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Overview of Honda and Acura Exhibits for Auto Shanghai 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:25am

BEIJING, China, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021), which will take place in Shanghai, China (Media days: April 19-20, Trade days: April 21-23, Public days: April 24-28, 2021).

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  • BEIJING, China, Apr 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today announced the overview of Honda and Acura exhibits for the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021), which will take place in Shanghai, China (Media days: April 19-20, Trade days: April 21-23, Public days: April 24-28, 2021).
  • The exhibit will include the world premiere of a prototype model of the first Honda-brand electric vehicle (EV) in China, as well as the world premiere of a new plug-in hybrid model.
  • The Honda exhibit at its automobile booth will showcase the comprehensive lineup of Honda's electrified vehicles consisting of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and EV models.
  • The Honda motorcycle booth will exhibit the lineup of Honda's FUN-filled motorcycle models.

Honda and Acura Brands, American Honda, Set Multiple Sales Records in March

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 9:24pm

"With all-time record sales for our all-new Acura MDX flagship and record March performance for the Honda HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Ridgeline, our light truck lineups are leading the way.

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  • "With all-time record sales for our all-new Acura MDX flagship and record March performance for the Honda HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Ridgeline, our light truck lineups are leading the way.
  • Honda light truck sales accelerated dramatically in March, with a 132% increase as recovery from the pandemic took off.
  • Results include multiple March records for individual models and overall truck sales.
  • Honda truck sales set a new March record, jumping 132.3% on sales of 81,684 units.

A.P. Honda, Thai Honda Manufacturing and HPD have merged to form a new company named "Thai Honda Manufacturing" combining their sales and production capabilities

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 11:00am

Honda Co., Ltd., Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and HPD Co., Ltd., a shareholding company, -- forming a new company named "Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd." The establishment of the new company was effective on the 31st of March 2021.

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  • Honda Co., Ltd., Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and HPD Co., Ltd., a shareholding company, -- forming a new company named "Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd." The establishment of the new company was effective on the 31st of March 2021.
  • The new company will combine the strengths of each company with a focus on delivering new motorcycles and power products that exceed customer expectations.
  • There will be no change in the distribution channel of Honda motorcycles and power products in Thailand for the time being.
  • Honda Wing Center network will still distribute Honda motorcycles while Honda BigWing network will serve customers with its big bikes (400cc or above).

Aquarius Engines Signs New Deal With Japanese Auto-parts Manufacturer TPR

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 11:06am

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarius Engines (TASE: AQUA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japanese auto-parts manufacturer TPR, focused on cooperation between TPR and Aquarius's soon-to-be established Japanese subsidiary.

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  • ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarius Engines (TASE: AQUA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japanese auto-parts manufacturer TPR, focused on cooperation between TPR and Aquarius's soon-to-be established Japanese subsidiary.
  • Aquarius Engines is in the process of establishing a sister company in Japan with the aim of promoting and strengthening ties with existing Japanese partners, which include Honda-affiliate Musashi Seimitsu and TPR.
  • TPR is a Japanese publicly traded manufacturer of components for the global automotive industry, and is a non-material shareholder in Aquarius Engines.
  • The sale of the Aquarius Engines and generators by TPR in certain areas and their subsequent maintenance.

Honda Forza750, Jazz and Jazz Crosstar Named "Red Dot" Winners in Red Dot Design Award: Product Design 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:27pm

TOKYO, Mar 31, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced that its Forza750 flagship scooter, Jazz and Jazz Crosstar compact cars were named Red Dot winners in the Product Design category of the Red Dot Design Award,(1) one of the most respected design awards in the world.

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  • TOKYO, Mar 31, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced that its Forza750 flagship scooter, Jazz and Jazz Crosstar compact cars were named Red Dot winners in the Product Design category of the Red Dot Design Award,(1) one of the most respected design awards in the world.
  • Forza750 combines the comfort and convenience of a commuter scooter with the "fun of riding" unique to a motorcycle at a high level.
  • Efficiently and beautifully featuring both functionality and comfort, Jazz has been advancing itself as one of the global models that represents Honda automobiles.
  • With the keywords "friendly feeling," "sense of reassurance" and "driving performance," the design team strived for a design that would be beloved by a broad range of customers.

Motul and Honda Racing Corporation Aim for the Top in World Super Bike Partnership

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 4:03am

At the start of 2020 Honda returned to the Motul FIM World Superbike Championship (WorldSBK) as a full factory squad.

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  • At the start of 2020 Honda returned to the Motul FIM World Superbike Championship (WorldSBK) as a full factory squad.
  • Having made great steps forward with every race in 2020, there is only one aim for this season: the top!
  • Nicolas Zaugg, Motul Chief Value Officer: "We are delighted to be extending our great working relationship with Honda and HRC to WorldSBK.
  • Motul is a partner to many manufacturers and racing teams in order to further their technological development in motorsports.

Red Bull Racing Honda And Oracle Partner To Elevate Data Analytics In Formula 1

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

This relationship, between two cutting-edge technology companies, will include work to optimize and elevate the use of data in improving car performance for Red Bull.

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  • This relationship, between two cutting-edge technology companies, will include work to optimize and elevate the use of data in improving car performance for Red Bull.
  • Welcoming the new partnership, Red Bull Racing Honda Team Principal, Christian Horner, said:"This is a hugely significant partnership for Red Bull Racing Honda.
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure brings unique capabilities enabling Red Bull to expand its use of data science and analytics, so it can accommodate the growing and diversifying engineering work undertaken on the Red Bull Technology Campus.
  • Red Bull Racing Honda is based in Milton Keynes on the Red Bull Technology Campus where it works closely with sister companies Red Bull Advanced Technologies and the newly formed Red Bull Powertrains Ltd.
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India Electric Vehicle (EV) Market Report 2021: Profiles of Key EV Manufacturers Making an Impact - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 1:20pm

The "India Electric Vehicle (EV) Market 2021: Profiles of Key EV Manufacturers Making an Impact" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "India Electric Vehicle (EV) Market 2021: Profiles of Key EV Manufacturers Making an Impact" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This study profiles the major EV manufacturers making an impact on the Indian market, including Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, and Mahindra and international giants such as Toyota, Renault, and Honda.
  • The study also looks at start-ups that are innovating in the electric two-wheeler space (Athere and Ampere, for instance).
  • The electric two-wheeler market in India holds significant potential, especially because the country is the world's largest two-wheeler market in sales as well as production (ranked behind China).

Casio to Release EDIFICE Honda Racing Limited Edition Inspired by the Legendary Honda RC162 Motorcycle

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 1:30am

Honda Racing refers to the motor sports activities that Honda Motor Co., Ltd. pursues around the world.

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  • Honda Racing refers to the motor sports activities that Honda Motor Co., Ltd. pursues around the world.
  • The collaboration between Honda Racing and EDIFICE, both of which have origins in Japan, has evolved since 2018 from a shared dedication to leveraging high-tech capabilities in their global pursuits.
  • Designed to evoke the classic Honda RC162 bike that powered Takahashi to victory, the EQS-930HR pays homage to this historic feat.
  • The genuine leather band calls to mind the racing suit to evoke the scene of the legendary race.

Class certification granted in Honda 'hands free' battery-drain litigation

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 3:27pm

Acura's HFL system fails to switch off when not in usesometimes even after the car's ignition is turned off.

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  • Acura's HFL system fails to switch off when not in usesometimes even after the car's ignition is turned off.
  • Honda adopted this technology early and heavily marketed the HFL system in its Acura ad campaigns.
  • According to plaintiffs, Honda knew about this dangerous defect but did nothing to alert current or potential Acura drivers about it.
  • "This is why we work so hard for our clients, to get justice for as many consumers as we can.