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US transportation and water infrastructure not broken

5 Dec 12:14 | U.S. News

Transportation and water infrastructure funding and finance in the United States are not nearly as dire as some believe, but a national consensus on infrastructure priorities, accompanied by targeted spending and selected policy changes, is needed, according to a new RAND Corporation study. read more »

Is underground transit worse for your health?

1 Dec 08:07 | U.S. News

When USC researchers from the Viterbi School of Engineering set out to study the environmental benefits of different modes of public transit in LA, they found some unexpected results: certain SoCal public transit routes that were entirely underground exposed passengers to greater concentrations of carcinogens in the air. read more »

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to UCLA invention

20 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars.read more »

Alert - Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean

14 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Beginning on September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma crossed the Caribbean, followed on September 16 by Hurricane Maria. These storms caused severe damage in a number of countries and territories, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Turks and Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.read more »

Honda “Xcelerates” Startup Collaborations Globally to Drive Open Innovation

9 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Committed to creating transformative products and services through open innovation, Honda Innovations is expanding its global open innovation program for early stage innovators to Detroit, Japan, China, and Europe. Modeled on its successful Honda Xcelerator program in Mountain View, Calif., Honda Innovations will guide other Honda operations as they establish startup liaisons globally, providing protocols and best practices to identify and engage with startups and entrepreneurs who share Honda's...read more »

Cars Take Lead Role in American Honda October Sales Gains

1 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Civic leads strong month for Honda car sales, setting new October record with 15 percent gain All-new 2018 Accord helps America's best-selling midsize car to strong month Honda Pilot gains 18.5 percent, supported by increased production volume Acura MDX has strong month with sales of 5,287 based on increased production American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported October sales of 127,353 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 0.9 percent vs. October 2016. With strong sales of passenger cars,...read more »

Alert - Plague in Madagascar

1 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Although bubonic plague occurs nearly every year in Madagascar, an unusual outbreak of plague pneumonia is occurring in widespread areas of Madagascar, including in heavily populated cities of Antananarivo (the capital city and its suburbs) and Toamasina.read more »

Alert - Plague in Madagascar

27 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Although bubonic plague occurs nearly every year in Madagascar, an unusual outbreak of plague pneumonia is occurring in widespread areas of Madagascar, including in heavily populated cities of Antananarivo (the capital city and its suburbs) and Toamasina.read more »

First white-box testing model finds thousands of errors in self-driving cars

25 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

How do you find errors in a system that exists in a black box? That is one of the challenges behind perfecting deep learning systems like self-driving cars.read more »

Honda Motor Co. at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

25 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Motor Co. released news tonight at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. Related press releases and photography are available on Honda's worldwide media site as follows: http://www.hondanews.info/dl/tms2017/login Login ID: tms2017 Password: Honda1025 (login is required to download images) A summary of the key Honda exhibits at the show can also be downloaded from this page (see “Related Document”). # # #read more »

Study examines what types of searches click for car buyers

18 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examines how consumers allocated their time when searching offline and on the internet as they shopped for a new automobile, and what the outcomes were for price satisfaction.read more »

Honda Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with Continued Investment in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Infrastructure

5 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

More than 450 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles on the road today Continued investments in construction of consumer-friendly hydrogen stations throughout state of California On October 8, Honda is joining the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day (www.hydrogenfuelcellday.org) to raise awareness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while increasing the nation's energy security. The date is a reference to hydrogen's atomic weight of ...read more »

The 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Returns to Rock Atlanta

2 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Voting now open to help decide which HBCU marching bands will perform "March On: Dream Together" theme for 2018 invitational showcase celebrates HBCU culture and community Tickets on sale Oct. 16 at HondaBattleoftheBands.com Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) will make its highly-anticipated return to Atlanta on January 27, 2018, when eight marching bands from the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) take the field to dazzle fans with their music, choreography and pageant...read more »

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28 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Secretary Elaine L. Chao Names Newest FAA Management Advisory Council Members

28 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date:* September 28, 2017

*Contact:* Gregory Martin

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Honda Reports on its Environmental Performance and Progress in North America

28 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Honda has released its 2017 North American Environmental Report (NAER) detailing the company's environmental activities in North America, and disclosing the results of its efforts over the last fiscal year. The NAER illustrates Honda's Environmental Vision as well as its approach to managing environmental efforts throughout the company. The 51-page report also explains Honda's views on public policies as they pertain to energy usage and development of alternate-fuel vehicles and technologies. "O...read more »

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21 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Huerta Lauds NACC Teamwork in Face of Adversity

21 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Honda to add 300 new jobs, invest $267 million to support increased auto manufacturing in Ohio

18 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Associates at Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (HAM) today celebrated the start of mass production of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord with an announcement of new investments and jobs to support manufacturing of the 10th generation Accord, America's best-selling car of the past 41 years. Honda invested $267 million and is adding 300 new jobs to support production of the all-new Honda Accord and to increase production at the Marysville Auto Plant (MAP). The investment total includes $220 million at MAP f...read more »

FAA Brings Mobile Air Traffic Control Tower to Key West

18 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Honda Continues Support for Hurricane Relief Efforts With In-Kind Donations

15 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

The Honda family of companies in the U.S. is providing in-kind support for those affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. This in-kind contribution is in addition to a monetary pledge and contributions from associates previously announced by the company. Honda is donating 50 water pumps and 650 portable generators, valued at approximately $650,000, to both the American Red Cross and to Florida Light and Power. The contribution also includes delivery of the equipment by Honda Logistics, a company ...read more »

FAA Works with Florida Drone Operators to Speed Hurricane Recovery

15 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Alert - Flooding in South Asia

15 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Since the monsoon season began in August 2017, widespread flooding in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal has affected more than 40 million people. read more »

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports in 31 States

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 14, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports in 31 States

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports in 31 States

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports in 31 States

14 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 14, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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FAA Sends Mobile Air Traffic Tower to St. Thomas

13 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Shell in collaboration with Honda and Toyota to Bring Seven New Hydrogen Refueling Stations in California

13 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

On August 9, the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) awarded a grant of $16,362,500 to Equilon Enterprises LLC a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company (collectively, "Shell") for the introduction of seven hydrogen refueling stations in Northern California. The hydrogen refueling stations will be built in collaboration with Honda and Toyota, who will provide financial support, at seven Shell-branded retail stations across Northern California; three in the city of San Francisco, and one in ...read more »

Alert - Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean

13 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Beginning on September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma crossed the Caribbean and caused severe damage in a number of countries and territories, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Turks and Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands. read more »

American Honda Honors Top Suppliers for 2017

12 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

TORRANCE, Calif., 2017 – Fifteen suppliers received American Honda's Premier Partner Award from Executive Vice President of Automotive Operations Masayuki Igarashi in a special ceremony held today in Torrance, Calif. In addition to these honors, American Honda also presented a new accolade, the Impact & Excellence Award, to a company nominated for a Premier Partner Award. This year's award recipients were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 eligible companies, as nominated by Ameri...read more »

Henio Arcangeli, Jr.

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Henio Arcangeli, Jr. is the senior vice president of the Automobile Division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., overseeing both the Honda and Acura brands and the Core Support Division within the Automobile Division. He also will lead Honda's day-to-day operations as general manager of the Honda automobile brand effective Dec. 1, 2017, upon the retirement of Jeff Conrad. Arcangeli joined American Honda on Sept. 11, 2017. He brings with him more than 15 years of experience as a senior operating e...read more »

FAA Proposes $50,000 Civil Penalty Against DebMed USA for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 8, 2017

*Contact*:Elizabeth Isham Cory or Tony Molinaro/Email: elizabeth.cory@faa.gov or tony.molinaro@faa.gov

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FAA Proposes $54,000 Civil Penalty Against Interscience for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 8, 2017

*Contact*: Elizabeth Isham Cory or Tony Molinaro

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FAA Proposes $50,000 Civil Penalty Against DebMed USA for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 8, 2017

*Contact*:Elizabeth Isham Cory or Tony Molinaro/Email: elizabeth.cory@faa.gov or tony.molinaro@faa.gov

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FAA Proposes $54,000 Civil Penalty Against Interscience for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 8, 2017

*Contact*: Elizabeth Isham Cory or Tony Molinaro

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FAA Proposes $231,350 Civil Penalty Against Burgess Aircraft Management, LLC

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Date: September 8, 2017

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FAA Proposes $231,350 Civil Penalty Against Burgess Aircraft Management, LLC

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $318.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 78 Airports in 34 States

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 8, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $318.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 78 Airports in 34 States

8 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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FAA's Hurricane Irma Update (ingles\español)

7 Sep 2017 | Weather

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $151.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 66 Airports in 35 States

7 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: September 7, 2017

*Contact*:Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $151.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 66 Airports in 35 States

7 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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FAA Small Drone Rule Lets Unmanned Aircraft Soar

6 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

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Mind Wandering Is Common During Driving

5 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Researchers in the United States have investigated mind wandering in volunteers during a driving simulation. When prompted at random during the simulation, the volunteers reported mind wandering 70% of the time. read more »

New Certification Rule for Small Airplanes Becomes Effective

5 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Sept. 5 - New certification standards will help put innovative technology into GA aircraft more quickly

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Climate change may be linked to spike in US road deaths in 2015

1 Sep 2017 | U.S. News

Climate change may be linked to the spike in US road deaths in 2015, which abruptly reversed the trend of the previous 35 years, concludes a study.read more »

FAA Supports Drone Assessments for Houston Response and Recovery

31 Aug 2017 | Weather

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FAA's Hurricane Harvey Update

30 Aug 2017 | Weather

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FAA's Hurricane Harvey Update

29 Aug 2017 | Weather

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