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Honda Connect: first infotainment with NVIDIA Tegra, Android

Honda Connect: first infotainment with NVIDIA Tegra, Android

NVIDIA's plans to get its Tegra chips inside cars have just born its first fruit. Honda has announced its new infotainment system called Honda Connect, making it the 19th car maker to incorporate an NVIDIA processor inside but also the first to add Android into the mix. Curiously, this isn't part of Google's Android Auto thrust.

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2015 Honda CR-V first-drive: Small SUV, Big Evolution

2015 Honda CR-V first-drive: Small SUV, Big Evolution

The CR-V is a big deal for Honda, and the compact SUV’s redesign for 2015 reflects that. Described as “the most ambitious mid-cycle update in the car’s history,” this is no simple facelift: new engine, new interior design, and a splash of new safety and convenience tech mean that much of the best-selling car has changed. In a competitive segment, however, you need to bring your A-game, so has the 2015 CR-V evolved sufficiently?

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Honda axes Insight hybrid and Fit EV

Honda axes Insight hybrid and Fit EV

Honda is quietly weeding out its eco-friendly car range, killing two models and retiring its fuel-cell vehicle as it reacts to disappointing sales. The Honda Insight - notable for being America's first hybrid car - has been axed, after demand dwindled to just a small fraction of the number of comparative models Toyota and other firms are selling.

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Refreshed ASIMO is speedier and more intellectual

Refreshed ASIMO is speedier and more intellectual

I always have a soft spot for Honda’s ASIMO – it is probably one of the most advanced “consumer” targeted robot. Honda keeps making improvements on ASIMO since it was introduce in the year 2000. The initial version, I recall; it was boxy, not flexible, slow, and was underpowered.

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2015 Honda CB300F arrives this fall

2015 Honda CB300F arrives this fall

Honda is set to release a new sporty motorcycle this fall, the CB300F. With this bike comes a decent amount of power and the promise of high gas mileage, making it a worthy commuter street bike.

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Honda Smart Home is now open source

Honda Smart Home is now open source

Earlier this year, Honda introduced its Smart Home, a home on the University of California Davis West Village campus that, among other things, produces more energy than it consumes. Interest in the Smart Home has been high, and due to that demand, Honda has announced that its Smart Home is now open source.

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Honda ASIMO learns sign-language and masters stairs

Honda ASIMO learns sign-language and masters stairs

Honda has revealed a new version of ASIMO, its humanoid robot, now able to climb stairs smoothly and communicate using sign language. Shown off in New York this week, ASIMO may look the same as before to the casual glance, but Honda has in fact reworked both the upper and lower body, including adding extra degrees of freedom to the hands so that they can be used for more precise tasks.

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2015 Honda Fit rolls into showrooms April 14

2015 Honda Fit rolls into showrooms April 14

We've already seen just about all there is to see about the 2015 Honda Fit. The car is all new for the 2015 model year and is an attractive, affordable, and fuel efficient vehicle. We have spent some hands on time behind the wheel of the 2015 Fit and came away liking the car even though the Honda Link system left something to be desired.

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2015 Honda Fit first-drive

2015 Honda Fit first-drive

Subcompact cars needn’t be underwhelming or underspecified, at least that’s what Honda believes with the 2015 Fit. Making a small, affordable, and capable car is arguably tougher than a $65k+ luxury sedan: sticking to budget while still delivering that premium feel just about every driver now demands. There’s plenty riding on the new Fit, especially since it’ll also be the basis for Honda’s upcoming “urban SUV” later this year. SlashGear spent some time behind the wheel to see if it’s more than Fit for purpose, and whether the new Honda Link infotainment system really can bring the best of your iPhone to the dashboard.

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Honda builds 20 millionth car in the US

Honda builds 20 millionth car in the US

Honda has announced a very impressive milestone for its US vehicle manufacturing operations. Honda has now built the 20 millionth car in the US. Honda has built the 20 million cars in four plants that it operates in the US and the build number is cumulative from all those locations.

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Honda recalls nearly 900k Odyssey vans due to fire risk

Honda recalls nearly 900k Odyssey vans due to fire risk

Many automakers have been forced to make significant numbers of recalls over the last several years. The most recent is Honda and the company has announced that it is recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans from the 2005-2010 model range. The recall has to do with a risk of fire according to the automaker.

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Honda unveils special edition CR-V in black or white for the UK

Honda unveils special edition CR-V in black or white for the UK

Honda has announced that it is rolling out a special edition of the CR-V SUV for drivers in the UK. The special edition of the SUV will come in black or white colors. The special edition of the CR-V gets new 19-inch Orion alloy wheels.

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