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Honda CEO tries to revamp the carmaker by improving the quality processes - INAUTONEWS;

Honda CEO tries to revamp the carmaker by improving the quality processes - INAUTONEWS

INAUTONEWSHonda CEO tries to revamp the carmaker by improving the quality processesINAUTONEWSAfter unprecedented quality issues at Honda, the automaker plans to shift the strategy and reorganize its operations so it can develop better products. Recalls related to Takata's faulty airbags and quality issues with the Fit small cars and Vezel ...and more »

Honda CEO Shifts Focus to Electric Vehicles - Wall Street Journal;

Honda CEO Shifts Focus to Electric Vehicles - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalHonda CEO Shifts Focus to Electric VehiclesWall Street JournalTOKYO—Honda Motor Co. wants partially or fully electric cars to account for two-thirds of global sales by 2030, its chief executive said, laying out long-term priorities after his inaugural year was dominated by safety issues. The pledge Wednesday by ...and more »

Honda CEO: Two-Thirds Of All New Honda Cars Will Be Battery Electric, Plug-in Hybrid Or Hydrogen Electric By 2030 - Transport Evolved;

Honda CEO: Two-Thirds Of All New Honda Cars Will Be Battery Electric, Plug-in Hybrid Or Hydrogen Electric By 2030 - Transport Evolved

Transport EvolvedHonda CEO: Two-Thirds Of All New Honda Cars Will Be Battery Electric, Plug-in Hybrid Or Hydrogen Electric By 2030Transport EvolvedWhile it has made limited numbers of so-called 'compliance' battery electric vehicles during the past five years or so alongside limited numbers of plug-in hybrids, Honda — just like its fellow Japanese automaker Toyota — has never been an open fan ...and more »

Honda Boss Confirms Turbo Engines For Next Accord And CR-V, Plus PHEV For America - Carscoops (blog);

Honda Boss Confirms Turbo Engines For Next Accord And CR-V, Plus PHEV For America - Carscoops (blog)

Carscoops (blog)Honda Boss Confirms Turbo Engines For Next Accord And CR-V, Plus PHEV For AmericaCarscoops (blog)Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo revealed in a press conference that the next Accord and CR-V models will based on the same platform with the latest Civic and use a downsized turbo petrol engine. Honda will use the new platform for these global models as ...and more »

Honda fightback on the cards: CEO expected to hand development reins back to engineers - CarAdvice;

Honda fightback on the cards: CEO expected to hand development reins back to engineers - CarAdvice

CarAdviceHonda fightback on the cards: CEO expected to hand development reins back to engineersCarAdviceThe report cites two senior company insiders, who both say steps are being taken to turn around the company's wares, which by most accounts, until some recent promising signs, have lacked the innovation of previous decades. Honda was once considered ...and more »

Honda to boost exports from Japan, Europe to North America - Nikkei Asian Review;

Honda to boost exports from Japan, Europe to North America - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewHonda to boost exports from Japan, Europe to North AmericaNikkei Asian ReviewHonda boss Takahiro Hachigo explains future steps for the company at a Feb. 24 news conference. Close. Honda boss Takahiro Hachigo explains future steps for the company at a Feb. 24 news conference. TOKYO -- Honda Motor will make more cars in ...and more »

Honda's Model Line To Be Two-Thirds 'Green' By 2030 - Hybrid Cars News;

Honda's Model Line To Be Two-Thirds 'Green' By 2030 - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Cars NewsHonda's Model Line To Be Two-Thirds 'Green' By 2030Hybrid Cars NewsBy the year 2030 two out of three Honda automobiles will be either a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric car, or hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. This stretch goal was expressed this week by Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo as part of overarching plans by ...and more »

Honda's Future Includes More Turbos and Hybrids - AutoGuide.com;

Honda's Future Includes More Turbos and Hybrids - AutoGuide.com

AutoGuide.comHonda's Future Includes More Turbos and HybridsAutoGuide.comHonda President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo laid out his visions for the future of Honda in a recent speech, including more turbos and a focus on electrification. Both the next-generation Honda Accord and CR-V will be adopting a small turbocharged ...and more »

Honda's Plan to Stop Making

Honda's Plan to Stop Making "Watered Down, Uninspiring" Cars - RoadandTrack.com

RoadandTrack.comHonda's Plan to Stop Making "Watered Down, Uninspiring" CarsRoadandTrack.comHonda insiders detail CEO Takahiro Hachigo's plan to get sales and marketing people out of the car design process. Most Popular. Honda. By Collin Woodard. Feb 24, 2016. Driving the new Honda Civic sedan for the first time, it felt like something was ...and more »

Two-Thirds Of 2030 Hondas Will Be Electrified Or Zero Emission: CEO - Green Car Reports;

Two-Thirds Of 2030 Hondas Will Be Electrified Or Zero Emission: CEO - Green Car Reports

Green Car ReportsTwo-Thirds Of 2030 Hondas Will Be Electrified Or Zero Emission: CEOGreen Car ReportsFifteen years is a short time in the life of the auto industry, just two complete product cycles for the average high-volume vehicle. But by "around 2030," according to Honda's CEO, his company will "strive" to make fully two-thirds of its cars ...and more »

Honda recalls 2016 Civic 2.0-liter engine for piston issue - Autoblog (blog);

Honda recalls 2016 Civic 2.0-liter engine for piston issue - Autoblog (blog)

Autoblog (blog)Honda recalls 2016 Civic 2.0-liter engine for piston issueAutoblog (blog)The Basics: Honda will recall 42,129 examples of the 2016 Honda Civic sedan with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine in the US. These models have build dates between September 22, 2015, and February 3, 2016. The issue does not affect the Civic Coupe.and more »

Honda appoints Asako Suzuki as first female operating officer - The Australian (subscription);

Honda appoints Asako Suzuki as first female operating officer - The Australian (subscription)

The Australian (subscription)Honda appoints Asako Suzuki as first female operating officerThe Australian (subscription)Honda has named its first female operating officer in a step to diversify its senior executive ranks, largely dominated by Japanese men. Asako Suzuki, who heads one of Honda's joint ventures in China, will become an operating officer in April, Honda said.and more »

2016 Honda Civic: Better Made In Japan? - DailySunKnoxville.com;

2016 Honda Civic: Better Made In Japan? - DailySunKnoxville.com

DailySunKnoxville.com2016 Honda Civic: Better Made In Japan?DailySunKnoxville.comEven the Car of the Year is not exempt from problems. Word that has been traveling hither and tither has pointed to a recall of the 2016 Honda Civic for an engine issue that affects the 2.0L units. The recall hasn't been issued yet, but it is expected ...and more »

Honda: 2/3rds of our vehicles will be plug-in or hydrogen by 2030 - Autoblog (blog);

Honda: 2/3rds of our vehicles will be plug-in or hydrogen by 2030 - Autoblog (blog)

Autoblog (blog)Honda: 2/3rds of our vehicles will be plug-in or hydrogen by 2030Autoblog (blog)Honda has a new and expanded vision for its plug-in electric vehicles, including more plug-in lawn mowers and construction machines. While things like the Miimo are cool, we'll admit that we're more into the heavy emphasis that Honda CEO Takahiro ...and more »

Honda aims for green cars to make up two-thirds of line-up by 2030 - Reuters;

Honda aims for green cars to make up two-thirds of line-up by 2030 - Reuters

ReutersHonda aims for green cars to make up two-thirds of line-up by 2030ReutersThe 2014 Honda Accord plug-in hybrid is displayed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 14, 2013. REUTERS/James Fassinger. By Naomi Tajitsu | TOKYO. TOKYO Honda Motor Co Ltd (7267.T) on Wednesday said it ...and more »

Honda makes some top management changes, prompted by the massive recalls - INAUTONEWS;

Honda makes some top management changes, prompted by the massive recalls - INAUTONEWS

INAUTONEWSHonda makes some top management changes, prompted by the massive recallsINAUTONEWSAs the safety campaigns are still persisting, Honda hopes to mend the situation by making some important shifts at the company's top management structure. The latest safety issues involving one of Honda's most crucial cars seems to have triggered some ...and more »

Takata Recall: Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo Says No Plans Of Rescuing Air Bag Maker - International Business Times;

Takata Recall: Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo Says No Plans Of Rescuing Air Bag Maker - International Business Times

International Business TimesTakata Recall: Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo Says No Plans Of Rescuing Air Bag MakerInternational Business TimesTakata Recall Honda changes management Honda Motor Co. CEO Takahiro Hachigo speaks during the Honda press conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, on Jan 11, 2016. Photo: Getty Images/AFP/Jim Watson.and more »

Honda EV-Cub electric bike out in Japan in two years, ASEAN markets to follow – is Malaysia included? - Paul Tan's Automotive News;

Honda EV-Cub electric bike out in Japan in two years, ASEAN markets to follow – is Malaysia included? - Paul Tan's Automotive News

Paul Tan's Automotive NewsHonda EV-Cub electric bike out in Japan in two years, ASEAN markets to follow – is Malaysia included?Paul Tan's Automotive NewsHonda's much touted EV-Cub electric concept bike, perhaps the logical evolution of the 20th century's number one best-selling motorcycle, was spoken of again by Takahiro Hachigo, president and CEO of Honda Motor Co. during a press conference on ...and more »

Honda chief rebuilds management team - The Japan Times;

Honda chief rebuilds management team - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesHonda chief rebuilds management teamThe Japan TimesHonda Motor Co. President Takahiro Hachigo is assembling his team of senior executives a year after being named to the position. Nine members of top management are retiring following a series of quality issues. Seiji Kuraishi, head of Honda's China ...and more »

Honda rules out financial help for Takata - Financial Times;

Honda rules out financial help for Takata - Financial Times

Financial TimesHonda rules out financial help for TakataFinancial TimesTakahiro Hachigo, Honda's chief executive, has ruled out providing any financial help to struggling parts supplier Takata as the Japanese carmaker looks to regain its edge with a shift towards electrification and carbon-free vehicles. Sample the FT's ...and more »