Honda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53606/more en Fuel-Cell Cars: All Ramped Up With No Place to Go? http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go <div class="node-body blog-body">Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle discussions usually turn to the I word: infrastructure. Automakers are investing too much into FCVs to guess whether refueling infrastructure will grow. It will. But for now it’s running on fumes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/fuel-cell-cars-all-ramped-no-place-go#comments Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. France Honda Hyundai Renault Volkswagen Politics Department of Energy (DOE) Emissions Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles fuel-cell vehicles fueling infrastructure hydrogen refueling stations Road Ahead Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:41:00 +0000 1183681 at http://wardsauto.com Weak Yen Fuels Strong Year for Japanese Automakers http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/weak-yen-fuels-strong-year-japanese-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">Domestic sales fell after the national consumption tax was increased April 1, but the decline was offset by brisk demand in North America and the effects of the weaker yen against the dollar, among other pluses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/weak-yen-fuels-strong-year-japanese-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/weak-yen-fuels-strong-year-japanese-automakers#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional Japan Daihatsu Honda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Finance Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:00 +0000 1185041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rogue helps power Nissan&rsquo;s bullish sales forecast.</strong></p> Acura NSX Slated for Detroit Show http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-slated-detroit-show <div class="node-body article-body">Like the last NSX, discontinued in 2005, the new model will serve as a halo car for the Acura brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-slated-detroit-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-slated-detroit-show#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Acura Future Products Turbocharger Acura Anna car Engines Honda HR-V ILX MDX NSX OH Pilot RDX Ridgeline supercar turbocharged Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1184401 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Production Acura NSX to debut at NAIAS.</strong></p> Small-Car Policy Driving Industry Growth in Malaysia http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia <div class="node-body article-body">The National Automotive Policy aims to promote the creation of a competitive automotive industry in terms of employment, technology development and supply-chain improvement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/small-car-policy-driving-industry-growth-malaysia#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Suppliers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Malaysia Honda Mazda Perodua Volvo Car Capacity Utilization Charging Emissions Finance Fuel Economy Globalization Trade Vehicle Assembly Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:00 +0000 1182291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Perodua claims 50.8 mpg for locally built Axia Advance EEV.</strong></p> Indian Road-Safety Proposals Get Automaker Pushback http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-road-safety-proposals-get-automaker-pushback <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers object most strongly to a rule that would require the recall of a vehicle if 100 customers complain of any defect that could harm a driver, passenger or pedestrian.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-road-safety-proposals-get-automaker-pushback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-road-safety-proposals-get-automaker-pushback#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India General Motors Honda Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Toyota Laws/Law Enforcement Safety Vehicles & Technology Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:38:00 +0000 1166861 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bills aim to reduce India&rsquo;s annual traffic-death toll of 150,000.</strong></p> Thailand October Sales Slump 20%; Down 36% on Year http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-october-sales-slump-20-down-36-year <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota Executive Vice President Wutthikorn Suriyachantanano says sales are being impacted by the high burden of household debt and shrinking farm income, reducing consumers’ purchasing power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-october-sales-slump-20-down-36-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/thailand-october-sales-slump-20-down-36-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Honda Isuzu Nissan Toyota Sales Results Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:26:00 +0000 1166891 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Competitors can&rsquo;t capitalize on Toyota&rsquo;s 27.5% October decline.</strong></p> Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Next Chip in CO2 Credit Game http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game <div class="node-body article-body">In 2017, California’s emissions rules will change and FCVs will carry the traveling credits automakers use to remain 50-state compliant. The rule change could lead to a shift in OEM capital investment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles-next-chip-co2-credit-game#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Daimler General Motors Honda Hyundai Tesla Toyota Politics California Air Resources Board (CARB) Electric Vehicles Emissions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Fuel-Cell Vehicles Laws/Law Enforcement Bill Fay Bob Lee CARB fuel cell electric vehicles John Juriga Natural Resources Defense Council Roland Hwang Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:11:00 +0000 1165371 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Former GM Vice </strong><strong>Chairman Steve Girsky and Honda </strong><strong>Executiv</strong><strong>e Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura </strong><strong>announce FCEV partnership in July 2013.</strong></p> European Auto Sales Up 6.1% in October, 6.5% on Year http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year <div class="node-body article-body">Every group but General Motors and Honda has sold more cars this year than last year at the same time, and in October only GM, Honda and Suzuki were down.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional General Motors Honda Mitsubishi Renault Suzuki Sales Results Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1162391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi spearheads Japanese penetration of European market.</strong></p> Acura Upgrades ILX Power, Luxury Features http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Honda near-luxury brand’s smallest car gets just one powertrain for ’16, a 201-hp 2.4L 4-cyl. mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-upgrades-ilx-power-luxury-features#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers 2014 Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Acura 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Future Products Acura Gary Robinson ILX Los Angeles auto show refreshed TLX Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:40:00 +0000 1161261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 ILX on sale early 2015.</strong></p> Honda Says New HR-V Subcompact CUV Fit for Gen Y http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/honda-says-new-hr-v-subcompact-cuv-fit-gen-y <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Due next year in showrooms nationwide, a HR-V mini-SUV was built and sold in Japan from the late 1990s until 2006.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/honda-says-new-hr-v-subcompact-cuv-fit-gen-y" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/honda-says-new-hr-v-subcompact-cuv-fit-gen-y#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America Mexico U.S. Honda Sales & Marketing 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Airbags Product Development Production Safety Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:27:00 +0000 1163161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>HR-V stands for ‟Hi-Rider Revolutionary Vehicle.&rdquo;</strong></p>