Oct 23, 2015

Honda shelves plan to build new plant in China

Honda Motor Co. has put off a plan to build a new plant in China amid recent signs of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, according to sources familiar with the matter. The automaker is likely to decide on whether to build the ...

Oct 21, 2015

Honda joins race for self-driving car

Honda said Wednesday it would put a commercialized self-driving car on the road by 2020, challenging rivals Toyota and Nissan which are also betting on the future of autonomous vehicles. The announcement, ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show next week, comes as the auto ...

Lexus, Toyota named best-performing brands in annual consumer survey

Oct 21, 2015

Lexus, Toyota named best-performing brands in annual consumer survey

Elaborate new transmissions are helping automakers meet rising fuel economy standards, but they’re also requiring more trips to the repair shop. Transmission problems tripped up Honda, Nissan, Jeep and other brands in Consumer Reports’ annual reliability survey. Drivers reported rough shifting, clutch failure and ...