Honda and GS Yuasa Reach Basic Agreement Toward Collaboration for a High-capacity, High-output Lithium-ion Battery

TOKYO, Jan 24, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and GS Yuasa International Ltd. (GS Yuasa) today announced that they have reached a basic agreement toward collaboration for a high-capacity, high-output lithium-ion battery. The two companies will discuss specifics with the goal of establishing a joint venture company by the end of 2023. In order to address the rapidly …

LG Energy Solution and Honda Formally Establish Battery Production Joint Venture

TOKYO, Jan 16, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – LG Energy Solution (LGES; KRX: 373220) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced the formal establishment of the joint venture (JV) which will produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EV) produced by Honda. The JV will begin construction of a new battery plant early this year with the goal of completion by the end …

Honda Unveils Next-generation Technologies of Honda SENSING 360 and Honda SENSING Elite

TOKYO, Dec 1, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled the next-generation technologies of the Honda SENSING 360 omnidirectional safety and driver-assistive system, and Honda SENSING Elite, a flagship variation of Honda SENSING, respectively. Based on the global safety slogan “Safety for Everyone,” Honda is striving for a collision-free society for everyone sharing the road by pursuing the research …

Honda to Begin Sales of All-new ZR-V SUV in April 2023

TOKYO, Nov 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales of the all-new SUV, the ZR-V, on April 21, 2023, at dealerships across Japan. All-new ZR-V The ZR-V was developed as a model which combines “practicality,” the core value of an SUV, “reliability” based on the latest safety features and passive safety performance, distinctive “design” with a strong …

New XL750 Transalp and EM1 e: electric vehicle lead Honda’s full 23YM line-up reveal at EICMA

TOKYO, Nov 8, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Having already announced the return of the celebrated Hornet name to its line-up for 23 year model, today at EICMA in Milan, Honda unveiled its full European motorcycle range for the upcoming season. Highlights include the return of another Honda legend, a totally new urban naked machine, and the unveiling of Honda’s first European EV …

Honda Exhibits World Premiere of the “e:N2 Concept” Indicating the Direction of All-New EV Models

SHANGHAI, Nov 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda today exhibited the world premiere of the e:N2 Concept, the concept model for the second set of its e:N Series models, the Honda-brand EV model series in China, at the Fifth China International Import Expo, which began today in Shanghai, China. The exterior design of the e:N2 Concept features sharp and dynamic body lines …

Honda Unveils CI-powered Micro-mobility Technologies that Utilize Honda CI (Cooperative Intelligence), Honda’s Original AI that Enables Mutual Understanding between Machines and People

TOKYO, Nov 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda R&D Co., Ltd., which takes a lead role in Honda’s technology research and development, today unveiled two “Honda CI Micro-mobility” machines, which utilize Honda CI (Cooperative Intelligence(1)), Honda’s original AI (artificial intelligence) that enables mutual understanding between machines and people. The 4-passenger model of the CiKoMa (right) and WaPOCHI (left) to be used in …

Honda Aircraft Company Reveals Latest Aircraft – the HondaJet Elite II

Orlando, Florida, Oct 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Aircraft Company today revealed the “HondaJet Elite II” at the 2022 National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), a new upgraded aircraft that features a host of key advancements in performance and comfort. The company also announced the introduction of automation technologies. HondaJet Elite II (Black Edition) Through Honda Aircraft Company’s constant pursuit …

Honda and Idemitsu Hold 10th Anniversary Event of Rider Development Project at Grand Prix of Japan

TOKYO, Sep 26, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the rider development program conducted by Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Director, President and Representative Executive Officer: Toshihiro Mibe) and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Idemitsu, Representative Director President and Chief Executive Officer: Shunichi Kito) aimed at “discovering and nurturing world class Asian riders, and developing motorsports culture in Asia,” the …

F.C.C. TSR Honda France Fights Back to Win Second FIM Endurance World Championship Title

Le Castellet, France, Sep 19, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – F.C.C. TSR Honda France, running second in the 2022 FIM* Endurance World Championship (EWC), made a comeback to win this year’s championship in the final round, the Bol d’Or 2022, held at Circuit Paul Ricard on September 17 – 18. The team has won the title for the second time, its first in …

Summary of Briefing on Honda Motorcycle Business

TOKYO, Sep 13, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda aims to realize carbon neutrality for all products and corporate activities Honda is involved in by 2050. Today, Honda held a press briefing regarding its motorcycle business initiatives, presented by Kohei Takeuchi (Director, Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer) and Yoshishige Nomura (Managing Officer). A summary of the briefing follows: 1. Approach toward …

Overview of Honda Exhibits at the 28th ITS World Congress 2022 in Los Angeles, USA

TOKYO, Sep 13, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will showcase its latest initiatives in the areas of carbon neutrality, as well as information-communication and control technologies, at the 28th Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress 2022, in Los Angeles, Calif., USA, from September 18 to 22, 2022. The ITS World Congress is an international conference where participants present and …

HRC Signs Contracts with Tim Gajser and Rubén Fernández

TOKYO, Sep 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) announced that it has renewed its contract with Tim Gajser (25 years old, Slovenia), who currently competes in the FIM(1) Motocross World Championship premier MXGP class (450cc class) for Team HRC, Honda’s factory team(2), and newly signed a contract with Rubén Fernández (23 years old, Spain). Both riders are signed on …

Honda and Hanwa Establish Strategic Partnership for Stable Procurement of Essential Metals

TOKYO, Sep 7, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with Hanwa Co., Ltd. (Hanwa), a major Japan-based trading company, toward stable procurement of essential metals for batteries necessary for its electrified vehicles. To realize carbon neutrality for all of its products and corporate activities by 2050, Honda is striving to …

Honda Signs Agreement to Transfer Shares of Honda Lock Mfg. to MinebeaMitsumi

TOKYO, Aug 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced that it has signed an agreement to transfer all shares of Honda Lock Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Honda Lock), a consolidated wholly-owned subsidiary of Honda, to MinebeaMitsumi Inc., a manufacturer of machinery components and electronic devices. In the midst of major changes in the business environment, Honda is working …

Honda to Extend Power Unit Technical Support Agreement with Red Bull Power Trains to End of 2025

TOKYO, Aug 3, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Following discussions between Red Bull and Honda, it has been agreed by both parties that Honda Racing Corporation (HRC), the Honda subsidiary that runs its racing activities, will continue to provide technical support for Red Bull Powertrains (RBPT) relating to Formula 1 power units from 2023 to the end of 2025. In 2022, HRC has …

Alex Rins, LCR Honda CASTROL Team and HRC Sign New Contract

TOKYO, Jul 20, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The LCR Honda CASTROL Team are pleased to announce the signing of Alex Rins on a two-year contract with Honda Racing Corporation. Álex Rins and Lucio Cecchinello The 26-year-old from Barcelona has established himself as a consistent front-runner in all Grand Prix classes and finished 3rd overall in the 2020 MotoGP World Championship. Making his …

Honda Joins Sustainable Aviation Fuel Review Panel

TOKYO, Jun 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that, this month, it has joined the international technical review panel comprised of FAA and aviation OEMs (FAA / OEM Review Panel defined in ASTM D4054), which evaluates the safety of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and supports the standardization of SAF. SAF is expected to play an important role …

GAC Honda Begins Construction of New EV Production Plant

BEIJING, CHINA, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, announced that GAC Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. (GAC Honda), a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, began construction of its new EV plant, taking a forward step in establishing a suitable EV production system and capability in preparation for …

Sony and Honda Sign Joint Venture Agreement to Establish New Company, “Sony Honda Mobility Inc.”, to Engage in Mobility Business

TOKYO, Jun 16, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Sony Group Corporation (“Sony”) and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (“Honda”) announced today that they have signed a joint venture agreement to establish a new company to engage in the sale of high-value-added electric vehicles (EVs) and provide services for mobility. Today’s announcement is the furtherance and result of discussion of a strategic alliance in the …