Auto News — TOKYO — When Takahiro Hachigo was abruptly named Honda Motor Co. CEO last year amid spiraling quality problems, he pledged to revive the troubled automaker through a back-to-basics focus on better cars and streamlined production. Nearly a year later, with Honda still battling quality issues, the veteran engineer is revamping that comeback plan.
Times of India — CHENNAI: Honda Cars has launched Honda Connect, an intelligent and advanced information platform for customers. The platform paves the way for advanced connectivity and enables new form of communication between the customer, car, his family and Honda. Honda Connect is an app for smartphones. Using smartphones, the app’s diverse features provide convenient access to detailed information about Honda vehicles and other services.
When one thinks of Honda Motor Company, the first image that comes to mind are likely of the automobiles, which wouldn’t be unnatural given that the company is a top five auto manufacturer in the U.S. and at the top of the list elsewhere in Asia. However, Honda’s business goes far beyond just automobiles, with a significant portion of revenue collected from across the motorcycle, jet, consumer, and power products divisions.