Tag: Honda

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Honda Reveals Next Steps in Ohio EV Hub

March 15, 2023

Via: Tech Times

Honda is now moving forward with the next stages as it prepares to build electric vehicles (EVs) in the US. According to Electrek, the automaker is now setting the stage for its EV Hub in Ohio, with plans to transition […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Honda Unveils 3rd-gen Autonomous Work Vehicle for Easier Transport, Delivery of Construction Materials

March 7, 2023

Via: Tech Times

Honda is set to unveil its newest autonomous robot that is designed to lighten a load of construction-related works in the future. The Japanese automobile firm confirms that it will reveal more information about the third-gen Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volkswagen, Honda Suspend Production at China Plants Due to Covid-19 Curbs

November 30, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Auto makers in China including Volkswagen AG VOW 0.74% and Honda Motor Co. HMC -0.08% have halted production at some plants as authorities persist in using strict measures to control Covid-19 outbreaks. Volkswagen has suspended production at its Chengdu plant […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Honda Reveals the Design of the Electric Prologue SUV

October 7, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Honda has finally revealed more details about the Prologue SUV, according to Engadget. Perfect for vehicle owners who don’t like flashy designs, this electric vehicle may just be the perfect choice for you. The Prologue SUV The vehicle company offered […]

Design & Planning, Process, R & D

3D Printing Development Prints Clay Automotive Design Models

October 18, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

3D printer manufacturer WASP has issued an update on its partnership with the European R&D arm of HONDA which was originally announced in April 2021. The two companies have been developing WASP’s Liquid Deposition Modeling (LDM) 3D printing technology to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

American Honda’s CEO focused on getting the company moving

June 15, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Dave Gardner began his new job as American Honda Motor Co.’s executive vice president and business unit head of automotive sales in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. On arrival in Los Angeles last month, the former CEO of Honda […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Honda resumes production at plants hit by suspected cyber attack

June 12, 2020

Via: Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Honda Motor Co (7267.T) has resumed production at automobile and motorcycle plants in the United States and other countries after they were hit by a suspected cyber attack this week, a spokesman said on Friday. The […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

PSA, Renault extend China shutdown

February 25, 2020

Via: Automotive News

PARIS — Renault and PSA Group have extended the suspension of their industrial activities in China into March because of the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. The two automakers have production hubs in the city of Wuhan and Hubei province, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan, Honda delay restart of some China plants due to coronavirus

February 21, 2020

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO — Nissan and Honda delayed on Friday the restart of plants in China near the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, complying with authorities’ directives, but raising the risk of further supply disruptions that could hit global car production. Nissan […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Global automaker supplies threatened by China coronavirus crisis

February 7, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — The threat from the coronavirus crisis is closing in on the global auto industry, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles warned Thursday that a European plant could shut down within two to four weeks if Chinese parts suppliers cannot get […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Two U.S. auto trade groups merge as regulatory issues loom

January 8, 2020

Via: Reuters

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Two major U.S. automotive trade groups said Wednesday they will merge as the industry faces dramatic challenges, including regulatory, trade and emissions issues. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a group representing Detroit’s Big Three automakers, major […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Light trucks drive Toyota, Honda, Hyundai to gains

September 4, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai posted double-digit gains in U.S. sales last month behind strong demand for light trucks. Volume rose 11 percent at Toyota, with sales rising 12 percent at the Toyota division and 4.6 percent […]

Process, Production

Honda to reduce model trim lines, streamline output

May 8, 2019

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO – Honda Motor Co. will slash the number of model variations available in North America and other regions and overhaul its production base in a new push to improve efficiency as growing investments in next-generation technologies pressures the company’s […]

Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Honda announces its global automobile manufacturing restructure

February 20, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

In order to accelerate its commitment to ,manufacturing electrified cars, in response to global demands within the automotive industry, it has revised its global manufacturing operations, and focus activity in regions where it expects to have high production volumes. The […]

Process, Production

Honda accelerates its manufacturing capabilities in Bangladesh

November 12, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Japanese autogiant Honda has recently revealed its new plant in Bangladesh, as part of the country’s aim to establish up to 100 new economic zones across the region, as a core segment of its 2030 vision to “lead the advancement […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Honda acquires $2.75bn stake in General Motors Cruise autonomous vehicle unit

October 3, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The company has agreed to pay $750mn in advance for the minority stake in Cruise and will also contribute another $2bn over the next 12 years. As part of the deal, Honda, GM and Cruise will develop autonomous vehicles in […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Waymo Isn’t Slowing Down: Pact with Honda Could Include Delivery

April 2, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Waymo,the self-driving car company started by Google, did nothing after an autonomous vehicle run by Uber killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. It didn’t pull back on tests in the nearby suburb of Chandler, where passengers are already taking rides […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Honda wins CE Mark for Walking Assist Device

January 19, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Honda (NYSE:HMC) said yesterday it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Honda Walking Assist Device designed for walking rehabilitation. The walking assist device uses cooperative control technology, based on Honda’s cumulative study of human walking, the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Honda’s Different Take on an ATV

January 15, 2018

Via: MFRTech

Honda will be debuting its 2019 Insight Hybrid (designated a prototype, but it will be built at the company’s Greensburg, Indiana, plant, so it is perhaps more likely to be a bona-fide production-intent vehicle) today at the North American International […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R & D

How Connected Cars Could Change Your Life On The Road In The Next 3 Years

October 12, 2017

Via: Forbes

Worldwide sales of connected cars are projected to grow from fewer than 7 million units in 2015 to almost 61 million in 2020, generating $141 billion revenue for the auto industry and giving commuters new ways to make rush hour […]