All Honda articles – Page 5

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    Robôs incandescentes

    2017-06-14T09:31:11Z

    A AMS examina as mais recentes instalações e inovações no mundo de braços de robô e automação usada para aplicações de soldagemDe acordo com a Federação Internacional de Robótica, 50% dos robôs mundiais são usados para soldagem. Além disso, um relatório recente da BCC Research revela que o segmento global ...

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    El momento de los robots de soldadura

    2017-06-13T10:56:19Z

    AMS analiza las últimas innovaciones y equipos en el mundo de los brazos robóticos y la automatización utilizados en soldaduraSegún la Federación Internacional de Robótica, el 50% de los robots del mundo se utilizan en soldadura. Además, un informe reciente de BCC Research revela que el sector global de accesorios ...

  • Neil Fletcher
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    Honda UK's new head of motorcycles

    2017-06-01T14:38:11Z

    UK – Neil Fletcher will take up his position in July after a handover period with the current incumbent, Nick Campolucci. The latter is moving to McLaren Automotive. Fletcher is returning to Honda after a five-year break, during which he set up his own business. He previously served the ...

  • 2017 Acura MDX
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    Honda ELP starts making Acura MDX

    2017-05-31T08:18:07Z

    US – The factory in Ohio has become the second production location for the luxury SUV, after Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln. In the autumn, East Liberty Auto Plant (ELP) will take exclusive responsibility for the model as the Alabama factory increases production of the Honda Pilot SUV. ...

  • New ABB robots at Valmet Automotive are used on the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV
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    Red-hot robots

    2017-05-10T08:38:45Z

    AMS takes a look at the latest installations and innovations in the world of robot arms and automation used for welding applicationsAccording to the International Federation of Robotics, 50% of the world’s robots are used for welding. Moreover, a recent report from BCC Research reveals that the global automated/robotic welding ...

  • Honda East Liberty, Ohio
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    Honda celebrates Energy Star awards

    2017-05-09T10:36:48Z

    US – Two of the OEM’s plants in Ohio and one in Indiana have received the certification this year, signifying that they are performing in the top 25% of similar facilities in terms of energy usage. The Marysville and East Liberty factories in Ohio won the award for the ...

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    Persistência que valeu a pena

    2017-05-03T12:00:26Z

    A confiança está aumentando entre as montadoras de que mercado automotivo notoriamente complicado da Índia vale a pena A lista de OEMs que tentaram e não conseguiram causar um impacto com os consumidores conscientes de valor da Índia é longo, mas 2017 marca o início de um retorno para dois ...

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    La recompensa a la persistencia

    2017-05-01T18:33:46Z

    Crece la confianza entre los constructores de automóviles sobre la fortaleza del complicado mercado automotriz de la India La lista de constructores de automóviles que han intentado tener éxito entre los ahorradores consumidores indios es larga; pero 2017 es el año del retorno para dos de ellos: Los grupos Volkswagen ...

  • Honda Marysville, Ohio
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    Honda announces new production records

    2017-04-27T10:21:08Z

    Japan – The figures released for fiscal year ending March, 2017, show a 6.9% increase in global output over the year before, with 5,059,847 units produced. In Japan, the increase was 6.5%, representing 810,377 units, while overseas output was up 7.0%, with 4,249,470 units made. Annual output increased in Japan ...

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    Persistence paying off

    2017-04-26T11:56:09Z

    Confidence is rising among carmakers that India’s famously tricky automotive market is worth sticking with The list of OEMs that have tried and failed to make an impact with India’s value-conscious consumers is long, but 2017 marks the start of a comeback for two of the most famous of those: ...

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    FARO: 3D metrology in the pre-production phase

    2017-04-26T10:59:00Z

    The application of portable 3D metrology solutions has superseded traditional measurement and inspection methods as OEMs continue to recognise the benefits of this technology in manufacturing processes. In this webinar we will focus on the principle metrology challenges in the decisive pre-production ...

  • Honda Odyssey, HMA
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    HMA starts making new Odyssey

    2017-04-25T16:52:20Z

    US – The production launch comes after “significant investments in new technologies”, says Honda, including a new process for the application of acoustic foam at 14 points throughout the vehicle body. The Lincoln, Alabama, factory is the exclusive manufacturing location for the minivan. The 2018 Odyssey is the fourth ...

  • MMM Bawal
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    MMM’s new lights and manifolds plant

    2017-03-28T11:49:13Z

    India – The joint venture operation between Magneti Marelli and Samvardhana Motherson at Bawal will make lighting systems and air intake manifolds for customers in the National Capital Region, Delhi, such as Maruti Suzuki and Honda Motors. It will make up to 1.2m rear lamps and 900,000 manifolds per year. ...

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    Honda spends $85m at Lincoln

    2017-03-28T11:17:46Z

    US – The investment is for the first stage of a multi-phase project aimed at improving vehicle manufacturing flexibility and logistical efficiency as well as preparing for future technologies. The initial phase at the Alabama plant, which will involve expansion in assembly, is due to be completed in 2018. “This ...

  • Suheb Haq and Tomomi Kosaka
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    GM and Honda pick Fuel Cell team

    2017-03-07T10:04:21Z

    US – Suheb Haq of GM will become the first president of the newly created Fuel Cell System Manufacturing (FCSM) while Tomomi Kosaka of Honda will serve as its vice-president. The board of directors will comprise three executives from each company and will include a rotating chairperson. Together, Haq and ...

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    Honda’s $150m for ten-speed transmissions

    2017-03-06T09:55:05Z

    US – The investment will be spread across two plants in Georgia and Ohio, enabling Honda to produce the automatic transmissions for front-wheel-drive vehicles. Production started today at Honda Precision Parts of Georgia (HPPG) in Tallapoosa. At HPPG, the OEM is spending $100m for a new assembly line and ...

  • Apprentice, Honda UK
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    Honda to double UK apprentices

    2017-03-06T09:45:38Z

    UK – The vehicle-maker said it would expand its apprenticeship training for this year after receiving the highest number of applications since the scheme launched in 1999. Honda Swindon, which has become the production hub for the new Civic, is midway through recruiting September’s intake of apprentices. At present, the ...

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    Honda to establish new R&D centre

    2017-02-28T10:20:10Z

    Japan – The vehicle-maker announced that it would set up R&D Center X to take a “non-traditional approach” toward “new value” areas including robotics, mobility systems and energy management. The facility will officially be launched in April this year. R&D Center X will initially focus on researching autonomously operated ...

  • HPM Karawang
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    Honda celebrates 1m units at Karawang

    2017-02-27T10:02:08Z

    Indonesia – Production began at the site in February 2003 with the Honda Stream. The original 512,500 sq.m factory had a capacity of 80,000 units; total volume was raised to 200,000 in January 2014 by the launch of a second plant covering 145,760 sq.m. Honda reports that its sales in ...