Honda May Enter Airplane Market Soon

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Honda is applying its practical automotive design to small jet airplanes and may be soon jetting individuals off into the wild blue yonder. According to this Wall Street Journal blog article, “Motor Co.’s aircraft unit said it began flight testing of its fifth HondaJet aircraft. The company said the test is a significant step toward […]

Rear Visibility Cameras Can Save Young Lives

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This touching article about a mom who accidentally ran over her young son as she backed out of her driveway illustrates exactly how rear visibility cameras, or backup cameras, could help save lives of many children around the country. It is a sad story that has been repeated more than 1,000 times from 1990 to 2010. Oftentimes, […]

Honda Odyssey Steals New York Auto Show with New Functional Feature

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We read about a lot of really cool gadgets and features automobile manufactures put in their vehicles, so it takes a lot to get us a THIS excited about what Honda put in the new Honda Odyssey. Any guesses? Ok, we’ll tell you because we just can’t keep it to ourselves any longer: A vacuum! […]

Honda Develops App to Reduce Traffic Congestion

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Here’s one of the things we love about Honda: they don’t just manufacture great cars, they try to create a better driving experience. One of Honda’s latest technological developments to create a better driving experience includes a smartphone app that will alert you if the cars around you (ie in front of you) are starting to […]

See the Future of Driving

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Honda is showing people the future of driving in their windshields. Honda has developed a ‘head up display’ that will show important information right on the windshield of the vehicle. Information like road names of passing streets so drivers do not have to turn their heads to try to find sometimes hidden street signs. According […]

Honda is “Recycling” Rare Earth Metals

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Honda is putting to good use material from the batteries of hundreds of hybrid vehicles that were rendered unsellable after the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.   Honda is now able to extract rare earth metals from the batteries of 387 hybrid vehicles and put them into new batteries for new hybrid vehicles. This […]

2013 Honda Accord’s Technology Makes it a “Contender”

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The performance, design, and overall quality of the 2013 Honda Accord has been well-documented by critics and consumers alike, but this reviewer sums up much of the success of the 2013 Honda Accord in one word: technology. Here’s what he had to say about some of his favorite technological features of the 2013 Honda Accord: […]

Honda Develops Technology to Reduce Door Weight by 17 Percent

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Honda is again paving the way to create better technology and better cars in the future. Strike that. Honda is paving the way to create better cars starting in March. Honda engineers developed a way to create a steel-aluminum door panel, including how to join the two materials, technology to prevent corrosion, and technology to […]

Solar City & Elon Musk Choose Honda Over Toyota to be Vehicle for Solar Power Discount

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Buy a Honda (or Acura) and get $400 off solar power at your house? Sounds good to us! In a first-of-its-kind incentive, Honda and SolarCity have teamed up to offer residents of 14 states, including Washington State, a $400 break on solar power if you purchase a Honda or Acura. It’s a unique idea and […]

Green Car Journal Names Honda’s ECO Asist as Top 10 Green Technology

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Honda’s “Ecological Drive Assist System,” ECO Assist for short, was named to Green Car Journal’s  list of top 10 green technology’s of 2013. According to this article, “Honda said its ECO Assist technology can help drivers develop driving habits that enhance fuel efficiency by observing the speedometer background’s response to driving practices. Fuel-saving behaviors like […]