December 18, 2014

Honda cutting production in Swindon again – 500 jobs at risk

Photo Honda UK Swindon

Honda UK is cutting production at their Swindon Plant – by cutting shifts from 3 to 2 – as weak demand in Europe sees the Swindon Plant running at half capacity. It’s only a year since Honda announced 800 job cuts at Swindon (which eventually was 550) and now they’re about to cut a further […]

New Honda NSX Concept to take on Goodwood Hillclimb in June

Photo new Honda NSX Concept

The new Honda NSX Concept – Honda’s new, green supercar – will be at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June and tackle the famous hillclimb. The arrival of the production version of the new Honda NSX Supercar is schedlued for 2015, and Honda are making sure the new NSX will arrive with high expectations. […]

Honda CR-V Black Edition & White Edition launch

Photo Honda CR-V Black Edition

Two special editions of the Honda CR-V – the CR-V Black Edition and White Edition – have been launched in the UK with additional spec. The new Honda CR-V – a sensible type of SUV for car buyers who don’t need a ‘lifestyle’ SUV – has been with us for more than a year, so […]

2015 Honda Civic Type R previewed ahead of Geneva

Photo 2015 Honda Civic Type R Concept

Honda is trumpeting the arrival of a new Honda Civic Type R at the Geneva Motor Show with a design sketch of the Type R Concept. The next Honda Civic Type R isn’t due to arrive until 2015, but Honda are taking a Type R Concept to the Geneva Motor Show next month and are […]

Another Ayrton Senna Honda NSX for sale

Photo Ayrton Senna's Honda NSX

Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro & Classic sale at Silverstone on 22nd and 23rdof February will see an ex-Ayrton Senna Honda NSX under the hammer. Ayrton Senna was arguably the greatest F1 driver of all time, and his death 20 years ago at Imola sent shock waves through the sport and deprived F1 fans of more years of Senna’s […]

Honda Vezel Compact SUV goes on sale in Japan

Photo Honda Vezel Compact SUV

The Honda Vezel Compact SUV – Honda’s take on Nissan’s Juke – has gone on sale in Japan. The Vezel, with a different name, will arrive in the UK in 2015. The Honda Vezel – the production version of the Honda Urban Concept – arrived at the Tokyo Motor Show last month as Honda’s take […]

Honda CR-V 1.6i-DTEC does 77.86 mpg in the ‘Real World’

Photo Honda CR-V 1.6i-DTEC

The Honda CR-V 1.6i-DTEC – Honda’s new super-frugal CR-V – has achieved 77.86 mpg in a ‘real world’ test over 500 miles on public roads. Official car economy figures are pretty useless at being anything other than a guide to the relative economy of cars on sale. But Honda are trying to prove that’s not true. […]

New Honda Civic Tourer – price from £20,265

Photo New Honda Civic Tourer - price from £20,265

The new Honda Civic Tourer – revealed in production guise at the Frankfurt Motor Show – goes on sale in the UK from £20,265. When the Honda Civic Tourer Concept (the Civic Estate) arrived at the Geneva Motor Show in the spring, it looked a properly convincing estate version of Honda’s Civic. And even when […]

2015 Honda Civic Type R previewed on video with ‘at least 276 bhp’

Photo 2015 Honda Civic Type R previewed on video with 'at least 276 bhp'

A new Honda Civic Type R is heading for Honda showrooms in 2015, and Honda are previewing its development on video. The Honda Civic Type R has died a death as new emission regulations sounded the death knell for the high-revving naturally aspirated lump under its bonnet. But Honda are planning on bringing the Type […]

Honda Vezel Hybrid is the production Urban Concept & Jazz SUV: Tokyo Motor Show

Photo Honda Vezel Hybrid

The Honda Vezel Hybrid has been revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show as the production version of the Jazz-based Honda Urban Concept. At the Detroit Auto Show at the start of the year, Honda revealed the Urban Concept as a compact SUV based on the Jazz and destined to take on cars like the Nissan Juke. […]

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