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World Debut of Honda Fit EV Concept

Honda has just unveiled the all-new Fit EV Concept electric car and the platform for a midsize plug-in hybrid. Honda is preparing to release Fit EV all-electric cars in the US and Japan in 2012, and these designs are a sure indicator o[...]
World Debut of Honda Fit EV Concept
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The Recap – What you may have missed this Week

Week 43 – October 23 – 30, 2010 Imagine a world dominated by a green pig holding a white Iphone and calling with his PSP Phone. Watch everything on your computer with your 3D and your Asimo build in Ecocradle. No you’[...]
The Recap – What you may have missed this Week
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Honda’s Asimo Celebrates 10th Bipedal Anniversary

It’ll be ten years on the 31st of October since the day Honda Motor Company’s bipedal Asimo first successfully walked on his own two legs, and Honda plans to celebrate that special day with several events: Honda are creatin[...]
Honda’s Asimo Celebrates 10th Bipedal Anniversary
Honda’s Asimo Celebrates 10th Bipedal AnniversaryHonda’s Asimo Celebrates 10th Bipedal AnniversaryHonda’s Asimo Celebrates 10th Bipedal AnniversaryHonda’s Asimo Celebrates 10th Bipedal Anniversary

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We have tested for you Honda’s latest driving simulator and we loved it!

Back in March 2010, Honda upgraded its Automobile Driving Simulator with many little improvement including three 42” Full HD LCD and a touch panel monitor (list of changes here below the video), and we could not resist on calling Honda[...]
We have tested for you Honda’s latest driving simulator and we loved it!

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Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!

Tsutenkaku Robo is the robotic Mascot of Nipponbashi the equivalent of Akihabara in Osaka and shape on the image of the Tsutenkaku Tower over there, and to promote its beloved electric town, Tsutenkaku and its creators decided to visit[...]
Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!
Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!Tsutenkaku Robo from Osaka travel to Tokyo and Akihabara!

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HONDA’s Humanoid Robot now available as Desktop Widget

Blissful news! If you are one of ASIMO’s worldwide fans, you would be glad to hear that he will be with you every day from now on, well, if not in physically, digitally at least as Honda announced the online availability of its e[...]
HONDA’s Humanoid Robot now available as Desktop Widget
HONDA’s Humanoid Robot now available as Desktop WidgetHONDA’s Humanoid Robot now available as Desktop Widget

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Honda upgrades its Automobile Driving Simulator and puts it on sales in Japan

Like many different countries, Japan is also using more and more driving simulators to teach people how to drive as well as checking their skills, and while Honda offers many different models including both a bicycle and motorbike simu[...]
Honda upgrades its Automobile Driving Simulator and puts it on sales in Japan
Honda upgrades its Automobile Driving Simulator and puts it on sales in JapanHonda upgrades its Automobile Driving Simulator and puts it on sales in Japan

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Honda, ATR, and Shimazu – One Step Away from World Domination with Humans Controlling Robots by Thought!

They made it! Yes Honda, ATR, and Shimazu succeed in making the impossible possible, controlling an Asimo like robot directly by thought! Want to know more? Check out the video and the press release below! Honda, ATR and Shimazu one st[...]
Honda, ATR, and Shimazu – One Step Away from World Domination with Humans Controlling Robots by Thought!
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Honda Unveils an Experimental Walking Assist with a Bodyweight Support System

Here’s a new experimental walking assist device from Honda, a system that not only helps you walk, but also supports your bodyweight. To put it simply, if you’re unfortunate enough to be unable to walk freely, it will suppo[...]
Honda Unveils an Experimental Walking Assist with a Bodyweight Support System
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Live: Robo Japan 2008!

The past two weeks have been pretty crazy here in Japan. We had the CEATEC (our coverage here CEATEC 2008), then the Tokyo Game Show, more news will come later today and Monday (our coverage here Tokyo Game Show 2008). Today was the st[...]
Live: Robo Japan 2008!
Live: Robo Japan 2008!Live: Robo Japan 2008!Live: Robo Japan 2008!Live: Robo Japan 2008!Live: Robo Japan 2008!

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Honda’s Walking Assist Device: More Than a Hope, a Reality

Honda announced their walking assists device will be officially used by the Shinseikai Medical Group’s Kasumigaseki-Minami Hospital. The aim of this collaboration is to help people again. For those who don’t know what a walking a[...]
Honda’s Walking Assist Device:  More Than a Hope, a Reality
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ASIMO to Conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

On May 13, the ASIMO Robot will conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. It will perform “Impossible Dreams” to open a special concert in Detroit. With this performance, Honda hopes to attract people’s attention on the DSO’s music educa[...]
ASIMO to Conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Honda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist Device

Next week in Osaka Honda will display its walking assist device, designed to help handicapped people get around more freely. Based on Asimo technology, our walking assist gathers information from your hip to provide you with the best w[...]
Honda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist Device
Honda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist DeviceHonda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist DeviceHonda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist DeviceHonda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist DeviceHonda to Showcase Experimental Walking Assist Device

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See more of the Honda Asimo Robot demo!

A few days ago we told you about that invitation Honda gave us to see their “brand new” Asimo robot that I would most likely call an alpha version. Why was the video so long to come? Because some guys don’t know how t[...]
See more of the Honda Asimo Robot demo!

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Asimo is back !

After Toyota’s impressive demonstration, Honda had to strike back, and invited “a chosen few” (which turned into a hundred people as usual) to a new press conference to unveil the latest version of their “Robot [...]
Asimo is back !

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New Photovoltaic cells from Honda

Most of our countries use the nuclear energy which is clean even though the recycling of waste seem a bit problematic. A 100% clean and eco-friendly solution is the solar panels (photovoltaic) and this is apparently what Honda has been[...]
New Photovoltaic cells from Honda
New Photovoltaic cells from HondaNew Photovoltaic cells from Honda

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GPS with weather info and social networking system on Honda cars

Honda car drivers in Japan will be able to receive in real time (updates every 10mn) the EXACT weather info at their present location or at their destination, thru the InterNavi Premium Club (InterNavi Weather). If you don’t weather co[...]
GPS with weather info and social networking system on Honda cars

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HDTV: We tested a Fuel Cell car

One of the biggest advantages of having a high-tech website (AkihabaraNews) and a car website (Nihon Car), is being to test all the things we love and share those experiences with you. Today is quite an important day for both sites as [...]
HDTV: We tested a Fuel Cell car

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