Honda http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53606/more en Acura Luxury Brand Becomes More Independent From Honda http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/acura-luxury-brand-becomes-more-independent-honda <div class="node-body article-body">Mike Accavitti, who started in the auto industry as a teen working at a Chrysler plant, now heads the Acura luxury brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/acura-luxury-brand-becomes-more-independent-honda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/acura-luxury-brand-becomes-more-independent-honda#comments Public Management & Strategy Auto Makers Dealers North America U.S. Acura Retail Restructuring Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:22:00 +0000 1110431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Accavitti heads reorganized division.</strong></p> Engineer Explains How New Acura TLX Resembles a Horse http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/engineer-explains-how-new-acura-tlx-resembles-horse <div class="node-body video-body">Bryan Hourt, a '15 Acura TLX project leader, attended a 1-room schoolhouse and grew up riding horses in rural Nebraska. He tells how he brought his riding perspective to the new sport sedan's product-development team. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/engineer-explains-how-new-acura-tlx-resembles-horse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/engineer-explains-how-new-acura-tlx-resembles-horse#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Acura Vehicles & Technology Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:21:00 +0000 1110441 at http://wardsauto.com Honda, Toyota Play Catch-Up on Automated Driving Tech http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-toyota-play-catch-automated-driving-tech <div class="node-body article-body">The top two Japanese automakers demonstrate their latest automated technologies, with an eye toward a 2020 launch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-toyota-play-catch-automated-driving-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-toyota-play-catch-automated-driving-tech#comments Public World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Honda Toyota Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Lidar Pedestrian Protection Radar Accord automated Automated Highway Driving Assist camera Eric Brumbergs gyroscope Honda Lexus GS 450h Lidar radar RLX Rohit Pandita Safety scanner Sue Bai Toyota Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:34:00 +0000 1115431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota&rsquo;s AHDA technology warns drivers with previews.</strong></p> Honda V2X Scenarios http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v2x-scenarios <div class="node-body video-body">Honda's V2X technology protects drivers from others drivers, and pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists from collisions with cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v2x-scenarios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-v2x-scenarios#comments Public World Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology World Honda Autonomous Vehicles Cameras Lidar Pedestrian Protection Radar Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1115451 at http://wardsauto.com Honda’s Showing Some Fighting Spirit http://wardsauto.com/blog/honda-s-showing-some-fighting-spirit <div class="node-body blog-body">After recent years of lengthier lifecycles, Honda is taking a page from competitors, and its own history, by bringing a new Civic out earlier than expected.</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/honda-s-showing-some-fighting-spirit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/honda-s-showing-some-fighting-spirit#comments Blog Management & Strategy Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Management & Strategy Future Products Alliston Canada Civic Elantra Greensburg Honda Hyundai IN Kia Forte lifecycle next-generation ON Pilot Sonata Tetsuo Iwamura Road Ahead Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:35:00 +0000 1110601 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Top Recipient of Inaugural ASEAN Safety Awards http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-top-recipient-inaugural-asean-safety-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Eighteen automakers participated in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations NCAP awards program recognizing the high achievers and promoting competition to produce safer vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-top-recipient-inaugural-asean-safety-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-top-recipient-inaugural-asean-safety-awards#comments Premium Auto Makers Asia Pacific Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Asia Pacific - Regional Auto Makers Bosch Honda Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Collision Avoidance Safety Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:20:00 +0000 1110591 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda honored for LaneWatch technology.</strong></p> New Zealand Vehicle Sales Hit 30-Year High in August http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/new-zealand-vehicle-sales-hit-30-year-high-august <div class="node-body article-body">Year-to-date sales of new CVs reached an unprecedented level, jumping 21% to 24,200 units. New-car deliveries were up 9.6% to 58,419.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/new-zealand-vehicle-sales-hit-30-year-high-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/new-zealand-vehicle-sales-hit-30-year-high-august#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Ford Holden Honda Toyota Sales Results Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1110511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ranger outsells Toyota Hilux in August to regain year-to-date sales lead.</strong></p> TLX: Acura’s New-Old Car http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/tlx-acura-s-new-old-car <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font color="#8005</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The TLX is Acura’s new, technology-rich midsize sedan, but it looks a lot like the models it replaces, not a good thing when needing to stand out in a segment that is shrinking.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/tlx-acura-s-new-old-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/tlx-acura-s-new-old-car#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Acura Vehicle Test Drives 320i 328xi Acura BMW cars CUVs direct injection dual-stage intake ILX Lexus Mat Hargett MDX Mercedes RDX RLX sedan TL TLX TSX Type-S Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1091291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Acura TLX on sale now in U.S.</strong></p> '15 Acura TLX http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-acura-tlx <div class="node-body gallery-body">On the outside, Acura's new midsize TLX sedan bears too close of a resemblance to the model it replaces. Inside, the brand did a fine job on fit-and-finish but the car has some inspired cues. (See related story: The TLX: Acura’s New-Old Car.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-acura-tlx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-acura-tlx#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Acura Vehicle Test Drives Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:32:00 +0000 1091511 at http://wardsauto.com With 3.5L V-6, Honda Proves Less is More http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/35l-v-6-honda-proves-less-more <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2014 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Honda engineers achieved impressive fuel efficiency and output without dual-overhead camshafts or direct fuel injection, which add substantial cost, complexity, mass and package size. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/35l-v-6-honda-proves-less-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/35l-v-6-honda-proves-less-more#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Honda Gasoline Story Behind 2014 10 Best Engines Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:05:00 +0000 1087221 at http://wardsauto.com