TORRANCE, Calif., March 3, 2014 – Preparing for the 2015 introduction of the next Honda fuel cell-electric vehicle (FCEV), Honda R&D Americas has installed a state-of-the-art hydrogen refueling station on its Torrance, California campus. This advanced station will serve as a platform for demonstrating and validating the enhanced hydrogen fueling protocol developed by Honda, named the MC Fill. With the aim of standardizing this new protocol, Honda will make the new research station available to other automakers to further validate the MC Fill protocol’s performance and functionality.
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), reported domestic sales of 14,543 units in February 2014, thereby registering 123% sales growth contributed largely by the recently launched all new 4th-gen Honda City, and continual demand for Honda Amaze sedan. In comparison, Honda sold 6510 cars in February 2013. Deliveries for petrol City, which had been kept on hold at the time of City diesel launch began as per schedule in February 2014.
Honda is more than aware what a diesel engine could do to their growth in India. With the launch of 1.5l diesel engine in the Amaze sedan and new City sedan, Honda India has seen their fortunes change in less than a year.
New Delhi, February 27, 2014: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the countryâs largest passenger car exporter and the second largest automobile manufacturer, today announced the 17th edition of the nationwide âFree Car Care Clinic’ customer connect program. Aimed at extending the advantage of its excellent services to the customers, the camp will be held from 28th February to 09th March, 2014 at over 1000 Service Outlets across the country.
On the Honda Malaysia website, two new special editions of the Civic sedan have surfaced – Mugen and Modulo. Featuring no changes in the engine and transmission, these new Civic SEs offer exclusive body kits from Mugen and Modulo.
Launched already in India, Honda is now getting ready to launch the City sedan in Malaysia. The car was recently previewed at an event, before it’s official launch next month. To be offered in four trims, New City will be launched with one engine option in Malaysia – 1.5l i-VTEC petrol offering 120 PS power and 145 Nm torque.
February 24, 2014 – The Board of Directors of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (the âCompanyâ), at its meeting held on February 24, 2014, has decided on changes in its Operating Officers as of April 1, 2014 and June 2014 and has decided on a plan for changes in its Directors as of June 2014.
Japanese automakers Honda Motors are planning on investing in a new R&D Center in Noida. This R&D Center will focus of developing cars for the local market with extensive use of locally procured components so as to make the upcoming vehicles more affordable.
Honda Cars India begins Tapukara production, HCIL target export turnover for 2013-14 is about Rs 350 crore
Tapukara, Feb 24, 2014: Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, today started the production of cars from its Tapukara Plant in Distt. Alwar, Rajasthan. Honda Amaze is the first car to roll out from the new plant.