Tag : Honda

Honda confirms UK plant to close in 2021

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Honda has confirmed its Swindon manufacturing facility – where 3,500 employees build the Civic and certain engine lines – will close, following plans made in February.

Manufacturer Profile: Honda

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Last year, Honda managed to overtake Hyundai to 5th place in the global automotive market rankings. The Japanese company is now setting its sights on the next chapter, with a clear new electric vision.

Updated Honda HR-V launches without diesel

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Honda is claiming higher-quality materials and improved refinement from its refreshed HR-V SUV, but early versions won’t be available with a diesel engine.

Honda launches EV smart charging trial

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Honda has begun trials of a system which will automatically charge electric vehicles based on drivers’ usage patterns and the real-time load on the electrical grid, while offering financial rewards for doing so.

Honda previews dual-motor Insight hybrid

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Honda will unveil a prototype of the next Insight hybrid at the Detroit Motor Show, featuring a new two-motor hybrid system aimed at rivalling the economy of the Toyota Prius and Hyundai Ioniq.

Tokyo Motor Show 2017

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International Fleet World’s round-up of the most important headlines from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show.

Honda enhances its future of EVs and plug-in hybrids

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Honda has confirmed its future line up will include more hybrid vehicles and, for the first time, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) models from here forward.

Honda’s first EV for Europe due in 2019

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Honda will launch its first European-market electric car in 2019, with near-future product plans suggesting diesel is being phased out of its product range. 

First images and details of Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype revealed

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Honda has revealed the first images of its CR-V Hybrid Prototype, ahead of its official reveal at the 2017 IAA Frankfurt Motorshow.

Honda set to unveil its electric vision

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Honda has announced it will unveil its first electric vehicle (EV) destined for Europe, the Honda Urban EV Concept, alongside a new CR-V Hybrid Prototype.

Diesel returns to the Honda Civic

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Honda’s Civic range will be available from March 2018 with a 1.6-litre diesel engine, the first time a diesel has been available in the current model.

Honda plans for Level-4 automated cars by 2025

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Honda is aiming to have Level-4 autonomous cars – one step below fully self-driving tech – available by 2025.

Road Test: Honda Civic

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The tenth-generation Civic offers plenty for fleets, but there’s a catch, says Alex Grant.SECTOR Lower Medium   PRICE TBC   FUEL 4.7-6.1l/100km   CO2 106-139g/km Though ‘Civic’ is a global nameplate, it’s never been a truly global …

Honda Clarity Electric and Plug-In Hybrid to make global debut at New York Auto Show

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Honda has published a teaser sketch of its Clarity Electric and Plug-in Hybrid models prior to their debut in April at the New York International Auto Show.

Two-thirds of Honda’s European line-up to have electrified powertrains by 2025

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Honda has outlined its ‘Electric Vision’ for Europe, with the aim of having electrified powertrains in two-thirds of European cars sold by 2025.

GM and Honda team up to mass-produce hydrogen fuel cells

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General Motors and Honda are to establish a joint venture to mass produce advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems in the US from 2020.