The Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi Style has scooped the top award at What Car?’s first-ever Green Awards, held in association with Warranty Direct.
The Focus’s green credentials saw it beat off 23 other contenders to take the top accolade, in categories ranging from green supermini to green sports car.>
Two-seat design study unveiled at British International Motor Show
Honda’s low-emission sportscar study model has been revealed at the British International Motor Show, at ExCel, London.
The lightweight roadster design study displays one of Honda’s core engineering principles – to design stylish and exciting cars that are also environmentally responsible.
Named the OSM (for Open Study Model), the two-seater joins the confirmed-for-production CR-Z sports hybrid and FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel cell car on
Honda will unveil a low-emission, lightweight sports study model at the British International Motor Show later this month.
The striking two-seat roadster aims to couple sleek looks with exciting driving dynamics and more efficient engine technology, to give lower exhaust emissions.
The Honda OSM (for Open Study Model), was designed by Honda's R&D facility in Offenbach, Germany. It’s the latest example of the young talent being developed within Honda's design studios in Europe – following the Honda Sma
Honda customers can get behind the wheel of a Civic for as little as £5 a month thanks to a range of incentives tailor-made to meet their individual requirements.Honda’s sensational 50:50 offer (launched on Jazz earlier this year) is now available on all Civic models too, which means a new customer pays 50 per cent of the full list price, followed by 11 monthly payments of £5 at the ultra-low rate of 1.9 per cent APR. After this, customers can either make the second 50 per cent payment or up
The New ASIMO made its UK debut yesterday in the North East of England with a mission to inspire the regions' next generation of engineers.
Honda's humanoid robot travelled to the North East to attend the annual Youth Engineering Show (YES), this year held at Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton le Spring, near Newcastle.
The show, which runs from the 24th - 26th June, is a fast moving 85-minute educational event involving presentations, interviews, demonstrations and videos about the world of e
Zero emission, hydrogen fuel cell cars roll off line for first time
Today (Monday, 16 June), the FCX Clarity - Honda's advanced hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle - came off the line at the world's first dedicated fuel cell vehicle manufacturing facility in Japan. After 19 years of development, the arrival of this ‘real world' fuel cell car marks the beginning of a new era of cleaner motoring.
The FCX Clarity - which emits only water from
06/16/2008 - TOCHIGI, Japan
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Shift-by-Wire Gear Selector
CARB Emissions Rating
V FLOW FUEL CELL STACK
Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC)
ELECTRIC POWER STORAGE
AC Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Electric Motor
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., May sales of 167,997, up 11.3 percent on a daily-selling-rate basis(1), shattered the company's all-time sales record for any month as Civic sales reached 53,299, up 28.3 percent versus last May and surpassing the previous monthly record for any car in the lineup.
New all-time records set in May included (previous record in parentheses):
* American Honda total vehicle sales of 167,997 (August 2007:158,342)
1. CEO Mid-Year Speech: Honda to Set Environmental Benchmark with Accessible Global Hybrid
During his mid-year speech, President and CEO of Honda Motor Co., Takeo Fukui announced that Honda is to launch an accessible hybrid car to allow more people around the world to adopt cleaner motoring technology and significantly reduce global car emissions. The car will be a convenient and compact 5-door/5-passenger size with an exterior design that employs the concept of the FCX Clarity. Its strengt
Circuit: The Milwaukee Mile (1.0-mile oval) West Allis, WI
2007 Winner: Tony Kanaan (Andretti Green Racing Honda) 127.220 mph average
Weather: Sunny, mild, 76 degrees F
133.428 mph average, led 36 laps
Target Chip Ganassi
-0.0487 seconds under caution
Andretti Green Racing
New campaign proves ‘Difficult is worth doing’ with team of skydivers
Honda (UK) will stage Britain’s first ever truly live TV advertisement this Thursday evening (29 May) on Channel 4.
The three minute live spot – which airs at 8.10pm – will be shown in real-time with no special effects, demonstrating the ‘Difficult Is Worth Doing’ philosophy of Honda’s marketing campaign for its new Accord car.
The campaign continues this Sunday, 1 June when ‘Jump’, the main TV advert, debuts. Filme
F-1 racer Jenson Button to be first European customer
Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today began European sales of the HondaJet advanced light jet at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) by introducing its first customer in the region - F-1 racer and business entrepreneur, Jenson Button. To provide sales and service support to its customers in Europe, the company announced that it will establish a new European netw
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