TOCHIGI, Japan — Soon after Honda Motor Co. Ltd. President and Chief Executive Hiroyuki Yoshino took the stage at the automaker’s press conference at the Tokyo Motor Show, he was joined by a ASIMO, Honda’s new best friend. ASIMO – shorthand for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility – is a lithe and lightweight biped robot, which at the show displayed an amazingly graceful walking prowess – as well as realistically flowing arm movements and hand gestures. Honda has been developing ASIMO ...

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