Odyssey is intended for people into the family stage of their adult lives, including the early wave of millennials.... Read More »

HIGH-TECH ODYSSEY

When the minivan gets too quiet

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2017

If a central challenge of autonomous vehicles is easing the tedium of driving, it's the same challenge facing the developers of the modern minivan.... Read More »

Off-lease vehicles could send U.S. sales tumbling, analyst warns

2:00 pm U.S. ET | May 25, 2017

An incoming "tsunami" of off-lease vehicles could send annual U.S. new-vehicle sales tumbling as low as 13 million by 2021, according to one Wall Street analyst.... Read More »

'THE TRUEST FORM OF MOTORSPORT'

Why does Honda stick with Indy?

4:52 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

Why would a company like Honda bother with IndyCar, given its limited audience? To Honda, the real question is “Why wouldn't it?... Read More »

Honda die mold specialist moonlights in the pits

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 22, 2017

Anyone watching the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks Energy 300 race at Talladega this month might have noticed the big guy in the pit tending to the fuel of Jimmy Means Racing's car 52. That was Mark Sanders... Read More »

 
Volvo's Ingenlath achieves rare feat

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2017

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Volvo's Thomas Ingenlath is among a small number of designers who have been tapped to lead a brand. ...
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Chinese carmakers declare war on foreign rivals

Yang Jian
7:59 am U.S. ET | June 19 2017

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Until recently, Chinese automakers were widely considered to be cheap, low-quality marques that were ...
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Why VW will not sell Polo in the U.S.


10:36 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW sees no profit in adding the Polo subcompact to a U.S. lineup dominated by SUVs and sedans. ...
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China's EV market: Something for everybody

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW and Daimler soon will have a strong presence in the mass market for EVs in China. ...
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How engine gurus cope with the EV's rise

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2017

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Engine gurus at powertrain components provider BorgWarner have some interesting views on the rise of electric vehicles. ...
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Would you buy a car from Amazon?

Chris Bryant and Andrea Felsted
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 14 2017

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The automotive retail market is too big for Amazon to ignore. ...
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Data: Gold mine or land mine?

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4 2017

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Fully autonomous cars are coming and many automakers believe that these highly connected vehicles will offer lucrative returns from data that they hope to sell to tech... ...
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Geely, a winner in China, faces uphill battle establishing itself overseas

Yang Jian
4:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2017

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Geely has emerged as the largest domestic carmaker in China this year, but despite its worldwide amb ...
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Piech isolated at family gathering

Christiaan Hetzner
7:16 am U.S. ET | May 30 2017

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Ferdinand Piech made what may be the last appearance at his family's holding company that controls a ...
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After Fields, is anyone safe?

Jason Stein
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29 2017

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Former Ford CEO Mark Fields restored European profits, renegotiated labor agreements and started a movement to the world of mobility. ...
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European sales rise 8% in May, nearing pre-crisis levels
European new-car registrations rose nearly 8 percent in May, with nearly all automakers recording sa ...
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VW, Kia and Lada make big gains as Russia sales rise 15%
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in May, the third consecutive month of higher s ...
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German sales jump 13% on fleet demand
German new-car sales rose 13 percent in May on two extra selling days and strong sales to business f ...
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Spain sales reach highest May level for 9 years
New-car sales in Spain rose 11 percent in May to the highest level for the month since 2008, helping ...
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VW among winners as Italy's market gains 8%
New-car sales in Italy rose 8.2 percent in May in the best result for the month in nine years as the ...
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French sales rise 9% in May
New-car registrations in France rose 8.9 percent in May with Seat, Ford, Fiat, Mercedes and Renault ...
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European sales fall 7% on VW, British slump
Passenger car registrations fell 7 percent in Europe in April on fewer selling days and a big slump ...
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VW, Kia, Renault benefit as Russia sales rise 7%
New-car sales in Russia rose 7 percent last month as the market's rebound gathered momentum after fo ...
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Spanish sales rise on Easter tourism boost
New-car registrations in Spain rose 1.1 percent in April, boosted by holiday rental sales. VW's Seat ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
Tesla's head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, has left the company within six months of joi ...
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Former VW design chief de Silva joins Edag to style EVs for China
Volkswagen Group's former design chief, Walter de Silva, is styling electric cars for a Chinese comp ...
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Bentley hires Nissan exec for Americas sales post
Bentley tapped a veteran automotive executive from Nissan, Mike Rocco, to become vice president of sales and operations -- a new post -- for the brand's Americas division. ...
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Finance chief Lohscheller to be Opel CEO after Neumann quits
GM's European division Opel is losing its CEO, Karl-Thomas Neumann, just as it prepares to be acquir ...
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McLaren names Melville design chief
McLaren has promoted former Land Rover and Cadillac executive Rob Melville to be its top designer. ...
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BMW Designworks chief Heilmer will head Mini design
BMW has picked Oliver Heilmer to head design at its Mini brand. Heilmer is currently president of BM ...
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Renault names new boss for India, Africa and Middle East
Renault named Fabrice Cambolive as head of the automaker's operations in Africa, the Middle East and ...
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Ford appoints Armstrong head of Europe operations
Ford named company veteran Steven Armstrong as head of its European operations. ...
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Toyota hires key U.S. marketing exec from VW
Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integ ...
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VW brand recruits Hyundai's Sengpiehl as global marketing chief
Volkswagen Group has recruited Hyundai's Jochen Sengpiehl to be global marketing director for its co ...
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Alfa's big bet on the Stelvio
Alfa Romeo is betting on the Stelvio and its fun-to-drive characteristics to boost the appeal of wha ...
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Opel moves Insignia upscale
Opel hopes a wide selection of advanced safety equipment in its new Insignia will move the model upm ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Kia gives Rio better tech to challenge European rivals
Kia has added driver assistance systems not typical in small cars as well as upgraded connectivity i ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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