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FAA Proposes $63,000 Civil Penalty Against Terrazzo USA for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

28 Jun 17:00 | U.S. News

*Date*: June 28, 2017

*Contact*: Elizabeth Isham Corey

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Elwell Appointed FAA Deputy Administrator

28 Jun 15:28 | U.S. News

*Date*: June 28, 2017

*Contact*: Greg Martin

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Elwell Appointed FAA Deputy Administrator

28 Jun 15:28 | U.S. News

*Date*: June 28, 2017

*Contact*: Greg Martin

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Honda Racing at Speed Highlights Honda, Acura Racing Success

27 Jun 13:00 | U.S. News

Indianapolis 500 victory highlighted in monthly racing recap Series viewership expands with new broadcast, cable partners Total reach now extends to 135 million households Takuma Sato's thrilling victory in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is featured in the latest edition of Honda Racing: at Speed, the monthly recap of Honda Racing and Acura Motorsports activities. The new episode recently premiered on MavTV, a variety of other broadcast and cable providers, and on the Honda Performan...read more »

Researchers Make A More Friendly Car Horn

26 Jun 17:16 | U.S. News

Sound permeates the human experience -- we are exposed to sounds from birth to death, and the human auditory system can distinguish and classify about 400,000 different sounds, according to some estimates. It is noise that gets our attention. Sometimes traumatically so.read more »

Following A Friend Leads To Unsafe Driving Behavior

26 Jun 15:12 | U.S. News

Have you ever tried following a friend in a car? It can stressful; if you don't keep up, you are likely to get lost. To avoid this, you may make unsafe driving manoeuvres to keep sight of the car ahead.read more »

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

23 Jun 18:18 | U.S. News

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FAA Promotes Air Travel Safety Tips

22 Jun 15:27 | U.S. News

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Corn Better Used As Food Than Biofuel, Study Finds

22 Jun 15:16 | U.S. News

Corn is grown not only for food, it is also an important renewable energy source. Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food or as a biofuel has persisted since ethanol came into use.read more »

Honda R&D Americas Earns 2017 Corporate Caring Award

22 Jun 13:00 | U.S. News

Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) was selected as the Benefactor of the Year at last night's Columbus Business First 2017 Corporate Caring Award ceremony for its philanthropic efforts with nonprofit organizations in Central Ohio. HRA was selected from among a record 54 finalists for the publication's highest honor. COSI (the Center of Science and Industry) nominated HRA based on their partnership that led to the creation of the Meet the Innovators exhibit that debuted in 2016. Teams from COSI, ...read more »

Honda Pledges $1 Million to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Improve Mobility for all Children

20 Jun 14:00 | U.S. News

Nationwide Children's Hospital and Honda announced today a $1 million gift from the automaker to establish the Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement designed to enhance pediatric mobility. The center will become the first of its kind to provide not only comprehensive gait analysis, but also spine motion analysis, sports performance programs and injury prevention. In addition, it will become a leader in prosthetic and wheelchair development, completing its mission of improving t...read more »

Long Term Exposure To Aircraft Noise Linked To High Blood Pressure

14 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Long term exposure to aircraft noise, particularly during the night, is linked to an increased risk of developing high blood pressure and possibly heart flutter and stroke as well, suggests research.read more »

Available August, Honda Announces 2017 Clarity Electric Lease Price at $269 a Month

12 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Five-passenger, zero-emissions electric vehicle available August 2017 in California and Oregon Competitive lease package includes attractive annual 20,000 mile allowance and 24/7 roadside assistance Honda today announced a competitive introductory lease price of $269 a month for 36 months (plus tax) for the 2017 Honda Clarity Electric sedan, which is coming to select dealerships in California and Oregon August 20171. The lease terms include an attractive allowance of 20,000 miles per year and 2...read more »

Team Honda Activates 20,000 Volunteers in Community Service Across Region

9 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

More than 20,000 volunteers across North America are participating in Honda's second annual Week of Service, in which Honda associates, dealers and suppliers will conduct more than 425 volunteer service activities in 43 states, as well as Canada and Mexico, to make a positive impact in their communities. The Week of Service coincides with Honda's Founder's Day, marking the establishment of the first Honda business operation in North America on June 11, 1959. "Through this coordinated week of vol...read more »

Summary of Honda CEO Speech at Honda Meeting 2017

9 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo held a press meeting (Honda Meeting 2017) to discuss the future direction of Honda, including various products and technologies and the company's new 2030 Vision. Following is a summary of his formal remarks, with new announcements indicated with underlined text. Speech Summary: What Honda has achieved in the last two years and the direction Honda will take in the future Since I became president, we have set and pursued the following two...read more »

Recent Airports Advisory Circulars Update -- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following AC(s) to the New and Revised Airports Advisory Circulars http://www.faa.gov/airports/resources/recent_advisory_circulars/ pageon the FAA website:

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Honda Targeting Introduction of Level 4 Automated Driving Capability by 2025

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Highly automated freeway driving by 2020 Level 4 automated driving system for Honda vehicles by 2025 Test drives of Honda AD technology held at R&D center in Japan Honda today announced that it is targeting the year 2025 for the introduction of vehicles with highly-automated driving capability in most driving situations (SAE Level 4). This new goal builds upon earlier-announced plans for Honda and Acura vehicles to have highly-automated freeway driving capability (SAE Level 3) by 2020. Thes...read more »

News and New Resources for Airport Projects-- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

7 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following item(s) to the Airport News and New Resources http://www.faa.gov/airports/news_information/news/ page on the FAA website:

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New teen drivers 3 times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash

5 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. read more »

SENSR Team Gets Green Light for Spectrum Analysis

2 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

June 2 The FAA and partner agencies receive approval and funding for a possible spectrum auction in 2024.

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American Honda Cars and Trucks Continue Strong Balanced Sales in May

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Honda HR-V sets new all-time monthly record in May, jumping 29 percent Honda CR-V exceeds 32,000 sales for the month to post a 9.6 percent increase Accord and Civic join CR-V, with each posting more than 31,000 sales for the month Acura TLX sales increase 8.4 percent in May after record April sales Acura RDX sales gain 12.8 percent in May, pushing Acura trucks to a 7.8 percent rise American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total May sales of 148,414 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of ...read more »

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

May 31 This month, FlySafe looks at Minimum Control Airspeed and Angle of Attack

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Drone vs. Truck Deliveries: Which Create Less Carbon Pollution?

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

Delivering packages with drones can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in certain circumstances as compared to truck deliveries, a new study from University of Washington transportation engineers finds.read more »

FAA Proposes $435,000 Civil Penalty Against United Airlines

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date:* May 30, 2017

*Contact:* Tony Molinaro

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FAA Proposes $435,000 Civil Penalty Against United Airlines

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date:* May 30, 2017

*Contact:* Tony Molinaro

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Increased Facial And Head Injuries After Motorcycle Helmet Law Change In Michigan

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

Skull fractures and other head and facial injuries from motorcycle trauma in Michigan have doubled since that state relaxed its motorcycle helmet laws, reports a new study. read more »

FAA Proposes $63,000 Civil Penalty Against Gladwin Paint Company for Alleged HazMat Violations

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date: *May 23, 2017

*Contact: *Elizabeth Isham Cory

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FAA Proposes $63,000 Civil Penalty Against Gladwin Paint Company for Alleged HazMat Violations

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date: *May 23, 2017

*Contact: *Elizabeth Isham Cory

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Honda 2017 Digital FactBook

22 May 2017 | U.S. News

The 2017 Digital FactBook is an annual report, which provides an overview of Honda's global operations, as well as detailed historical and up-to-date information concerning Honda's sales, manufacturing and R&D operations in North America. This report includes a general chronology, which highlights the significant milestones in Honda's corporate history. The 2017 Digital FactBook includes the following: Corporate directory of key locations and contacts by region Overview of worldwide operatio...read more »

FAA Statement Regarding US Court of Appeals Decision

19 May 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Statement Regarding US Court of Appeals Decision

19 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Bolder 2018 Acura TLX Arrives in Showrooms Next Month With Class-leading Technology and Enhanced Style

18 May 2017 | U.S. News

Bold new style inspired by Acura Precision Concept New A-Spec variant adds dynamic dimension, distinct style and performance character to TLX V6 TLX leads segment with AcuraWatch™ technologies now standard The refreshed 2018 Acura TLX performance luxury sedan goes on sale June 1 with a more sporty and alluring look reflecting the brand's new design direction, along with an all-new TLX A-Spec variant, and new premium features. The 2018 TLX offers AcuraWatch™ as standard equipment on ...read more »

Miami Student Earns Visit From Honda’s Humanoid Robot

17 May 2017 | U.S. News

Samantha Shestack's vision of the future earned her and her Miami North Beach Elementary School classmates a chance to experience the future of robotics, including Honda's state-of-the-art humanoid robot ASIMO. The fourth-grader wrote an engaging essay discussing the importance of robots in the future and illustrated the many ways they would help society. "Robots will be very helpful in schools for various reasons," wrote Shestack. "They can teach, help and test students all on their own. The ro...read more »

Three Honda Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

9 May 2017 | U.S. News

For the 11th consecutive year, two of Honda's Ohio automobile manufacturing plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, while Honda Manufacturing of Indiana achieved the designation for the fifth year in a row. In addition to the Marysville and East Liberty auto plants, the new Honda Heritage Center and an American Honda office building in Marysville also received ENERGY STAR certification. EPA ENERGY STAR certification signifies that the faci...read more »

Honda Honors its Top North American Suppliers

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

BIRMINGHAM – Honda honored nearly 100 North American auto suppliers for achievements in supplying parts and materials at the 33rd annual Honda Supplier Conference, attended by representatives from more than 600 original equipment suppliers and more than 300 service parts suppliers, May 4-5, in Birmingham, Alabama. During the conference, Honda emphasized the importance of quality and innovation as the key to navigating the future of changing customer demand. The company honored suppliers in...read more »

Honda Honors its Top North American Suppliers

8 May 2017 | U.S. News

Honda honored nearly 100 North American auto suppliers for achievements in supplying parts and materials at the 33rd annual Honda Supplier Conference, attended by representatives from more than 600 original equipment suppliers and more than 300 service parts suppliers, May 4-5, in Birmingham, Alabama. During the conference, Honda emphasized the importance of quality and innovation as the key to navigating the future of changing customer demand. The company honored suppliers in two areas – ...read more »

News and New Resources for Airport Projects-- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

4 May 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following items to the Airport News and New Resources http://www.faa.gov/airports/news_information/news/ page on the FAA website:

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American Honda Reports April Sales with Record for Honda Trucks

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Division sales up 1.2 percent for first four months of 2017 CR-V posts fifth straight record month, up 26.6 percent for the year HR-V sets new April record, up 25.5 percent for the year Civic and Accord sales remain strong with retail customers Acura TLX sales jump 39.1 percent in April TORRANCE, Calif. – American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April sales of 138,386 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 7.0 percent from year-ago results. The Honda Division saw a decrease of...read more »

American Honda Reports April Sales with Record for Honda Trucks

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Division sales up 1.2 percent for first four months of 2017 CR-V posts fifth straight record month, up 26.6 percent for the year HR-V sets new April record, up 25.5 percent for the year Civic and Accord sales remain strong with retail customers Acura TLX sales jump 39.1 percent in April American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April sales of 138,386 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 7.0 percent from year-ago results. The Honda Division saw a decrease of 6.3 percent on sales of ...read more »

BTS Statistics Release: 2016 Annual and 4th Quarter Airline Financial Data

2 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Honda Volunteers Provide Hope in Latest "Who Makes a Honda" Video

1 May 2017 | U.S. News

John Duffy and James Dillard, who provide hope and inspiration through a prison fellowship program, are the latest Honda associates featured in the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. The Honda of America Mfg. associates have been volunteering together in a prison ministry for the past year and have developed a special bond that comes from helping others. On a consistent basis, the two men visit with men incarcerated at the North Central Correctional Institution in Marion, Ohio...read more »

FAA Issues Study on UAS Human Collision Hazards

28 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Evaluates Drone Detection Systems at DFW

28 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

27 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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BTS Statistics Release: 4th-Quarter 2016 Air Fare Data

25 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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BasicMed Begins

24 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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Watch - Malaria in Burundi

24 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

A malaria epidemic has been declared by the Burundi Ministry of Health. CDC continues to recommend that travelers to Burundi take prescription medicine to prevent malaria.read more »

California Cities Dominate List Of Nation's Most Polluted Regions

21 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2017 report found California has the dubious distinction of being home to the majority of the Top 10 cities with ozone and particle pollution in the United States. read more »

FAA to Hold Airspace Workshops in Las Vegas

20 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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BTS Statistics Release: January 2017 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

20 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

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