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Jackson State University Takes Home Championship Title at 29th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC)

11 Apr 10:15 | U.S. News

Student teams from 48 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) vied for championship title and $75,000 institutional grant Spelman College, Morehouse College and Oakwood University finished in the top four Herbert R. Thomas of Prairie View A&M University recognized as HCASC Coach of the Year Jackson State University earned top honors and a $75,000 institutional grant at the 29th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, a one-of-a-kind comp...read more »

Watch - Measles in the Philippines

11 Apr 00:00 | U.S. News

There is an outbreak of measles in the Philippines. Travelers to the Philippines should make sure they are vaccinated against measles with the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.read more »

Three Honda Manufacturing Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

5 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

For the 12th 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 (HMIN) achieved the designation for the sixth year in a row. EPA ENERGY STAR certification signifies that the facilities perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. On average, ENERGY STAR ce...read more »

American Honda Posts March Sales Increase as Balanced Sales of Cars and Trucks Propel Honda and Acura

3 Apr 2018 | U.S. News

Honda brand sets new March record for total sales, rising 2.6% AHM trucks set new March sales record with an increase of 7% Honda brand truck sales jump 7% for best March sales Acura TLX leaps 43% for best ever March sales; RDX gains 17% American Honda Total Cars Trucks 142,392 67,633 74,759 +3.8% +0.4 +7% Total Cars Trucks 128,855 62,513 66,342 +2.6% -1.6% +7% Total Cars Trucks 13,537 5,120 8,417 +15.7% +35.2% +6.4% American Honda Total Cars Trucks Total Cars Trucks Total Cars Trucks 142,392 6...read more »

Statement of Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President Honda North America, Inc. before the U.S. Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security March 20, 2018

21 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Blumenthal and members of the subcommittee. My name is Rick Schostek, executive vice president of Honda North America, Inc. It has been more than two and a half years since I last appeared before the full Commerce Committee. I want to thank you for this opportunity to update you on Honda's progress in addressing this serious safety issue within our industry and to address the critical work that remains before us. I want to begin by saying that we extend ou...read more »

High-Achieving HBCU Students to Compete for School Grants and Championship Title in 29th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC)

21 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

National competition celebrates academic achievements of America's HBCUs Students from 48 HBCUs will travel to California and compete at the National Championship Tournament in culmination of year-long program HCASC finals will be live-streamed at 12 p.m. EDT, April 10 at HCASC.com Top students from 48 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will go head-to-head in the 29th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, America's premier academic c...read more »

Statement from American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Regarding 2019 Honda Battle of the Bands

16 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

We are announcing today that Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) will take a hiatus for 2019 and return in 2020. Honda congratulates Atlanta—HBOB's home since the program's inception—on being selected as the host city for Super Bowl LIII. Due to the timing of and preparation required for the big game, we are unable to hold HBOB in Atlanta next year. Since 2003, HBOB has provided top marching bands from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) an opportunity to deliv...read more »

Honda Marine Science Foundation Supports New Projects Focused on “Living Shorelines” Along West Coast

15 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Grants awarded to Save The Bay, Northwest Straits Foundation, Orange County Coastkeeper, California State University Long Beach, and California State University Fullerton Projects aim to advance marine ecosystems and natural resources protection Continuing its efforts to help restore marine ecosystems and strengthen resilience against climate change, the Honda Marine Science Foundation will support three projects centered on "living shorelines" along the West Coast: San Francisco Bay Transition...read more »

Georgia’s “Next Generation” Helps Lead Global Transmission Project

13 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Honda engineer Arturo Valdes was part of a global team that created and launched into production in Georgia the industry's first 10-speed automatic transmission (10AT) for front-wheel-drive vehicles. The team's success is the latest story featured in the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. "When we formed the 10-speed transmission team, we focused on our next generation of leaders at Honda in Georgia," said Mike Jett, vice president and plant manager of Honda Precision Parts of...read more »

Now Available - Traffic Safety Facts: A Compilation of Motor Vehicle Crash Data

7 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

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American Honda Reports February 2018 Sales Results

1 Mar 2018 | U.S. News

Honda HR-V sets new February sales record, gaining 6.9% Honda Pilot sales jump 49% in February, its 6th consecutive month of sales gains Honda Odyssey bucks minivan market trend as retail sales drive 3.4% increase Double-digit gains for TLX, ILX and RLX push Acura cars up 17.4% for the month American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (AHM) today reported February sales of 115,557 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 5 percent versus February 2017. Honda Division sales were down 5.6 percent on sales of 1...read more »

Kenny G performs for patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital courtesy of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and The Honda Classic

23 Feb 2018 | U.S. News

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and The Honda Classic golf tournament sponsored an intimate performance by jazz star Kenny G for hospitalized children at Nicklaus Children's Hospital on February 22. The private performance honored patients and families at Nicklaus Children's Hospital as part of the continued mission of American Honda and Honda Classic Cares, the charitable arm of The Honda Classic, to give back to the children of South Florida. The Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation and N...read more »

The Hondajet Finishes 2017 as the Most Delivered Jet in its Category

21 Feb 2018 | U.S. News

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered jet in its category for 2017, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. During 2017, Honda Aircraft delivered 43 aircraft to customers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. As customer demand continues to increase, the company is steadily ramping up production and is currently manufacturing the aircraft at a rate of four per month at its 133-plus acre world headquarters ...read more »

Watch - Listeriosis in South Africa

12 Feb 2018 | U.S. News

There is an outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa. People usually become ill with listeriosis after eating contaminated foods. Travelers to South Africa, especially those with higher risk of infection, may wish to avoid certain foods to reduce their risk of infection.read more »

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

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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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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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

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*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

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*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

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*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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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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Consumers Fear Technology Failures With Autonomous Vehicles

19 Apr 2017 | U.S. News

With the exception of Gen Y, all other generational groups are becoming more skeptical of self-driving technology, which poses a new challenge to car manufacturers and technology developers, according to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Tech Choice Study. read more »

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