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HRC Enters CR ELECTRIC PROTO in International Electric Moto Racing Series

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Friday, February 2, 2024

2023 FIM Women's Enduro World Championship: 3rd

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  • 2023 FIM Women's Enduro World Championship: 3rd
    The FIM E-Xplorer World Cup is a world series for electric off-road motorcycles that began in 2023, with mixed teams of men and women competing.
  • This season's competition will consist of a preliminary round for men and women, followed by three-heat races to determine the first to third place teams in a competitive format.
  • Races will be held on special courses of partially dirt and partially paved asphalt surfaces.
  • Subsequent rounds will be held in Norway, France, Switzerland, and India.

Honda to Make Organizational Changes (Effective April 1, 2024) to Further Accelerate the Transformation toward Electrification Business

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Monday, January 22, 2024

While maintaining the direction of the organizational changes the company implemented over the past few years with an eye toward the realization of carbon neutrality by 2050, Honda will make additional changes to further accelerate its electrification business and to create new value by leveraging its broad and expanding range of mobility products and services by fully utilizing the company's global resources.

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  • While maintaining the direction of the organizational changes the company implemented over the past few years with an eye toward the realization of carbon neutrality by 2050, Honda will make additional changes to further accelerate its electrification business and to create new value by leveraging its broad and expanding range of mobility products and services by fully utilizing the company's global resources.
  • Key points of the organizational changes effective April 1, 2024
    1) Creation of Automobile Production Operations:
    Automobile Production Operations will be newly created to further strengthen product quality and establish high standards for the production system while deepening coordination and collaboration with each of the business and regional operations as well as functional operations.
  • The Production Unit and Production Engineering Units, currently under Automobile Operations, will be consolidated into this new Automobile Production Operations to enhance global coordination and collaboration and fully utilize global resources toward electrification and the realization of carbon neutrality.
  • By further accelerating the series of initiatives Honda has been taking to transform itself through electrification and new value creation, Honda strives to remain and become even more recognized as "a company society wants to exist in the electrified era."

Honda: Ricky Brabec Claims Second Victory at Dakar Rally 2024

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Monday, January 22, 2024

This is the first time since 2021 that Honda has won the Dakar Rally.

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  • This is the first time since 2021 that Honda has won the Dakar Rally.
  • Ricky Brabec rode his first Dakar Rally in 2016 with Team HRC (current Monster Energy Honda Team).
  • The Dakar Rally, known as "the most dangerous sporting event in the world," was first held in 1979, making this year its 46th edition.
  • Honda left the Dakar the following year, and in 2013, decided to race once again in the Dakar Rally, then held in South America, with its new CRF450 RALLY factory bike.

Honda 2024 Motorsports Program Overview

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Friday, January 19, 2024

TOKYO, Jan 19, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - TOKYO, Jan 19, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced its motorsports participation plans for the 2024 season.

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  • TOKYO, Jan 19, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - TOKYO, Jan 19, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced its motorsports participation plans for the 2024 season.
  • 2024 will see Luca Marini join the Repsol Honda Team, and Johann Zarco join the CASTROL Honda LCR team.
  • Honda will continue the same partnership with both teams in 2024, its 60th anniversary*6 of F1 activities, aiming for even greater heights.
  • In North America, Honda Performance Development (HPD), which has been responsible for Honda's racing activities in the region, has been renamed to Honda Racing Corporation USA (HRC-US) in January 2024, and will aim to enhance Honda's automobile motorsports development on a global scale.

Honda Begins Production of All-new BF350 Large-size Outboard Motor Equipped with V8 350-Horsepower Engine

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Monday, January 15, 2024

TOKYO, Jan 15, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has begun production of the all-new BF350 outboard motor with a maximum output of 350 horsepower.

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  • TOKYO, Jan 15, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has begun production of the all-new BF350 outboard motor with a maximum output of 350 horsepower.
  • The BF350 is the most powerful model in the BF Series, the Honda 4-stroke outboard motor series that has been popular for its high dynamic performance and outstanding cost-effectiveness.
  • Equipped with a newly developed dedicated V8 engine with displacement of 4,952 cm3 (302 in3), the BF350 is the flagship model of Honda marine outboards, providing powerful propulsion with maximum output of 350 horsepower.
  • Moreover, the BF350 was developed with the goal to offer an environmentally-responsible and cost-effective outboard, realizing top-level fuel economy in its class(1).