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IBM, Honda and PG&E Create Smart Charging System for Electric Cars

04/12/2012, As we know, electric cars are extremely good for the environment and as technology advances, they are slowly becoming as efficient if not more efficient than its petrol guzzling counterparts. Even then, electric vehicles have their own share of problems....

Honda sets up Solar Hydrogen Station in Tokyo Office

03/28/2012, Honda has unveiled a Solar Hydrogen Station in the grounds of their Saitama Prefectural Office in Tokyo, Japan. The Station is part of an Electric Vehicle Testing Program that Honda is carrying out with the Municipal council of Saitama and Iwatani for...

Honda shows off the Uni-Cub personal mobility robot

12/13/2011, Interested in a personal mobility robot like the Segway? If you are, Honda has take the wraps off their prototype, the Uni-Cub which appears to be an improvement over last’s year’s U3-X. Much like the U3-X, the Uni-Cub allows the rider to steer the...

Honda creates electric brakes

12/07/2011, Honda might have stumbled upon an important discovery in the world of motoring – by working on an electric-powered brake which will control the hydraulic pressure of its master cylinder using nothing but a ball screw. Whenever the driver steps on...

Honda HEV uses 2 motors to control rear wheels separately

12/07/2011, I can just imagine executives from lesser established motor companies take a look at Honda’s HEV (Hybrid Electric Vehicle) which sports an engine (obviously), a motor in front, as well as two motors in the rear segment that will control the back...

Honda recalls more ‘shrapnel’ airbags

12/02/2011, Honda announced late last night that they will be expanding an airbag recall (and for the fourth time at that!) due to airbag inflators which are too powerful, where the direct result of deployment might actually hurt or kill drivers instead of saving...

Honda Micro Commuter concept car looks awesome

12/01/2011, At the Tokyo Motor Show 2011, Honda revealed its “micro commuter” concept car that looks like it could have been pulled straight out from the TRON movie. The vehicle features an eco-friendly electric engine and can seat three people – one...

Honda Fit EV to launch in Summer of 2012

11/18/2011, If you like the look of the current Honda Fit model, the good news is that come Summer of 2012, you will be able to get your hands on an EV model of the car if you live in California or Oregon. However for those living in the East Coast, you will have to...

Honda AC-X uses joysticks to steer

11/10/2011, I guess I am happy to hear that Honda’s future cars might use joysticks to steer them around instead of a D-pad – you know how disastrous your outings behind the wheel tend to be each time you play Gran Turismo with a controller, although it...

Honda small sport EV concept has great design cues

11/10/2011, You know how strange it is for electric cars to be sold at the very beginning, only to have gas-powered ones overwhelm them, and the rest, as they say, is history. Well, the future has come one full circle this time around, and electric vehicles are...

Honda snowblower takes the hybrid route

11/09/2011, One would normally associate the company Honda with its range of vehicles which offer value for money, and more recently, their efforts in the robotic world with the ASIMO project. Well, we also know that Honda has an interest in keeping the world green...

Honda unveils all-new ASIMO humanoid robot

11/07/2011, If you’re a technophobe, you’ve got one more reason to start worrying about the eventual rise of robots. Honda has just unveiled its brand new ASIMO humanoid robot that’s been newly equipped with the world’s first autonomous...

ASIMO visits Johannesburg, South Africa

10/11/2011, If you haven’t seen ASIMO in action before and you happen to be in Johannesburg, South Africa this week – here’s your chance to catch Honda’s amazing robot. The humanoid robot will be at the Johannesburg International Motor Show until...