Honda’s Exhibitions at Auto Shanghai -
Dongfeng Honda begins sales of Civic Hybrid in China
Jointly with its automobile production
and sales joint venture companies in China, Guangzhou Honda and
Dongfeng Honda, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has adopted the theme of
“Dreams, Technologies, Joys” at Auto Shanghai (motor show) which
is being held from April 20 through 28.
Honda recognizes the importance of
efforts to address the issues of safety, the environment and
energy conservation in China from a global perspective. Based on
this commitment, Dongfeng Honda will begin the import and sales
of Civic Hybrid through dedicated Dongfeng Honda dealers.
Summary of Exhibitions
From a rich lineup of Honda’s
advanced powertrain technologies, the following items will
be exhibited as suggestions for sustainable mobility in the
Chinese automobile industry:
• Civic Hybrid
• FCX Concept, Honda’s new fuel-cell
vehicle, and Honda’s experimental Home Energy Station, which
would provide hydrogen home refueling.
• Fit FFV, a Flexible Fuel Vehicle that
can be operated on either 100% ethanol or a wide range of
ethanol-gasoline fuel mixtures, which Honda has been producing
and selling in Brazil since the end of 2006.
• Green Boat 2, the winning machine in the
first Honda Econopower Race held in China in 2006, developed by a team
from Tongji University, which drove 331.623 kilometers on one liter of
gasoline. (In the Honda Econopower Race, participating teams compete
based on the distance the vehicle can drive with one liter of gasoline.
This is a race to challenge the limits of fuel efficiency.)
• Other exhibitions: - All-new CR-V and other
models sold by Dongfeng Honda and Guangzhou Honda - Accord, City - cut
body - Driving simulator - F1 machine (2007 livery model)
The Acura Advanced Sports Car Concept, a
design concept model for the next-generation sports car to succeed NSX,
will be on display.
• Acura MDX, which went on sale April 13
• Acura RL and TL will also be on display.
Through these exhibitions, Honda’s goal is to
express dreams for the future, the technologies to make such dreams come
true, and the joys that mobility can bring to people. As a responsible
member of the automobile industry in China, Honda will continue
proposing its future technologies for the rapidly growing Chinese auto
market to create a harmonious mobility society by solving issues such as
safety, the environment, and energy conservation.