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Deputies: Dad shoots man who stole car with boy, 6, inside

LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff’s investigators say a Florida father chased down and shot a man who stole his car with his 6-year-old son inside. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s officials say 29-year-old Lamar Thurman remains in critical condition following the shooting early Saturday. News outlets report the father left his 2012 Honda running while saying […]
Tags: Nation

The real reason Tesla is showing off its self-driving tech (TSLA)

Tesla bears are insisting that the company is staging an event to showcase its self-driving technology because it wants to distract from weak Q1 earnings coming this week. But the markets have known Tesla earnings are likely to be weak for some time. What CEO Elon Musk really wants to do is pitch Tesla autonomous tech to investors who've thus far created multi-billion-dollar valuations for self-driving businesses from the likes of GM's Cruise and Uber. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
Tags: ZEV

India's first Honda BigWing inaugurated in Gurugram

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has announced the establishment of its...

Sunbather run over by police vehicle at Venice Beach; is not seriously injured

VENICE — A woman sunbathing at Venice Beach accidentally was run over in the sand Sunday by a Los Angeles police cruiser, but she did not suffer serious injuries, authorities said. It happened about 2:10 p.m. near 1000 Ocean Front Walk, just off the boardwalk, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said. Police told reporters those in the vehicle were patrolling the sandy part of the beach and turned their vehicle when they saw they hit someone, Fox 11 reported. When they got o...
Tags: Crime + Public Safety, Local News, News, Beaches, Crash, LAPD

A Brief History of The High-Tech Safety Features In Your Car

Advanced driver assistance systems are among the biggest selling points for vehicles today. Some safety features we likely take for granted, like seat belts and anti-lock braking systems.  Here is a look at the most common high-tech safety features on the market and how they work. Over the last few decades, the technology available in our cars has advanced by leaps and bounds. While Bluetooth phone call capabilities; and the seamless integration with mobile devices to allow for music streaming...
Tags: Car Tech, Car Design, In-Depth, Safety

Extreme opinions about Tesla are completely wrong — here's why (TSLA)

The debate around Tesla is being defined by extreme bulls to one side and extreme bears to the other. A rational middle ground is hard to hold in this two-front battle over Tesla's future. Tesla moderates can take solace in the probability that the extremists are wrong. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla is about to enter yet another critical moment. The carmaker will report first-quarter earnings next week, and after two consecutive quarters of profits, analysts expect...
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Honda Accord Type R: Reader's Car of the Week

You've heard of K-swapped EK9 Civics, but what about a K20-powered Accord?

Honda slows Accord, Civic production as buyers shift to SUVs

Honda is slowing production of Accord and Civic cars as U.S. buyers continue to favor SUVs and trucks. The Japanese automaker said Thursday that it will temporarily idle a second-shift production line in August at its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant, in part to prepare the factory to produce future electric vehicles. The shift is expected to resume production in several years. The line being shut down produces about 55,000 vehicles a year, most of which are Accord sedans, Honda said. In additio...
Tags: Business, Automakers, Technology

Iowa’s Megan Gustafson wins Honda award for basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Gustafson of Iowa has won the Honda Sports Award as the top woman in college basketball. Gustafson led Division I women’s basketball with an average of 28 points this season. She owns Iowa records for most career points (2,804) and rebounds (1,460). The 6-foot-3 center from Port Wing, Wisconsin, had […]
Tags: Sports

Honda CB300R sold-out for 2019, but available to backorder

Within just two months of launch, the Honda CB300R has been sold-out for 2019...
Tags: Autos, Honda

How Did Tech Billionaires’ Favorite Dem Become Bernie Sanders’ Co-Chair?

A few weeks before Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) launched his presidential campaign, he and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) went out for what Khanna thought was going to be a late lunch focused on policy strategy. Over plates of greasy Chinese food, Khanna and Sanders talked about how technology and artificial intelligence are disrupting the economy and driving income inequality, how to help workers affected by those changes, their shared push to end U.S. involvement in the Yemen civil war, and Sanders’ br...
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Cammish tops Honda top-three lockout at in-season Thruxton BTCC test

Team Dynamics Honda Civic Type R driver Dan Cammish topped the timesheets at the British Touring Car Championship's only test session at the Thruxton circuit
Tags: Sport, Honda, BTCC, Thruxton, Autosport, Dan Cammish

SPECIAL K – 1985 BMW K100

Written by Martin Hodgson | Photography by Niall Porter When you reside within the custom motorcycle world and new people wish to join the fray, they always have one of two questions. What bike should I buy as my first steed or which bike should I choose for my first build. The answer is to both is really the same; cheap, light, basic and reliable. Lucky for all of us David Ewen ignored the advice I would have offered and chose to take up the challenge by building a killer custom for his ...
Tags: David, Motorcycles, Bmw, Honda, Yamaha, Benjamin Button, LSL, Martin Hodgson, Niall Porter, David Ewen, Benjamin Brad Pitt, Shinyo

MotoGP Austin: Lorenzo had 'strange mistakes' before Honda failure

Jorge Lorenzo says he was making "strange mistakes" in the opening stages of MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas before his Honda bike failed
Tags: Sport, Honda, MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo, Lorenzo, Autosport

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India makes sharpest production cut ever – Report

Lacklustre sales and increasing inventory have forced Honda Motorcycle and...
Tags: Autos, Honda, Honda Motorcycle, Scooter India

Uber has dangled $100 million at Dara Khosrowshahi if he can convince investors, or a buyer, that the company is worth $120 billion

Dara Khosrowshahi has a huge potential payout riding on Uber's IPO valuation hitting $120 billion and staying there for 90 consecutive days. He'd also get that payout for selling the company for $120 billion.  A source tell us his incentive is worth $100 million or more. Dara Khosrowshahi could get a huge payday — totaling more than $100 million according to a source — if Uber's IPO valuation hits $120 billion and stays at that level for 90 consecutive days. The Uber CEO will also get the pay...
Tags: Google, Uber, Southeast Asia, Softbank, US, Trends, Cruise, Gm, Honda, Expedia, PitchBook, Dan Primack, Dara Khosrowshahi, Primack, Khosrowshahi, Waymo

Archdiocese of Los Angeles to pay $8 million to settle sex abuse lawsuit

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a then-teenage girl who was sexually abused and taken to Nevada by a high school athletic director, attorneys for the girl and her mother announced Tuesday, April 16. Attorneys Dave Ring and Sonya Ostovar said the settlement is the largest ever paid by the archdiocese to a single sexual-assault victim. The archdiocese issued a statement saying it “recognizes that there was serious harm done to the ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Las Vegas, Nevada, Honda, Local News, Child Sex Abuse, San Bernardino, Henderson, Sun Valley, Palmdale, Barajas, San Gabriel Mission

See the Honda Electric Dirt Bike Prototype In Action

Let There Be Torque Honda has an electric dirt bike it’s working on, and now there’s a video of it doing its thing. I reported on the bike a while back. The bike broke cover in prototype form at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show. According to RideApart, the bike did a demonstration run at the All Japan Motocross Championship held at HSR Kyushu. The rider of the Honda CR electric prototype was Kazumasa Masuda, a well-known rider. As you can see in the video the bike takes off with some serious gusto. Th...
Tags: Motorcycles, Tokyo, Honda, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Honda CR electric prototype, Honda Electric, All Japan Motocross Championship, HSR Kyushu, Kazumasa Masuda

Openbay Otis Introduces An Industry First: The Cutting-Edge, Interactive, Artificially Intelligent Automotive Service Advisor

OPENBAY LAUNCHES INDUSTRY-FIRST ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE POWERED AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ADVISOR FOR AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE BUSINESSES Openbay Otis personalizes interactions and automates communication between automotive service provider and vehicle owner CAMBRIDGE, MA, April 16, 2019 — Openbay , the award-winning and industry leading marketplace for automotive services and provider of SaaS solutions for the automotive aftermarket, today announced the launch of Otis. Openbay Otis is an automated artif...
Tags: Customer Service, Artificial Intelligence, Gartner, Millennials, Autos, Machine Learning, Ai, Honda, Press, Google Ventures, Car Tech, Natural Language Processing, Virtual Assistant, Boston MA, Otis, Chatbot

Wieden & Kennedy takes top honors at Ad Age's 2019 A-List & Creativity Awards

For the second year in a row, Wieden & Kennedy took the highest honor at Ad Age's A-List & Creativity Awards Gala. The event was held at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan Monday night. See all of the 2019 A-List & Creativity Awards winners here. The agency topped Ad Age’s annual A-List on the strength of culture-leading campaigns for Nike, KFC, Bud Light and OkCupid and strong revenue growth in its New York office. Its work with the sportwear brand for the 30th anniversary of “Just Do It” fea...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, New York, Nbc, Australia, Advertising, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Los Angeles, Chobani, Nike, Diageo, Netflix, Brooklyn, New York Times, Manhattan

Honda S2000: Spotted

Need some wheels for the four-day weekend?
Tags: Honda

A motorcycle-compatible bionic arm that lets the disabled ride motorbikes

Combining Honda’s expertise in robotics and in motorbikes, Tom Hylton envisions a solution that helps disabled ride bikes, perhaps even in a professional capacity.The Honda Prosthetic Arm exists in the capacity of a concept, and allows people without an arm to operate a Honda motorcycle. The arm attached at the shoulder and plugs right into the handlebar, giving you a great grip over the bike. The robotic arm is also built to send commands to the bike, allowing you to accelerate, decelerate, or ...
Tags: Design, Technology, Medical, Automotive, Motorbike, Honda, ARM, Bionic, Product Design, Motorcycle, Prosthetic, Tom Hylton

Honda Civic Type R vs Mercedes-AMG A35: Do You Even Need 4WD?

These two hot hatches run around the same amount of power, but put it to the power in different ways. Which is the right approach?
Tags: Autos, Honda, Mercedes AMG

Honda Jazz EV (Honda Fit EV) spotted in India [Update]

Update: Honda is still testing the Jazz EV on the Indian roads, new spy shots...
Tags: India, Autos, Honda, Honda Jazz

Grand Prix of Long Beach: It’s all Alexander Rossi, again

Alexander Rossi leads the field down Shoreline Drive to start the 45th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Sunday, April 14, 2019. Pole sitter Alexander Rossi defended his 2018 Long Beach win with a flag-to-flag victory with Josef Newgarden finishing second and Scott Dixon coming in third. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) Stadium Super Trucks driver Robby Gordon defeats Matt Brabham in the final race of the weekend at the 45th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Sunday, April 1...
Tags: Mexico, Sports, Sport, Indianapolis, Soccer, Long Beach, Honda, Alex, Valencia, Barber, Motorsports, Indycar, Wells Fargo, Mario Andretti, Pirelli, Dixon

Custom Bikes of the Week: 14 April, 2019

We’ve got all shapes and sizes this this week—starting with a slick Triumph Bonneville kit, and finishing off with the cutest electric cafe racer. Amd a Yamaha dirt bike, a Grom and a Suzuki SV90 wedged in between. It’s a weird week for sure. Triumph Bonneville Kit by Unikat If the impeccable fit and finish of Triumph’s Factory Customs raised your brows—but the prices slammed them back into an expression of disgust—we may have a solution. Wrocław, Poland based Unikat Motorworks have develo...
Tags: Virginia, Motorcycles, House, Amd, Honda, Max, Cheshire, Yamaha, Gus, Hinckley, Petersen Automotive Museum, Suzuki, PNW, McNeil, Custom Motorcycles, New Church Moto

Collisions wrecks start of Button/Yamamoto's Super GT season

Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto's Super GT title defence got off to a bad start with their car being hit by another Honda while leading the rain-truncated Okayama opene
Tags: Sport, Honda, Jenson Button, Yamamoto, Okayama, Gt, Autosport, Naoki Yamamoto

Honda's Ducati-style MotoGP winglet 'interesting' - Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez says he could feel a difference with Honda's new Ducati-style winglet in MotoGP practice at Austin, but stressed the new device has negatives as well as positives
Tags: Sport, Austin, Ducati, Honda, MotoGP, Marc Marquez, Autosport

Austin MotoGP: Maverick Vinales ahead of Marc Marquez in practice

Maverick Vinales beat Marc Marquez to top second practice for this weekend's Grand Prix of the Americas at Austin, as Honda introduced a Ducati-style winglet on its MotoGP bike
Tags: Sport, Austin, Ducati, Honda, MotoGP, Marc Marquez, Maverick Vinales, Autosport