Honda Will Have An All-New EV And Hybrid By 2018

Despite repeated claims that 2015 would be the "year of Honda," Honda's press event only big reveals were a couple of claims that they'd have an all-new, all-electric vehicle by 2018, along with a plug-in hybrid the same year. We did get to see their FCV Concept in person for the first time in North America, so that's… » 1/13/15 3:59pm 1/13/15 3:59pm

​2015 Honda Africa Twin: Finally An ADV Bike Built For Dirt

This is the all-new 2015 Honda Africa Twin in production form, just covered in dirt and fractalized camo. Why should you care? It just re-invented the adventure motorcycle class with honest-to-god, dirt-focussed performance.
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Cool interactive ad lets you choose between a plain and a badass story

This interactive ad is actually two commercials in one. If you let the video roll, you'll end up with your average car commercial. But if you press R in your keyboard while watching it, you'll see a badass action film. Of course, the combination of the two makes it even cooler. Watch the full ad here. » 10/31/14 8:31pm 10/31/14 8:31pm

Honda's Asimo Robot Gets a Little Bit Better, a Whole Lot Creepier

It's been almost 15 years since Honda first introduced Asimo, the company's attempt to create a humanoid robot that can walk and perform other human-like tasks. But Asimo's most recent upgrade introduces something unsettling: a pair of dead black eyes and a permanent smirk that leaves the bot looking more like an… » 7/16/14 9:02am 7/16/14 9:02am

​Honda Just Announced The Best First Motorcycle Ever

Shopping for your very first motorcycle? Start here. The 2015 Honda CB300F promises to be fun to ride, affordable and incredibly cheap to run. It's the perfect learning tool for new riders. » 7/10/14 4:50pm 7/10/14 4:50pm

Honda's first personal jet is a tiny flying wonder

Screw flying cars—I just want the flying. The first production unit of Honda's first ever airplane has taken to the skies for the first time in Greensboro, North Carolina. This flight is a major milestone towards its certification—and a great excuse to post a gallery of HondaJet F3 porn. The cockpit is great. » 6/30/14 7:47pm 6/30/14 7:47pm

The First Commercially Available Car Navigation System Was From 1981

The Global Positioning System constellation of satellites has been helping lost travelers find their way for a while now, but they only really started showing up in cars in the mid- to late- 1990s, and in big numbers even later than that. But the first automotive navigation system was offered over thirty years ago. » 5/11/14 1:30pm 5/11/14 1:30pm

The Biggest Thing At The New York Auto Show Was Not A Car

The easiest way to determine "hype," whatever that is, for a product is to measure the size of its media scrum. New Mustang? Meh. How about a Mercedes? Borrrrring. But Honda just enthralled everybody with a 14-year old robot. » 4/19/14 8:33pm 4/19/14 8:33pm

Honda Grom: City Commutes Should Always Be This Fun

Pound for pound, there's no bit of technology that made me happier last year than the brand new Honda Grom motorcycle. Is it cheating that it's not strictly a gadget? I don't care. Even if the Grom still breaks fast on old-fashioned dino juice, its diminutive size paired with 50-state street legality changed the way I… » 1/21/14 2:00pm 1/21/14 2:00pm

Google Is Taking Android to the Car With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai

Google has just announced that it's joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance. In other words, it's planning to take Android to the automobile. » 1/06/14 3:40am 1/06/14 3:40am

Honda Made the World's First Smartphone Case With an Emergency Airbag

As long as you're cool with a little extra bulk on your device, it looks like Honda has created a smartphone case like the one Jeff Bezoz was dreaming of. It virtually guarantees your device will survive any fall—and possibly even a head-on collision with a truck. Overkill? Not when you have to wait two more years to… » 12/04/13 7:30pm 12/04/13 7:30pm

An unbreakable man somehow survived this insane 190 mph car crash

Oh my God. Look at this car violently tumble over and over and over again in a crash at a land speed event. The car is mutilated and destroyed and is hardly even recognizable as a vehicle anymore. It's horrific. It's awful. And it's completely unbelievable that the driver of the car, racer Brian Gillespie, survived… » 11/21/13 8:40pm 11/21/13 8:40pm

Overhead Cams Replace Bored Humans in Honda's Driverless Valet System

If worrying about your vehicle and personal possessions has always made you hesitant about using valet parking, Honda will alleviate your fears with a new system that replaces clumsy valet drivers with overhead tracking cameras and software smart enough to juggle an entire lot full of cars. » 10/21/13 8:50am 10/21/13 8:50am

Don't You Just Love Drive-Ins? Then Help Save Some

We've known for a while that drive-in theaters were doomed, but like anything American, they've persevered. by the end of this year, though, they could be out of lifelines, which is why Honda is launching Project Drive-In today, to help save a few. » 8/09/13 2:00pm 8/09/13 2:00pm

Meet The World's Most Badass 130 MPH Fire-Spitting Lawnmower

Honda took their HF2620 Lawn Tractor, gave it a new chromoly chassis, a custom body, ATV wheels with bespoke suspension, and the 1000cc engine from a VTR Firestorm motorcycle. They call it the Mean Mower. » 7/17/13 2:16pm 7/17/13 2:16pm

How Honda Revealed The Government's Top Secret Stealth Bomber First

The aircraft known in popular culture as the stealth bomber was built with nearly a decade of work, billions of dollars, and total secrecy from the U.S. government. Even the contractors who worked on it didn't always know what it was. So how did a Japanese carmaker reveal it before the Air Force? » 7/08/13 6:56pm 7/08/13 6:56pm

Stumble Around Like One of Those Dumb Helper Bots With the ASIMO Costume

Sure, we all laugh when Honda's ASIMO robot trips and falls, but walking around in plasic armor can't be that easy. Don't believe me? This ridiculous ASIMO costume will let you experience it for yourself. » 1/24/12 10:20pm 1/24/12 10:20pm

Plowing a Quarter Inch of Snow Feels Less Guilty With a Hybrid…

Cars aren't the only thing that runs on fossil fuels, so Honda has taken some of the technology they developed for its hybrid vehicles like the Civic and Insight, and applied it to their first snowblower to feature an electric drivetrain. » 11/10/11 11:20am 11/10/11 11:20am