NEWS INDEX: Honda
Honda CR-V limited edition released
4th December, 2015
Based on the AWD VTi and only $1,700 more, this Limited Edition is
equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, side steps, front and rear parking sensors, dusk-sensing automatic
headlights, rain-sensing wipers .....
Honda NSX: details revealed
1st November, 2015
Mid-mounted Sport Hybrid Power Unit; Twin-turbocharged V6 engine;
Zero delay performance; 9-speed dual clutch transmission (9DCT); Super-Handling All-Wheel drive; Made in USA; Due
in Australia mid-2016 .....
Honda CR-V Series II DTi-L Limited Edition
16th September, 2015
The four-wheel drive CR-V Series II DTi-L Limited Edition receives Honda’s
new nine-speed automatic transmission. Coupled with the more powerful 1.6 litre DOHC i-DTEC diesel engine with turbo
charger and intercooler, it delivers outstanding performance and low CO2 emissions .....
Honda Civic Type R production commences
6th July, 2015
Last week hundreds of production staff and management from Honda’s
European car manufacturing facility in Swindon, UK, joined invited guests to celebrate the first production models of
the highly-anticipated Civic Type R rolling off the line .....
Honda Accord Sport Hybrid released
28th June, 2015
Accord Sport Hybrid’s design offers the roomy interior of a premium sedan
while helping the advanced hybrid system achieve superior driving dynamics without compromising on fuel efficiency .....
Honda Civic hatch updated
3rd May, 2015
The European-bred Civic Hatch has received a number of specification
and design upgrades; A notable addition to the Civic Hatch is new safety technology called Agile Handling Assist
System (AHAS) - this system works with Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and can help support the vehicle’s stability
and performance during cornering by lightly applying the brakes during cornering .....
Honda HR-V released
12th February, 2015
HR-V has edgy and dynamic styling with sharp lines and a wide
stance. It has a sophisticated, spacious and sleek interior with luxurious appointments. It has sedan-like
steering for easy manoeuvrability, spirited dynamic performance and a low centre of gravity for superior road
Honda HR-V prices announced
14th January, 2015
The front-wheel drive HR-V is powered by a 1.8 litre i-VTEC engine
coupled with Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology CVT, delivering exceptional driving performance and improved fuel
economy. Its low centre of gravity and sedan-like steering feel make it the perfect companion in bumper-to-bumper
city traffic or the open road .....
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Honda NSX set for January debut
21st December, 2014
The model will reflect the production design and
specifications of the mid-engine Honda super car that is slated to launch as an Acura in 2015 in USA. The car
features a three-motor, twin-turbocharged Sport Hybrid power unit .....
Honda CR-V updated
3rd December, 2014
Two-wheel drive range now available in three variants:
VTi, VTi-S and VTi-L. Both the two and four-wheel drive VTi receive Honda’s Display Audio system with
Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming along with one HDMI and two USB ports. The reversing camera has
also been upgraded to feature three modes .....
Honda HR-V confirmed for February release
3rd November, 2014
“The all-new HR-V is a very important model,” said
Honda Australia Director Stephen Collins. “The HR-V will be positioned below the CR-V and complement our
SUV line-up by offering versatility and practicality along with new safety technology, loads of features and
of course a sporty, dynamic drive” .....
Honda Accord gains 5 star ANCAP rating
15th October, 2014
Previously rated at 4-stars for crash worthiness, the Honda Accord -
a favourite with the Next Car team - has now been upgraded to a maximum 5-star rating by the ANCAP organisation .....
Honda Jazz: new generation released
21st September, 2014
Honda’s all-new five-door hatch is outstanding value, with an
extensive list of standard features including the three mode rear view camera, colour touch-screen Display Audio
system, unparalleled storage capacity and a host of safety features .....
Honda Civic sedan updated
16th July, 2014
One of Australia’s favourite small sedans – the Honda Civic – has
received a number of significant upgrades including a revised variant line-up, new styling, more standard features
and a new price from just $18,490* .....
Limited edition Honda CR-V
8th July, 2014
Based on the existing VTi in both two- and four-wheel drive, the
CR-V ‘Plus+’ receives: 18-inch alloy wheels, Fog lights, Front and rear parking sensors, Automatic headlights,
Rain-sensing wipers, Metallic paint .....
Honda Jazz: new model here next month
12th June, 2014
All-new Jazz will be available in three variants, all powered
by a 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine delivering 88 kW of power and 145 Nm of torque. It features a new CVT from
Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology series for enviable fuel economy of 5.8 litres per 100 kilometres .....
Honda Odyssey earns Five Stars with ANCAP
10th June, 2014
"The Odyssey’s safety credentials are impeccable," said Honda
boss Stephen Collins. "It features ... a multi-view rear camera, Hill Start Assist, Daytime Running Lights, VSA, six
airbags including full length curtain for the third row, Tyre Deflation Warning System and Honda’s Advanced
Compatibility Engineering body structure" .....
Honda's new City released
31st May, 2014
“The new Honda City is without doubt the most feature-packed
light sedan in the market today,” claims Honda boss Stephen Collins .....
Honda HR-V: a new small SUV
23rd April, 2014
“The launch of the HR-V will boost the range of vehicles
Honda offers in Australia and attract buyers in the small SUV market to the Honda brand,” said Honda boss
Stephen Collins .....
Honda announces prices for new City
13th April, 2014
“At $15,990* for the VTi manual, the new Honda City represents
outstanding value for money with so many more features and advanced technology,” said Honda Australia boss
Stephen Collins .....
Honda Civic hatchback updated
8th April, 2014
The European-styled hatch has maintained a strong presence in the
small segment, with over 14,000 units finding homes since the new model was launched in 2012 .....
Honda's new City due soon
24th March, 2014
Available in two variants, the Honda City features a new Earth
Dreams Technology CVT, which is matched to an improved 1.5 litre i-VTEC petrol engine that delivers 88kW of
power. Fuel economy is excellent, with the Honda City rated at just 5.7 litres per 100 kilometres .....
Honda's new Odyssey released
26th February, 2014
Dynamic driving and excellent fuel efficiency; newly-developed 2.4
litre engine; new generation is bigger on the inside and outside .....
Honda Odyssey prices announced
4th February, 2014
The all-new Honda Odyssey will feature a 2.4 litre engine and CVT from
Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology series that have both been completely redesigned and reengineered. Fuel economy has
been vastly improved .....
Honda CR-V diesel arrives
20th January, 2014
The high-anticipated Honda CR-V Diesel has landed in Australia,
offering the best of the admired CR-V’s packaging combined with outstanding fuel efficiency; Priced from $38,290* .....
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Honda Civic sedan update
29th November, 2013
A new black cloth trim, halogen daytime running lights and an
illuminated vanity mirror are now standard across the range .....
All-new Honda Odyssey arrives Feb 2014
19th November, 2013
On the outside, the new Odyssey is bigger than its predecessor
and its exterior styling is all-new design. It features one-touch power sliding doors (on selected models only) .....
Tent for Honda CR-V
15th November, 2013
The tent is suitable for all outdoor activities, with two doors
and an access point to the CR-V, extending usable space into the vehicle. Featuring three mesh windows and an
extendable rain fly .....
Honda CR-V diesel coming soon
1st November, 2013
The new variant – in four-wheel drive only – features a 2.2 litre
turbo diesel engine delivering 110 kW of power and an impressive 350 Nm of torque .....
Honda introduces "Capped Price Servicing"
2nd October, 2013
Honda Australia’s new Capped Price with Adaptive servicing programme
is now in effect nationally at all Honda dealerships, having commenced 1st October 2013 .....
Honda confirms the new NSX for Australia
23rd September, 2013
A powerful next-generation VTEC V6 engine with direct-injection
works in concert with a dual clutch transmission with built-in electric motor to provide super car acceleration .....
Honda's racing machine, the NSX CONCEPT-GT
23rd August, 2013
NSX CONCEPT-GT is a dedicated racing vehicle based on the NSX Concept,
the next-generation super sports model that made its debut in January 2012 .....
Better value for Honda Insight & Civic Hybrid
30th July, 2013
The Insight hybrid hatch is now priced from $29,990* and the
updated Civic Hybrid sedan is now priced from $33,990* .....
Honda NSX to be made in USA
16th May, 2013
Honda has announced that the all-new NSX super car will be made at
a new Performance Manufacturing Centre in Ohio, USA, commencing 2015 .....
Honda CR-V at #1
13th May, 2013
The CR-V, launched in late 2012, has sold 4,737 units for the first
four months of 2013 and has proved to be a popular choice for buyers in this growing segment .....
Honda's new Accord release imminent
7th May, 2013
“This ninth-generation Accord is more luxurious and
sophisticated and performs better than any of its predecessors throughout its 37-year history.” said Honda boss
Stephen Collins .....
Honda Jazz Hybrid released
2nd May, 2013
The recently released Honda Jazz Hybrid is Australia’s most
affordable hybrid at just $22,990* .....
Honda CR-Z updated
3rd April, 2013
The revised-look Honda CR-Z is now available in one variant,
with a choice of CVT or six-speed manual transmission with a price* starting from $38,490* .....
Honda Civic wagon concept
17th March, 2013
The production version of the Civic Tourer will be in UK dealerships in early
2014 and will be built alongside the hatchback model in Honda’s production facility in Swindon .....
Honda Jazz Vibe returns
18th February, 2013
Honda Australia's Stephen Collins said the Japan-sourced models
have more specification and will further cement the Honda Jazz as one of Australia’s favourite small cars .....
Honda's first local Civic diesel
12th February, 2013
The 1.6-litre i-DTEC turbo diesel engine is the first diesel in Honda
Australia’s range, launching in April this year .....
Honda Civic hatch updated for MY13
3rd February, 2013
“We’ve added some important new features and a new variant, making the
Civic Hatch one of the best small hatches on the road. Its European heritage, sporty styling and sharp pricing means you
must get into a Honda dealership today and test drive it for yourself,” Mr. Collins said .....
Fourth-gen Honda CR-V released
13th January, 2013
Like many of its competitors, the all-new CR-V is now
available in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive configuration. Prices* begin at $27,490* for the 2WD manual
and $32,790* for the 4WD auto .....
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Out the door: One million hybrid Hondas
1st November, 2012
Honda has sold more than one million hybrid vehicles across the globe
since 1999 .....
Honda CR-V prices announced
21st October, 2012
The model that defined the compact-SUV segment has been
comprehensively redesigned and will be on-sale in Australia in mid-November. The new Honda CR-V will be priced from
$27,490* for the 2WD manual VTi, whilst the 4WD versions begin from $32,790* for the 4WD automatic VTi .....
Honda CR-V here in November
7th October, 2012
For the first time in Australia, the CR-V will be available
with a choice of both two and four-wheel drive. The two-wheel drive will be available in two variants and the
four-wheel drive will be available in three variants .....
Honda's new Civic hatch arrives
28th June, 2012
The all-new, UK manufactured, Honda Civic Hatch is now on sale.
Priced from just $22,650* it is offering exceptional value for money.....
Honda Insight updated
7th June, 2012
Improvements to the engine and transmission, greater
aerodynamics, a power-saving electric fuel pump and the low-rolling resistance tyres all contribute to Insight’s
improved fuel consumption .....
Honda Civic Hatch prices announced
25th May, 2012
The new Civic Hatch is sure to surprise and delight. It is a stylish and
practical offering in the small car segment and embodies style as well as substance .....
Honda’s all-new Civic Hatch arrives mid-June
10th May, 2012
The Civic Hatch will be available in two variants – the VTi and
VTi-L. Both variants receive an improved 1.8 litre four-cylinder i-VTEC engine delivering maximum power of 104 kW at
6,500 rpm and 174 Nm of torque at 4,300 rpm ....
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Honda City for 2012
2nd May, 2012
The 2012 Honda City has a new look, new features and a sharp price
from $19,990 drive-away for the VTi manual version with flat paint .....
Honda Civic 9th Gen released
1st March, 2012
The all-new Honda Civic has been refined. It features enhancements to
performance, ride and interior packaging along with increased fuel economy and the addition of interactive technologies .....
Honda Civic sedan prices announced
6th February, 2012
This ninth-generation Civic has undergone significant engineering
development, with increased fuel efficiency, smoother handling, improved driving dynamics, a smarter cockpit and Honda’s ECO
assist system .....
Honda presents Acura NSX Concept
12th January, 2012
Badged as an Acura in the US, the new NSX, which is expected to go on
sale in the next three years, will be developed by Honda R&D Americas and manufactured in Ohio but is developed for
true sports driving enthusiasts throughout the world .....
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Honda Odyssey updated
12th December, 2011
The stylish Honda Odyssey now receives as standard, multifunction
touch-screen satellite navigation with reversing camera for driver convenience, Honda’s unique Ecological Drive
Assist Programme for improved fuel economy and .....
Honda CR-Z released
28th November, 2011
The revolutionary CR-Z is in a class of its own. According to
Honda, it will ignite your senses and change your perception of hybrids .....
Honda Civic Type R recall
27th November, 2011
Apparently, the wire harness was not routed in the correct location and, as
such, the wire harness sheath may be damaged and in the worst case scenario cause a short circuit .....
Honda Accord updated
30th September, 2011
The Accord range offers buyers a choice of engines; a powerful
202 kW V6 with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) that allows the engine to operate on either six, four or
three cylinders for maximum fuel and emission efficiency; and a 133 kW 2.4 litre four-cylinder engine that sips
8.7 litres/100 kms (combined) .....
Honda Civic hatch for 2012
13th September, 2011
The designers of the new Civic wanted to keep the sporty and advanced
elements of the car’s 'character' but tailor them to express the new model’s more dynamic feel .....
America's new Honda CR-V
26th July, 2011
The 2012 Honda CR-V Concept provides the first official glimpse of
the styling direction for the all-new, fourth-generation CR-V set to go on sale in the United States by the end of
the year .....
Honda Accord Euro adds more value
19th July, 2011
The Accord Euro has been one of Honda Australia’s best sellers since
2003 with over 45,600 first-generation and more than 16,300 second-generation units sold .....
Honda Odyssey updated
17th April, 2011
Although not nearly as popular as the Kia Carnival/Grand
Carnival, the Odyssey has sold 15,648 units since its debut in the Australian market in late 1994 .....
Honda Jazz updated
1st April, 2011
The new and improved 2011 Jazz receives exterior enhancements
across all models including LED tail lights and a sporty, mesh-style grille, resembling a happy face .....
Honda Civic Si hatch revised
4th March, 2011
On the outside, the stylish Honda Civic Si hatchback has been
given a sportier look, with a Civic Type R inspired mesh grille replacing the clear plastic grille from the
previous model .....
Honda Civic Concepts
11th January, 2011
The Honda Civic Si Concept coupe and Civic Concept sedan are making
world debuts at America's Detroit Motor Show, providing the first official glimpse at the styling direction of the
all-new, ninth-generation 2012 model set to go on sale mid-year, American Honda announced .....
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Honda's new Civic
17th December, 2010
The styling direction of the next-generation Honda Civic will debut
at the 2011 Detroit Motor Show in January .....
Honda Insight released
25th November, 2010
A 1.3-litre 4-cylinder i-VTEC petrol-electric engine, producing
72 kilowatts, forms the foundation of the IMA hybrid system. The electric motor, positioned between the engine
and the continuously variable transmission, adds power during acceleration and in certain cruising situations as
well as re-capturing energy from the vehicle’s forward momentum during braking .....
Honda at SEMA
4th November, 2010
Twelve modified 2011 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid coupes are
featured at the Honda 'booth' at the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, USA. As the first sport hybrid, the CR-Z
demonstrates new opportunities for vehicle personalisation among the American 'import' tuner community .....
Honda Insight due December
17th October, 2010
The Insight is powered by a 1.3 litre i-VTEC engine and Honda’s
Integrated Motor Assist (IMA system), coupled to a CVT gearbox. This five-door hatch sips 4.6 litres/100 kms
(combined) with ultra-low emissions of just 109 grammes/kilometre .....
Honda CR-Z coming in 2011
15th October, 2010
The Honda CR-Z is unique. Combining the typical features of a
petrol-electric hybrid powertrain with a 6-speed manual transmission, this coupe may change the perception of
Honda Jazz Hybrid
5th October, 2010
The launch of the latest addition to the Jazz line-up marks the first
time a parallel hybrid vehicle has been available to European B-segment consumers .....
Honda Civic Type R staying 'down under'
12th August, 2010
Honda’s hot hatch, the Civic Type R, will continue in Australia
despite the announcement by Honda that the Type R will be dropped in some areas of Europe at the end of 2010 .....
Honda at Goodwood's Festival of Speed
21st June, 2010
Honda is taking part in the first ever Moving Motor Show at
Goodwood, which gives a limited number of car enthusiasts the chance to test drive two of its most exciting
cars around a 3.5 mile test track .....
Honda CR-Z proving popular
26th March, 2010
This new model has already achieved orders of 10,000
vehicles in its first month of sales .....
Honda's American Odyssey Concept
23rd February, 2010
The Honda Odyssey Concept, on display at the Chicago Motor Show, introduces a
distinctive exterior styling direction for the next generation of Honda's people mover, set to debut late this year .....
Honda updates the CR-V
22nd February, 2010
Heading the list of new features is the addition of curtain
airbags on the entry model; now every CR-V in the range has dual front, side and full-length curtain airbags as
Honda Has a New Vibe
18th February, 2010
The Vibe adds to the features and styling of the Honda Jazz – it
receives a sports grille, alloy wheels (including spare), fog lights, Bluetooth system and exclusive Vibe badging .....
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Honda expands dealer network in China
15th November, 2009
Honda will open 100 new dealerships in the next 5 years to
meet the overwhelming demand in the world's most populated country .....
Honda Insight Achieves Top Euro NCAP Overall Safety Rating
1st September, 2009
The new Honda Insight has been rated one of Europe‘s safest cars, setting
the benchmark for hybrid vehicles, according to the new independent crash testing results from EuroNCAP .....
Honda UK to export Civic Type R to Japan
9th August, 2009
The model will be called the Type R EURO, to distinguish it from the
Japanese-spec 4-door Civic Type R saloon, and will be sold in limited numbers .....
Two new hybrids for Honda in 2010
13th July, 2009
Honda has today announced plans to begin sales in Japan of the CR-Z
sporty hybrid model in February 2010 and Fit (Jazz) Hybrid before the end of 2010 .....
Mugen To Build Honda Civic Type R Prototype
5th July, 2009
The car is being developed in Japan by MUGEN EURO – England's
Northampton-based subsidiary of Honda’s long standing tuning partner MUGEN .....
Honda Jazz ANCAP Result
15th June, 2009
ANCAP recently undertook testing of the entry model Honda Jazz GLi
which recorded a 4-star safety rating .....
Honda Commemorates 50 years of Innovation in America
14th June, 2009
Honda has marked its first 50 years in America, commemorating the
establishment of American Honda Motor Co .....
Honda Civic Si Released
21st April, 2009
At a time when some cars are growing increasingly similar, this
model has introduced a new approach to the small car .....
Acura ZDX Debuts at New York Motor Show
19th April, 2009
The production version of the dramatically styled prototype goes
on-sale across USA in Q3 2009 .....
New Honda Odyssey Released
3rd April, 2009
Honda has improved its Odyssey, revealing a more stylish, spacious
and powerful fourth generation model of its people mover .....
Enhanced Performance for Honda Civic Type R
17th March, 2009
The Honda Civic Type R has received mechanical enhancements and one
new colour for its 2009 update .....
New Honda Odyssey Close To Release
4th March, 2009
It will feature more power, more space, more safety and more
Honda to Introduce Civic 5-Door to Australia
1st March, 2009
At first glance the Civic Si has the appearance of a three door
hatch thanks to the placement of its rear door handles in the C-pillar, giving it a sporty appearance .....
Honda Reaches 300,000 Hybrid Vehicles Sales
19th February, 2009
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. yesterday announced that global sales of Honda
hybrid vehicles passed the 300,000 unit mark on a cumulative basis at the end of January 2009 .....
Honda City Released Locally
8th February, 2009
Honda is introducing the Thai-built City to Australia to compete in
the light car class .....
Honda's 40 Years In Australia
5th February, 2009
Models names, over the the years, for the Honda brand in Australia
included: N360, Z360, Scamp, City, Jazz, Civic, Insight, Accord, Accord Euro, Prelude, Legend, Odyssey, HR-V, CR-V,
MDT, S600, CRX, 1300, S2000, NSX and T500 .....
End Of The Road For Honda S2000
1st February, 2009
The S2000 made its debut in 1999, as an open FR sports
car with what was at the time the world's top level, high performance 4-cylinder normally aspirated engine and
an ideal 50:50 front/rear body weight distribution that provided a "fun to drive" spirit and the "joy of
Honda Celebrates 40 Years in Australia
27th January, 2009
The limited edition Honda Accord is packed with extra features
including fog lights, rear parking sensors, Bluetooth, floor mats, illuminated door sill garnishes and 40th
Anniversary badging .....
Honda Insight Hybrid Debuts In Detroit
19th January, 2009
"At Honda, we look forward to introducing Australia to the new
Insight within the next twelve months" .....
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Honda Insight Hybrid to Make World Debut at Detroit Motor Show
5th December, 2008
Honda Australia’s Managing Director and CEO, Mr. Yasuhide
Mizuno, is looking forward to the Insight arriving in Australia .....
Honda's Hydrogen Powered Sports Concept
30th November, 2008
Honda revealed the FC Sport design study model, a hydrogen powered three-seat
sports car concept at the 2008 Los Angeles Motor Show .....
Honda's New Dummy
16th October, 2008
Honda has revealed plans to enhance safety testing procedures,
announcing that it will begin using its new third generation pedestrian dummy, POLAR III, in vehicle-to-pedestrian
crash tests .....
New Honda City For Local Release
13th October, 2008
In reviving the City nameplate, it must be noted that the new
car bears no resemblance to the Honda City of old .....
New Honda City For India
30th September, 2008
Honda Siel Cars India launched its all new third generation
Honda City with a completely new design, new engine, spacious cabin and equipped with various active and
passive safety features .....
Honda At The Paris Motor Show
11th September, 2008
The two major debuts will be for the long awaited Insight Concept,
which demonstrates the direction of Honda's latest addition to its petrol electric hybrid line-up, and a restyled
Civic Hybrid .....
New Honda Jazz Arrives
8th September, 2008
Three variants are offered – a 1.3-litre Jazz GLi and two
1.5-litre i-VTEC models, Jazz VTi and VTi-S .....
Honda Legend Revised For 2009
19th August, 2008
Honda’s slow-selling flagship Legend sedan delivers more power to
luxury car buyers with the introduction of the new 2009 year model .....
Low Emission Honda Sports Car Study To Be Unveiled
11th July, 2008
The striking two-seat roadster aims to couple sleek looks with exciting
driving dynamics and more efficient engine technology, to give lower exhaust emissions .....
2008 Honda Accord Released
9th March, 2008
More power, more spacious and more technology herald the arrival of
the eighth-generation Honda Accord and indicate that Honda remains a tryer in the Australian large car segment .....
New Honda Accord To Make Its Australian Debut In Melbourne
24th January, 2008
The 8th generation Honda Accord range will make its Australian debut
at the Melbourne Motor Show this year .....
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Honda Reveals New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car
16th November, 2007
Honda has unveiled the all-new FCX
Clarity fuel cell vehicle at the Los Angeles Motor Show, announcing plans to begin
limited retail marketing, in USA, of the hydrogen-powered car in mid-2008
Honda’s UK Plant Reaches Million Milestone
12th November, 2007
Honda U.K.’s Swindon plant has made its
one-millionth Civic, a red Type R destined for the British market .....
Two New Honda Concepts Unveiled At Tokyo Motor Show
6th November, 2007
The Honda CR-Z is a light-weight,
two-seater sports car equipped with Honda’s petrol-electric hybrid IMA powertrain.
Honda are retaining the petrol-electric, even though many see this technology as a
wasted opportunity .....
Honda To Release New Jazz In Japan
19th October, 2007
Honda will release the Honda Fit
(known as Jazz in Australia) in Japan on next Friday, 26th October, 2007 .....
Honda Begins Construction Of New Factory
25th September, 2007
Honda Motor Co last week began
construction of a new motor vehicle factory with a groundbreaking ceremony at Yorii,
Honda Shows Accord Tourer Concept At Frankfurt
19th September, 2007
Honda's President and CEO, Mr Takeo Fukui, has
unveiled the Accord Tourer concept at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show, giving potential styling clues
of the next generation Accord Euro range .....
Honda Australia 2006/07 Financial Results
7th August, 2007
Honda Australia Pty Ltd has
recorded a consolidated profit of $80 million after related income tax expense on
revenue of $1.9 billion for the financial year ended 31st March, 2007 .....
Honda Announces Global Expansion
20th July, 2007
Honda Motor Co's President and CEO,
Takeo Fukui, has announced plans for new factories and a boost in production to meet
Honda's global demand .....
Honda Tries The Sporty Approach For Civic
9th July, 2007
Honda expects to sell 100 Civic Type Rs
per month at a recommended retail price beginning at $39,990. At this price, the
Next Car team sees the class leading Volkswagen Golf GTI as a far more
attractive proposition .....
Honda Civic Type R Arrives For July Release
10th June, 2007
The first shipment of the British-built
Honda Civic Type Rs arrived last week from Southampton, en route to Honda showrooms for
the official on-sale date next month .....
Honda NSX Gathering In UK
30th May, 2007
Europe’s largest ever gathering of Honda NSX
sports cars took place at last weekend’s JapFest at Castle Combe in England .....
Honda S2000 CR Prototype
9th April, 2007
The club racer inspired 2008 Honda S2000
CR Prototype making its world debut at the New York Motor Show introduces a higher level
of track worthy performance and style to the S2000 roadster .....
Honda Updates Civic
1st April, 2007
The Thai-sourced Civic sedan range
gains a fully lined boot and an auxiliary audio input jack for playing personal MP3
players through the car’s audio system .....
Honda at the 2007 Melbourne Motor Show
4th March, 2007
Honda Australia's stand at the 2007
Melbourne Motor Show features a new small 3-door hatch from the UK, a limited
edition Accord Euro and a concept car from last year, the FCX .....
Honda Hydrogen Power For Melbourne
21st February, 2007
The future of motoring will be on display
at the Melbourne Motor Show in the form of a new Honda that consumes only hydrogen and
emits only water vapour .....
Honda Hybrid Concept for Geneva
7th February, 2007
The current Honda Civic Hybrid uses petrol as its primary
fuel source. Our Editor has his fingers crossed that Honda will switch to diesel as the primary fuel
source, thus avoiding a wasted opportunity .....
Honda Launches New Third-Generation CR-V
31st January, 2007
The new CR-V range is available in
three variants. All three variants feature a 2.4-litre DOHC i-VTEC engine with 125
kW of power (up 7 kW over the previous car) and a Real-Time 4WD system .....
Honda Previews Future NSX Design Direction
12th January, 2007
The Acura Advanced Sports Car Concept has made its world debut
at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show, providing a preview of the design direction for the successor to the Honda NSX .....
Honda Reveals Styling Clues for Next-Generation Accord
11th January, 2007
American Honda has revealed the styling clues for the next
generation Accord with the unveiling of an Accord Coupe Concept at the 2007 Detroit Motor Show .....
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Acura ‘Advanced Sports Car Concept’
19th December, 2006
The concept provides a glimpse at the next generation Acura sports car,
a successor to the Honda (Acura) NSX .....
Honda Accord Coupe Concept For Detroit
7th December, 2006
A new look for the next generation Honda Accord Coupe will be unveiled at
Detroit’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), in January .....
Honda Remix Concept in LA
4th December, 2006
The Honda Remix small sport concept vehicle made its world debut at the
Los Angeles Motor Show last week. The Remix explores the shape and design of a two-seat sports car .....
Honda Shows Off Hydrogen-Powered FCX Concept
21st November, 2006
American Honda has shown off its next-generation hydrogen-powered FCX
concept car with a demonstration drive at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California .....
Soichiro Honda - Centenary of Birth
17th November, 2006
Born on 17th November, 1906, the son of a blacksmith and a
weaver, Soichiro Honda was fascinated by machines and how they worked .....
Honda’s Sports 4 Concept For Sydney
19th October, 2006
Honda will unveil its next-generation sports sedan concept car, the Honda
Sports 4, at Sydney’s Australian International Motor Show next week .....
Honda Sets Yet Another Sales Record
6th October, 2006
Honda Australia has smashed yet another sales record with the
company posting its best ever September result .....
British Car Industry Accelerates
1st October, 2006
Three good news stories show it's not all doom and gloom in British
manufacturing. Nissan, Mini and Honda announced investment in the UK, bringing an additional 2,000 jobs in car making .....
Honda Announces New Limited-Edition Accord
1st October, 2006
Honda is offering even better value on its four-cylinder
Accord VTi with a new limited-edition variant .....
Honda Unveils New Technologies
26th September, 2006
Honda Motor Co has unveiled a range of next
generation engine technologies as part of its global initiative to reduce CO2 emissions .....
Honda's All-New CR-V For 2007
1st September, 2006
An entirely-new CR-V is just around the corner (so to speak). It
promises improved equipment levels and Honda’s safety technology .....
Honda Begins Vehicle Operations in Vietnam
27th August, 2006
Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd. (HVN), Honda’s Vietnamese subsidiary,
has opened a new motor vehicle plant in the suburbs of Hanoi .....
Honda and London Police in Hybrid Deal
21st August, 2006
Honda has teamed up with London’s Police in the country’s
biggest ever hybrid car fleet deal .....
Honda Australia 2005/06 Financial Results
16th August, 2006
Honda Australia has recorded a
consolidated profit of $81 million after tax on revenue of $1.6 billion
for the financial year ended 31st March, 2006 .....
Honda Launches All-New Legend
14th August, 2006
Honda Australia has launched the new,
fourth-generation, Legend sedan with the most powerful road-going Honda engine ever .....
Honda Posts New Record
7th August, 2006
The record result sees Honda’s monthly
market share climb to 7.2 per cent and year-to-date market share rise to 5.7 per cent .....
Honda Sets All-Time Record
10th July, 2006
Honda smashed sales records in June,
powering past 5,000 units for the first time to finish with an all-time record of 5,762 sales .....
New Look for Honda Odyssey
3rd July, 2006
Honda’s Odyssey family wagon receives
a new look thanks to a mid-life facelift .....
Honda Announces Civic Type S For Europe
29th June, 2006
Honda Motor Europe has announced the new Civic Type S, a 3-door hatchback
which is the latest model in the transformation of Honda’s C-segment brand into an individual, sporty range .....
Survey Finds Civic Hybrid Cheapest to Run
26th June, 2006
The RACV’s 2006 Vehicle Operating Costs survey shows the cost
of running a Honda Civic Hybrid is $169.34 a week, $24.57 less than the Toyota Prius .....
Honda Recalls Odyssey
20th June, 2006
Honda Motor Co has issued a safety recall
for Odyssey, CR-V and Step Wagon models manufactured between October 1994 and May 1997 .....
Revisions for Honda Accord
11th June, 2006
The Honda Accord has received some
styling changes and equipment upgrades .....
Summary of Honda's CEO Mid-Year Speech
17th May, 2006
Honda announced specific plans and initiatives which will
enable Honda to accelerate its efforts to strengthen the core characteristics that make Honda unique .....
Honda’s Natural Gas Civic For New York
28th April, 2006
American Honda has announced that it will begin retailing its
all-new compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Civic to New York state customers .....
Honda’s New Jazz
12th April, 2006
In one of the strangest moves by a
marketing department I have ever seen, Honda has 'aired' a television commercial
featuring an animated Honda Jazz .....
Civic Paves Way for Honda’s March Result
6th April, 2006
Honda Australia has set a new March sales
record of 4,611 units, up 543 over March 2005 .....
Honda MDX Concept At New York Motor Show
30th March, 2006
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Honda's Acura brand has
announced plans to debut a concept version of the all-new MDX luxury sport-utility vehicle .....
Honda Civic Type R Concept
21st March, 2006
At this year's Geneva Motor Show Honda displayed
the Civic Type R Concept with its promise of fun and exhilarating performance .....
Murray Walker Makes F1 Comeback with Honda
8th March, 2006
He's back! After a four year absence from the Formula One
Paddock, Murray Walker is making a comeback with the Honda Racing F1 Team .....
All-New Civic Boosts Honda Sales
6th March, 2006
Honda Australia has posted another strong sales
month, selling 3,484 units .....
Honda Updates Sports Models
15th February, 2006
Honda Australia has unveiled a sports variant of its Accord
Euro sedan and a facelifted S2000 at the Melbourne Motor Show .....
America's Honda Civic Si Sedan Concept
14th February, 2006
Civic Si Sedan Concept provides strong hints of the styling and
performance for a production Civic Si Sedan scheduled to go on sale
across America later this year .....
All Time Record Sales for Honda
7th February, 2006
After recording its third year of record sales of
28% in 2005, Honda has started 2006 recording its highest ever monthly sales of 4,751 units .....
Honda Launches All-New Civic Range
5th February, 2006
Honda Australia has launched the eighth-generation Civic with
new levels of power, fuel economy, refinement and comfort .....
Honda Achieves Record European Sales
23rd January, 2006
Honda achieved record automobile sales in Europe, reaching a high of
285,924** units during 2005 against a downturn of 0.7%* .....
Third Straight Record Year For Honda
6th January, 2006
Honda Australia is rewriting its record book for a third time in three
years thanks to another all-time sales record .....
Honda Takes 'Detroit News' Awards
1st January, 2006
The U.S. newspaper 'Detroit News' has named the new Honda Civic sedan as
its 2006 Car of the Year and the Honda Ridgeline as its 2006 Truck of the Year .....
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Honda Wins Two Awards In USA
18th December, 2005
Car and Driver Magazine has named the 2006 Honda Accord as the "Best
Family Sedan," and the Acura TSX (Accord Euro) as the “Best Sports Sedan” in its annual "10 Best Cars" award .....
New Look for Honda Accord Euro
28th November, 2005
Honda’s Accord Euro range receives a facelift for 2006 with a series of
subtle improvements .....
Honda Stars In Australia's Best Cars Awards
23rd November, 2005
Honda has been named twice in the 'Australia’s Best Cars' awards,
with the Accord Euro winning the Best Mid-Size car over $28,000 segment and the Odyssey Luxury taking the
Best People Mover .....
Honda Achieves a Sales Milestone
16th November, 2005
After record sales in 2003 and 2004 Honda Australia announced
yesterday it has achieved another milestone, selling its 40,000th vehicle in one year for the first time .....
Honda Passion Shines Through
8th November, 2005
After months of searching and assessing candidates Honda has
found the most passionate Honda motor vehicle owner in Australia .....
Honda at SEMA 2005
8th November, 2005
Honda showed more than 50
vehicles at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas, including nineteen 2006 Civic Si coupes .....
Honda Sports 4 Concept Car
24th October, 2005
The Sports 4 Concept is Honda's vision of a sports car of the future, a vehicle
that allows anyone, not just expert drivers, to experience a high-performance automobile .....
Honda's Diversity on Show in Sydney
17th October, 2005
Attractions on Honda's stand at Sydney's Motor Show include
the 30th Anniversary Accord and CR-V Special Edition, the all-new Legend .....
Honda To Double Production In Pakistan
7th September, 2005
Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd. (HACPL), Honda’s car
production and sales joint venture in Pakistan, held a Manufacturing
Capacity Expansion ceremony of its production plant on Monday .....
Honda Continues Sales Success
6th September, 2005
Honda Australia’s record-breaking run in 2005 continues with
the company setting its best-ever August sales result of 4,006 units .....
Honda Announces All New 2006 Civic for the US
5th September, 2005
Honda has announced four completely-redesigned Civic models
including the Civic Si Coupe, Civic Hybrid sedan, Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe, for the US market .....
Price Changes to Honda CR-V Range
1st September, 2005
Honda Australia has announced price changes to its CR-V range .....
Honda Announces All New Civic for Europe
2nd August, 2005
Honda Motor Europe Ltd. yesterday announced the all-new,
eighth generation Civic for the European market. Wider and lower
than the out-going model .....
Honda Announces Fuel-Efficiency Targets
21st July, 2005
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has released an overview of its
next-generation power train technology and fuel economy targets for
cars due to be introduced in coming years. Also, see Honda
President's Mid-Year Global Speech .....
Honda To Discontinue The NSX
13th July, 2005
announced that it will discontinue production of the NSX, a vehicle
that has enjoyed considerable popularity as pure sports car and won
many fans worldwide .....
Honda’s Record Year Continues
3rd July, 2005
Australia celebrated its most successful six months ever and set
another all time record in June with 4,746 sales .....
Get Me To The Church On Time!
2nd June, 2005
You can enjoy
various exciting and fun experiences at Honda’s Twin-Ring Motegi
race track – including getting married .....
Honda Sets Yet Another Sales Record
1st June, 2005
Australia has overturned yet another sales record with the company’s
best ever May result .....
Honda Reaches 100,000 Hybrid Sales
25th May, 2005
Motor Co., Ltd. yesterday announced that its cumulative worldwide
sales of hybrid vehicles reached 100,000 units in April 2005 .....
Kannan Claims Indy 500 Pole for Honda
16th May, 2005
Andretti Green Racing's Tony Kanaan, Honda drivers once again
prevailed in Pole Day qualifying for the 89th running of the
Indianapolis 500, with the defending Indy Car Series champion
claiming his first '500' pole in his fourth attempt .....
Honda's Record April
2nd May, 2005
Honda Australia enjoyed
its best ever April result with total sales of 3,677 units .....
Honda Introduces All-new Airwave In Japan
8th April, 2005
Honda yesterday announced the debut of the Airwave, in Japan,
an all-new 1.5-litre compact wagon that boasts an extra-large glass Sky Roof .....
Honda’s Record Year Marches On
4th April, 2005
Three months into 2005 and Honda has set another new sales record for
the third successive month .....
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