#HONDA

Marketing

Auto Brands Slipping in Value, Except Tesla

Toyota continues to lead the way
#Apple #Google #Microsoft

Design

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD

Yes it is a hybrid. It is efficient. It is also a well-appointed midsize crossover
#Toyota #Honda #Kia

Production

Baseball, Apple Pie and Tesla?

California EV maker and Honda are tops in American-made vehicles, new Ford Ranger is No. 1 model
#Hyundai #Jeep #Lincoln

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#covid-19 #reviews #Acura

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Jon Ikeda Isn’t Your Typical Exec

Fourteenth in a series. One could say he’s definitionally a “car guy”
#Acura #people #Porsche

Business

What Suppliers Look for from OEMs

What do suppliers think about their customers? Well, that answer—with a couple of exceptions—isn’t exactly a resounding hurrah.
#FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Honda #Toyota

Design

Designers Talk 2021 Nissan Rogue

All-new design for the most important vehicle in Nissan’s portfolio means the designers had to execute a fine line of respecting the present while creating the future
#people #Honda #Toyota

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated
#Kia #Nissan #Chrysler

Batteries

Tesla Passes Toyota in Market Value

Stock soars past $1,000 per share
#BMW #Chrysler #Daimler

Autonomous Vehicles

GM's Cruise Hires Safety Chief

Louise Zhang, who previously worked for Lucid Motors and Tesla, underscores focus on safety as robo-taxi service nears launch
#tech #people #Chevrolet

Production

Honda on Alert Against Cyber Attack

Computer breach cuts production in North America. Europe and Japan also affected.
#Honda #Nissan #Renault

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology
#BAIC #Daimler #Dongfeng

Batteries

GM to Join EV Delivery Van Race?

New niche lacks a market leader
#Bollinger #Chevrolet #Ford

Batteries

Tesla Model 3 Shines Supreme in California

EV tops Q1 sales chart in down market
#Chevrolet #Ford #Honda

Steel

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.
#Dodge #Chevrolet #Ford

Batteries

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.
#Waymo #tech #people

Hybrid

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech
#europe #tech #sustainability

Business

Toyota, GM Recognized for Diversity

Leadership involvement and new programs help Toyota move up annual list
#people #GeneralMotors #Honda

Business

Honda Modifies Odyssey for COVID-19 Testing

Plastic partition helps protect drivers transporting people to Detroit test sites
#asia #tech #covid-19

Business

Volvo Group, Daimler Team Up on Fuel Cell-Powered Big Rigs

Can trucks save the hydrogen-based technology after a tepid response to fuel cell cars?
#covid-19 #tech #sustainability