One of the big ones
Part of today's Qualcomm CES Automotive focused keynote CEO Cristiano Amon and Nakul Duggal, SVP & GM, automotive, announced that Honda chose 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive cockpit solutions for its upcoming US and Worldwide cars.
It could be a legend
Honda is launching a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology today.
Azure cloud-computing platform for cars
Microsoft is joining GM, Honda and others in a $2 billion investment round in Cruise to help commercialise its self-driving cars.
If it can kill the fat monster with the shotgun
Japan's Honda Motor said it will be the world's first automaker to mass produce sensor-packed level 3 autonomous cars that will allow drivers to let their vehicles navigate congested expressway traffic.
Honda is planning to launch sales of a Honda Legend (luxury sedan) equipped with the newly approved automated driving equipment before the end of March 2021,
Self driving cars are a key technology battleground for automakers, with technology companies such as Google parent Alphabet investing billions of dollars in a field expected to boost car sales.
Japan's government earlier in the day awarded a safety certification to Honda's autonomous "Traffic Jam Pilot" driving technology, which legally allow drivers to take their eyes off the road.
Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism said in the announcement that self driving cars were expected to play a big role in helping reduce traffic accidents, provide transportation for the elderly, and improve logistics.
There are six levels of vehicle autonomy, from 0 to 5, ranging from manual cars or those with simple functions such as cruise control to fully self driving vehicles that would not need steering wheels, or brake and acceleration pedals.
Pauses hydrogen fuel cell cars
Honda is pressing ahead with electrifying its entire product line but is not interested in hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Wants something more electric
Honda will phase out all diesel cars by 2021 in favour of models with electric propulsion systems, as the Japanese automaker moves to electrify all of its European cars by 2025.
Make driving safe again
Computers made it to cars a long time ago. Assisted driving that most people know from Tesla, started with premium brands like Mercedes, BMW and Audi in 2016 and brands like Honda even got it to the masses in 20.000 Euro/USD cars. These cars must have front cameras, and Xilinx is clearly number two there
27 million car market share helped too
A year ago, Intel acquired Mobile Eye for $15.3 billion and Intel's CEO has expained why it happened. Safety is in the company’s mind, but Brian Krzanich was honest enough to recognize that Mobile Eye solves a large gap that Intel had before the acquisition.
Van with no man
Waymo is close to negotiating a partnership with Honda to make a self-driven goods delivery van.
300 mile driving range, 60 percent increase in power density
Today at the 2016 Washington, D.C. Auto Show, Honda announced plans to release a new 5-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity sedan. The vehicle is expected to begin sales in select California markets before the end of 2016 with an MSRP of $60,000 and a targeted monthly lease under $500 per month.