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Honda Announces the Establishment of Ashirase, Inc., a Startup Originated from IGNITION, a Honda New Business Creation Program
Jun 11, 2021 17:09 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the establishment of Ashirase, Inc., the first business venture to originate from IGNITION, Honda's new business creation program.
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Honda Begins Company-wide Expansion of its New Business Creation Program, "IGNITION," to Help Realize Ideas and Dreams of Honda Associates
Jun 11, 2021 16:10 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has begun expanding its new business creation program, IGNITION, to the entire company. IGNITION is a program that gives shape to the original technologies, ideas and designs of Honda associates and contributes to solving social issues and creating new value for people.
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Honda and Komatsu Announce the Start of Joint Development of Micro Excavators Powered by Swappable Batteries
Jun 10, 2021 13:48 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and Komatsu Ltd. today announced they have signed a basic agreement and begun joint development to electrify Komatsu micro excavators.
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Honda Launches All-New Civic Hatchback Teaser Page on its Company Website
Jun 10, 2021 11:33 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today launched a teaser page on its company website to release initial information on the all-new Civic Hatchback, which is scheduled to go on sale this fall. Honda will hold the world premiere of the all-new model on Thursday, June 24, 2021 (Japan time).
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Honda to Begin Supplying Electrified Power Unit, eGX, for Commercial-Grade Work Equipment
May 31, 2021 17:16 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin supplying its eGX electrified DC power unit to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers for use as a power source in their small-sized work equipment.
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Honda Aircraft Company Unveils the HondaJet Elite S
May 27, 2021 08:01 JST
Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite S," at its first ever virtual product launch event themed "Innovation Continues: Elite S."
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Honda to be Title Sponsor of the 2021 FIA Formula One Japanese Grand Prix
Apr 26, 2021 09:16 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the 2021 FIA Formula One (F1) World Championship Japanese Grand Prix which will be held at Suzuka Circuit (Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture), October 8-10, 2021.
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Honda e Triumphs at 2021 World Car Awards
Apr 22, 2021 07:07 JST
Honda has extended its outstanding winning streak with success in the 2021 World Car Awards. The Honda e added the World Urban Car of the Year title to its growing list of recent prestigious accolades, as well as being shortlisted in the top three of the overall World Car of the Year award.
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Honda Exhibits the World Premiere of the "Honda SUV e:prototype" at Auto Shanghai 2021
Apr 19, 2021 23:01 JST
Honda exhibited the world premiere of the Honda SUV e:prototype, a prototype model of the first Honda-brand electric vehicle (EV) in China, at Auto Shanghai 2021.
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Honda to Introduce First Energy Service for Europe - e:PROGRESS - in the UK
Apr 14, 2021 14:11 JST
Honda is to introduce its first energy service for Europe with the debut of its domestic intelligent charging solution - 'e:PROGRESS' - in the UK.
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Overview of Honda and Acura Exhibits for Auto Shanghai 2021
Apr 08, 2021 14:25 JST
Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021), which will take place in Shanghai, China (Media days: April 19-20, Trade days: April 21-23, Public days: April 24-28, 2021).
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A.P. Honda, Thai Honda Manufacturing and HPD have merged to form a new company named "Thai Honda Manufacturing" combining their sales and production capabilities
Apr 01, 2021 18:00 JST
Honda announced an amalgamation of A.P. Honda Co., Ltd., Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and HPD Co., Ltd., a shareholding company, -- forming a new company named "Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd."
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Honda Forza750, Jazz and Jazz Crosstar Named "Red Dot" Winners in Red Dot Design Award: Product Design 2021
Mar 31, 2021 20:27 JST
Honda announced that its Forza750 flagship scooter, Jazz and Jazz Crosstar compact cars were named Red Dot winners in the Product Design category of the Red Dot Design Award, one of the most respected design awards in the world.
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Honda: Agreement Reached to Standardize Swappable Batteries for Electric Motorcycles
Mar 29, 2021 07:07 JST
The Swappable Battery Consortium for Electric Motorcycles (Consortium) has reached an agreement to standardize swappable batteries and replacement systems, allowing battery sharing and paving the way for increased adoption of electric motorcycles in Japan.
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Honda Powered F1 Cars Start Pre-season Testing in Bahrain
Mar 12, 2021 16:52 JST
Before the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship (F1) gets underway, all the teams are taking part in a three-day test that starts today at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
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Honda to Begin Sales of Legend with New Honda SENSING Elite
Mar 04, 2021 15:29 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin lease sales in Japan, on March 5, 2021, of the all-new Legend equipped with Honda SENSING Elite.
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Honda Reports Production, Sales and Export Results in January, 2021
Feb 25, 2021 14:27 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of January 2021.
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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Announces New President & CEO
Feb 19, 2021 16:23 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that at a meeting of the company's Board of Directors held today, Toshihiro Mibe, currently the company's Senior Managing Director, was named the next President and Representative Director, effective April 1, 2021.
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CMC Continues after Milestone Achievement
Jan 29, 2021 11:06 JST
Motorcycle manufacturers in CMC (Connected Motorcycle Consortium) signed an agreement in December 2020 to continue cooperation 2021 onwards to further enhance motorcycle safety and assure that motorcycles maintain their role in future mobility.
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Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production Overseas, in Asia and China
Jan 29, 2021 10:03 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the year of 2020 as well as for the month of December 2020.
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Honda Reaches 100,000-Unit Cumulative Automobile Production Milestone in Vietnam
Jan 26, 2021 12:14 JST
Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Honda in Vietnam, announced that it has reached a cumulative automobile production milestone of 100,000 units.
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Honda, Cruise and GM Take Next Steps Toward Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service Business in Japan
Jan 20, 2021 10:29 JST
Honda has announced that it will collaborate with Cruise and General Motors on self-driving vehicles for its autonomous vehicle mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, based on the development and commercial agreements signed in October 2018.
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Honda Cars India Realigns Production Operations, To Focus on Sustainable Business Efficiency
Dec 24, 2020 08:00 JST
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has announced the realignment of its manufacturing operations with the goal of improving business efficiency.
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Honda's New Acura Airbag Technology wins a Popular Science "Best of What's New" Award
Dec 02, 2020 16:34 JST
The all-new Acura MDX three-row luxury SUV, set to go on sale early next year, will also feature this award-winning technology as standard equipment.
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Honda Added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Nov 27, 2020 22:24 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced that the company was selected for the fourth consecutive year as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).
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Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production in Asia and China
Nov 27, 2020 21:29 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of October 2020.
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Honda to Begin Sales of All-new N-ONE Mini-vehicle
Nov 19, 2020 16:04 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales of the all-new N-ONE mini-vehicle on November 20, 2020, at dealerships across Japan.
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Honda e Becomes First Japanese Vehicle to Win 'German Car of the Year'; Adds to Growing Tally of Global Accolades
Nov 18, 2020 15:32 JST
Honda's first battery-electric vehicle for Europe, the Honda e, has been named 'German Car of the Year 2021' in the country's prestigious annual Car of the Year Awards, becoming the first vehicle from a Japanese brand to do so.
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Honda Receives Type Designation for Level 3 Automated Driving in Japan
Nov 11, 2020 15:00 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has received the required type designation for Level 3 automated driving from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT).
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