Honda Motor Co. will transfer some workers at its Kumamoto factory, its only domestic motorcycle production base, to other plants in Japan as part of efforts to shift its motorbike manufacturing offshore amid the yen's historic rise, company officials said Saturday. READ ON
WE wrote about the Honda Crosstourer back in May this year and now Honda have confirmed it's going into production.
First unveiled as a concept at the 2010 EICMA show the finished bike will be revealed at the 2011 EICMA Milan show in early November, followed by its UK debut for customers to see at Motorcycle Live show from 19-27 November.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI), the two-wheeler unit of Japan’s Honda Motor, is setting up its third plant with an investment of Rs 1,000 crore to meet rising demand.
Spread across 350,000 square metres, the plant at Narsapur industrial area, 52 km away from Bangalore, will be operational by the first half of 2013. READ ON
Tokyo, Sept 26, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced the development of a new motorcycle engine with powerful torque in the low- to mid-speed range and top class, fuel-efficient environment performance, along with a second-generation Dual Clutch Transmission. This new engine is a liquid-cooled, 700cc, 4-stroke, in-line, 2-cylinder engine that fits into the mid-class range (displacement between 500 and 750cc) popular in Europe. Fuel economy exceeds 27km/L,(1) best in the mid-class range, and achieves an approximate 40%(2) improvement over other sports models in its class.