Tag: japanese

May 23

Honda Automobiles: Honda Civic Si – History

This release contains: 1 Related Document Debuting for the 1985 model year, the original Honda Civic CRX Si brought a new focus on performance driving to the Honda lineup. Thirty-two years later, the eighth iteration of the Civic Si continues this long heritage of driving feel, heightened performance, agility, and passion for enthusiast drivers

Jun 30

Honda Automobiles: Honda Celebrates Four Decades of Accord – America’s Best-Selling Car Over the Past 40 years

This release contains: 1 Related Document, 41 Photos, 2 Videos With sales of more than 12.7 million units since its debut in 1976, Accord is America’s most popular, best-selling car over the last four decades 1 Honda has produced more than 10.5 million Accords in the U.S.

Oct 20

Honda Automobiles: Honda of Canada Mfg., Global Lead Plant for 10th-Generation Civic, Begins Mass Production of All-New 2016 Honda Civic Sedan

This release contains: 1 Related Document, 4 Photos Civic production is led for the first time by North American manufacturing operations All-new 2016 Civic Sedan going on sale in the U.S. and Canada in November 2016 Civic Sedan and Coupe for N.A

Aug 10

Honda Automobiles: 2016 Honda Accord Press Kit – Vehicle Overview

This release contains: 1 Related Document For nearly four decades, the Accord has set the benchmark for vehicles in the midsize sedan class, historically the most popular class of vehicle with American car buyers. Accord is widely recognized as a segment-defining product, delivering class-leading interior space and superior ergonomics along with outstanding fuel efficiency, refined and responsive driving dynamics and top-class safety performance

Sep 04

Honda denies Asimo being modified for nuclear clean up

Filed under: Etc. , Technology , Honda ASIMO is the humanoid robot created by Honda that looks like a diminutive moonman who loves to slowly climb stairs. The four-foot three-inch robot is capable of a lot more than ascending stairways faster than the elderly, however, and rumors were swirling that ASIMO might be outfitted to handle nuclear cleanup duty

Jun 20

O Kei, Go! Honda Beat revival rumored anew

Filed under: Concept Cars , Convertible , Honda , Rumormill Honda OSM concept at 2008 British Motor Show – Click above for high-res image gallery Rumors have swirled for some time that Honda has been looking to revive its diminutive Beat . The Japanese Domestic Market kei car was produced from 1991 through 1996, and featured a tiny 650cc (that’s 40 cubic inches to us ‘Muricans) three-cylinder engine that produced 63 horsepower (Japan’s power cap for the kei class)

Jun 17

Honda erects a big ol’ ferris wheel at Goodwood

Filed under: Etc. , Honda , UK The Honda Eye at Goodwood – Click above for high-res image Soon, Le Mans won’t be the only heritage-rich race track with a ferris wheel, and the Mugen CR-Z won’t be the only thing Honda will have on display at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. See where this is heading?

Jun 16

Honda Fit Shuttle goes on sale in Japan in gas and hybrid spec

Filed under: Car Buying , Wagon , Japan , Hatchback , Honda Honda Fit Shuttle hits showrooms in Japan – Click above for image gallery Honda has launched a new compact wagon in its home market of Japan. Called the Fit Shuttle , the mini MPV comes in two flavors; the Fit Shuttle 15X and the Fit Shuttle Hybrid. The 15X gets its name from the 1.5-liter i-VTEC motor under the hood, which returns nearly 44 miles per gallon using the Japanese 10

May 30

Motor Trend crowns new compact sedan king in eight-way comparo [w/poll]

Filed under: Car Buying , Budget , Sedan , Chevrolet , Ford , Honda , Hyundai , Kia , Mazda , Toyota , Volkswagen , Reviews 2012 Hyundai Elantra – Click above for high-res image gallery With a raft of newly redesigned compact sedans hitting the streets this year, Motor Trend decided it was high time to crown a new king among the diminutive four-door masses . The editors gathered eight of the most popular models in the segment and pitted them against each other, battle royale style.

May 26

2012 Honda Civic output at half capacity until fall

Filed under: Coupe , Budget , Sedan , Japan , Plants/Manufacturing , Honda 2012 Honda Civic Si – Click above for high-res image gallery The devastating earthquake in Japan couldn’t have come at a worse time for Honda . The Japanese automaker was just starting to launch its new Civic for 2012, and the compact car is a major part of the company’s portfolio.

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