Pedrosa tops Malaysia first practice

2014-10-24 14:41

Honda's Dani Pedrosa was fastest in first practice ahead of the 2014 Malaysian MotoGP in Sepang today while title-winning team mate Marc Marquez tootled around in fourth.

Honda execs taking pay cuts

2014-10-23 15:00

Honda Motor says its executives will take salary cuts for three months after the fifth recall in a year of the new Fit hybrid in Japan.

Rossi, Lorenzo, renew battle for second

2014-10-20 08:06

Italian MotoGP ace Valentino Rossi made a surprising comeback in the 2014 Australian MotoGP by winning ahead of Jorge Lorenzzo - though 2013 champ Marc Marquez did fall...

Birthday boy: Honda Gold Wing turns 40

2014-10-15 07:18

Honda is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the creation of its Gold Wing, with a special edition headed for SA. DAVE FALL takes a look back to when the bike was announced in 1974.

Ducati on pole for 2014 Motegi MotoGP

2014-10-11 11:22

The winner from a real balls-to-the-wall qualifying for Sunday's 2014 Japanese MotoGP at Motegi was - for the first time in four years - Andrea Dovizioso for Ducati.

Honda's new little big guy - the Mobilio

2014-10-10 07:13

Honda is no stranger to multi-purpose vehicles - in fact it was a trend-setter - but now there's a new one in South Africa, built for less-than-perfect roads and more than just five passengers.


2014 Honda Mobilio

2014-10-10 07:03

MOBILIO GETS MOBILE IN SA: Honda SA has answered the growing demand in South Africa for more small family multi-purpose vehicles with its new Mobilio seven-seater - though the little guy would take up Seat 7.

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FIRST LOOK: Honda's new F1 'power unit'

2014-10-01 13:38

Honda has hit back at rumours that its 2015 Formula 1 programme is behind schedule. It's sent us an image of its upcoming F1 'power unit', to prove the point.

Concussed Rossi skips out of hospital

2014-09-29 07:57

Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has ignored a doctor's and checked out of the hospital that was treating him for a concussion incurred when he crashed during the 2014 Aragon MotoGP.

New Civics on way: showing at Paris

2014-09-25 08:24

Honda has released images and details of its new Civic range ahead of the 2014 Paris auto show. Check out our image gallery of the addition to the Civic family - the Sport!

Honda's new MPV: Next-gen Jazz to be unveiled

2014-09-17 09:58

Honda has revealed images of its next-generation Jazz ahead of its unveiling at the 2014 Paris auto show in October.

Misano update: Rossi fires up title bid

2014-09-14 15:07

Valentino Rossi came back into awesome form in Italy during the San Marino MotoGP to win after Honda's Marc Marques leaned a bit to far, slid off and went to the back of the field.

New Honda VFR800X for 2015 - but SA?

2014-09-11 13:05

Honda's new VFR 800X has been launched in the UK in time for Christmas, complete with ABS and heatable bars, but Honda SA is still debating an SA launch.

McLaren to test new Honda car in 2014?

2014-09-07 09:41

McLaren could give their 2015 Honda-powered Formula 1 car its first track test in Abu Dhabi after the end of the 2014 season in November.

Record-man Marc not certain of GP title

2014-08-28 08:10

MotoGP ace Marc Marquez might have won 10 races so far but he's not yet totally confident about winning a second consecutive title. As he says, things can happen...

Honda's next Civic Type R spotted

2014-08-19 07:23

Honda’s hottest Civic yet was spotted undisguised in southern Europe. Check out spy images of the new Civic Type R!

AMID: New bikes on show

2014-08-07 11:54

A plethora of new models will be on display at the the 2014 Amid motorcycle show this weekend at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec.

Honda NSX burns to a crisp at the 'Ring

2014-07-28 13:46

Honda appears to have issues with its new NSX as spy photographers spotted the new model burnt to a crisp at the Nurburgring, Germany.

Which? names Honda CR-V 'most reliable'

2014-07-25 13:25

Honda's CR-V topped the reliability survey in the UK's annual Which? Car magazine survey of more than 49 000 vehicle owners.

Honda F1 to use Merc-linked turbos

2014-07-11 09:23

Honda, when it returns to F1 in 2015 with 'power units' for McLaren, will use turbochargers made by a Japanese company with close links to Mercedes.

2014 Honda Accord: High-tech in Cape Town

2014-07-09 22:30

Nine generations, 38 years - the latest versions of Honda's top-end and now high-tech sedan, one of them the first V6 in South Africa, was launched in Cape Town. LES STEPHENSON was there.

'Exploding' bags: GM halts Cruze sales

2014-06-26 09:19

General Motors has told its dealers to stop selling about 33 000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans because of the ongoing problem with Japan's Takata air bags.

'Exploding' air bags: Honda SA recall

2014-06-25 14:23

Honda South Africa becomes the latest Japanese automaker to issue a recall due to 'exploding' air bags. Find out if your car is affected!

'Exploding' airbags: Nissan, Mazda recall

2014-06-24 12:37

Mazda and Nissan are the latest Japanese automakers to recall millions of vehicles. Read more...

'Exploding' airbags: Nissan, Mazda issue recalls

2014-06-23 11:43

Mazda and Nissan are the latest Japanese automakers to recall millions of vehicles. The reason? Airbags fitted to affected vehicles could potentially explode, injuring occupants.


Faulty-airbags: Maker Takata probed

2014-10-24 11:07

US justice officials are investigating Japanese autoparts-maker Takata as the government stepped up warnings about the danger of its faulty airbags, with recalls affecting 7.8-million vehicles.

Automakers urged to repair 'exploding' air bags

2014-10-21 10:01

US authorities on Monday urged owners of vehicles with potentially deadly defective Takata air bags to seek repairs. The recall involves Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and General Motors.

MotoGP: Fight on for Marquez’ title scraps

2014-10-17 06:13

Marquez has the title but the race is still on for second and third in the 2014 MotoGP championship - and Marquez has still to win at Phillip Island. Expect sparks on Sunday...

Birthday boy: Honda Gold Wing turns 40

2014-10-14 08:03

Honda is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the creation of its Gold Wing, with a special edition headed for SA. DAVE FALL takes a look back to when the bike was announced in 1974.

Now Japan MotoGP faces typhoon peril

2014-10-10 09:03

Marc Marquez could retain his MotoGP title in Japan this weekend, provided the race isn't marred by a typhoon that - like the previous weekend's F1 GP - is approaching the Motegi circuit.


2014 HONDA MOBILIO: It's based on the Honda Brio and Honda Ballade chassis and engines - and the upcoming 2015 Honda Jazz.

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Motorcycles: Answer to fleet transport?

2014-10-08 10:12

Honda has become the first bikemaker retailing in the UK to introduce a specialist motorcycle fleet dealer network for companies trying to cut costs.

New Civic Type R: Honda hot hatch for SA

2014-09-30 13:15

Honda will debut its new Type R at the 2014 Paris auto show. Honda claims its new R-badged concept offers unrivaled compared to previous versions of its flagship hot hatch!

2014 Aragon: Pain in Spain for Honda

2014-09-28 15:04

Rain in Spain put paid to Honda's Aragon MotoGP as Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo thrashed through the rain to win and both Marquez and Pedrosa went down...

Honda showdown for Alonso at Suzuka?

2014-09-22 08:14

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, no matter how hard he tries, just can't silence the Formula 1 'silly season' rumours. Now Honda's added more speculation to the rumours...

Grandma halfway through solo world trip

2014-09-17 09:10

Steph Jeavons, aboard her trusty Honda CRF250L nicknamed 'Rhonda', has reached the halfway point in her quest to travel around the world, solo. She's reached 22 530km into her 38 600km journey!

Marquez in Misano for win No.12

2014-09-12 12:54

Will Marc Marquez play it cool again on Sunday at the San Marino MotoGP and hold his charge to late in the race - or will be want to prove his utter dominance for win No.12?

Honda shows self-driving car in Detroit

2014-09-10 09:34

Honda has introduced at a Detroit congress a self-driving Acura that can navigate freeways without any intervention from the person in the driving seat.

Marquez, Lorenzo battle to end in UK

2014-08-31 14:55

Lorenzo. Marquez. Two names almost always spoken together in MotoGP racing - and it was the same at Silverstone on Sunday as they fought right to the end - but there was only one winner.

Honda to poach Vettel, Newey?

2014-08-27 14:21

McLaren's new works partner Honda, thinks it can convince Red Bull's star staffers, reigning four-times World champion Sebastian Vettel and design guru Adrian Newey, to join its team.

Marquez dominates Indy MotoGP practice

2014-08-09 08:59

Seems there's still no stopping Spaniard Marc Marquez as he tops Friday's practice times ahead of the 2014 Indianapolis Motorcycle GP in the US.

Indycar driver linked to Honda F1 test

2014-08-04 11:02

The 2014 Indianapolis Indycar GP winner, Simon Pagenaud has been touted by Honda as a possible test driver for their return to F1 in 2015.

Honda NSX burns to a crisp at the 'Ring

2014-07-28 11:36

Honda appears to have issues with its new NSX as spy photographers spotted the new model burnt to a crisp during a test drive at the Nurburgring, Germany.

German MotoGP: All the action wrapped

2014-07-14 07:55

Honda driver Marc Marquez seems unstoppable as he won his ninth consecutive race of the 2014 season on Sunday after dominating the German MotoGP.

Pedrosa extends contract with Honda

2014-07-10 08:57

'It's the best way for me to continue in my racing career,' says MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa as he extends his contract with Honda to the end of the 2016 season.


Three models, three engines, a host of quality and technical enhancements. The ninth generation of Honda's top-end sedan - on a V6 - has been launched with a function in the Cape winelands.

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'Exploding' air bags: Honda SA recall

2014-06-26 07:37

Honda South Africa becomes the latest Japanese automaker to issue a recall due to 'exploding' air bags. Find out if your car is affected!

'Disruption' ahead of Honda R launch

2014-06-25 09:35

Honda has a film called 'Disruption' and cleverly tagged it R-rated to promote the new Honda Civic Type R. The short film marks the company's teaser campaign for the car due early 2015.

Honda celebrates 100 MotoGP wins

2014-06-23 12:12

Honda is celebrating 100 MotoGP victories after MotoGP rider Marc Marquez battled hard for the win.

'Exploding' airbags: 2-million Hondas recalled

2014-06-23 10:46

Honda has recalled more than two million vehicles globally due to an airbag defect that could 'rupture in the event of a crash, posing a fire risk'.

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