For two decades, Honda Cars has relied upon the City to serve as its mainstay in India. But a more SUV-focussed automotive market demands that Honda rethinks its strategy and come up with a floor plan containing a stronger SUV line-up, retain trademark Honda quality and, of course, introduce EVs.
The company on Tuesday unveiled its global mid-sized SUV Elevate in India which will take on the likes of Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Maruti Suzuki's Grand Vitara.
The Honda Elevate will go up against very stiff competition from the likes of Hyundai and Maruti Suzuki. But with the Japanese manufacturer entering the midsized SUV again after a three-year hiatus, things should get interesting.
The Amaze is currently priced between Rs 6.99 lakh and Rs 9.6 lakh while the City range including strong hybrid trims are tagged between Rs 11.55 lakh and Rs 20.39 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Honda has just unveiled the e:Ny1 for the European markets based on the company’s latest e:N Architecture F platform.
The Honda SUV will reportedly get a 1.5-litre petrol engine along with other amenities such as a 10.2-inch touchscreen.
With these rollouts, the Indian arm of the Japanese auto giant will take on TVS, Bajaj, and Hero MotoCorp, which are already present in the E2Ws space.
Assam shopkeeper Mohammad Saidul Hoque saved Rs 90,000 in coins which he used to buy a scooter. 'It was my dream to buy a scooter,' he told ANI.
The fifth-gen Honda City has just received a major ADAS update with a more advanced cruise control system that makes for easier inner-city driving. Is it enough to return the Honda City to its glory days?
Honda’s new motorcycle will be powered by a 100cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine that will be RDE compliant and can run on E20 fuel as well.
Honda Cars India President and CEO Takuya Tsumura said that globally Honda has outlined a direction to focus on electrified and hydrogen powered models going ahead.
Honda will target annual sales of around 2,000 units of the new system in the middle of this decade, the company said on Thursday, aiming to boost that to 60,000 units per year in 2030.
However, MG Motor and Honda saw decline in their sales volume during the same period.
The new Activa is compliant with on board diagnostics (OBD 2) and is being offered in three trims tagged at Rs 74,536, Rs 77,036 and Rs 80,537.
Automakers from Sony Honda to Hyundai are introducing ways at the CES 2023 technology trade show this week to reshape the in-car entertainment experience, including offering video games during the rides.
Cars bearing the new marque will capitalize on the expertise of Sony Group Corp. and Honda Motor Co., Sony Honda Mobility Chief Executive Officer Yasuhide Mizuno said, unveiling the venture’s first prototype during Sony’s CES press conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.
The company, which is present in the country through a wholly-owned subsidiary, joins the likes of market leader Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Tata Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Renault, Kia India and MG Motor, who have also made the year-end announcements to hike prices from the next month.
Japanese automakers are turning to small commercial trucks as one way to make battery electric vehicles (BEVs) popular in the country, tapping into car size unique to the country amid pressure to slash its carbon footprint.
The new Honda WR-V has an all-new design that takes it away from the conventional crossover look into a more fitting SUV category. There is a new engine, as well as new features to be talked about.
In the domestic market, sales were at 4,25,969 units as against 3,94,645 units in the year-ago month, a growth of 7.94 per cent.
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The two companies had announced the plan in August but had not settled on a U.S. location.
Two lines at Honda's Suzuka plant in western Japan will cut production by about 20% in October, while its assembly plant in Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo, will lower production plans by about 40% for the month.
Honda has asked hundreds of employees at its vehicle plant in Ohio to pay back part of their bonuses after claiming that it overpaid them.