Honda joins forces with GS Yuasa

As Honda Motor Co Ltd is set to invest in hybrid technologies, a basic aggreement with GS Yuasa Corporation is close to establish a joint venture company which will manufacture, high-performance lithium-ion batteries for applications with a central focus on hybrid vehicles. The ratio of capital investment will be 51% by GS Yuasa and 49% […] More »

  Comments | By - December 18, 2008

Honda Summary of the 2008 Year-End CEO-Speech: Development of the NSX Successor is cancelled

The summary of the 2008 Year-End Ce0-Speech was announced today by Honda, with major changes and cutbacks that will be implemented within the year 2009. Among this changes, investment in R&D is affected and the development of the NSX successor model equipped with V10 engine will be cancelled.

  Comments | By - December 17, 2008

Honda Cuts Production for the First Quarter of 2009

The automotive industry could get even worse. Yet another huge production cut by Honda was announced for the first quarter of the year 2009. Its not only General Motors having trouble sorting things out but other car manufacturers are trying to find a solution in this economical worldwide crisis. Nothing can be predicted anymore and […] More »

  Comments | By - December 15, 2008

Honda may delay U.S. diesel engines

Honda and Acura have been considering for some time now, to bring diesel engines to the U.S. However rumors  in late October are spreading over and the diesel engines will probably be delayed. One of the reasons is the high price of diesel over the gasoline in the U.S. Diesel cost 40 to 50 percent […] More »

  Comments | By - December 15, 2008

Who is to Blame?

There is much debate about WTF happened to the US auto industry and who is responsible for it. Some blame the workers, some the union, some the legislators and some the companies. I’d like to take a few minutes of your time to offer my own thoughts on this calamity and who’s responsible for it. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 14, 2008

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