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Honda recalls limited in GCC

Middle East Honda customers are largely unaffected by the latest recall Honda is recalling a handful of vehicles in the Middle East as part of a global concern over airbag safety, but the majority of regional customers need not worry. Honda Middle East confirmed that 158 Odyssey models, built in…

UAE Honda owners insulated from global safety recall

A Honda Civic on the test track   Even as Honda decides to expand its vehicle safety recall on account of faulty driver side airbags on certain US specification model, owners in the UAE need not worry for the moment. Even as this recall affects many thousands of Honda vehicles…

2009 Honda Accord | road test

    FOR AGAINST Quiet European Accord is better Well made Disappointing V6 Comfortable Overly light steering   SUMMARY The Honda Accord sedan we get in the Middle East is the American version – a completely different car to the (superior) Accord found in Europe. We found the Accord to…

Honda New Small concept at the 2010 Delhi Motor Show

Honda heralded a new global compact car with the unveiling of the New Small concept at the 2010 Delhi Motor Show. The new hatchback derived from this simply-named concept will be Honda’s new global small car, which will cater to buyers in emerging markets as well as those in developed markets…

2009 Honda CR-Z concept

2009 Honda CR-Z concept

Honda’s stand at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show was dominated by the latest incarnation of the CR-Z sports hybrid concept (left). The CR-Z is due to go into production shortly and go on sale by the summer of 2010. It promises to take the hybrid technology used on the Civic…

Honda Posts First Quarterly Loss In 15 Years

Honda is considered to be one of the most efficient auto manufacturers and when they post a big quarterly loss, the word recession gets a whole new meaning. The Japanese manufacturer posted a $2.91 billion (AED10.7 billion) loss for the first quarter of 2009 but managed to stay in black…

Honda Unveils ’07 F1 Challenger

Honda Unveils ’07 F1 Challenger

Honda has unveiled its 2007 Formula One Challenger, the RA107 at  Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya recently. For the moment the new car is in mostly black testing colours, ahead of a separate launch of the new livery in February. It’s the first car to be built since Honda’s full scale…

Honda’s New Low-Emission Sports Concept

Honda’s New Low-Emission Sports Concept

Honda is to showcase a low-emission, lightweight sports study concept at the upcoming British International Motorshow. Dubbed Honda OSM (for Open Study Model), the concept is a striking two-seat roadster that aims to couple sleek looks with exciting driving dynamics and more efficient engine technology, to give lower exhaust emissions.…

Honda Middle East Opens New Office In Jebel Ali Free Zone

Honda Middle East Opens New Office In Jebel Ali Free Zone

Dubai – Honda Motor Company Limited has opened its new Middle East Office in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone. With the set-up of this new facility, Honda Middle East is looking forward to focus on training across the GCC region to improve customer satisfaction along with sales for all Honda…

Honda Revives Insight Hybrid

Honda Revives Insight Hybrid

Honda has announced the return of its ‘Insight’ hybrid nameplate. The second largest automotive manufacturer in Japan, Honda tags the new Insight as its all-new affordable hybrid family car. First launched in 1999 as a hybrid coupe, the Insight has been associated with eco-friendly and green motoring. The new Insight…