13th February 2019

Honda Goes More Trad With BEV Concept New Dash

Honda has toned down the digital age look of the dashboard in the updated version of its Urban EV concept BEV at the Geneva International Motor Show and has...


28th January 2019

Distance Between Automotive Hardware and Software

While carmakers try to bend their hardware into the sort of shape the software gurus of Silicon Valley desire, it’s clear nothing is going to deviate them from a...


23rd January 2019

Honda’s EV Prototype Points Way For Global Strategy

Honda will unveil a new EV that could be pointing the way the Japanese manufacturer will be heading for its global markets. Because, while all Japanese producers will be...


31st December 2018

Weekly Brief: 2019 Will Show Us Whether Driveless Transport is Really Upon Us

A week from now, starting January 8, about 200,000 industry professionals, 4,400 exhibiting companies and god knows how many self-driving cars will arrive in Las Vegas for the biggest...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


24th December 2018

Honda Enters V2G Bi-Directional Charging Battle

Honda is launching its bi-directional, wireless vehicle-to-grid (V2G) energy storage system at CES 2019. The automaker has partnered with electric vehicle technology company WiTricity on development of the system....


12th December 2018

Honda Safe Swarm V2X Tech Looks DSRC Facing

Honda returns to CES next year to showcase its latest advances on V2X communications that works without cellular communication technology. The Honda Safe Swarm is the carmaker’s vision of...


11th December 2018

EU Gears Up For Billion Dollar Climate Fine For VW

Most carmakers are still sailing a course into swingeing punitive fines by the European Union for missing their CO₂ emissions targets with Volkswagen topping the list. That’s the assessment...


10th December 2018

Honda Claims Eco-Friendly New Auto Battery

Honda claims an automotive grade battery it has helped to develop offers more energy for its size, lower operating temperatures and is much more environmentally friendly than current lithium-ion...


20th November 2018

A Leader in Autonomous Tech Has Yet to Emerge

Whether it’s a concept car, a pilot, or a press release, almost every US automaker has planted a flag in autonomy. Meanwhile, driver assistance systems get more and more...

By Susan Kuchinskas


10th October 2018

Tested: Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC Today’s True ‘Green’ Choice

One of the joys of a solitary long-distance drive is the time it gives us to mull things over while performing the constant assessments of road conditions, vehicle approach...


8th October 2018

Honda Demonstrates Anti-Crash V2X Tech in Ohio

Honda has demonstrated vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology it says is designed to reduce crashes at intersections. As part of the automaker’s partnership with the Ohio city of Marysville, its 33 Smart...


8th October 2018

Weekly brief: How the Honda GM Cruise partnership changes everything

Waymo has won the race to commercialize robo-taxis and that’s all but a foregone conclusion at this point. Its vehicles have covered the most ground, completed the most pilots...

By Andrew Tolve