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Honda to Hold its Official e-Motorsports Event, "Honda Racing eMS 2024"

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Friday, July 19, 2024

- Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) will hold Honda Racing eMS 2024, its second annual e-motorsports event, which attracted more than 200,000 participants last year

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  • - Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) will hold Honda Racing eMS 2024, its second annual e-motorsports event, which attracted more than 200,000 participants last year
    - Qualifying time attack event (online) will begin on August 2, 2024
    - Final race event (live) will be held on December 1, 2024 at Honda Welcome Plaza Aoyama in Tokyo.
  • HRC, the motorsports arm of Honda, hosts the Honda Racing eMS e-motorsports events to offer more people a firsthand opportunity to experience the fun of driving race machines and the excitement of motorsports.
  • The first ever Honda Racing eMS, held last year, was attended by more than 200,000 e-sports players.
  • For this year's second annual Honda Racing eMS, eligibility for the final race event for the class for competitors 18 years of age or older will be expanded to residents of any country.

Honda Issues "Honda ESG Data Book 2024"

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Thursday, June 27, 2024

For a diverse range of Honda stakeholders, the Honda ESG Data Book 2024 comprehensively summarizes the approach and initiatives Honda is taking concerning sustainability from the perspectives of ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance).

Key Points: 
  • For a diverse range of Honda stakeholders, the Honda ESG Data Book 2024 comprehensively summarizes the approach and initiatives Honda is taking concerning sustainability from the perspectives of ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance).
  • As one of the tools to enhance communication with its shareholders, Honda has been issuing the "Honda ESG Data Book" as well as the "Honda Report" on an annual basis.
  • In contrast to the Honda Report which focuses on sharing stories about how Honda will enhance its corporate value into the future, the ESG Data Book primarily summarizes the basic approach Honda is taking to sustainability, the initiatives in each of the ESG areas and data related to the performance and achievements of Honda in each area.
  • Main contents of the Honda ESG Data Book 2024:
    Honda approach to sustainabilityEnvironmental initiativesSocial initiatives (safety, quality, human rights, human resources, supply chain management and social contribution activities)Governance initiatives (corporate governance, compliance and risk management)Performance data (data related to each of ESG areas).

Honda and MC to Establish New Company, ALTNA Co., Ltd.

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Thursday, June 13, 2024

TOKYO, June 13, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) today announced plans to establish a new 50/50 joint venture (JV) company, ALTNA Co., Ltd. (ALTNA), in July 2024.

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  • TOKYO, June 13, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) today announced plans to establish a new 50/50 joint venture (JV) company, ALTNA Co., Ltd. (ALTNA), in July 2024.
  • In collaboration with affiliated leasing companies of Honda and MC, ALTNA will begin sales of lease plans, starting with the Honda N-VAN e:, new commercial-use mini-EVs Honda is planning to launch in October 2024.
  • When a vehicle is leased to a customer, ALTNA will retain ownership of the battery and monitor battery usage during the lease period.
  • A closed-end*2 lease ALTNA will offer to Honda EV users in collaboration with Honda and Honda affiliate companies.

Honda to Begin Sales of New N-VAN e: Commercial-use Mini-EV in Japan

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Thursday, June 13, 2024

TOKYO, June 13, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales in Japan of a new commercial-use mini-EV (electric vehicle), the N-VAN e:, on October 10, 2024.

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  • TOKYO, June 13, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales in Japan of a new commercial-use mini-EV (electric vehicle), the N-VAN e:, on October 10, 2024.
  • While the battery is mounted under the floor, a cargo space as large as that of gasoline-powered N-VAN was realized.
  • The e: G and e: L2 types are only available for lease sales through the Honda Fleet Sales Division and the Honda ON, Honda's new vehicle online store.
  • For more information about Honda SENSING, please visit, Honda website: https://global.honda/en/tech/Safety_and_driver-assistive_technologies_Ho...
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Yuki Tsunoda to Continue Competing in F1 for the 2025 Season with VISA Cash App RB Formula One Team

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Monday, June 10, 2024

TOKYO, June 10, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the VISA Cash App RB Formula One Team (RB) and compete in the FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship for the 2025 season.

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  • TOKYO, June 10, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the VISA Cash App RB Formula One Team (RB) and compete in the FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship for the 2025 season.
  • In the 2025 season, Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) will continue providing technical support for the power units (PU) for RB as Tsunoda continues striving to win the world's most prestigious races.
  • Tsunoda made his F1 debut in the 2021 season and finished that year's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in fourth place, setting a personal best.
  • "In 2025, I will be racing with Visa Cash App RB in the final year of the Red Bull Honda project.