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Registration for 2017 FAA UAS Symposium Goes Live

17 Feb 11:02 | U.S. News

February 17 – The FAA and AUVSI are co-sponsoring this year’s bigger and better UAS Symposium

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Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

17 Feb 00:00 | U.S. News

The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers.read more »

BTS Statistics Release: November 2016 U.S. Airline Traffic Data

16 Feb 12:29 | U.S. News

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Motor Vehicle Deaths In 2016 Estimated To Be Highest In Nine Years

16 Feb 10:06 | U.S. News

For the first time in nearly a decade, preliminary 2016 data from the National Safety Council estimates that as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year. read more »

Drone Advisory Committee Builds Consensus

15 Feb 15:10 | U.S. News

February 15 – The Drone Advisory Committee is helping the FAA prioritize safe drone integration into the national airspace.

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Honda Enters Partnership with DRIVE, New Smart Mobility Innovation Center in Tel Aviv

15 Feb 11:00 | U.S. News

Honda will provide expertise and prototype development opportunities to Israeli startups and entrepreneurs through its Xcelerator initiative DRIVE partnership deepens Honda's connections with innovation sector in Israel Honda collaborations continue with 2017 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit and Israeli startup VocalZoom MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA/TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – To expand its in-market support of Israeli startups and entrepreneurs, Honda Silicon Valley Lab (HSVL) of Honda R&D Americas, Inc....read more »

2016 Flight Cancellation, Mishandled Baggage, and Bumping Rates are Lowest in Decades

14 Feb 11:07 | U.S. News

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Hagerty Announces Annual 'Hot List' Of Future Collectible Cars

10 Feb 10:07 | U.S. News

The age of driverless vehicles isn't here yet, so which new 2017 vehicles are expected to one day join the ranks of fully drivable classic collectibles?read more »

Kansas City Moving Forward with Smart City Plan

9 Feb 15:51 | U.S. News

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Freight Shipments Rebounded in 2016 from 2015

9 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

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US DOT Mobile Apps: Helping you stay safe

8 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

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Honda Establishes Marine Science Foundation to Support Coastal Preservation

7 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

Foundation to help support marine ecosystem restoration and facilitate climate change resilience Foundation partners with UC Santa Barbara Bren School of Environmental Science & Management to study the restoration potential of California native oysters Video of the Southern California Native Oyster Restoration Project available at marinescience.honda.com Inspired by the Japanese concept of sato-umi – the convergence of land and sea where human and marine life can harmoniously coexist ...read more »

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Sign MoU Aiming to Establish a Joint Venture Company for Electric Vehicle Motors

7 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") on Feb. 3, aiming to establish a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors for electric vehicles. The two companies now will conduct formal discussions regarding the establishment of the new company. Since Hitachi Automotive Systems first started selling motors for electric vehicles in 1999, it has been refining its technological and p...read more »

Media Advisory - 20th Annual Federal Aviation (FAA) Administration Commercial Space Transportation Conference

2 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

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*Contact*: Henry J.Price

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Media Advisory - 20th Annual Federal Aviation (FAA) Administration Commercial Space Transportation Conference

2 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: February 2, 2017

*Contact*: Henry J.Price

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On Super Bowl Sunday, Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

2 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

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American Honda Continues Record Sales Pace in January

1 Feb 2017 | U.S. News

American Honda sets new January records for total vehicle and total truck sales Honda Division also sets new January benchmark for total vehicle sales Honda trucks jump 30.2 percent for best-ever January Honda CR-V smashes previous January record as it gains 52 percent for month Acura trucks remain strong with RDX topping last year American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total January sales of 106,380 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 5.9 percent over January 2016 and a new record ...read more »

GM and Honda to Establish Industry-First Joint Fuel Cell System Manufacturing Operation in Michigan

30 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) today announced establishment of the auto industry's first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future products from each company. Fuel Cell System Manufacturing, LLC will operate within GM's existing battery pack manufacturing facility site in Brownstown, Michigan, south of Detroit. Mass production of fuel cell systems is expected to begin around 2020 and create nearly 100 new j...read more »

FAA Reaches Settlement Agreement with City of Santa Monica

28 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Reaches Settlement Agreement with City of Santa Monica

28 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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Watch - Avian Flu (H7N9) in China, Hong Kong, and Macau

26 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

Chinese health authorities have confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) since September 2016. CDC advises people traveling to China to avoid contact with poultry (including poultry markets and farms), birds, and their droppings and to avoid eating undercooked poultry. Infected birds that appear healthy may still be able to transmit this virus to humans. read more »

Watch - Avian Flu (H7N9) in China, Hong Kong, and Macau

25 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

Chinese health authorities have confirmed 120 new human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) since September 2016, with 37 deaths. Most of these patients reported exposure to live poultry or poultry markets. Infections have been reported in the provinces of Jiangsu, Fujian, and Guangdong, as well as the Macau and Hong Kong Special Administrative Regions. CDC advises people traveling to China to avoid contact with poultry (including poultry markets and farms), birds, and their droppings and to avoid eating undercooked poultry. There are no recommendations against travel to China.read more »

Flight Restrictions In Effect for the Inauguration

18 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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Flight Restrictions In Effect for the Inauguration

18 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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Multi-Platinum Recording Artist NE-YO to Perform at the 2017 Honda Battle of the Bands

14 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter NE-YO will rock the stage at the Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 28, 2017 in Atlanta, in celebration of the program's 15th anniversary. NE-YO will join eight of the nation's top marching bands from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), as they take the field at the Georgia Dome to perform one last time before the historic Atlanta stadium closes. "I can't wait to perform along with these talented student ...read more »

Seven Ideas for Safer Streets in 2017

13 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Proposes $201,250 Civil Penalty Against Jegs Automotive for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

12 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Proposes $201,250 Civil Penalty Against Jegs Automotive for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

12 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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FTA Funding to Help Chicago Rebuild for the 21st Century

12 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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Watch - Carnival and Mardi Gras

12 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

If you plan to travel outside the United States to celebrate Carnival, you can take some simple precautions to help you stay safe and healthy.read more »

Second Drone Advisory Committee Meeting on January 31

11 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Issues General Aviation Medical Rule

10 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

Jan. 10 - FAA meets congressional deadline with BasicMed rule.

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Honda Adds All-New Dedicated Hybrid Model to Growing Electrified Lineup

9 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

New hybrid model will be made in America and launch in 2018 Two-motor hybrid system to be applied to light truck lineup More than half of all new models launching in next two years will be electrified vehicles Honda today announced a new dedicated hybrid model that will be made in America and launch nationwide in 2018, as part of the Honda Electrification Initiative, which will expand the company's portfolio of electrified vehicles. Honda also announced it will expand the use of its innovative ...read more »

2017 CES - Honda Press Event

5 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

Remarks by Frank Paluch, President, Honda R&D Americas, Inc. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto, President and CEO, Honda R&D Co Ltd. FRANK PALUCH Hello everyone. Happy New Year and welcome to the Honda display at CES. Cooperation is at the heart of CES. It's why we're excited to be starting the year off among the world's top tech influencers, who come together here in Vegas to share ideas, find new ways to collaborate, and, in turn, change the world in which we live. In a few minutes, you'll hear ...read more »

New Funding for Subways Continues LA’s Transformation

5 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Media Advisory

5 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2016 North American Freight Numbers

5 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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Reddit AMA: Secretary Anthony Foxx Answers Your Questions

4 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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What We Learned from the Smart City Challenge to Build Cities for the Future

3 Jan 2017 | U.S. News

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USDOT Launches Innovative Infrastructure Financing Tool to Provide up to Nearly $2 Billion to Seattle Transit Projects

22 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

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Honda and Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo Enter Discussions on Technical Collaboration of Fully Self-driving Automobile Technology

21 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

Honda R&D Co., Ltd., the R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., announced today that it is entering into formal discussions with Waymo, an independent company of Alphabet Inc., to integrate its self-driving technology with Honda vehicles. This technical collaboration between Honda researchers and Waymo's self-driving technology team would allow both companies to learn about the integration of Waymo's fully self-driving sensors, software and computing platform into Honda vehicles. As pa...read more »

Drone Registration Marks First Anniversary

21 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 21 – The automated, user-friendly system has registered more than 616,000 owners and individual drones.

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Avid MotocrossRacer Featured in New Who Makes a Honda Video

20 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

TORRANCE, Calif. – Lyle Sweeter, Training Systems and Industry Outreach, Automobile Sales Division at American Honda Motor Co. Inc., has a passion for anything with wheels and has been an avid motocross racer for more than five decades. Sweeter, the newest subject of the What Makes a Honda Video series, is also part of the team assisting Honda dealers in implementing a new sales training program called Fast Track. The Fast Track program allows dealers to partner with universities to provid...read more »

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

20 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

December 20 – This month, FlySafe looks at a critical component of your electronic tool kit: The Flight Risk Assessment Tool.

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U.S. Transportation Acting Assistant Secretary Rosenberg Announces Membership of Working Group on Improving Air Service to Small Communities

19 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

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Honda to Debut All-New 2018 Odyssey Minivan at 2017 North American International Auto Show

19 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

Next gen Odyssey to feature new powertrains, advanced connectivity, entertainment and safety promising the ultimate in family-friendly versatility and comfort Odyssey teaser sketch reveals sophisticated, low and wide design "Teaser scribbles" showcase vision of youthful designers Press Conference scheduled for Jan. 9, 2017 @ 12:00 p.m. EST DETROIT – The all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan will make its global debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show on January 9. The 5th-ge...read more »

Honda Uses Virtual Reality to Bring Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

16 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

With help from Facebook, anyone can support Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's) and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation For each 'like' or 'love' of Honda's "Candy Cane Lane" Video: honda.us/HolidayMagic Honda will donate $1 to CHOC Children's and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, up to $100,000 TORRANCE, Calif. –This year Honda has expanded upon its annual Happy Honda Days campaign to bring the magic of the holidays to patients at Children's Hospital of Orange Cou...read more »

BTS Statistics Release: October 2016 Passenger Airline Employment Data

16 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

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American Airlines Fined $1.6 Million for Violating Tarmac Delay Rule

14 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

14 Dec 2016 | U.S. News

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