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Honda Develops World's First Honda E-Clutch for Motorcycles
Nov 08, 2023 13:36 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd has developed the world's first Honda E-Clutch system for motorcycles that enables smooth starting and gear shifting without the need for the rider to operate the clutch lever, by automatically controlling the clutch of the multi-gear manual motorcycle transmission.
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Honda to Expand Eligibility for Participation in IGNITION, Honda's New Business Creation Program, Starting November 2023
Oct 23, 2023 18:41 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) will expand the eligibility for participation in its new business creation program, IGNITION, from the current "Honda associates in Japan" to "any individuals and businesses in Japan," and begin accepting applications in November 2023.
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Honda, GM and Cruise Plan to Begin Driverless Ridehail Service in early 2026
Oct 19, 2023 15:57 JST
Cruise, General Motors Company (GM) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aiming to establish a joint venture which will begin a driverless ridehail service in Japan in early 2026.
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Participating in Dakar 2024 to Develop Small Hydrogen Engines Accelerating Development of Core Technologies and Building Global Alliances Toward Early Adoption of Hydrogen Small Mobility Engines
Oct 18, 2023 16:54 JST
The HySE (Hydrogen Small mobility & Engine technology) research association will enter our hydrogen engine vehicle, the HySE-X1, in the "Mission 1000" Challenge of the "Dakar 2024" (Dakar Rally) set to be held in Saudi Arabia from January 5 to 19, 2024.
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Isuzu and Honda to Hold First Public Exhibit of Fuel Cell-Powered Heavy-duty Truck at JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW 2023
Oct 17, 2023 17:00 JST
Isuzu Motors Limited and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that they will exhibit the GIGA FUEL CELL, a fuel cell (FC)-powered heavy-duty truck currently being co-developed by the two companies, at the Isuzu Group booth at the JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW 2023.
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Honda and MC Sign MoU to Explore New Businesses in EV Age
Oct 12, 2023 14:02 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to begin discussions toward the creation of new businesses with an aim of leveraging the strengths of both companies to build sustainable business models in light of anticipated growth in the electric vehicle (EV) market toward a decarbonized future society.
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Honda Previews Details of World's First Honda E-Clutch for Motorcycles on Website
Oct 10, 2023 16:37 JST
Honda today released on its website information on Honda E-Clutch for motorcycles, the world's first automatic clutch control system for a multi-gear manual motorcycle transmission, enabling smooth starting, shifting gears and stopping without the need for the rider to operate the clutch lever.
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Oracle Red Bull Racing Driver Max Verstappen Wins Third Consecutive F1 Drivers' World Championship
Oct 09, 2023 14:31 JST
Max Verstappen, driver for Oracle Red Bull Racing, for which Honda is a team partner, clinched his third consecutive drivers' world championship on Saturday, October 7 local time, by earning enough points in the F1 Sprint(1) race for the Qatar Grand Prix 2023, the 18th round of the 2023 FIA(2) Formula One (F1) World Championship.
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Honda to Begin Sales of All-new N-BOX in Japan
Oct 05, 2023 13:32 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales in Japan of the all-new N-BOX tomorrow, on Friday, October 6, 2023.
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Stylish, Sporty, Spacious and All-Electric: Honda Prologue SUV Available Early Next Year with Anticipated EPA Range Rating of 300 Miles
Sep 29, 2023 13:31 JST
With a name symbolizing the key role it plays in the company's electrification strategy, the all-electric 2024 Honda Prologue is a spacious, adventure-ready midsize SUV.
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World's Best Honda Motorcycle Technician to be Determined at Inaugural Honda Global Motorcycle Technician Contest
Sep 29, 2023 10:05 JST
Honda will hold the first Honda Global Motorcycle Technician Contest, a contest of skills for service staff at Honda motorcycle dealerships around the world.
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Overview of Honda Exhibits at the JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW 2023
Sep 26, 2023 16:25 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the lineup of a wide variety of motorcycles, automobiles, power products, aircraft and other products, as well as technologies and concept models Honda will exhibit at the JAPAN MOBILITY SHOW 2023, formerly known as the Tokyo Motor Show.
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HRC and Takaaki Nakagami Agree to Renew Contract
Sep 20, 2023 14:24 JST
Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) announced that it has reached an agreement with Takaaki Nakagami (31 years old, Chiba, Japan), currently competing in the FIM Grand Prix World Championship MotoGP class for the LCR Honda IDEMITSU team, to extend their contract, beginning 2024.
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Honda and Toray Begin Joint Demonstration of Closed-loop Recycling of Nylon Resin
Sep 19, 2023 11:07 JST
Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Toray Industries, Inc. (Toray) have begun a joint demonstration related to closed-loop recycling(1) of the Nylon 6 resin recovered from End-of-Life Vehicles (ELVs).
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BMW, Ford and Honda Agree to Create ChargeScape, a New Company Focused on Optimizing Electric Vehicle Grid Services
Sep 13, 2023 13:49 JST
BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today announced that they have entered into an agreement to create ChargeScape, LLC, a new equally-owned company that will create a single, cost-effective platform connecting electric utilities, automakers and interested electric vehicle customers.
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Toni Bou Wins 17th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title
Sep 04, 2023 18:31 JST
Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou (Spain, 36 years old) has won the 2023 FIM Trial World Championship. He has clinched his 17th consecutive title by winning the first day of the final round in France, held on September 2.
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Team HRC with Japan Post Wins 44th Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race
Aug 07, 2023 09:08 JST
Honda factory team Team HRC with Japan Post (CBR1000RR-R FIREBLADE SP: Takumi Takahashi / Tetsuta Nagashima / Xavi Vierge) has won the 2023 FIM Endurance World Championship "Coca-Cola" Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race 44th Tournament (Suzuka 8 Hours) held at the Suzuka Circuit in Mie, on Sunday, August 6.
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Honda to Host "Honda Racing THANKS DAY 2023" on December 3, 2023
Aug 03, 2023 11:25 JST
Honda today announced the overview of the Honda Racing THANKS DAY 2023 which will be held at Mobility Resort Motegi in Tochigi, Japan on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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Honda: Seven Automakers Unite to Create a Leading High-Powered Charging Network Across North America
Jul 27, 2023 17:55 JST
Seven of the world's leading automakers - BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, Stellantis NV - are creating a joint venture to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles in North America, by making EV charging more convenient, accessible and reliable.
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Honda to Begin Track Testing of Civic Type R-GT, New Honda GT500 Model, Scheduled to Compete in the 2024 Season of the SUPER GT Series
Jul 26, 2023 08:00 JST
Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) today announced plans to conduct the first shakedown test of the Civic Type R-GT, which is scheduled to debut in the 2024 season and compete in the GT500 Class of the SUPER GT Series.
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Honda and SCSK Reach Basic Agreement on Software Development Partnership
Jul 07, 2023 15:51 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has reached a basic agreement on a software development partnership with SCSK Corporation (SCSK), a Japan-based IT solution and service provider.
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Honda Issues "Honda ESG Data Book 2023"
Jun 29, 2023 17:43 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today issued its first "Honda ESG Data Book 2023," and made it available on the company website.
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Honda Teams to Compete in 2023 FIM Endurance World Championship "Coca-Cola" Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race 44th Tournament
Jun 27, 2023 12:40 JST
Honda announced an overview of its main teams to compete in 2023 FIM Endurance World Championship "Coca-Cola" Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race 44th Tournament (Suzuka 8 Hours), to be held at the Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture, Japan, on Sunday, August 6, 2023.
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Honda Aircraft Company Announces Plan to Commercialize New Light Jet
Jun 14, 2023 14:10 JST
Honda Aircraft Company today announced that it will commercialize the HondaJet 2600 Concept, an all-new light jet that was first introduced at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE).
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Honda: Production, Sales and Export Results for April, 2023
May 30, 2023 15:06 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of April 2023.
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Honda to Participate in FIA Formula One World Championship from 2026 Season as Power Unit Supplier for Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team
May 24, 2023 18:01 JST
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced plans to participate in the FIA(1) Formula One World Championship (F1) from the 2026 season as a power unit supplier.
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Ministerial Approval Granted to Form Research Body HySE for Development of Hydrogen Small Mobility Engines to Help Build Decarbonized Society
May 18, 2023 15:54 JST
Kawasaki Motors, Ltd., Suzuki Motor Corporation, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Yamaha Motor") jointly announced today that they have received approval from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
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NEWS FLASH: 450SX Crown Fulfills Honda's '23 AMA SX Championship Sweep
May 15, 2023 18:13 JST
With a main-event win Saturday evening aboard his CRF450RWE in Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Stadium, Chase Sexton wrapped up the 2023 450SX Championship at the AMA Supercross series finale.
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Isuzu Selects Honda as Partner to Develop and Supply Fuel Cell System for its Fuel Cell-Powered Heavy-duty Truck Scheduled to be Launched in 2027
May 15, 2023 18:04 JST
Isuzu Motors Limited and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that they have signed a partnership agreement based on the decision to have Honda develop and supply the fuel cell system for the fuel cell-powered heavy-duty truck Isuzu is planning to introduce to market in 2027.
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