Tag: Honda

QOTD: Stick It to the Man?

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It’s Looking Like the Next Honda Civic Type R Won’t Be Gas-only

Honda’s hottest front-driver, the Civic Type R, may be homeless once the company’s Swindon, UK assembly plant closes in 2022, but its future will not end there. Based on comments made at the Geneva Motor Show, it seems the next-generation model will likely tone down its appearance while accepting a helping hand from electrification. The […]

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TOP 10 electric concept cars to debut at the 2019 geneva motor show

each year, automotive heaven is held at the geneva motor show for all the world’s motor-heads to be mezmerized with curiosity. from manufacturing giants to small supercar shops, the trade fair has it all. in 2018 the trend saw a higher number of super-tech cars presented whilst in 2019, we predict far more electric cars […]

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Chinese Auto Market Not As Hot As Everyone Thought

China might not be the kind of market everyone thought it was — one without a ceiling, boasting unlimited potential for growth. One by one, automakers find themselves having to confront economic reality. Despite amassing a network of factories that could theoretically outproduce the rest of the world, the Asian country’s automotive sector only operates at […]

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Elusive Prey: Honda’s e Prototype Tempts From Afar

Ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, Honda has revealed the prototype of its upcoming “urban electric vehicle” in full, providing tasty yet bittersweet catnip for eco-conscious American drivers who have neither the funds nor patience to hop aboard the Tesla train. The e Prototype, a successor to the brand’s 2017 Urban EV […]

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With NordicNinja VC, Japan seeks a piece of European ‘deep tech’ startups

A growing amount of investment has been flowing from Asia into technology companies in North America and Europe. Chinese tech titans such as Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have spread their wings globally through investments, product launches, and engineering hubs designed to attract local talent. Over in Japan, SoftBank’s gargantuan $100 billion Vision Fund has invested […]

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Report: Honda Set to Shutter UK Plant, Home of the Civic Type R

Honda builds Civics in a number of locales, but Americans know of Honda’s Swindon, UK assembly plant mainly because of the Civic Type R. After years spent shunning the North American market, the automaker finally sent ships loaded with hi-po front-drivers across the Atlantic for the 2017 model year. Swindon handles production of all Civic […]

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Honda Pulls Back the Veil on a Less-retro Urban EV

We’ve gone from concept vehicle to prototype, but Honda’s upcoming Urban EV — a pint-sized commuter that’s arguably the first mainstream electric to garner legitimate youth enthusiasm — is no closer to coming to North America. It’s also less retro than its show car predecessor, but no one expected that trillion-inch flatscreen to make it […]

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Honda Dream Drive — hands-on with a prototype for car infotainment

The Honda Dream Drive is a passenger information and entertainment experience that is meant to give us an idea of what being a car driver and a passenger will be like in the future. Honda showed off for the first time a couple of years ago, is now being tested as a way to integrate driver […]

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honda covers everything in gold to celebrate 50th anniversary

honda celebrates 50 years in the australian market with a one-off collection of some its iconic performance products, resplendent in striking gold bodywork. featured in the fleet of shining machinery is honda’s NSX hybrid supercar and the civic type R hatchback.  images courtesy of honda honda australia partnered with melbourne-based specialists vinyl wraps and graphics to conceptualise and […]

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Honda’s New Passport Arrives at an Opportune Time

No, not just because American buyers open their wallets for anyone hawking a high-riding vehicle; rather, because an influx of cash would help stabilize Honda’s balance sheet. The automaker’s global profits took a 40 percent haircut in the fiscal quarter ending December 31, with net income falling 71 percent in the same time frame. North […]

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2018 Honda Civic Type R Review – It’s Still All That

2018 Honda Civic Type R 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (306 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm; 295 lb-ft @ 2,500-4,500 rpm) Six-speed manual, front-wheel drive 22 city / 28 highway / 25 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 10.6 city, 8.3 highway, 9.6 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km) Base Price: $34,700 (U.S) / $42,876 (Canada) As Tested: $35,595 (U.S.) / $42,876 […]

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2019 Honda Passport First Drive – Passport to Sales

Honda really wants to prove that its 2019 Passport five-seat crossover has off-road chops. To that end, it’s possible I had more wheel time on washboard-surfaced gravelly roads than I did on paved surfaces during my day with the newest trucklet on the block. Some of this was by my choice – I chose to […]

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viba customs honda monkey motorcycle with multi-faceted 3D prints

based upon the famed honda monkey motorcycle from the 1970s, viba’s custom design – named ‘jane’ – appears both retro and modern in aesthetics. these are core, contrasting elements of the project as it resembles a ‘modern coachbuild on one of the most iconic bikes’, according to the french makers. its aluminum parts, such as […]

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Honda Urban EV Prototype to Debut in Geneva

Back in 2017, Honda debuted its adorable Urban EV Concept, a vehicle that ended up becoming the belle of the Frankfurt Auto Show. Its cheeky design was suitably modern while still adhering to traditional automotive models. In fact, the car seems styled in a manner that’s intentionally reminiscent of the first-generation Civic. Having already promised […]

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