Honda Motor Company has been the world’s largest motorcycle maker since 1959, and Japan’s second largest Japanese carmaker. Honda was the first Japanese automobile manufacturer to release a dedicated luxury brand, Acura, in 1986, and also makes garden equipment, marine engines, personal watercraft and power generators, and is involved in aerospace.
Japan’s lock on Consumer Reports’ vehicle reliability rankings is starting to ease.
Three Japanese brands – Lexus, Toyota and Acura – took the top spots in this year’s survey, and seven of the top 10 brands are Japanese.Tuesday, 29 October, 2013, 3:40pm
Honda Motor is planning to produce Acura cars on the mainland with a local partner starting in 2016 in an effort to tap growing demand for upscale vehicles in the world's biggest car market.19 Jul 2013 - 5:36am
A recovery for Japan's carmakers in the world's largest vehicle market hit a snag yesterday when Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recalled 32,572 vehicles in China. But that is just a fraction of at least 3 million vehicles that the four companies are recalling worldwide due to defective airbags made by Takata - the world's second-largest supplier of airbags and seat belts.12 Apr 2013 - 5:31am 1 comment
Dongfeng Motor expects sales of cars from its Japanese partner Nissan to resume growth in April.
But the group, which also partners with Honda, Peugeot and Volvo, set a modest sales growth target of 7 per cent, or 2.35 million vehicles, this year.29 Mar 2013 - 5:19am
Sales of Japanese cars in China have yet to recover from a territorial dispute that erupted between the two countries in August over the Diaoyu Islands.
Figures released yesterday suggest sales improvements in January were temporary.5 Mar 2013 - 5:26am
Three major Japanese carmakers started the year on a good note on the mainland as their sales last month showed growth for the first time in four months.5 Feb 2013 - 4:09am
Chinese monthly passenger-vehicle sales rose to the highest in almost two years, beating analyst estimates, as consumer confidence improved with the economy and dealerships increased discounts to reduce stockpiles.10 Dec 2012 - 2:58pm
Chinese monthly passenger-vehicle sales rose to the highest in almost two years, beating analyst estimates, as consumer confidence improved with the economy and dealerships increased discounts to reduce stockpiles.10 Dec 2012 - 2:55pm
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority sold HK$3.875 billion on the foreign exchange market yesterday to weaken the Hong Kong dollar as the currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. Under the peg to the US dollar, the HKMA must intervene when the Hong Kong dollar hits 7.75 or 7.85, to maintain the trading band.5 Dec 2012 - 4:59am
US auto sales posted their fastest clip since January 2008 amid an improving economic outlook and demand for replacement vehicles following the devastating Hurricane Sandy.
Total industry sales in November were up 15 per cent from a year earlier and came in at an adjusted, annualized rate of 15.5 million vehicles, according to Autodata.4 Dec 2012 - 12:03pm