Honda has invested in advanced bi-directional charging technology at its European R&D site in Offenbach, Germany, which is helping to balance demand and store energy more efficiently across the facility. The new charging system incorporates renewable energy generation, and is a test bed for hardware that will be available to private households in the future.
Honda will become the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt new state-of-the-art driving simulator technology, based on a revolutionary architecture called DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion).
The Honda Civic Type R has triumphed in the coveted BBC TopGear magazine Car of the Year awards, taking a hat-trick of honours. Picking up the hot hatch of the year, international editors’ car of the year and then going on to claim the overall prize, car of the year.
The all-new Honda Civic Type R has won the ‘Best Performance Car’ category in the prestigious Women’s World Car of the Year Awards. These international car awards are unique in having a judging panel comprised entirely of women.
Honda is supplying two hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell cars as part of an ‘eShuttle’ service at the 2017 United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. During the conference, Honda Motor Co., Ltd Executive Vice President, Seiji Kuraishi, will attend the second annual meeting of the Hydrogen Council.