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American Honda Motor Co., Inc., May sales of 167,997, up 11.3 percent on a daily-selling-rate basis(1), shattered the company's all-time sales record for any month as Civic sales reached 53,299, up 28.3 percent versus last May and surpassing the previous monthly record for any car in the lineup. New all-time records set in May included (previous record in parentheses): * American Honda total vehicle sales of 167,997 (August 2007:158,342)

1. CEO Mid-Year Speech: Honda to Set Environmental Benchmark with Accessible Global Hybrid During his mid-year speech, President and CEO of Honda Motor Co., Takeo Fukui announced that Honda is to launch an accessible hybrid car to allow more people around the world to adopt cleaner motoring technology and significantly reduce global car emissions.  The car will be a convenient and compact 5-door/5-passenger size with an exterior design that employs the concept of the FCX Clarity. Its strengt

Circuit: The Milwaukee Mile (1.0-mile oval) West Allis, WI 2007 Winner: Tony Kanaan (Andretti Green Racing Honda) 127.220 mph average Weather: Sunny, mild, 76 degrees F Fn. St. Driver Team Engine-Chassis Laps Average Speed/Notes 1. 11. Ryan Briscoe Team Penske Honda Dallara 225 133.428 mph average, led 36 laps 2. 3. Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Honda Dallara 225 -0.0487 seconds under caution 3. 6. Tony Kanaan Andretti Green Racing Honda

New campaign proves ‘Difficult is worth doing’ with team of skydivers Honda (UK) will stage Britain’s first ever truly live TV advertisement this Thursday evening (29 May) on Channel 4. The three minute live spot – which airs at 8.10pm – will be shown in real-time with no special effects, demonstrating the ‘Difficult Is Worth Doing’ philosophy of Honda’s marketing campaign for its new Accord car. The campaign continues this Sunday, 1 June when ‘Jump’, the main TV advert, debuts. Filme

F-1 racer Jenson Button to be first European customer Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today began European sales of the HondaJet advanced light jet at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) by introducing its first customer in the region - F-1 racer and business entrepreneur, Jenson Button.  To provide sales and service support to its customers in Europe, the company announced that it will establish a new European netw

Honda is announcing the arrival of the Honda Racer™, a much-anticipated 1/64th scale Hot Wheels® car designed by Honda R&D Americas, Inc., in Torrance. The Honda model, along with designs from five additional automakers, were selected as part of the Hot WheelsDesigner's Challenge™ as a way to celebrate the die-cast brand's 40th anniversary. The Honda Racer arrives on store shelves in May 2008. "The Honda Racer combines the excitement

Set to go on sale in mid-September, the all-new 2008 Honda Accord moves the world of mainstream transportation in a refined, dynamic and sophisticated direction with an expanded range of innovative technologies designed for more power, greater efficiency and enhanced safety across the entire lineup of sedans and coupes. Completely redesigned for 2008 with increased dimensions for a more spacious interior, the sedan styling theme expresses a powerful presence with sharp and strong character li

The club racer-inspired 2008 Honda S2000 CR Prototype making its world debut at the New York International Auto Show introduces a higher level of track-worthy performance and style to the S2000 roadster, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. The S2000 CR will be available as an entirely new S2000 trim level when it goes on sale in the fall of 2007. The lighter, stiffer and more aggressive overall design is engineered to maximize the S2000's potential on a racetrack with the goal of

Honda has unveiled a concept model which represents its interpretation of how a future hybrid model might appear. Honda Small Hybrid Sports Concept, a design study model, demonstrates a unique fusion of advanced environmental technology, exciting styling and fun-to-drive characteristics. This is its world premiere for the model, which has been penned by the design studio at Honda R&D Europe based in Offenbach, Germany. The Small Hybrid Sports Concept is conceived around a front-wheel driv

The Crossroad was designed as an “active life navigator”—a car that helps people enjoy their active new lifestyles, unbound by conventional thinking. The square motif of the exterior design conveys a feeling of solid presence and strength, while areas around the center pillars and windows are deeply beveled to achieve a sturdy, robust look. The interior design features sculpted molding around the instrument panel to achieve a fun, confident feel. The square motif is continued throug

This medium-sized minivan offers a glimpse of what ‘premium’ could mean in the near future. The exterior has been designed to portray the image of an uptown cruiser. An overall design made of contrasting shapes, the clever use of molds and the play of light on body lines combine to give a modern feeling of refinement and quality. The interior has been designed into an airy lounge space with the rear two rows of seats replaced by a single one for increased space and comfort. LED-illu

This medium-sized minivan combines an exciting driving experience with an interior full of entertainment features. Formed around a ”Sculpted by the Wind” theme, the exterior has been designed for optimum aerodynamic performance. The vehicle is also equipped with a mobile communication-compatible AVN driving information system and an individual entertainment system allowing each passenger to enjoy personalized audio and visual entertainment, for even more enjoyable travel.