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  • Honda joins £31m project to make hydrogen fuel cell cars a road-going reality by 2016
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    Honda joins £31m project to make hydrogen fuel cell cars a road-going reality by 2016

    By 4 April 2014

    A pioneering deal worth £31 million is being signed by Honda, coordinated by the Mayor of London's office, that aims to make hydrogen fuel call cars a reality. The project, named HyFive (Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles), will be the largest of its kind...

  • 3D print your own car, as long as it's a Honda concept
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    3D print your own car, as long as it's a Honda concept

    By 31 January 2014

    If you own a 3D printer and have always dreamed of printing a car, your time has come. Honda has released the 3D design data for five of its concept cars. From the Puyo to the NSX Concept you can print off any of the five concepts from Honda. The catch?...

  • Honda develops automatic braking system that stops you running people over
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    Honda develops automatic braking system that stops you running people over

    By 23 January 2014

    Japanese car manufacturer Honda has developed an automatic braking system that detects pedestrians and will slow down or stop entirely if there is a chance you will hit someone. The system works up to a speed of 60kph (37mph) and will be implemented in...

  • Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car
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    Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car

    By 6 January 2014

    Google has announced the launch of the Open Automotive Alliance at CES 2014, with the aim of taking Android on the road. We previously reported that Audi was expected to make an Android announcement at CES 2014, but OAA goes further than that, with partners...

  • Honda's Display Audio brings Nokia Here maps and Siri Eyes Free to 2014 Civic
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    Honda's Display Audio brings Nokia Here maps and Siri Eyes Free to 2014 Civic

    By 4 December 2013

    Honda is hoping the addition of its new Display Audio infotainment technology will be a selling point for the 2014 Civic, which went on sale on Wednesday. Honda has added Siri Eyes Free and Here Maps technology to its cars, set to bring drivers and passengers...

  • iOS in-car mirroring to be unveiled by Honda in December for 2014 range
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    iOS in-car mirroring to be unveiled by Honda in December for 2014 range

    By 25 November 2013

    Honda and Apple have been working closely since 2011 with the well-established Siri Eyes Free integration. Now Honda is reportedly going to announce a new feature this December which, “is more than just simple mirroring”. The Siri Eyes Free feature...

  • A week in reviews: May 6  - May 10
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    A week in reviews: May 6 - May 10

    By 11 May 2013

    It’s fitness week on Pocket-lint, at least informally, with two reviews of things you put on your wrist that help keep you fit: the Polar RC3 and Jawbone Up. But there were also cars, cameras, a phone and a satellite receiver that blows everything from...

  • Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE review
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    Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE review

    By 7 May 2013

    "Economical, isn't it?", proclaimed the man from Honda who came to pick up our Civic diesel. Given that he was talking to the lead-boots of the Pocket-Lint office, this was a risky statement. It’s not unknown for us to at least halve the official fuel...

  • Honda CR-V 2.0 iVTEC EX review
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    Honda CR-V 2.0 iVTEC EX review

    By 28 December 2012

    Everyone loves to hate an SUV, don’t they? Yet, as our recent review of the VW Touareg attests, even those of us who hate the breed can’t help but be won over and see why they’re so popular with modern families, after a week behind the wheel. And...

  • Asimo creator Honda releases first commercial robotic product in the shape of Miimo lawnmower
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    Asimo creator Honda releases first commercial robotic product in the shape of Miimo lawnmower

    By 22 October 2012

    Honda, the firm behind the humanoid robot Asimo, has finally brought to market a product using some of its robotic know-how.  But those expecting to have automaton butlers in their homes to serve them tea and scones will have to wait a bit longer, as...

  • Honda Civic 1.4 iVTEC SE review
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    Honda Civic 1.4 iVTEC SE review

    By 5 June 2012

    When reviewing a car, we can ask a manufacturer for a specific model and engine, but rarely have any say in what spec we get. This means they usually send us one that’s in top line trim and then had the entire options list thrown at it for good measure....

  • Acura NSX concept pictures
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    Acura NSX concept pictures

    By 13 January 2012

    Other than the Lexus LF-LC, the car that has caused the greatest excitement here in Detroit is the Acura NSX. If you're not familiar with Acura, it's Honda's premium brand - relating to it in the same way Lexus does to Toyota. But worry not about that,...

  • Honda Asimo slims down, grows up and goes it alone
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    Honda Asimo slims down, grows up and goes it alone

    By 8 November 2011

    The "all-new" Asimo has been shown off,  equipped with what Honda describes as "autonomous behaviour control technology". The new system allows Asimo to continue moving without input from a controller, whilst its new, slimmer body gives the automaton...

  • Honda CR-Z GT 1.5 i-VTEC IMA Hybrid review
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    Honda CR-Z GT 1.5 i-VTEC IMA Hybrid review

    By 18 April 2011

    Hybrid car terminology can be baffling. Apparently over 60 per cent of consumers in the US think that you have to plug-in a Prius to charge it up - which isn’t really as snigger-worthy as it sounds - given that hybrid cars are part-powered by an electric...

  • New Honda ad that jumps out of the screen and on to your iPhone
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    New Honda ad that jumps out of the screen and on to your iPhone

    By 1 February 2011

    Honda, always one for breaking the mould when it comes to TV adverts in the UK, is attempting another UK first - an advert that requires you to download an app prior to the airing to get the most out of it. Created to celebrate the launch of the new Honda...

  • A Honda ASIMO of your very own!
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    A Honda ASIMO of your very own!

    By 2 April 2010

    If you've ever wanted to own Honda's ASIMO robot then now is your chance. Sort of. Actually, there are around 100 of them in existence but they will cost you $1million. If you'd rather get one for free then you can download a virtual ASIMO widget for...

  • VIDEO: Honda's U3-X redesigns the Segway
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    VIDEO: Honda's U3-X redesigns the Segway

    By 25 September 2009

    Honda has revealed its new personal mobility device, aimed at the elderly, ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show. The U3-X, part unicycle, part Segway, is just at concept at this stage, but is a lot smaller than most other designs. The U3-X can stand up unsupported,...

  • VIDEO: This robot will run you down
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    VIDEO: This robot will run you down

    By 12 August 2009

    The days of seeing a robot as something slow and methodical that you can outrun are soon to be over. A video fromToyota R&D show its latest robot offering resisting a push and running you down at 7 kilometers per hour - that's 100m in just under a minute....

  • Honda unveils "walking assist device"
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    Honda unveils "walking assist device"

    By 10 November 2008

    The clever chaps at Honda have unveiled their second experimental walking assist device. This is basically designed to help support bodyweight to reduce the load on the user's legs while walking, going up and down stairs, and in a semi-crouching position....

  • Honda Robot conducts world famous orchestra
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    Honda Robot conducts world famous orchestra

    By 16 May 2008

    The musicians sat waiting, instruments tuned, at an unusual gala performance of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. For, as the audience finished rustling bags and coats, it was a 4 foot, 3 inches robot that stepped up to conduct the musicians. Honda's ASIMO...

  • ASIMO to conduct symphony orchestra
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    ASIMO to conduct symphony orchestra

    By 24 April 2008

    Honda is providing the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with a gift of more than $1 million to create "The Power of Dreams Music Education Fund" for disadvantaged kiddies. That's all very nice, but what we think Detroit-based folk should be more excited about...

  • Honda's ASIMO to get new capabilities
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    Honda's ASIMO to get new capabilities

    By 10 December 2007

    Honda has unveiled a series of "cutting-edge intelligence technologies" that improve ASIMO - its humanoid robot. This improvements will enable ASIMO to operate autonomously with people and other ASIMOs, a crucial "co-existing" quality, helping pave ASIMO's...

  • Honda's hybrid crusade
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    Honda's hybrid crusade

    By 26 October 2007

    Honda has confirmed plans to put new green cars into production. The FCX hydrogen fuel cell concept car and a lightweight, hybrid sportscar will both be built – with a production version of the FCX making its debut as early as next month. Speaking today,...

  • Honda CR-V 2.0 i-VTEC review
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    Honda CR-V 2.0 i-VTEC review

    By 7 April 2007

    The CR-V has always been a cracking machine, offering a truly car-like driving experience with the ride height and practicality of a 4x4. The last version added great styling, high levels of comfort and relatively low running costs. Unfortunately, the...

  • Honda Accord Tourer 2.4 EX Auto review
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    Honda Accord Tourer 2.4 EX Auto review

    By 10 March 2007

    I'll make something clear up front: I'm currently working out what company car I can afford to run, and I was close to discounting the Accord Tourer because it's just out of my budget range. Since having one on test, I’ve decided there are some things...