Feb 3, 2016

Honda agrees to new IndyCar engine deal

A rough 2015 season couldn’t chase Honda out of IndyCar racing. Instead, the longtime engine-manufacturer is redoubling its efforts and its commitment to the series. Honda Performance Development President Art St. Cyr announced Tuesday that his company had signed a new contract to compete ...

Honda fetes first HondaJet deliveries in U.S.

Jan 23, 2016

Honda fetes first HondaJet deliveries in U.S.

Honda Motor Co. celebrated the first U.S. deliveries of its new HondaJet at a ceremony in Phoenix as it finally marked its long-awaited entry into the aviation market. The momentous occasion, fulfilling the dream of late founder Soichiro Honda, came 30 years after the ...

Jan 12, 2016

Honda, Volvo take top awards at Detroit auto show

After a few years of Detroit domination, two foreign automakers have nabbed 2016 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year honors. A panel of about 55 independent automotive journalists selected the Honda Civic and Volvo XC90 on Monday. The winners were unveiled at ...

Dec 11, 2015

Japanese cars do best in insurance industry safety rankings

Japanese brands dominate the insurance industry’s rankings of the safest vehicles for the 2016 model year. The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Thursday that 48 vehicles earned its highest rating of “Top Safety Pick Plus.” That’s up from 33 a year ago. ...

Dec 4, 2015

Honda not looking to aid Takata amid air bag woes, chief says

Honda Motor Co. is not considering extending support to Takata Corp. hit by massive recalls of its faulty air bags, the president of the Japanese automaker has said. “The direction of the company’s management is something that Takata needs to decide on,” Honda President ...

Nov 30, 2015

Air ambulance dispatch trial using accident data begins in Japan

A test service was launched Monday to dispatch ambulance helicopters to the scene of car accidents after analyzing data sent automatically from the vehicles, operators said. Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. are teaming up with a nonprofit organization to test the feasibility ...