Articles about honda

Period Map, showing River Irwell and modern ship canal

Honda pores over in-car navigation software with Alibaba – report

Honda and Alibaba are teaming up to work on connected car services, becoming the latest big companies to leap aboard the smart vehicle technology bandwagon. Alibaba will get the opportunity to put its Autonavi mapping services into the Japanese carmaker’s future vehicles, with customers also being able to make online payments …

Back to the future: Honda's new electric car can go an incredible 80 miles!

Honda's new electric car, the Clarity, is garnering a lot of attention – for all the wrong reasons. Available later this year, the car is expected to cost the same as the new Chevy Bolt and upcoming Tesla Model 3, but will have just a third of their ranges, managing only 80 miles on a full charge. While that would have been …
Kieren McCarthy, 13 Apr 2017
honda crv hero shot

Honda CR-V: SUV-lite that’s also light on the pocket

Vulture at the Wheel This wasn't the car I was expecting. If I’d been paying attention I would have known that the new twin-turbo, 9-speed auto, 4WD 1.6L diesel turbo CR-V isn’t on the UK press fleet yet. What rolled up outside Vulture Central was the decidedly white-bread 2WD i-DTEC single-turbo 1.6L diesel. honda crv 1 Honda's CR-V is a big …
Alun Taylor, 29 Mar 2015
Man faceplants in airbag

Carmakers DEFLATED by AIRBAG FLAW as US watchdog recalls TWO MEELLION vehicles

More than 2 million SUVs and cars have been recalled by a US regulator, after manufacturers including Honda and Toyota failed to fix defects found in the airbags of some of their early Noughties' models. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (HTSA) confirmed that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx had announced …
Team Register, 1 Feb 2015
Volvo/Ricardo Project Sartre public test

Honk if the car in front is connected

Feature Connecting cars to the internet and to each other seems to be inevitable, whether or not you approve - and plenty don’t. Let’s face it, though, everything else is connecting to the internet, so why not your favourite drive? By 2017, according to ABI Research, a market watcher, some 50 million connected cars will be sold every …
Manek Dubash, 6 Mar 2013
Honda next-gen NSX

Honda NSX reborn as a hybrid

Detroit Motor Show CES 2012 Week Don't let the Acura badges fool you, what you are looking at here is the new Honda NSX, the long overdue replacement for what many people regard as the finest handling road car ever made. Honda next-gen NSX Under the striking bodywork sits a mid-mounted V-6 VTEC engine and what Honda is calling a Sport …
MirrorLink logo

BMW, Fiat join Connected Car Consortium

Fiat and BMW have joined the Car Connectivity Consortium, a body developing a standard scheme for linking smartphones to in-car entertainment and navigation systems that already numbers Daimler, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota and VW among its members. The group will promote the so-called "Terminal Mode standard" - a Nokia- …
Tony Smith, 28 Nov 2011

Honda upgrades humanoid robot to SERVE BEER

Honda's stair-climbing robot, Asimo, has resurfaced now that its developer has given the 'droid the ability to recognise faces and voices, and to pour drinks. So it can take orders, spot the regulars and serve beer. Just what's needed down my local. Honda said all this had come about because it had upgraded the intelligence …
Caleb Cox, 8 Nov 2011
The Register breaking news

Honda security breach exposes 283,000 customers

Honda's Canadian division has suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of 283,000 customers, according to its website and published media reports. The purloined data includes the names, addresses and vehicle identification numbers of customers who made purchases in 2009. The company is warning customers to …
Dan Goodin, 27 May 2011
Honda Jazz Hybrid

Honda Jazz Hybrid

Review In the last 10 years, Honda has shifted over 3.5m examples of its Jazz hatchback, and now the evergreen runabout so beloved by the over-60s is getting hybrid power. Presumably, Honda, like Toyota with its Auris Hybrid, thinks a familiar exterior will prevent hybrid-fright among it’s more conservative customers. Honda Jazz …
Alun Taylor, 3 May 2011
The Register breaking news

Phone, car companies collaborate to connect cars, phones

Eleven companies want to make it easier to connect your mobile gadgetry to your car, and to get the two talking a common language. They have formed the inevitable industry consortium to do it. Said body is the Car Connectivity Consortium, and it's backed by phone manufacturers Nokia, Samsung and LG; in-car electronics firms …
Tony Smith, 16 Mar 2011
The Register breaking news

Honda US cops to vast data snaffle from marketing firm

Honda US has written to customers following a data breach that led to the exposure of million of customer records. Hackers made off with a database containing names, email addresses, and Vehicle Identification Numbers (the unique ID for cars) of 2.2 million Honda customers following an attack on an unnamed third-party …
John Leyden, 31 Dec 2010
Honda CR-Z

Honda CR-Z sporty hybrid e-car

Review The three major Japanese car makers are taking a distinctly different approach to the imminent arrival of the electric car. Nissan has jumped in with both feet and will launch Leaf, its battery-powered e-car, at the end of the year. Toyota is putting its eggs in the true hybrid basket - its Prius is capable of both battery- and …
Alun Taylor, 27 May 2010

Honda beats rivals to hybrid coupé launch

Leccy Tech Peugeot and Volkswagen each demoed concept hybrid coupés recently, but Honda has trumped both with a soon-to-launch model of its own. Honda_CRZ_01 Honda's hybrid CR-Z coupé: will arrive in Blighty this summer First seen last year and formally unveiled at the ongoing Detroit Motor Show, Honda’s CR-Z - it stands for Compact …
Alun Taylor, 12 Jan 2010
Honda P-NUT

Honda goes NUTs for future micro-car

Leccy Tech Honda has whipped the dust covers of its vision of the small, urban coupé of tomorrow at the LA Auto Show. The Personal Neo Urban Transport - or P-NUT - seats three with the driver amidships and fits within the diminutive footprint of a micro-car. Honda P-NUT Honda's P-NUT: US notion of a micro-car Or rather within the …
Alun Taylor, 3 Dec 2009

Designers detail the cars of 2030

Leccy Tech Ever wondered what the progeny of today's gadget obsessed ‘yoof’ will be driving come the year 2030? Honda_Helix Honda's Helix would access your DNA's double helix That was the question recently posed to designers from some of the world’s top car makers – those with studios in California, anyway - as part of the Los …
Alun Taylor, 12 Nov 2009

Nissan steps glides into mobility tech

Honda has really been pushing the boundaries of mobility devices recently, while Nissan has stuck two poles onto a pair of roller skates. nissan_skates Nissan's robotic roller skates during a dry run Nissan has teamed up with Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology to create a motorised …
James Sherwood, 27 Oct 2009

Honda designs mainstream e-bikes

Leccy Tech Honda’s electric motorcycle concepts have, until now, been utterly bizarre – such as the U3-X. But in a break from the norm, Honda’s decided to go with the norm by designing two pretty ordinary looking e-scooters. Honda_Cub_01 Honda's electric take on the 1950's Cub, called the EV-Cub The EV-Cub is a battery-powered …
Alun Taylor, 22 Oct 2009

Create a news alert about honda, or find more stories about honda.

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2018