Tag: Honda

Honda pledges to stop selling combustion cars by 2040

Honda has said this week that it will stop making and selling any combustion based cars in twenty years time, by 2040. The Japanese car company has also said that by 2030 at least, it is expecting at least forty percent of its sales worldwide to be fully electric cars and fuel cell based, such as hydrogen. This self set deadline comes a bit late when compared to other car […]

Honda has stopped production at its Swindon factory due to parts shortage

Yesterday, Honda announced that production at its UK based plant in Swindon has stopped due to a shortage of parts, or more specifically the parts can’t get here due to transport issues at the ports. The “transport-related parts delay” refers to congestion at ports in the UK at Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway and it isn’t just affecting car production, its everything from lockdown backlog to Christmas gifts. Like how […]

Honda will stop selling combustion only cars in Europe in 2022

A few weeks ago, the UK Government brought forward the cut off date for the sale of brand new combustion only based cars from 2040 to 2030, with 2035 for hybrids and Honda has responded to say that in Europe at least, it’ll stop selling cars that are only powered by an ICE engine in 2022. This means that after 2022 the new cars that the company sells will either […]

Honda Civic 2016 will have CarPlay at launch

The latest iteration of the Honda Civic, which is due to launch this autumn will have an option for CarPlay at order, the car will sport a 7-inch screen with compatibility for CarPlay as well as Android Auto. CarPlay which was originally launched back in 2013 at WWDC and named iOS in the Car, picked up adoption with the first car with the Ferrari FF last year. Since then car manufactures […]