Honda today introduced the next generation of connected-car technology to meet the evolving needs of today's tech-savvy, always-connected consumers: Honda Display Audio and HondaLink™. Together these technologies represent the most advanced information and media connectivity package ever offered by Honda. Both new systems were demonstrated earlier today on a Google Hangout available to view on Honda's Google+ page (https://plus.google.com/+Honda/posts) and will debut on the 2014 Civic, which goes on-sale tomorrow.
Long a fixture at race circuits around the world, Honda Performance Development, the racing arm of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., will now be offering a new range of HPD Street Performance products, starting with the Honda CR-Z sport hybrid coupe.
Two Honda passenger cars featuring HPD Street Performance products are on display at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, along with an HPD Civic Si Coupe raced in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge by the Honda of America Racing Team (HART):
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) celebrates its 5th anniversary of mass production today.
On October 9, 2008, Honda began producing1 the fuel-efficient, 4-cylinder Honda Civic Sedan with 1,000 associates and one shift. Today, HMIN's two-shift operation features more than 2,000 Hoosiers producing not only the Civic Sedan, but also the Honda Civic Natural Gas, the Acura ILX, Acura ILX Hybrid and the Civic Hybrid. HMIN boasts one of the most diverse lineups of advanced environmental vehicles of any plant in North America.
Honda Aircraft Company marked the opening of its new customer service facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at its world headquarters in Greensboro, N.C. The facility is an expansion of the company's corporate operations at the Piedmont Triad International Airport. With the facility's addition, the Honda Aircraft campus totals more than 130 acres and more than 600,000 square feet.