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Asimo Makes Its UK Debut

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

Production Begins for the New Honda FCX Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle

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

2008 Honda FCX Specifications and Features

06/16/2008 - TOCHIGI, Japan ENGINEERING Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System • Shift-by-Wire Gear Selector • Front-Wheel Drive • CARB Emissions Rating ZEV V FLOW FUEL CELL STACK Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) • Power Output 100kW Size (liters) 57 Weight (lbs) 148 ELECTRIC POWER STORAGE Lithium-Ion Battery • Output (Volts) 288 ELECTRIC MOTOR AC Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Electric Motor •

All-Time Record Civic Sales Top 53,000 in May as American Honda Reports Best Month Ever

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)

Honda Business Brief Issue 65 May 2008

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

Hot Wheels 'Honda Racer' Turns Up the Heat in a 1/64th Scale Model

Honda is announcing the arrival of the Honda Racer™, a much-anticipated 1/64th scale Hot Wheels® car designed by Honda R&D Americas, Inc., in Torrance. The Honda model, along with designs from five additional automakers, were selected as part of the Hot WheelsDesigner's Challenge™ as a way to celebrate the die-cast brand's 40th anniversary. The Honda Racer arrives on store shelves in May 2008. "The Honda Racer combines the excitement

Honda Accord EX-L V-6

Set to go on sale in mid-September, the all-new 2008 Honda Accord moves the world of mainstream transportation in a refined, dynamic and sophisticated direction with an expanded range of innovative technologies designed for more power, greater efficiency and enhanced safety across the entire lineup of sedans and coupes. Completely redesigned for 2008 with increased dimensions for a more spacious interior, the sedan styling theme expresses a powerful presence with sharp and strong character li

Honda S2000 CR

The club racer-inspired 2008 Honda S2000 CR Prototype making its world debut at the New York International Auto Show introduces a higher level of track-worthy performance and style to the S2000 roadster, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. The S2000 CR will be available as an entirely new S2000 trim level when it goes on sale in the fall of 2007. The lighter, stiffer and more aggressive overall design is engineered to maximize the S2000's potential on a racetrack with the goal of

Honda Small Hybrid Sports Concept

Honda has unveiled a concept model which represents its interpretation of how a future hybrid model might appear. Honda Small Hybrid Sports Concept, a design study model, demonstrates a unique fusion of advanced environmental technology, exciting styling and fun-to-drive characteristics. This is its world premiere for the model, which has been penned by the design studio at Honda R&D Europe based in Offenbach, Germany. The Small Hybrid Sports Concept is conceived around a front-wheel driv

Honda Stream Hyper Sport Concept

This medium-sized minivan combines an exciting driving experience with an interior full of entertainment features. Formed around a ”Sculpted by the Wind” theme, the exterior has been designed for optimum aerodynamic performance. The vehicle is also equipped with a mobile communication-compatible AVN driving information system and an individual entertainment system allowing each passenger to enjoy personalized audio and visual entertainment, for even more enjoyable travel.

Honda Fit Daily Active Concept

A small car designed to respond to the needs of today’s portable telephone and video game-oriented youth and add a touch of excitement to everyone’s lives. Cameras and sensors are fitted on the exterior of the vehicle to help reduce blind spots. LED daytime running lights on the bumpers and lower skirts provide increased visibility from other users on the road. On the inside, welcome lighting and a 3-mode illumination system that allows occupants to select interior lighting color

Honda Accord Coupe Concept

The Honda Accord Coupe Concept reveals a totally new look for the next-generation Accord, along with key technologies for safety, fuel efficiency and performance, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The Accord is Honda's best-selling model in North America and its debut at NAIAS marks the first time that an Accord concept vehicle has ever been shown at a major auto show. The styling of the Accord Coupe Concept conv