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Unveiling of new Honda Freed

Honda's Kimiyoshi Teratani says new Honda Freed expected to reach 2016 sales goal

On September 16, Honda unveiled the new and improved Freed minivan series. This is its first model change in 8 years.
Honda Freed

New Honda Freed offers best interior space in its class

Honda has given its Freed compact minivan a model change and the new model was unveiled on September 16. The new lineup offers three types to meet the needs of its customers, the Freed with three rows of seats; the Freed + (Freed Plus) with two rows, and a welfare vehicle version.
Freed HV system

New Honda Freed offers stiff competition to Toyota Sienta with 7,000 advanced orders in first month

Honda gave the Freed compact minivan its first full model change in 8 years and released the new version on September 16. Although compact, it has three rows of seats. For the new version, there is a 1.5L gasoline version and hybrid version available. For consumers with an active lifestyle, Honda has rebranded the Freed Spike as the Freed + (Freed Plus). The Freed + is a 5-seater with 2 rows of seats.
New Toyota Prius for North America

Toyota issues first recall for new Prius over airbag defect

Toyota has issued the first recall of the new Prius in the United States. On September 14, it announced the recall for models introduced early in the US market in 2016.
The all-new Acura (Honda) NSX

Acura delivers 21 units of new NSX to US customers in July

In early August, Acura announced its July sales results for the all-new NSX, which was delivered within the US market beginning in June.
Previous Honda NSX

New Honda NSX makes its comeback after 6 years of design and development

On August 25, Honda unveiled the new 2nd generation of the NSX sports car and began taking orders domestically in Japan with regions like North America soon to follow. The price in Japan is 23,700,000 yen including tax. The sales goal for the new NSX is 6,000 units in 3 years.
Honda begins production of HV motor without rare earth elements

Honda begins production of HV motor without rare earth elements

On August 23, Honda revealed that it had begun production of a hybrid motor with a magnet that uses no heavy rare earth elements at its Suzuka plant in Mie Prefecture.
Infiniti Q80 Inspiration

2016 Pebble Beach: Infiniti to debut Q80 Inspiration in the US

On August 16, Nissan’s luxury brand for overseas, Infiniti announced it will unveil the Q80 Inspiration at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, which commences on August 19.
Honda's new and original NSX (European models)

Honda reveals images featuring new and original NSX

Honda Motor Europe has unveiled its latest images of the all-new NSX on their official website. These official photos feature the brand new 2017 NSX that will be introduced to the European market.
New Nissan Murano Hybrid

Nissan releases Murano hybrid for US market

In late July, Nissan North America unveiled the Murano Hybrid for the US market. The new Murano Hybrid made its world premiere at the Shanghai Motor Show in April, 2015. The Murano is Nissan's luxury crossover and its 3rd generation model was unveiled at the New York Motor Show in April, 2014. It was developed to set a new standard for the mid-ship engine crossover segment.
The all-new Auris Hybrid

Toyota’s hybrid sales up 44% to over 140,000 units in Europe; 2016 first-half results

On July 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced its 2016 first-half (January to June) sales results for hybrid vehicles in Europe. According to these results, overall sales grew by a significant 44% to 145,160 units.
New Honda NSX for Europe

New Honda NSX's environmental efficiency outdoes Ferrari and McLaren

Honda will start deliveries of the new NSX to Europe this fall. It has now released details on the new model's environmental performance.
New Honda NSX for Europe

New Honda NSX for Europe has 308km/h max speed

This fall, Honda will begin deliveries of the new NSX in Europe. The company has now released some information on the European version's driving performance.
New Honda NSX

First New Honda NSX arrives in Australia

Honda has been rolling out the new NSX in its most important markets in the world, and Australia is next.
Fernando Alonso test-driving the new Honda NSX

Video: Fernando Alonso test-drives Honda’s all-new NSX

On July 13, Honda Spain posted footage of the all-new NSX exposing its potential at the Estoril Circuit in Portugal.
The all-new Acura (Honda) NSX

Acura delivers all-new NSX to customers in the US

In early July, Acura, Honda’s luxury brand for the overseas, announced its June 2016 sales results for the all-new NSX, which was released in June to the US market.
EHW5 Lithium Ion Battery for New Model Accord

New Blue Energy Lithium Ion Batteries To Be Used In Honda Accord

A new type of lithium ion battery produced by Blue Energy, a joint venture between GS Yuasa and Honda, known as the EHW5, will be used in the new model high-class sedan, the Honda Accord Hybrid, which will go on sale from May 26.GS
Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota India sales up 20% in June with Camry representing 90% of HV sales

On July 1, Toyota India manufacturing and sales subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) published its June India new car sales figures.
Winner of the mass production class, the new model Honda NSX

Pike's Peak '16: Honda's New Model NSX Wins In Mass Production Class

On June 26, Honda claimed victory in the mass-production class at the 100th annual Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb race held in the US with its new model Acura NSX.
New Honda NSX

Goodwood 2016: Jenson Button to race the new Honda NSX in hill climb

The organizers of the Goodwood Festival of Speed announced that the new Honda NSX would participate in its 2016 hill climb.