Honda will be at the forefront of both safety and competition when the WTCR - FIA World Touring Car Cup season gets underway, with the new Civic Type R Limited Edition becoming the Official Safety Car of the series for 2020.Unveiled in February at the Milan headquarters of Honda's long-term motorsport collaborator and official partner, JAS Motorsport, the Civic Type R Limited Edition is one of two new variants to be added to the Type R line-up for 2020 and is the most extreme version of the iconic hatchback to be made to date.Developed in keeping with Type R tradition, and with track performance the primary focus, it also includes the same industry-leading active safety and driver-assistive technologies that helped the Civic range - which includes the standard Type R on which the H...
1. Introduction: All-new Jazz offers outstanding efficiency, comfort and class-leading connectivityAdvanced hybrid powertrain delivers optimum efficiency and performanceContemporary design is an evolution of the iconic Jazz silhouette Introduction of a new Jazz variant – Jazz Crosstar Integrated technology provides next-generation infotainment and connectivityClass-leading interior space and outstanding practicality Suspension enhancements deliver a dynamic driving experience Comprehensive suite of advanced safety featuresThe all-new Honda Jazz and Jazz Crosstar provide an effortless driving experience with efficient and responsive performance delivered by advanced e:HEV hybrid technology as standard. Part of Honda's new e:TECHNOLOGY range, the next-ge
When the all-new Jazz launches later this year it will drive advanced Honda hybrid innovation from the race track to the road. Using engineering expertise from its motorsport team, Honda is drawing knowledge from its Formula 1™ Hybrid Power Unit (PU) programme to improve the energy efficiency of the brand's e:HEV hybrid system.The latest Honda Formula 1 Hybrid Power Unit, named RA620H, uses a highly efficient 1600cc six-cylinder internal combustion engine, combined with an Energy Recovery System. The advanced hybrid electrical systems ingeniously recycle energy produced by the brakes and exhaust gases to generate extra boost power for acceleration and to reduce turbo lag. Last season, Honda’s Hybrid Power Unit helped its partner teams, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Ros
Honda includes new front centre airbag technology as standard in the all-new Jazz e:HEV New technology is part of a range of modifications that reduces the likelihood of head and chest injuries to vehicle occupants in the event of side-on impact Airbag system supplemented by passive and active systems including Honda‘s ACE™ body structure technology and Honda SENSING driver aid system Honda's commitment to exceptional occupant safety ensures the Jazz remains one of the safest cars in its classExemplifying Honda's commitment to occupant safety, the all-new Jazz is the first of the brand’s models in Europe, and the first model in its class to market, to feature new front-centre airbag technology as standard. The newly introduced passive safety feature is just one element of
Honda Motor Europe is expanding its partnership with SNAM to recycle end-of-life batteries from hybrids and electric vehicles in Europe SNAM is investigating the possibility of using batteries in a ’second life’ for the storage of renewable energy in industrial applications New hydrometallurgy processes enable extraction and recycling of materials from batteries not suitable for a second-life application Dedicated web platform enables dealers to request Europe-wide collection of used batteriesHonda Motor Europe is expanding its battery recycling partnership with SNAM (Société Nouvelle d’Affinage des Métaux) to advance the sustainable usability of its end-of-life traction batteries. The pan-European arrangement will see SNAM collect and recycle batteries from Honda's increa
‘Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020’ recognises the ground-breaking product design of Honda e in the car category– the highest honour in the competitionAll-new, all-electric Honda e receives a second ‘Red Dot 2020’ accolade in the smart product category CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP completes trio of ‘Red Dot 2020’ accolades for high design quality Prestigious international design competition highlights excellence in product design, brand and communication designHonda’s all-new, highly acclaimed Honda e has been awarded the ‘Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020’ award, the highest honour in the internationally renowned ‘Red Dot’ awards, for its ground-breaking product design.The 2020 Honda e also received recognition in the ‘Smart product’ category, along with Honda’s all-new CBR1000R
Honda to introduce first commercial Energy Management service with Europe-first flexible energy tariff specifically tailored to EV owners Service to be offered under the new brand ‘e:PROGRESS’ e:PROGRESS allows EV owners to charge their car making optimum use of renewables and at the most cost-effective timeHonda has today announced further details of its first commercial Energy Management service – under the new brand ‘e:PROGRESS’ - which will come to market during 2020.e:PROGRESS will offer a smart charger, smart tariff, and a smart charge control system to deliver optimal charging for users. The smart tariff will be the first flexible energy contract specifically tailored to Electric Vehicle (EV) owners available in Europe, optimising the use of electricity from renewa
All future European Honda models to have intuitive and seamless advanced connectivity availableMy Honda+ connected car application provides a range of comfort, convenience and security features Honda Personal Assistant system includes unique contextual understanding WiFi hotspot capability also available for internet connectivity on the move My Honda+, Honda Personal Assistant and WiFi hotspot features available on Honda e and all-new Jazz and Jazz Crosstar.Honda announced today that all forthcoming models will feature advanced connectivity technologies. The first example of this commitment is the availability of the My Honda+ application and Honda Personal Assistant on Honda e and all-new Jazz and Jazz Crosstar.Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe,...
New Civic Type R Limited Edition purest Type R to date Just 100 Limited Edition models will be built for Europe New Civic Type R Sport Line model combines outstanding performance with stealthier design All 2020 Civic Type R models receive styling upgrades and performance enhancements Introduction of Honda LogR, which analyses driving performance data and supports the development of driver skillsHonda is expanding its Civic Type R range with the addition of two new variants, Limited Edition and Sport Line. Building on the dynamic performance capabilities of the standard Type R GT, the new models each offer a different style and performance proposition, further broadening the appeal of Honda's award-winning hatchback.With the Civic Type R Limited Edition, Honda is unl...
Accelerated ‘Electric Vision’ strategy will see all Honda’s European mainstream models electrified by 2022, three years earlier than previously planned• New global 'e:Technology' branding revealed for all future electrified products in automobile, motorcycle and power product ranges. • Six electrifed cars to be launched over the next 36 months • Forthcoming Honda e and hybrid-only Jazz are key models for achieving emission goals for Honda in Europe • Honda and leading European energy supplier Vattenfall sign Letter of Intent to introduce flexible energy contracts, utilising renewable energy and tailored specifically for EV usersHonda is further accelerating its electrification plans for Europe by moving forward its goal for all of its European mainstream models to feature