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

The Japanese Forgot How To Build A Sporty Luxury Sedan

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/22/13 9:28am 10/22/13 9:28am

HondaJet Closer To Production, Further From Certification

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 5/21/13 9:00am 5/21/13 9:00am

Honda And Piper Take To The Skies On A Wing, A Prayer And A HondaJet


Is there a business Honda's not in? Back in 2003, Honda came up with plans for a new experimental compact business jet equipped with Honda-developed HF118 jet engines. Now, after three years of tinkering with it, they've now set up a way to sell the little bastards. They've signed an alliance with Florida-based » 7/25/06 8:00pm 7/25/06 8:00pm

Line 'Em Up! Round I Of The Official Car Pundit Drinking Game


Alright boys n' girls — time to drop your cocks and pick up your socks for the first round of the "Official Car Pundit Drinking Game" For those of you who don't remember the debauchery, a friendly commenter used Wert's recent appearance on CNBC's "On The Money" and created a simple but epic game of drinks. Well, we're… » 7/25/06 5:48pm 7/25/06 5:48pm