Red Bull not ready for '15 crash tests

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Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has agreed that the team's 2015-spec RB11 car is 'not ready' Has it done crash tests?

2015 Jazz blows in to a whole new tune

2015-01-25 19:45

Honda's Jazz was introduced to SA back in 2003 along with a busy CV transmission. Here's the third generation - high-tech flair on wheels.

F1 backs down on Honda engine-testing

2015-01-18 06:40

Formula 1's ruling body has backed down on its decision that incoming engine-maker Honda could not do in-season testing.

'Retired' Stoner still testing for Honda

2015-01-15 08:54

Could two-times MotoGP champion Casey Stoner be reconsidering a comeback? He's enjoying testing for Honda so much, he'll be doing it for 2015 too.

Honda NSX returns - this time to SA too!

2015-01-13 21:02

Honda has unveiled its second-generation NSX supercar as a hybrid at the 2015 Detroit auto show, 25 years after the original made its debut. GALLERY!

Bring the power: Detroit roars to life

2015-01-12 09:31

Luxury and performance vehicles will star at the first major auto show of 2015 - Detroit. Could the industry be back to its boisterous best?

Dakar Day 6: Giniel still splitting Minis

2015-01-09 23:16

Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah edged closer to a second Dakar Rally victory on Friday (Jan 9) by winning his third stage out of six along Chile's Pacific Ocean coast..

Honda left out in '15 engine 'unfreeze'

2015-01-05 09:18

The unending Formula 1 engine-freeze war is over with a loophole found for 2015 but it doesn't include Honda - which is now out in the cold.

'No panic' after Honda F1 test disaster

2014-11-28 08:25

'We need to find out in detail what went wrong,' says Honda's F1 chief Yasuhisa Arai as the team reels from a disastrous test debut in Abu Dhabi.

First McLaren Honda engine test flops

2014-11-26 10:18

Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as an engine supplier but customer McLaren's first test day at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi didn't even make one timed lap.

High-tech threat: Hackers in your car?

2014-11-25 11:56

In a test, hackers showed that could cut the brakes or even kill the engine of a vehicle remotely. How are automaker's planning to combat cyber crime?

Pregnant woman dies due to faulty airbag

2014-11-17 08:37

A Malaysian woman and her unborn child died as a result of a Takata-made explosive air-bag inflator disintegrating and hitting the woman when it ignited in a crash.

Takata bid to hide 'exploding' airbags?

2014-11-07 12:27

Japanese parts maker Takata, cause of a global vehicle recall, is said to have ordered the destruction of test results showing cracks in air bag inflators. Thousands of SA vehicles affected!

Honda adds grunt to its 2014 CBR300R

2014-11-05 11:00

From a distance it could be a much bigger bike but this is a scaled-down version of Honda's CBR1000RR. It's the 2014 CBR300R with more power/torque than its predecessor.

What a clip! Civic... and its 'other side'

2014-10-31 13:03

Honda has released an interactive film showcasing its new Civic hatchback and its darker alter ego, the SA-bound Civic Type R. Check out this awesome high-adrenalin dual video!

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!


Coming CR-V: More Honda tech on way

2015-01-26 09:28

Honda's CR-V received a midlife makeover including new engines, upgraded tech and style tweaks. It will arrive in South Africa later in 2015.

Honda still unhappy at 'unfreeze' ruling

2015-01-22 09:26

Honda, despite an engine 'unfreeze', might only be able to perform a fraction of the power unit development of its rivals.

SPIED: SA-bound Civic Type R

2015-01-15 09:33

The next-generation Honda Civic Type R has been spotted again though this time braving northern Europe’s frigid forests. Cool car...

Next-Gen Honda FCV outed at Detroit

2015-01-14 08:15

Honda is showcasing the next FCV, due in 2016, at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Barreda's Dakar hopes sink in the sand

2015-01-13 20:28

The Dakar motorcycles rode in bitter weather on Monday to Iqueque - a day that cost Barreda the lead and included rain and a frozen lake.while the cars took a break.

New F1 superlicence system ‘flawed’

2015-01-12 08:09

'Omitting championships is flawed,' says race driver Gary Paffett who has been excluded from points towards an F1 superlicence.

Dakar Day 2: Barreda in control of bikes

2015-01-06 08:37

Joan Barreda claimed victory in the bikes and quads category during Stage 2, the first major special stage of the 2015 Dakar.

Coma in command for another Dakar win?

2014-12-27 09:47

With only days to go before the start of the 2015 Dakar rally biker Marc Coma looks strong for five wins in a row.

Takata crash-bag virus still spreading

2014-11-27 11:24

Toyota is to recall another 57 000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly Takata crash-bags and there seems to be no end in sight to the every-expanding safety crisis.

Honda admits not reporting car deaths

2014-11-25 12:49

Automaker Honda has admitted to an inquiry that it failed to report 1700 incidents involving death or injury for three years - and Takata crash bags are again involved.

Honda unveils fuel-cell FCV concept

2014-11-20 08:52

Honda has unveiled its fuel-cell concept vehicle, the FCV, along with a mini power-station. It's scheduled to go on sale in Japan in 2016.

McLaren: Honda engine for UK track test

2014-11-14 08:40

McLaren will test its Honda-engined MP4-29H at the Silverstone track in England but International Automobile Federation rules limit the new car to 100km of testing.

McLaren pushing Alonso for job decision

2014-11-06 10:26

Fernando Alonso, whose five-year deal at Ferrari appears to be over, is running out of time to decide whether return to McLaren. If accepted, he could be tied to a two-year, R976m contract!

Honda profit up 18%

2014-10-28 11:45

Honda says its net profit for the July-to-September period has increased to $1.32bn, thanks to a weaker yen and cost-cutting measures.

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...

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