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Honda Automobiles: Executive Remarks from the 2016 Washington DC Auto Show Keynote

This release contains: 1 Related Document John Mendel – Executive Vice President, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Honda Automobiles: Honda earns AutoPacific’s 2015 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards for 2015 CR-V SUV and Fit Subcompact Hatchback

Honda’s all-new 2015 Fit and refreshed 2015 CR-V take home two awards as most satisfying vehicles in their segments This release contains: 1 Related Document, 2 Photos Two of Honda’s most popular and hottest-selling models, the 2015 Honda Fit and Honda CR-V , have been recognized as the most satisfying vehicles in their respective market segments, winning AutoPacific’s customer-driven 2015 Vehicle Satisfaction Award. The Honda Fit has posted high double-digit gains every month since October 2014 and is up 63 percent for the year, while CR-V continues as the best-selling SUV in America with all-time record sales of 163,018 vehicles in the first half of 2015. “These two models represent Honda’s core and growth segments, and we’re gratified to know that our customers are satisfied with their purchases,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of Honda automobile division at American Honda

Honda Automobiles: Honda Fit, Accord and CR-V Named Best Family Cars for 2015 by Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com

TORRANCE, Calif. This release contains: 1 Related Document, 3 Photos, 1 Video Accord recognized as one of the top family sedans for the third straight year by parenting and car experts The subcompact Fit is honored as one of the best budget cars CR-V highlighted as a standout in the crossover category of the annual list The 2015 Honda Fit ( www.automobiles.honda.com/fits/ ), Accord ( www.automobiles.honda.com/Accord ) and CR-V ( www.automobiles.honda.com/cr-v/ ) have been named to the 10 Best Family Cars list compiled by the parenting and car experts at Parents magazine and Edmunds.com .

Honda Automobiles: 50-MPG Honda Accord Hybrid Named to KBB.com’s 10 Best Green Cars List For Second Year in a Row

This release contains: 1 Related Document, 1 Photo, 1 Video The award-winning Honda Accord Hybrid ( http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/ ), boasting the highest EPA city fuel economy rating of any four-door sedan sold in America 1 , was named to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com annual list of the 10 Best Green Cars for 2015, its second straight appearance on the KBB.com green car list. The industry experts at Kelley Blue Book praised the Accord Hybrid’s stellar fuel economy ratings and excellent value proposition.

Honda Automobiles: Honda Accord Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas Named to KBB.com’s 10 Best Green Cars of 2014 List

Industry experts at KBB.com named the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid ( http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/ ) and the 2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas ( http://automobiles.honda.com/civic-natural-gas/) to their annual list of the 10 Best Green Cars. The editors at Kelley Blue Book were impressed by the Accord Hybrid’s superb driving experience and class-leading fuel economy ratings and by the Civic Natural Gas’ use of a domestically sourced, clean-burning fuel.

Honda Automobiles: Honda and Acura Rearview Camera Systems First to be Recognized as Advanced Technology Features by the National Highway Traffic…

Honda’s efforts in the areas of enhanced driver visibility have been recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as part of its 5-Star Safety Ratings program (also known as the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)), with nearly all Honda and Acura models with rearview camera systems becoming the first vehicles in the industry to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Transportation for having met its Advanced Technology Feature performance criteria ( http://1.usa.gov/Pv0lKq ). Honda vehicles earning this first recognition from NHTSA for the application of recommended rearview camera systems (what NHTSA calls rearview video systems) include the Honda Accord Coupe, Sedan, Hybrid and Plug-In, Civic Coupe, Sedan, Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas, Crosstour, CR-V, CR-Z, Fit EV, Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline 1 ; as well as the Acura ILX and ILX Hybrid, MDX, TL, TSX, RDX, RLX and RLX Hybrid (see table below)

Honda Automobiles: Honda Odyssey Named ‘Best Minivan for Families’ for Fourth Consecutive Year by U.S. News & World Report

The 2014 Honda Odyssey ( automobiles.honda.com/odyssey/ ) has won the ‘Best Minivan for Families’ award for the fourth consecutive year as part of U.S. News & World Report ‘s annual ‘ Best Cars for Families ‘ honors. The top safety-rated1, best-selling2 Odyssey was praised for gathering excellent reviews from professional auto critics along with its innovative feature content, including the world’s-first in-vehicle vacuum system, HondaVac™.

Japanese Automakers Push For More MPG

Japanese automakers are reportedly working to increase their fleetwide fuel economy by 24.1 percent by the year 2020. This initiative is in response to new, more stringent standards being developed by the government, according to the Nikkei business daily. These regulations differ somewhat from the CAFE increase recently introduced by the Obama administration.

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