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Honda Will Recycle Rare Earths in New Hybrid Car Motors

Facing potentially skyrocketing prices for irreplaceable rare earth elements, Honda says it will begin recycling the metals from old nickel-metal-hydride batteries in the motors of its new hybrid cars.<p>In just a few months, Honda's rare earth metal recycling program rapidly morphed from a lab …

We Hear: Honda, McLaren Could Collaborate On Road Cars

Honda working with McLaren.<p>In addition to collaborating in Formula 1, McLaren and Honda may work together on future high-performance road cars. According to <i>Autocar,</i> both McLaren and Honda are open to the possibility of co-developing production cars, in addition to the existing plans for a shared F1 …

New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

Everything for carving corners or cutting across them.<p>It's the latest example of the president wading awkwardly into the global automotive industry.<p>Standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels, tri-zone climate control, EyeSight accident avoidance tech, four USB ports, and Subaru's 6.5-inch …

Honda Shows Off Cars That Valet Park Themselves

“Hey, you can’t park here!” yells the policeman at the airport.<p>“Keep it!” you yell back, flipping your keys to the policeman. “My one and only true …

Honda CR-V: car review

Don't judge Honda's big, family SUV by the size of its engine. The tiny unit will give you the ride of your life<p><b>Price from £21,735</b><b><br>MPG up to 62.8</b><b><br>Top speed 118mph</b><p>The door of the Fiesta swings open, pushed by a woman's bare foot. Laughter comes from inside the darkened car. She steps out then leans in …

Honda Is Working On Hydrogen Technology That Will Generate Power Inside Your Car

Although fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are rare today, they may have what it takes to be very popular one day.<p>FCEVs run on hydrogen gas and oxygen, which an onboard fuel cell stack converts, via a chemical reaction, into electricity.<p>This version of the electric car offers the same performance …

Fuel Cell

Honda Warns Snack Brands on Twitter About the Odyssey’s In-Car Vacuum Cleaner

Perhaps you've seen RPA's new TV spots for the Honda Odyssey, which has the world's first in-car vacuum cleaner. The ads, voiced by Neil Patrick …

Advertising Industry

Honda says its cars last longest

Want a car that lasts? Honda says it's the brand to buy.<p>Honda says its vehicles are more durable than those from any other non-luxury nameplate out there. Three out of four Hondas from the past 25 years are still are on the road.<p>The claim is based on data from stats keepers Polk, which looked at …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Jaguar is the latest automaker to take on Tesla and the first to edge it on price and performance. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric compact crossover starting at $69,500 (excluding the $7,500 federal tax credit and available state rebates), which is exactly $10,000 less than the only other …

Photog Gives Father a Photo of His Dream Car for Christmas… Then the Actual Car

It being the day after Christmas, it’s only appropriate that we share an awesome story that involves the giving of an amazing gift. If we can throw …

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

Serious improvements for Honda's impressive hot-hatch.<p>We may never find out the details of what actually happened.<p>Great if you've got some money to burn.<p>The firm has unveiled plans to launch a self-driving ride-hailing service.<p>Alternative powertrains are the future, but ultra low-emission diesel …

Selling

Astronaut Nearly Drowned in Space Due to NASA's Poor Communication, Report Says

NASA admitted today that Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano nearly drowned during his July 16 spacewalk last year because information about a previous …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Breaks Records With Over 100K Pre-Registrations At T-Mobile In Under Two Days

T-Mobile CMO Mike Sievert is pumped about Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone: Today, the executive tweeted that Samsung’s latest flagship is a record-breaker at the carrier, with over 100,000 pre-registrations in under 48 hours since its announcement.<p>Pre-registrations are notably not pre-sales – …

This Awful Winter is No Match For the Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck

Instead of fretting over whether your sedan can handle the next snow storm, perhaps you should sell a large quantity of your possessions and buy this …

'Stolen' Twitter username 'returned'

<b>Twitter username @N - which had allegedly been stolen - has been returned to its original owner.</b><p>Naoki Hiroshima, who had held the Twitter handle since 2007, claimed last month that a hacker had stolen it.<p>He had said at the time that someone took control of his other online accounts and threatened …

Hiroshima

Amid Messaging Mania, WeChat Releases Major Upgrade, Adds New Features

With the messaging app space suddenly running hot after the Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp, you can bet the other big messaging platforms are playing close attention to their products. And sure enough, WeChat has just done a major upgrade for both iOS and Android.<p>Version 5.2.0.17 now includes:<p>– …

Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? For an answer, we turned to a startup called Corephotonics, …

What Facebook can learn from tech’s one-time acquisition champion

One of the biggest questions following an acquisition is how the acquired company will operate in relation to its new owner. After buying WhatsApp, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly emphasized that the startup would remain autonomous. But, as the history of technology dealmaking shows, that …

Startups

Windows Phone to be fastest growing mobile OS, says IDC

Microsoft's mobile OS will surge, after a fashion, amid slower growth for the smartphone industry as a whole, predicts research firm IDC.<p>Windows Phone could be the only major mobile OS to see a gain in market share in the next few years.<p>Released Wednesday, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone …

Windows Phone

Buffalo Wings Wants To Pick Up Where Flappy Bird Left Off

Addictive and at the same time frustrating<p>Ads are done more subtly and tastefully than other clones<p>“We think Dong Nguyen made a genius game”

The $25 smartphone is as limited as its price suggests

Has the specs of the original iPhone, but lacks the user experience to match<p>At this year's Mobile World Congress, Mozilla is pushing its self-appointed mission to create a truly affordable smartphone with the demonstration of a $25 proof of concept device. Built by chip partner Spreadtrum, it runs …

House passes bill to let you unlock your phone, but there’s a catch

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that says consumers have the right to unlock their mobile device for use …

Microsoft sends out mixed messages about Nokia Lumia brand

Microsoft has discussed the survival of the Nokia and Lumia brand names after it completes its Nokia acquisition.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Lumia lives! Microsoft will continue the Nokia and Lumia brands when it takes over Nokia's phone business, although the company is sending out mixed messages on the …

Windows Phone

Talking Dog Device Ready to Hit Market Soon

What if your dog could greet you with more than a growl, or announce the reason he's scratching at the door?<p>It sounds absurd and much like the …

EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal

The e-commerce market in India continues to explode, fuelled by a rapid rise of online consumers and global investors keen to get a piece of the action. Today, eBay announced that it has invested $133.77 million in Snapdeal, one of the larger online marketplaces in the country. The move follows …

There's Already a Knockoff of the Samsung Galaxy S5

Don't want to wait until April to get a Samsung Galaxy S5? You can get a smartphone that's pretty close, right now — but buyer beware.<p>Goophone, the …