Honda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53606/more en 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> Honda V-6 Part of Dying Breed http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed <div class="field-deck"> 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines: Under the Hood </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So why isn’t the industry giving us fantastic new naturally aspirated 6-cyl. engines? Blame CAFE. Engineering budgets can stretch only so far, and automakers have discovered a turbocharged 4-cyl. can deliver the same, if not better, performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v-6-part-dying-breed#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development cylinder deactivation Fuel Economy Honda Accord i-VTEC midrange Pentastar single overhead cam SOHC VCM Ward's 10 Best Engines Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:49:00 +0000 1159641 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Accord&rsquo;s 3.5L SOHC V-6 has dazzled <em>WardsAuto</em> editors with supreme smoothness, cool confidence, potent midrange.</strong></p> ’15 Honda Accord Touring 3.5L V-6 http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Honda Accord's 278-hp 3.5L SOHC V-6, with impressive real-world fuel economy, looks for a third-straight Ward's 10 Best Engines honor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/15-honda-accord-touring-35l-v-6#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America Asia Pacific - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Japan Honda Automatic Fuel Economy Gasoline Product Development Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:48:00 +0000 1159701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Impressive fuel economy, for strong V-6.</strong></p> Honda Next-Gen FCV Now Due in 2016 in Japan http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-next-gen-fcv-now-due-2016-japan <div class="node-body article-body">The technical specifications of the latest Honda concept closely mimic those of last year’s L.A. show vehicle, including a range of 300 miles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-next-gen-fcv-now-due-2016-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-next-gen-fcv-now-due-2016-japan#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Japan Honda Fuel-Cell Vehicles Future Products California concept FCEV FCV General Motors HFCV Honda hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle Hyundai refueling stack Toyota Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:30:00 +0000 1160671 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda&#39;s latest fuel-cell concept.</strong></p> Diesel Demand in India Rises, Falls With Pump Prices http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/diesel-demand-india-rises-falls-pump-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Just 35% of the light-vehicle market in 2007, diesel’s share peaked at 58% in 2013. Diesels’ current share is 53% but that is expected to come down to 35% by the year 2016, turning a full circle over a decade’s time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/diesel-demand-india-rises-falls-pump-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/diesel-resource-center/diesel-demand-india-rises-falls-pump-prices#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology Diesel Resource Center India Fiat Honda Mahindra & Mahindra Maruti Tata Politics Sales & Marketing Diesel Gasoline Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:21:00 +0000 1157261 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Diesels power 60% of Amaze compacts, down from 82% at 2012 launch.</strong></p> Malaysian Automaker Proton Enhancing Honda Hookup http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysian-automaker-proton-enhancing-honda-hookup <div class="node-body article-body">Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed says Proton adopted this collaborative approach because it is more economical. He says developing its own car would have cost the automaker between $500 million and $2 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysian-automaker-proton-enhancing-honda-hookup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/malaysian-automaker-proton-enhancing-honda-hookup#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Malaysia Honda Perodua Proton Globalization Product Development Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:28:00 +0000 1156161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Revived Perdana brand not available to public until 2016.</strong></p>