Tag: honda

Honda sign-up with Hitachi for electric vehicles

Does this mean Honda will achieve their aim of a production, electric motorcycle by 2017? Tucked away quietly in an annual sustainability report from 2015 was a single paragraph that outlined Honda’s intentions for electric, two-wheel mobility, it called for “Market electric motorcycles that meet local needs in...

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Announcement today in partnership with General Motors pledges $85 million towards mass production of fuel cells. Between them, Honda and GM hold over 2,200 patents with respect to fuel cell technology (ranking them number 1 and number 3 in the world respectively) and with their announcement today of...

Meta Review: Honda CBR1000RR 2017 Fireblade

Some of the fastest riders on the planet – and some motorcycling journalists – are in Portimao, Portugal. It’s the world’s first test of the much anticipated Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, people have been waiting for this bike for years and we’re following their social feeds all weekend so you...

Honda’s new self-balancing tech defies gravity

…and by not using gyroscopes prove that bikes are more stable than people think. We’re all familiar with Segways by now. No, not those ridiculous footboards that kids all nagged at their mums and dads about a couple of years ago before they all started exploding, but the self-balancing, ‘future...

Honda quietly launch their 500cc ‘Rebel’ bobber

Honda’s take on ‘custom cool’ hits the market. It wasn’t seen at either INTERMOT or EICMA – probably because it was born out a project started by Honda North America – but quietly, and via press release, Honda have taken the wraps off of their new A2 license-friendly Rebel bobber....

MotoGP Valencia: The Grand Finale

Well, this is it. The end of 2016 has arrived. After 17 races, 9 winners in MotoGP, 25 winners across all three classes, with thousands of miles travelled, tyres rubbered in and cups of coffee drank (just me?), the season is at it’s Grand Finale. Which means only...