The Biggest Thing At The New York Auto Show Was Not A Car

The easiest way to determine "hype," whatever that is, for a product is to measure the size of its media scrum. New Mustang? Meh. How about a Mercedes? Borrrrring. But Honda just enthralled everybody with a 14-year old robot. » 4/19/14 12:00pm Saturday 12:00pm

HondaJet In Final Phase Toward FAA Certification

It has been a 28-year dream in the making for Honda's Michimasa Fujino, President and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, but that dream is finally about to become reality as Honda's $4.5 Million HA-420 private jet is expected to complete testing and receive its full FAA type certification in the first quarter of next year. … » 4/02/14 1:39pm 4/02/14 1:39pm

Honda Just Won April Fools' Day With This Hilarious Ad

We've been deluged with silly press releases today, but we've ignored most of them because they've elicited a tight smile, at most. But this ad from Honda, ostensibly promoting a DIY car kit, but really skewering insufferable hipsters from Brooklyn (definitely not me), is genuinely funny. » 4/01/14 11:00pm 4/01/14 11:00pm

New Heads, Turbos And Cams Equal More Powerful IndyCar Engines In 2014

With two years of strong competition between Chevy and Honda under IndyCar's 2.2-liter turbocharged engine formula, planned upgrades for the 2014 season have given both manufacturers some leeway to make more horsepower and torque.

The 2.2-liter displacement remains unchanged, but many items have either been opened for… » 3/24/14 3:01pm 3/24/14 3:01pm

Honda's Anime-Inspired Bike Is A Stealth Bomber On Two Wheels

I have a hard time watching the 1988 Japanese sci-fi classic Akira without staring at Kaneda's bike and thinking, "GOD, I need that thing in my LIFE." Besides a few crazy real-life custom jobs, no manufacturer has built that bike yet – but Honda just came close. » 3/21/14 10:00pm 3/21/14 10:00pm

Honda Will Now Let You Download Its Concept Cars

There was an old anti-piracy ad that said something completely inane like "you wouldn't download a car, so why would you download music?" It was ridiculous and everybody laughed mercilessly. Except now, Honda is actually letting – nay, encouraging – you to download their cars. Or 3D models of its cars, at least. » 2/01/14 4:40pm 2/01/14 4:40pm

Google Is Taking Android to the Car With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai

Google has just announced that it's joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance. In other words, it's planning to take Android to the automobile. » 1/06/14 9:10am 1/06/14 9:10am