Honda (HMC) to Report Q3 Earnings: Is a Surprise in Store?

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. HMC is set to report third-quarter fiscal 2017 (ended Dec 31, 2016) results on Feb 3. In the last quarter, the company posted a positive earnings surprise of 64.41%. Lets see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Factors Influencing this Quarter

Honda is concentrating on infrastructural development in North and South America to boost production. The automaker is also focused on introducing new products and expanding its business in Asia to attract more customers. The companys attractive car launches help boost sales volume. Driven by these, Honda reported a 3.2% rise in US sales to a record 1.64 million vehicles in 2016. The company...


This Week in Car Buying: Deals of the month; Inventories tighten; Makers look to fill white spaces; Dealer tries new …

Auto makers are poised to offer deals on a wide range of vehicles from small hatchbacks to popular crossover SUVs in this month’s top 10 deals compiled by Kelley Blue Book. The incentives include low down-payment lease deals, generous cash offers combined with low-interest financing. The offers shown here expire on January 31.

Topping the list this month is the 2017 Nissan Rogue, which recently had a freshening and is the only compact crossover SUV to offer a third-row seating option. The Japanese brand is offering a 3-year lease with just $1,899 down for $189 per month. Another vehicle in the class worth cross shopping is the 2016 Jeep Cherokee. Instead of a lease, Jeep is offering...


GM and Honda Team up to Create Hydrogen-Powered Cars

General Motors and Honda will set up a new plant in Michigan to mass produce next-generation fuel-cell technology that both companies plan to use in upcoming products, the automakers jointly announced Monday.

An alternative to battery-cars, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, or FCVs, are considered a serious alternative for an industry driving to slash emissions and raise energy efficiency. And despite signals from the new Trump administration that current mileage rules might be relaxed, officials said, following a joint Monday morning news conference, that the push for clean cars will continue.

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Why Investors Should Listen When General Motors Talks About Self …

Many investors think that autonomous vehicles (AVs), or self-driving cars, will transform the landscape of the traditional auto business. While I think its premature to pick winners and losers, it seems clear that at least some of the winners will come from outside of the traditional auto industry network.

Some, but not all. One century-old Rust Belt giant is increasingly confident that it will be among the winners as self-driving technology goes mainstream — and if youve followed General Motors (NYSE:GM) under CEO Mary Barra, you know that when GM talks about technology, its worth paying close attention.

Why GM thinks it will be a self-driving...


Marquez says Honda acceleration issues not solved

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez says Honda has yet to solve the engine issues the Spanish rider had to fight during the 2016 season.

Marquez spent all of last year struggling on corner exit, as the Honda engine delivered the power too aggressively, a problem that led to the Japanese manufacturer change its engine philosophy for this year.

After testing at Sepang on Monday, however, the Spanish rider said the problems are still there.

When asked if the engine was doing what he wanted, he said: Not yet, no. Weve worked on the engine to try to improve the acceleration and the top speed and we have improved on the latter a bit, but the problem with acceleration is that...


2017 Honda Civic Sport Plus Review: The Angular New Hatch That Proves The Type R Will Be Incredible

In anything other than bonkers Type R guise, the old Honda Civic was not a car that interested me. Its tall, awkward proportions were strangely odd yet dull at the same time, making for the sort of car stereotypically linked with the older generations.

But the new, tenth-gen Civic? Crikey, it’s one strikingly-styled son-of-a-gun. It’s awash with all sorts of lines and angles, and I totally get it if you’re not a fan. I’m certainly still on the fence, and what I think of it changes dramatically depending on the colour or the angle I’m looking at it. But crucially, it’s emphatically not boring in the styling department, which is more than you can say for a lot of the Civic’s...


Honda Finance Corp. Hit With TCPA Suit Over Debt Robocalls

By Suevon Lee

Law360, Los Angeles (January 31, 2017, 4:40 PM EST) — American Honda Motor Co.’s car loan financing division was hit with a putative class action in California state court over its alleged use of automatic telephone dialing to collect on past due notices, a practice the suit argues violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Los Angeles resident Michelle Adame is suing the Torrance, California-based American Honda Finance Corp. on behalf of a nationwide class of people who in the last four years received calls from the company through an automatic telephone dialing service or an artificial…

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2017 Honda Civic Coupe: Car Seat Check

Editors note: This Car Seat Check was written in July 2016 about the 2016 Honda Civic coupe. Little of substance has changed with this years model. To see whats new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.

CARS.COM — Our reviewers marveled at how much of the bold, racy styling of Hondas Civic Concept made it from auto show to showroom on the redesigned-for-2016 Civic coupe. Carrying over from the compact four-seaters previous generation (fortunate in some ways, less so in others) was its accommodation of car seats. The last time our in-house car seat techs tested the Civic coupe was in 2014, and for the most...

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Why Dividend Investors Should Own General Motors Company

Why Dividend Investors Should Own General Motors Company