NSX returns to Japan as an American hybrid importWed, 24, Aug 2016
The NSX sports car is making a long-awaited homecoming in Japan that underscores the global ambitions of a halo hybrid that must do double duty for the Acura and Honda brands.
Honda hatches new Civic modelMon, 22, Aug 2016
Honda's first five-door Civic hatchback for the U.S. will go on sale as a 2017 model.
Honda pulls wraps off 5-door Civic hatchbackMon, 15, Aug 2016
Honda's first five-door Civic hatchback for the U.S. market will go on sale this fall as a 2017 model. The new Civic joins sedan and coupe models and will precede the Type-R -- which Honda has confirmed will also be a hatchback when it goes on sale in 2017.
Small crossovers, tight raceMon, 15, Aug 2016
Each month there are a handful of model vs. model races we watch closely when U.S. sales numbers are reported - Camry vs. Accord; Corolla vs. Civic; 3 series vs. C class; F- eries vs. Silverado. The usual. But the segment providing the most entertainment these days is the compact crossover class.
Sales buoy Honda profit; tax bites into bottom lineMon, 08, Aug 2016
Honda Motor Co.'s North American business helped it post a 12 percent increase in global operating profit in the latest quarter.
Takata report clears way for talks on sharing cost of airbag recallsFri, 05, Aug 2016
Takata said the German research institute hired to investigate the root cause of its defective airbag inflators submitted a preliminary report, clearing the way for crucial talks to begin with customers over how to split billions of dollars in recall costs.
Canada auto sales slip 2.6% in JulyThu, 04, Aug 2016
New light-vehicle sales in Canada declined 2.6 per cent to 173,304 vehicles in July, marking the second monthly decrease in 2016. But deliveries remain on track to at least equal 2015's record of 1.9 million units, analysts say.
U.S. sales mixed as second half starts with 0.5% gain, caution flagsTue, 02, Aug 2016
Automakers reported mixed U.S. sales for July, amid rising incentives and sustained demand for trucks, as the industry kicked off the second half of the year with a 0.5 percent gain. The SAAR came in at 17.86 million -- the highest rate of the year and above forecasts. But Ford warned the new-vehicle market has become “very price sensitive.”
Automakers, suppliers urged to strengthen relationships before next downturnThu, 04, Aug 2016
Suppliers and automakers must build strong relationships now to help them get through a potential downturn in sales and production, a panel of executives said here today.
How the Acura NSX challenged Honda's U.S. purchasingWed, 03, Aug 2016
Setting up the supply chain to produce the low-volume Acura NSX supercar in Marysville, Ohio, presented special challenges to Honda's purchasing organization, according to Tom Lake, vice president of purchasing for Honda North America.
American Honda sees record demand for light trucksTue, 02, Aug 2016
July sales at American Honda continued their upward climb this summer, with robust demand for light trucks pushing sales up 4.4 percent over the same month last year.