Honda has announced its intention to enter the light aircraft market. The car maker plans on taking its first orders in the autumn for its HondaJet, which is designed as a five-passenger private aircraft. Honda is setting up a company in the US to launch the Jet and has formed an alliance with aviation manufacturer Piper Aircraft to collaborate on sales and service.
Trident Honda has released details of Honda's impressive new Honda Legend, and has purchased a new domain name to access it directly:
Update: The Honda Legend is no longer available in the UK and the above website has now been ceased.
Honda has developed a plant-based material to be used as a fabric in car interiors. The new fabric offsets all CO2 emissions produced during the disposal stage of the car, through the CO2 absorption that occurs naturally during the growth of the plants that are used as raw materials.
The new fabric will be first introduced into Honda's new fuel cell vehicle, the Honda FCX, which will be launched within the next three years. Honda says that the fabric could be used for seat surfaces as well as for the interior surfaces of the car.Honda FCX
Honda's S-2000 has come out on top for the second year running in the Auto Express Drive Power 2006 reliability survey. The study, which reveals the best and worst cars in the UK according to over 46,000 motorists, gave the S-2000 a satisfaction rating of 92.6%, beating off competition from the brand's other models the Accord and Jazz.Continue Reading
Honda has revealed more information on Honda FCX at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Another pointer to the direction of Honda's passenger car development is provided by the FCX Concept. This is more than a technology test bed and the advanced fuel cell technology is clothed in a stylish, dynamic bodyshell that offers outstanding space and in-cabin comfort.Continue Reading
Honda unveils the new Civic Type R Concept at Geneva International Motor Show.
With a level of success way beyond Honda's initial expectations, the Civic Type R which ended production last year proved a smash hit among those seeking the thrills of a sporty, high performance car, yet still delivering a strong dose of practicality, and all at an affordable price.Continue Reading
Honda debuts new Honda Legend at Geneva International Motor Show. With effortless performance and innovative technology, Honda's flagship saloon becomes available during the summer across Europe and offers a powerful combination of luxury and effortless driving performance.
The 295 PS 3.5 litre VTEC engined Legend is equipped as standard with an array of advanced technology designed to enhance relaxation, safety and the overall driving experience.Continue Reading
Despite a declining market in 2005, Honda bucked the market with a 7.8% increase in sales volume, ahead of all competitors except BMW.Continue Reading
Trident Ottershaw joins the World of Honda
Trident Garages is well known locally as a long-established family business, with dealerships in Ottershaw and Weybridge. The Trident name has long been associated with MG Rover; but, after 42-years, it is all change at Trident Honda, as the last of its MG Rover dealerships, based at Ottershaw, has now joined the World of Honda.
We visited Trident Ottershaw as the last of the Honda signs were being erected, and there was a real buzz amongst the staff. The showroom looked thoroughly modern, following its renovation last year, with additional design touches now being introduced by Honda.Continue Reading