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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.
Subaru Levorg 1.6STI Sport EyeSight

Subaru sells over 3,000 units of Levorg STI Sport in a month

Fuji Heavy Industries announced that as of August 21, it has received 3,052 orders for the Subaru Levorg STI Sport in a month after its release.
Toyota RAV4

Start the local production of the RAV4, Toyota. Russia

Toyota started local production of RAV4 in Russia's St. Petersburg plant, 8/22,
New Acura NSX

Honda says new NSX deliveries to North America could take up to 2 years

It appears that buyers of the new Acura NSX in the US market may have to wait awhile before their new cars are delivered. This was revealed in late August by Honda Australia director Stephen Collins. He announced that there was already a two-year backlog for North American orders of the new NSX.
The world's first station that supplies hydrogen from sewage water

Fukuoka and Toyota Tsusho win Japanese MLIT's Minister's Award for sewage treatment hydrogen station

On August 19, Toyota Tsusho announced that it had received the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's Minister's Award for its collaborative Hydrogen Leader City Project with the city of Fukuoka, Kyushu University and Mitsubishi Kakoshi Kaisha.
Norel monthly car exchange service

IDOM launches Norel monthly car exchange service

On August 18, IDOM (formerly Gulliver International) made the advance release of its Norel car exchange service, which allows users to pay a monthly set fee to exchange as many cars as they'd like.
Daihatsu boon

Toyota Passo / Daihatsu boon new: Hexagon with keyword link to exterior and interior design

Toyota "Passo" and Daihatsu "boon" Interior, easy to use functional and conscious sense of lightness and spacious, designed
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.
The all-new Honda Civic Hatchback

Honda to revive Civic Hatchback in the US with 10th generation model

On August 15, American Honda revealed its official photos of the all-new Civic Hatchback.
Honda BR-V (2016 Indonesia International Auto Show)

2016 Indonesia International Auto Show: Show Car Library – Honda BR-V

Honda Motor Company showcased its BR-V crossover at the Indonesia International Auto Show, being held from August 11 to 21 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Daihatsu Boon Silk

New Toyota Passo & Daihatsu Boon: Not Designed To Alienate

According to Daihatsu, the Toyota Passo and the Daihatsu Boon were designed not to single out any target demographic but rather to appeal to what consumers who are looking to switch from lightweight vehicles have in mind when shopping for cars.
New Acura NSX Consumer Model

Honda Registers Trademark For ZSX In Europe. Could This Be The NSX Jr?

Honda is currently in the midst of revitalizing their line of sports cars with the S660 and the new NSX. Recently, it was discovered that the company registered a trademark for a new car.
Toyota Research Institute, Inc. (TRI) CEO Dr. Gill Pratt (CES16)

Toyota and University of Michigan Working To Accelerate AI Research

On 10 August, Toyota Motor Corporation announced that its Artificial Intelligence Research and Development branch, the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), would begin working in cooperation with the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
2017 Mazda6

Mazda6 Gets G-Vectoring Control For US Model For The First Time In 2017

On 9 August Mazda North America announced the 2017 Mazda6.
Latest prototype of the Nissan BladeGlider

Nissan BladeGlider EV Powertrain Made By Williams Advanced Engineering

Nissan released their newest prototype, the concept car EV sports car BladeGlider, on 4 August in Brazil. The vehicle utilizes an EV powertrain produced by Williams Advanced Engineering in the UK.
New Honda NSX

New Honda NSX Announced On Honda’s Webpage

Honda has released information on their new NSX sports car, posted to the company’s homepage. Honda plans to release the vehicle for sale on 25 August.
New Honda NSX (European model)

New Honda NSX To Be Sold At 133 Select Dealers Throughout Japan

On 8 August, Honda posted information about the new NSX, to be released on the 25th of this month, on the company’s website; the announcement included information on the vehicle as well as the network of dealerships that will be selling the NSX.
Nissan BladeGlider Prototype

Is The Nissan Sport EV BladeGlider Targeting The Market?

Nissan released their newest prototype, the concept car EV sports car BladeGlider, on 4 August in Brazil. The car is attracting attention for several improved aspects of the vehicle not present on the model shown off 3 years ago that seem to be more attuned to the automotive market.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer (Galant Fortis)

New Mitsubishi Lancer revealed in China

Chinese automotive media, Autohome Inc. has revealed teaser images of the new Mitsubishi Lancer.
4586 Project

Project To Mount V8, 570 HP Ferrari Engine On A Toyota 86 Underway

The FR sports car, the Toyota 86, popular as a base vehicle for customization, has found itself at the center of a project in the US to implement high end customization onto the car.