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    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that Honda's cumulative worldwide power products production reached the 150 million-unit milestone this month.
    Based on the original spirit of Honda to utilize technology to help people, Honda Life Creation business, which includes power products business, began in 1953, with production of a general-purpose engine for agricultural...

    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that Honda's cumulative worldwide power products production reached the 150 million-unit milestone this month.

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    On June 30, 2019, driving for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing in a car using Honda’s RA619H Power Unit, Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix. This is Honda’s 73rd win in Formula One, the first since the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix and also the first in the current hybrid power unit era.
    • Takahiro Hachigo, Chief Executive Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    -For the people and...

    On June 30, 2019, driving for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing in a car using Honda’s RA619H Power Unit, Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix.

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    Fine-tuning a winning formula

    Midlife update further enhances advanced, dynamic Honda Civic
    Athletic, low-slung design gains fresher, more focussed elements
    Comfortable, high-tech interior undergoes further refinement
    Existing choice of drivetrains and model derivatives continues unchanged

    Honda Motor Southern Africa has announced a series of improvements and upgrades...

    2019 HONDA CIVIC

    Honda Motor Southern Africa has announced a series of improvements and upgrades to its advanced and dynamic Honda Civic range.

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    Honda Motor Southern Africa held its Dealer Excellence Awards on Friday May 17, 2019 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The annual gala event honours the outstanding performance of automobile and motorcycle dealerships nationwide.
    Honda’s most prestigious accolades for the evening are awarded to the Dealerships of the Year. The Honda Auto Dealers that walked away with these...

    Honda Motor Southern Africa held its Dealer Excellence Awards on Friday May 17, 2019 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.

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    Honda Motor Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Hiroyuki Tazawa as the new President, effective immediately. Hiroyuki Tazawa will succeed Toshiaki Konaka, who has been appointed as Regional Head of Africa Middle East Regional operations.
    Hiroyuki Tazawa joined Honda in 1990 and has gained extensive automotive experience. During his career at Honda, he has...

    Honda Motor Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Hiroyuki Tazawa as the new President, effective immediately. Hiroyuki Tazawa will succeed Toshiaki Konaka, who has been appointed as Reg

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    Honda e Prototype previews production model evolved from 2017 Urban EV Concept
    Distinctive, clean exterior design combined with a contemporary, minimalist interior featuring advanced technology
    Rear-wheel-drive platform and wide stance deliver dynamic driving characteristics ●Honda e Prototype delivers a vehicle package to meet the needs of the modern urban...

    Honda’s new urban electric vehicle will be previewed at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in the form of the Honda e Prototype.

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    Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last year, 37 HondaJets were delivered around the globe, marking the second consecutive year the HondaJet has been the most delivered very light jet.
    “We are proud that our customers...

    Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

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    19 February, 2019 - Honda has today announced it will restructure its global manufacturing network. This restructure comes as Honda accelerates its commitment to electrified cars, in response to the unprecedented changes in the global automotive industry. The significant challenges of electrification will see Honda revise its global manufacturing operations, and focus activity...

    Honda has today announced it will restructure its global manufacturing network.

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    Honda Motor Southern Africa is proud to announce that the Civic Type R has been announced as the Hot Hatch category winner in the, 2018/2019 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards.
    Winners were announced at a star studded, red carpet gala event held at Kyalami, Midrand on Thursday night.
    Honda Motor Southern Africa is a first time recipient of a Cars.co.za Consumer Award and honoured to...

    Honda Motor Southern Africa is proud to announce that the Civic Type R has been announced as the Hot Hatch category winner in the, 2018/2019 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards.

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    The Honda Civic Type R has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 AutoTrader Car of the Year (COTY) competition. The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) revealed the 12 finalists competing for the coveted competition at an event held in Johannesburg on Tuesday November 20, 2018.
    Released in South Africa earlier this year, the latest generation Honda Civic...

    The Honda Civic Type R has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 AutoTrader Car of the Year (COTY) competition. The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists (SAGMJ) revealed the 12 finalists competing for the coveted competition at an event held in Johannesburg on Tuesday November 20, 2018.

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    New Honda Amaze: A cut above

    All-new Honda Amaze features dedicated sedan design
    Bold exterior linked to stylish interior execution
    Extended wheelbase allows for exceptionally roomy cabin
    Efficient drivetrain includes manual gearbox and CVT options
    Value-added pricing and economical operating costs

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    The all-new Honda Amaze, released in South Africa this...

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    Honda Added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company was selected for the second consecutive year as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (“DJSI World”). The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”) serve as one of the key benchmarks for socially responsible investing*.
    The DJSI are the investment...

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    2019 HONDA HR-V
    Refreshed crossover even more appealing than before

    Comprehensive update builds on the success of outgoing model
    Unique combination of SUV, MPV and coupé characteristics
    Fresh styling adds new visual appeal
    Enhanced interior delivers on comfort and convenience
    Tried and trusted drivetrain choices remain

    OVERVIEW
    The popular Honda HR-V urban crossover...

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    Honda to Become Title Sponsor of the 2018 FIA Formula One Japanese Grand Prix
    TOKYO, Japan, August 31, 2018 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the 2018 FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship Japanese Grand Prix which will be held at Suzuka Circuit (Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture), October 5-7, 2018. This year’s Japanese...

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    Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production Worldwide, Overseas, in Asia and China
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of July 2018.
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    Honda to supply F1 Power Units to Red Bull Racing
    Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship. This will be in addition to its current agreement with Red Bull Scuderia Toro Rosso. The two Red...

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    Honda Urban EV Concept named ‘Best Concept Car’ by global judging panel

    Electric concept car wins global award for outstanding automotive design
    International judging panel comprised of 12 journalists from renowned publications
    Honda R&D team recognised for making a significant contribution to the evolution of car design with Urban EV Concept
    Urban EV Concept will be...

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    HONDA AIRCRAFT COMPANY UNVEILS THE HONDAJET ELITE
    Honda’s Newest State-of-the-Art, Environmentally Responsible Aircraft Features Increased Range, Updated Avionics Suite and Enhanced Cabin Amenities
    Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the “HondaJet Elite,” at a special hangar event ahead of the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention and...

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    Honda EU22i Generator – Efficient, Reliable and Compact
    Honda has added a new generator to our extensive lineup. The new EU22i is a great all-rounder with enough power to run all the essentials. It is compact, reliable and easy to use while also being small enough to take with you anywhere you go. Weighing at just 21Kgs it is easy to carry, transport, store and fits seamlessly...

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    Former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button leads Honda’s Civic Type R Time Attack 2018

    Honda announces ‘Type R Time Attack 2018’, setting new front-wheel drive benchmarks at a range of iconic European race circuits
    Challenge inspired by Honda’s successful 2017 Nurburgring Nordschleife front-wheel drive production lap record
    Jenson Button will be joined by a squad of...

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    Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda Unveils the STR13
    Today, Honda and its new partner, Scuderia Toro Rosso, unveiled their new Formula 1 car, the STR13, fitted with the Honda RA618H power unit, at the Barcelona Catalunya Circuit.
    Following the reveal of the new car that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will drive in this year’s FIA Formula 1 World Championship, Red Bull Toro Rosso...

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    Honda receives honours at CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards
    Honda Motor Southern Africa received accolades at the annual CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards, 2018.
    The Honda BR-V, a versatile and stylish 7seater was for the second year in a row, awarded first place in its category of Small SUV/Crossover whilst Honda’s Urban and Sports EV Concept car won in the Design of the Year (concept...

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    NEW HONDA CIVIC TYPE R
    Raising the high-performance hatchback bar

    All-new Honda Civic Type R sets high-performance hatch benchmark
    Lightweight, ultra-rigid platform further enhances handling and refinement
    Aggressive styling a direct expression of efficient aerodynamics
    Six-speed manual transmission now features rev-matching technology
    Racy interior offers spacious...

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    NEW HONDA JAZZ SPORT
    Fast forward!

    Brand new model adds zest to the popular Honda Jazz range
    Links unique, sporty styling cues to significant dynamic enhancements
    All-new, Sport-specific engine employs Earth Dreams technology
    Specially adapted CVT with shift paddles ensures enhanced driveability
    Updated and upgraded interior with Type R-inspired detailing
    Extended list...

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    Honda to Introduce 3E Robotics Concept at CES 2018
    ●New Honda robotics, artificial intelligence, and energy solution concepts e ngineered to advance mobility and improve people’s lives
    ● Press conference: 11:00 AM PST on January 9, 2018 at Honda’s booth (LVCC, North Hall –7923)
    ● Honda’s CES 2018 preview video at http://world.honda.com/CES/2018/
    TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 7,...

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    Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator for future R&D activities

    Revolutionary simulator will be housed at Honda technical centre in Germany
    Driver-in-Motion experience is as close as currently possible to real driving
    New simulator will support Honda R&D Europe with next-generation vehicle development and testing
    Hardware uses innovative...

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    Honda “Xcelerates” Startup Collaborations Globally to Drive Open Innovation
    Honda Will Expand Its Engagement of Startup Ecosystems in Detroit, Japan, China and Europe
    Committed to creating transformative products and services through open innovation, Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for early stage innovators to Detroit, Japan, China, and...

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    Honda Sets First Half of Fiscal Year Records for Automobile Production Worldwide, Overseas, in Asia and China
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the first half of the current fiscal year (April 2017-March 2018) and the month of September 2017.
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    Summary of Honda Announcements and Exhibits at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show
    Summary of speech by Takahiro Hachigo, President and Representative Director
    Honda has strengths in producing a broad range of products including motorcycles, automobiles, power products and even business jets. And Honda has relationships with 28 million customers around the world, which we established...

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    All-new Honda CR-V Achieves 5-Star ASEAN NCAP Safety Rating
    Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that the all-new Honda CR-V has been awarded a 5-star rating in a crash test conducted by the ASEAN NCAP (New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia). The all-new Honda CR-V has become the first model to be awarded a 5-star rating under the new ASEAN NCAP Assessment 2017-2020...

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    Honda achieves top 20 ranking among world’s best brands

    Honda rises to 20th place in the latest Interbrand study
    Honda's brand value increases to $22.696 billion
    Recognised as the fourth biggest global automotive brand
    Brand value has increased by 31% over the last five years

    Honda is now one of the world’s top 20 brands, according to research by Interbrand in its...

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    Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe

    Electrified technology will now feature in every new model launched by Honda in Europe
    Production version of Honda Urban EV Concept confirmed for 2019
    CR-V Hybrid Prototype – Honda’s first electrified SUV in Europe – launches 2018
    Honda Power Manager energy transfer system undergoing European...

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    Honda to present Power Manager smart energy system at Frankfurt

    Fully-integrated energy transfer system manages energy between the grid, homes and electric vehicles
    Honda’s first step in helping electric cars to contribute to the creation of smart power grids
    Pilot project in France to use Power Manager units to develop regional smart grid

    Honda will present its all-new...

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    Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show

    Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car
    Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen
    Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019

    Honda has revealed an all-new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor...

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    Honda to unveil CR-V Hybrid Prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show

    Honda hybrid technology to be available in an SUV bodystyle for the first time in Europe
    Hybrid Prototype’s styling retains the familiar silhouette of the world’s best-selling SUV, previewing the European specification of the all-new CR-V
    Intelligent Multi Mode Drive (i-MMD) hybrid system comprises 2.0 litre...

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    2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda’s Electric Vision gathers pace

    Honda set to unveil next steps on path towards Electric Vision at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    World premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept – Honda’s first EV for Europe
    CR-V Hybrid Prototype previews European version of best-selling SUV
    First look at new-look Jazz supermini’s fresh exterior styling and interior...

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    Honda to Hold Demonstration Run of Honda RA300 at the Formula One Italian Grand Prix
    TOKYO, Japan, August 24, 2017 – Honda announced plans to hold a demonstration run of the Honda RA300 on race day of the 2017 FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza (Monza Circuit) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Honda’s Italian...

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    NEW HONDA CR-V
    Premium design meets sophisticated technology in an advanced SUV package

    Bold aesthetics underscore new Honda CR-V’s advanced design
    First CR-V to offer high-power, high-efficiency turbo engine technology
    Premium interior focuses on comfort, style, space and versatility
    Cutting-edge technology applied across infotainment and safety systems

    With...

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    HONDA CR-V
    A proud heritage of global sales success

    More than 9,0-million CR-Vs sold globally since 1995
    Fourth-generation CR-V is world’s best-selling SUV (JATO, CY2013-2016)
    Two decades and four generations of CR-V success in South Africa

    The current Honda CR-V is the world’s Best-Selling SUV, with cumulative sales of more than 9,0-million units in 150 countries...

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    HondaJet Customers Embark on 80-Day World Tour
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – July 31, 2017 – The HondaJet is taking part in a modern day spin on the classic Around the World in 80 Days when a pair of customers take it on a global tour beginning August 4.
    Honda Aircraft’s customers Julian and Kim MacQueen will fly their HondaJet to up to 26 countries as part of the tour, they have...

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    HONDA LAUNCHES GLOBAL NSX GT3 CUSTOMER RACING PROGRAMME

    Honda NSX GT3 race car available to customer teams globally from 2018
    Body shell and engine to be built alongside the road-going production NSX in Ohio, USA
    JAS Motorsportto assemble cars and support racing programmes in Europe, Asia and South America
    Honda Performance Development (HPD) to coordinate North American...

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    New Appointment - PR & Events Co-ordinator
    Honda Motor Southern Africa is pleased to announce that Letitia Herold has been appointed as the new PR & Events Co-ordinator. Letitia, takes over the role from Joeline Dabrowski, who served the company for many years.
    Letitia, has previously worked within the publishing and PR industries and we look forward to her...

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    2017 HONDA BALLADE – MODEL UPDATE
    Honda’s popular Ballade upgraded

    Fresh look boosts appeal
    Daytime running lights standard across the range
    Upgraded interior finishes and detail improvements
    Higher spec for Executive models

    Honda Motor Southern Africa has announced a series of updates to its popular Ballade sedan. The changes have been designed to add further...

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    Honda Announces New Research and Development Structure to Take Responsibility for “New Value” Areas
    ― Honda to establish R&D Center X ―
    TOKYO, Japan, February 28, 2017 – Honda R&D Co., Ltd., the R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced plans to create “R&D Center X,” a new research and development operation within the company, which will...

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    Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Sign MoU Aiming to Establish Joint Venture Company for Electric Vehicle Motors
    Tokyo, February 7, 2017 - Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) on Feb. 3, aiming to establish a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors...

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    GM and Honda to Establish Industry-First Joint Fuel Cell System Manufacturing Operation in Michigan
    Advanced fuel cell technology will be applied to each company’s future products
    DETROIT, January 30, 2017 — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) today announced establishment of the auto industry’s first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced...

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    Honda reveals ‘Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem’ at CES 2017

    Collaborative display highlights open innovation; offers intelligent, connected and fun mobility for the future
    Moto Riding Assist and NeuV concept car leverage Honda’s R&D investments
    Experiential demonstrations showcase collaborations with partners including Visa and DreamWorks

    Honda has unveiled its...

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    Honda Reaches 100 million Worldwide Automobile Production Milestone
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company has reached the 100 million-unit milestone in cumulative global automobile production.
    Honda began automobile production in 1963 with the production of the T360 mini-truck and the S500 sports car. |A year later Honda employed all of the company’s...

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    HondaJet to Debut in the Middle East
    The world’s most advanced light jet will be showcased at MEBAA 2016
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Nov. 22, 2016 —  Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it will showcase the HondaJet at the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Conference Dec. 6-8 in Dubai, the region’s premier business aviation event. The appearance at the Dubai...