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Simoncelli tops eventful German practiceupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 12:56:00

Honda Gresini rider Marco Simoncelli was fastest at an eventful practice ahead of Sunday's German MotoGP.

CNNMoney: Japan's auto industry hit, but recoveringupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 12:16:00

Most Japanese automakers suffered little damage from Friday's massive earthquake and say they are recovering quickly, but there were some injuries and one death in the nation's powerful car industry.

CNNMoney: Honda recalling nearly half a million carsupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 08:21:00

Honda has announced a recall of nearly half a million vehicles with brake problems, just days after Toyota announced a similar recall.

Amazing success fueled by act of discriminationupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 14:33:00

When asked what the Americans with Disabilities Act means to him on its 20th anniversary, Gary Talbot pauses and says it's tough to put in words.

Honda's labor woes in Chinaupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 11:04:00

CNN's John Vause reports on the labor unrest hitting Honda across China.

China Honda plant woes mirror wider labor disputesupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 02:43:00

Workers at Honda subsidiary in southeastern China intentionally slowed down production at the facility Monday, after returning from a strike, the company said.

CNNMoney: Black Friday: Best day to buy a carupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 13:45:00

When people think of Black Friday shopping, they usually think of things like flat screen TVs, toys and sweaters. Now you can add cars, trucks and SUVs.

CNNMoney: Auto sales bounce backupdated: Tue Nov 03 2009 16:40:00

Major automakers reported Tuesday that their October sales rebounded following a weak September, as an increase in the number of cars available at dealers helped to get sales moving once again.

Stoner wins as Rossi closes on MotoGP titleupdated: Sun Oct 18 2009 12:18:00

Casey Stoner claimed his third successive win at the Australian Grand Prix on a day when Valentino Rossi moved a step closer to retaining his MotoGP world championship title.

Time running out for Honda Formula One teamupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 10:32:00

Hopes of rescuing the Honda Formula One team appear to be receding in a race against time before the start of the season in Australia on March 29.

Ohio family found dead in suspected murder-suicideupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 15:18:00

A family of four has been found dead in a suburban Columbus, Ohio, home in what's believed to be a murder-suicide, authorities said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Brutal job losses continue in 2009updated: Fri Jan 16 2009 14:45:00

The job market is off to a terrible start this year, with companies announcing more than 80,000 job losses so far, in one of the most painful symptoms of the ongoing recession.

Honda blames global crisis for F1 withdrawalupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 12:06:00

Honda have confirmed they are pulling out of Formula One, unless a buyer for the team can be found by the end of the month, blaming the global financial crisis for their decision.

CNNMoney: Auto sales plunge to 26-year lowupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 10:44:00

Car sales continued to plunge in November, falling 37% from a year-ago and hitting a 26-year low just as Detroit's Big Three presented their turnaround plans to Congress.

FSB: Vintage Vroomupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 09:10:00

It's midmorning of a cool May day on the California coast. Standing amid rolling fairways and tightly trimmed greens, entrepreneurs Jared and Brooke Zaugg are basking in the glory of their creation, not a golf tournament but a celebration of machinery. Today the Ocean Course links, wrapped around the Ritz-Carlton hotel at Half Moon Bay, are home to the third annual Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d'Elegance.

Injury blow for MotoGP leader Lorenzoupdated: Fri May 02 2008 06:30:00

Joint MotoGP leader Jorge Lorenzo is in doubt for Saturday's qualifying for the China Grand Prix after suffering ankle injuries during Friday's practice sessions in Shanghai.

Surging sales drive Honda profitsupdated: Wed Jan 30 2008 06:10:00

Honda, Japan's second-biggest automaker, reported a 38.1 percent jump in profit for the October-December quarter on Wednesday, thanks to booming sales in North America, Europe and Asia outside Japan.

Tips for driving through car washupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 14:56:00

Automatic/drive-through car washes are more popular than ever because they save time and hassle. And in winter, they also save you from the ordeal of trying to keep your car clean in freezing weather.

CNNMoney: Stocks ready to retreatupdated: Thu Dec 13 2007 07:06:00

U.S. stocks were poised to open lower Thursday as skepticism grew over a global plan aimed at fighting the credit crisis and investors awaited a slew of economic readings and earnings from Lehman Brothers. Ford, Honda Lead Safest Cars Listupdated: Thu Nov 15 2007 10:00:00

The number of new cars considered the safest by the insurance industry nearly tripled in the past year Tim Tuttle: Trios chase Cup, F1 crownsupdated: Thu Oct 18 2007 17:07:00

Formula One doesn't have the Chase, and its technical specifications allow equipment to be as unequal as money can buy. It's diametric to the Nextel Cup in how many teams and drivers have a chance to win the championship in a typical season.

CNNMoney: September auto sales disappointupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 16:47:00

U.S. auto sales were soft in September, with results ranging from a jump at Honda Motor to a steep drop at Ford Motor.

GM strikes deal with UAWupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 16:47:00

General Motors reaches a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

CNNMoney: EPA: Honda, Toyota fuel economy leadersupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 01:10:00

Honda and Toyota offered U.S. consumers the highest average fuel efficiency of 2007 model year vehicles, the government reported Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Crucial UAW, Big 3 talks may go to overtimeupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 04:17:00

The most important labor talks in the history of the U.S. auto industry face a Friday deadline, but those hoping for a deal to let automakers shed about $100 billion in health-care liabilities and become more competitive with Japanese rivals may have to wait, as talks are now expected to go into overtime.

CNNMoney: Holiday's over for Wall St.updated: Tue Sep 04 2007 07:03:00

U.S. stocks were set to pull back a bit Tuesday, giving back some of the gains garnered late last week, as Wall Street returned from an extended holiday weekend.

CNNMoney: Stocks struggle at start of Septemberupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 21:47:00

U.S. stock were mixed at the start of trading Tuesday as investors awaited key reports on construction, manufacturing and auto sales.

Asian stocks gain after Fed actionupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 04:06:00

Asian stocks looked set to post their best daily gain in nine years on Monday after the Federal Reserve slashed a key U.S. bank lending rate, while the yen fell as fears of a credit crunch faded and risk appetite rose.

Investors' behaviorupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 23:03:00

Investors' behavior

Asia stocks rallyupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 23:03:00

Asian stocks were on track for their biggest rally in more than three years Monday after the U.S. Federal Reserve slashed a key U.S. bank lending rate, helping soothe jitters about a worldwide credit shortage.

Credit agencies under fireupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 05:52:00

Credit agencies under fire

CNNMoney: Honda boosts profit, forecastupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 07:14:00

Honda Motor Co. beat forecasts with a 16 percent rise in quarterly profit after increased exports and currency gains outweighed higher raw material and sales costs, and it lifted its full-year forecasts to reflect a softer yen.

CNNMoney: Quake halts production at Nissan, Hondaupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 07:13:00

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. said it would halt production on Monday at all of its plants while Honda Motor Co. Ltd. plans to stop output at three factories after an earthquake cut supplies from a parts maker. Eye of the tiger: Auburn's Kerron Stewart wins the Honda Award updated: Thu Jun 14 2007 04:55:00

Auburn University senior Kerron Stewart has been chosen as the nation's top female track and field athlete for 2007. The honor is based on the results of national balloting among 1,000 NCAA member schools as part of the Collegiate Women Sports Awards program, now in its 31st year. Stewart's victory will earn her the Honda Sports Award, given annually to the top women athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports, along with an automatic nomination for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year.

Asian markets firmupdated: Mon May 21 2007 21:01:00

Asian stock markets nudged higher on Tuesday, with South Korea briefly touching a new peak as technology issues such as Samsung Electronics tracked their U.S. peers higher.

CNNMoney: Bulls chomping at the bitupdated: Wed Apr 25 2007 05:44:00

A bidding war for a major European bank and good earnings from an online retailing bellwether could help lift stocks at the start Wednesday, ahead of the latest reading on home building.

Fortune: Is Honda really the 'safety' company?updated: Mon Apr 02 2007 09:59:00

According to last Friday's New York Times, Honda is aiming to be known as the safety company. Honda, says the Times,"is promoting safety as an essential part of its public image" and "wants to join Volvo as an automaker best known for safety."

Honda to recall 166,000 carsupdated: Tue Mar 20 2007 09:39:00

Honda Motor Co. said on Tuesday it would recall about 166,000 vehicles in the United States, including the Accord, Odyssey and five other models to fix a faulty component in the fuel pump.

Honda decide to omit sponsor logosupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 07:44:00

The Honda Formula One team are to replace advertising and sponsor logos on their car this season with a giant picture of the Earth, to raise awareness of environmental issues.

Honda recalls 81,000 Accord sedansupdated: Fri Jan 19 2007 10:37:00

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 81,000 Accord sedans in the United States because of faulty wiring in an airbag sensor on the driver's side, U.S. regulators said Friday.

CNNMoney: Late trading stocksupdated: Wed Oct 25 2006 15:38:00

Here are some stocks that were moving in late trading Wednesday:

CNNMoney: Futures point to a mixed open for stocksupdated: Wed Oct 25 2006 05:34:00

Stocks futures indicated a mixed open on Wall Street Wednesday as investors anxiously await the latest interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve.

Hee-Won snatches title in Thailandupdated: Sun Oct 22 2006 07:51:00

South Korea's Hee-Won Han fired a five-under par 67 to win the $1.3 million (euro1.03 million) Honda LPGA Thailand at the Amata Spring Country Club on Sunday.

Fortune: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ranks No. 31 on FORTUNE's 2006 Global 500updated: Mon Sep 25 2006 10:22:00

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ranks no. 31 on FORTUNE's Global 500 this year, with $87.5 billion in revenues, up 8.7% from the previous year. The Tokyo, Japan-based company was ranked no. 27 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $5.3 billion, up 16.6% from a year earlier. 2005 was a banner year for most Global 500 companies.

CNNMoney: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ranks No. 31 on FORTUNE's 2006 Global 500updated: Wed Sep 20 2006 13:07:00

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ranks no. 31 on FORTUNE's Global 500 this year, with $87.5 billion in revenues, up 8.7% from the previous year. The Tokyo, Japan-based company was ranked no. 27 on the 2005 list. Its 2005 profits were $5.3 billion, up 16.6% from a year earlier. 2005 was a banner year for most Global 500 companies.

CNNMoney: It could be a jungle out thereupdated: Wed Jul 26 2006 05:27:00

Wall Street was poised for a modestly lower start Wednesday after's earnings came in below expectations, although it could get a boost from much better-than-expected results from General Motors.

Aguri unveil new car at Hockenheimupdated: Fri Jun 30 2006 07:14:00

Formula One newcomers Super Aguri have decided to delay the introduction of their new car to next month's German Grand Prix.

CNNMoney: Stefani gets Honda's motor racingupdated: Thu Feb 09 2006 06:36:00

Honda Motors' designers are looking to American singer Gwen Stefani for ideas on how to incorporate more Japanese cues into their vehicles, according to a published report.

Super Aguri accepted on 2006 gridupdated: Thu Jan 26 2006 14:39:00

Japan's Super Aguri team have been given the green light to take their place on the grid in this year's F1 world championship.

CNNMoney: Most-stolen carsupdated: Tue Nov 08 2005 09:19:00

The 1995 Honda Civic was the most-stolen car during 2004, according to statistics from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

CNNMoney: GDP reading boosts futuresupdated: Fri Oct 28 2005 05:38:00

Stocks looked set to open higher Friday after a report showed the economy growing faster than expected.

CNNMoney: Nikkei up, but can't top 12,000updated: Wed Aug 03 2005 11:10:00

Japanese stocks ended higher Wednesday, taking a cue from advances on Wall Street, but couldn't hold the key 12,000 level. Regional bourses closed mixed.

Raikkonen boosts world title hopesupdated: Sun Jul 31 2005 09:47:00

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen revived his world championship hopes with a comfortable victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest on Sunday.

Superb Alonso on Silverstone poleupdated: Sat Jul 09 2005 06:25:00

Championship leader Fernando Alonso claimed his second consecutive pole position, as race favorite Kimi Raikkonen suffered a second successive engine failure, at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

CNNMoney: Japan gets serious about fun trucksupdated: Tue Jan 11 2005 13:25:00

Honda Motor Co. rolled out its newest car for the U.S. market yesterday, notable for its unexpected trunk space. That's because the trunk is located in the bed of the company's first pickup truck, the Ridgeline

Asian stocks mostly lowerupdated: Wed Sep 29 2004 05:11:00

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday as oil prices hovered near $50 a barrel, with Japanese stocks sliding for a ninth session, led by exporters and tech stocks.

Schumacher claims pole in Hungaryupdated: Sat Aug 14 2004 08:52:00

Ferrari's Michael Schumacher will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position as he aims to become the first driver to win 12 races in a season.

Raikkonen fastest in F1 practiceupdated: Fri Aug 13 2004 09:10:00

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen came out on top after the second practice session ahead of Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, out-pacing the Ferraris of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello.

Banks push Tokyo to lower closeupdated: Mon Jul 26 2004 02:06:00

Japanese stocks closed mainly lower Monday as some technology stocks followed their U.S. counterparts down. Big banks were sharply in the red.

Asia drifts to lower closeupdated: Fri Jul 23 2004 02:02:00

Asian stocks drifted to a lower close Friday as Wall Street's gains failed to lift a listless market.

Schumacher sets the pace in Monacoupdated: Thu May 20 2004 09:30:00

Michael Schumacher launched his bid for a sixth Monaco Grand Prix victory -- and his sixth win of the season -- when he proved fastest in practice on Thursday.

Schumacher on pole for Spanish GPupdated: Sat May 08 2004 08:56:00

Ferrari's Michael Schumacher convincingly claimed pole position for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.

Business 2.0: A New Mecca for Motorheadsupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

Forget about hopped-up Mustangs and high-octane Hemis; today's hot-rodders prefer Honda Civics and nitrous-oxide upgrade kits. Known as "tuners"--a reference to their exquisitely tuned, highly cust...

Money Magazine: 2004 Car Guide You're invited to the auto event of the season as we unveil the latest and greatest vehicles to updated: Mon Mar 01 2004 00:01:00

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Honda revs up Japanese stocksupdated: Mon Jan 19 2004 20:29:00

Japanese stocks opened lower in early trading as investors grabbed profits on Honda Motor Co and other recent gainers after a swift rally in the past three sessions.

FSB: Road Raves My eight favorite autos for 2003.updated: Sat Feb 01 2003 00:01:00

With automakers turning out record numbers of models, car lovers have never had more to choose from. But trying to pick a single "best car" is a sure way to start an argument. We decided to pick ei...

Fortune: Honda Goes Its Own Way The youngest of the world's major automakers--and one of the most profitable--doesn't updated: Mon Jul 22 2002 00:01:00

Honda Motor is the Peter Pan of the auto business--the company that refuses to grow up. As the youngest of the world's major automakers, and one of the few to remain independent, it revels in its i...

Fortune: The Global Most Admiredupdated: Mon Mar 04 2002 00:01:00

What about companies beyond our shores? FORTUNE tracks them too. A poll last fall of 10,000 executives, directors, and analysts from the U.S. and 21 other countries found that America dominates in ...

Fortune: JAPAN'S WHITE COLLAR BLUES Big companies have too many managers doing too much busywork. The overdue drive for efficiency in theupdated: Mon Mar 21 1994 00:01:00

WALK INTO A FACTORY of one of Japan's industrial giants and what do you see? Workers in starched uniforms go about their tasks without wasted motion. The equipment is the best available, workspaces...

Fortune: TWO-WHEEL TAXIS IN LONDONupdated: Mon Dec 13 1993 00:01:00

To beat rush-hour traffic, more executives in London are hopping onto the back seats of motorcycle taxis for their ride to Heathrow airport. The trip runs nearly $50 from central London, about the ...

Fortune: HONDA THE DANGERS OF RUNNING TOO LEANupdated: Mon Jun 14 1993 00:01:00

REMEMBER those Honda TV commercials with the klutzy salesmen? The point was that their ineptness didn't matter, because the cars were so good they sold themselves. Stop action! Those autos aren't f...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Feb 22 1993 00:01:00

-- PEHR GYLLENHAMMAR, 57, executive chairman of Volvo, on the possibility that the Clinton Administration will raise the gasoline tax: ''Compared with what Europeans pay, gas in the U.S. is practic...

Fortune: A U.S.-STYLE SHAKEUP AT HONDA CEO Kawamoto has abandoned consensus management for American-looking organization charts. Result: updated: Mon Dec 30 1991 00:01:00

AN ELECTRIC SIGN on the tenth floor of worldwide headquarters in Tokyo symbolizes Honda's long, widely admired tradition of making decisions by consensus. It flags the location of each of 32 top ex...

Fortune: WILL A MINI SPORTS CAR REV UP HONDA?updated: Mon Jun 17 1991 00:01:00

After building sales in the U.S. with the help of hefty rebates earlier in the year, Honda is now trying to revive its sagging fortunes back home with an itsy-bitsy sports convertible called the Be...

Fortune: THE CLEAN CAR 500updated: Mon May 06 1991 00:01:00

Mom could probably outstrip these hot rods in her station wagon. But 20,000 spectators would have booed her -- and her dirty wheels -- off the track at the first annual Solar and Electric 500 auto ...

Fortune: HONDA'S NEW BOSS HAS FUN WITH CARSupdated: Mon Jun 18 1990 00:01:00

As his father tells it, the first words ever spoken by Nobuhiko Kawamoto, the new president of Honda Motor, sounded like a car engine revving up. As a student at Tohoku University, the young Kawamo...

Fortune: Signals updated: Mon Jun 20 1988 00:01:00

Chrysler announced that it had begun equipping six car models with driver-side air bags as standard equipment, becoming the first U.S. carmaker to do so. Air bags are already standard in BMW, Merce...

Fortune: FORTUNE magazine contents page MAY 9, 1988 VOL. 117, NO. 10 updated: Mon May 09 1988 00:01:00


Fortune: WHO'S AHEAD IN THE WORLD AUTO WAR Ford is up, GM is down, Honda is charging and -- what's this? -- Peugeot is coming from nowherupdated: Mon Nov 09 1987 00:01:00

ITS MOST CELEBRATED executive is an American (Chrysler's Lee A. Iacocca), its most prestigious brand is European (Mercedes-Benz), and its most feared competitors are the Japanese (many of them). On...

Fortune: FORTUNE Magazine contents page NOVEMBER 9, 1987 VOL. 116, NO. 11 updated: Mon Nov 09 1987 00:01:00

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Fortune: STOCKS FROM ACROSS THE PACIFIC Investors have been discovering that solid values abound in some of the world's hottest economiesupdated: Mon Aug 19 1985 00:01:00

As millions of American tourists take Europe by storm, a growing number of ! American investors are starting to turn away from European stock markets. Until recently these countries' stocks were ch...

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