Our Perspective
Welcome to Our Perspective, a series of articles written by Honda associates. We’re excited to share our thoughts and opinions on a variety of topics.
Honda Rearview Report: September 19 - September 25, 2015
9/26/2015 12:53:00 AM

"This week, Honda reaffirmed our commitment to reducing the total life-cycle environmental impact of our operations in North America in a big way, highlighted by the announcement of a $210 million investment in an advanced painting system at Honda’s Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio, which will eliminate water use and significantly reduce levels of CO2 emissions and volatile organic compounds.
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Honda Rearview Report: September 12 - September 18, 2015
9/18/2015 10:57:00 PM

"We had a lot of fun this week with the debut of the all-new, 10th-generation Honda Civic Sedan and the celebration of a major milestone in the production of our 30 millionth vehicle in North America.
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Honda Rearview Report: August 29 - September 4, 2015
9/4/2015 10:56:00 PM

"August was a scorcher, especially for core Honda and Acura models. For the Honda brand, Accord and Civic are gaining momentum, with Civic topping sales of 30,000 units and Accord clearing 40,000 units in August. Taken together with an all-time record month for CR-V, these three pillar Honda models combined for sales of more than 100,000 units, earning three of the top 10 spots on the August charts. That's three of the top five when you exclude full-size pickups.
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Honda Rearview Report: August 15 - August 21, 2015
8/21/2015 10:09:00 PM

"It was a great week for vehicle safety for both the Honda and Acura brands as two of our most popular SUVs, the 2016 Honda Pilot and the 2016 Acura RDX each earned top safety ratings.
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Honda Rearview Report: August 8 - August 14, 2015
8/14/2015 4:07:00 PM

“There was a lot of excitement this week as the 1,000 associates at Honda of South Carolina Mfg. were joined by some special guests for the mass production launch of our newest and largest side-by-side vehicle, the 2016 Honda Pioneer™ 1000.
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Honda Rearview Report: July 18 - July 24, 2015
7/24/2015 9:15:00 PM

"The spotlight that shined so brightly on our newly unveiled Silicon Valley R&D facility this week symbolizes our commitment to advanced technology and vehicle connectivity for the benefit of our customers. So, there could not have been a more appropriate place to launch the significantly redesigned 2016 Honda Accord than in the nation's technology hub of Silicon Valley.
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Honda Rearview Report: July 11 - July 17, 2015
7/17/2015 3:36:00 PM

"Whether on the open road or online, you may have caught a glimpse of the next-generation Acura NSX traveling across America this week. The NSX and members of its engineering team are on a confirmation drive – a cross-country event during which our engineers are verifying every precision-crafted detail of two Acura NSX units built on line at our new Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio.
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Honda Rearview Report: July 4 - July 10, 2015
7/10/2015 5:39:00 PM

"Performance enthusiasts around the world have had a glimpse at what Honda is set to deliver in Europe and Japan with the most extreme Civic that Honda has ever made, the 2016 Civic Type-R.
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Paul Dentinger
6/24/2015 5:55:00 PM

Paul Dentinger is an associate chief engineer at Honda of America Mfg., Inc. and plant manager of the Anna Engine Plant; featuring aluminum and ferrous casting and machining, cold forging, heat treating, assembly and confirmation testing. The Anna Engine Plant is Honda Motor Co.'s largest auto engine plant in the world.
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Statement of Rick Schostek, Executive Vice President, Honda North America before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
6/23/2015 12:42:00 PM

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Nelson and members of the committee. My name is Rick Schostek, executive vice president of Honda North
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Advancing Environment a Natural Fit in Honda Vehicle Lineup
6/15/2015 3:00:00 PM

As we take major steps to further strengthen and align our product portfolio around the changing preferences of our customers, growth opportunities in the marketplace and the needs of society, we are rolling out incredible new products that are creating the strongest and most fuel efficient lineup in our history.
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Honda Rearview Report: May 30 - June 5, 2015
6/5/2015 2:23:00 PM

"Honda is proud to be a national sponsor of Little League® Baseball and Softball for the 19th consecutive year. But we're also excited about the two new leadoff hitters in our passenger car and light truck lineups. The Honda Fit and all-new HR-V really brought the heat in May, combining for over 12,000 in sales of these two gateway models.
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Honda Rearview Report: May 23 - May 29, 2015
5/29/2015 2:06:00 PM

"When we launched the 2015 Honda CR-V with a significant mid-cycle redesign, we aimed to provide our customers with across-the-board upgrades—in styling, performance, fuel efficiency and family-friendly technology; and customers have responded by voting with their pocketbooks to make CR-V the best-selling SUV in America.
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Our Perspectives: Plain Speaking on the Takata Defect Announcement
5/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a formal defect determination by Takata related to front airbag inflators installed in vehicles from more than 10 automakers.
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Honda Rearview Report: May 16 - May 22, 2015
5/22/2015 4:46:00 PM

"This is an exciting time to be an associate at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama at a time when we are strengthening the Honda light-truck lineup as a major driver of our future sales growth.
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Honda Rearview Report: May 9 - May 15, 2015
5/15/2015 1:22:00 PM

"With the summer riding season approaching, adventure is the name of the game for Honda Powersports with our announcement this week of the first motorcycles for the 2016 model lineup.
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Honda Rearview Report: May 2 - May 8, 2015
5/8/2015 1:24:00 PM

"With Spring finally in full bloom and May upon us, this can only mean one thing for racing fans – the month of Indy has arrived! Starting this weekend with the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, followed by the Indy 500 and then the Dual in Detroit, we're looking forward to a month of exciting race competition.
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Honda Rearview Report: April 25 - May 1, 2015
5/1/2015 5:41:00 PM

"The announcement this week of a sub-$20,000 starting price for the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V crossover underscores its important role as the new gateway to the Honda light truck lineup. The HR-V is the next critical step forward in the fortification of our light truck line-up and a vehicle that's certain to generate a lot of excitement and customer traffic when it arrives at Honda dealerships in two weeks.
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Honda Rearview Report: April 18 - April 24, 2015
4/24/2015 7:00:00 PM

"Over the past week, thought leaders from across the automotive industry and beyond converged on Detroit and the 2015 SAE World Congress to share their ideas for the future of personal mobility. We were thrilled to serve as this year's host company and to share our own ideas for a cleaner, safer and more sustainable mobility future, one that still preserves the joy of driving that is fundamental to Honda's vision.
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Honda Rearview Report: April 11 - April 17, 2015
4/17/2015 5:25:00 PM

"It's been quite a week of celebration for the East Liberty Auto Plant (ELP) in Ohio, which marked production of its 5 millionth vehicle – fittingly, a 2016 Acura RDX. I say "fittingly" because the significantly refreshed and redesigned 2016 RDX went on-sale this week at Acura dealerships and ELP is its exclusive home.
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Honda Rearview Report: March 28 - April 3, 2015
4/3/2015 2:18:00 PM

"It was a tremendous honor and privilege to represent our global Civic design team in New York this week as we took the wraps off the Civic Concept, the precursor to the all-new 10th-generation Honda Civic that will come to market this fall.
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Honda Rearview Report: March 21 - March 27, 2015
3/27/2015 9:02:00 PM

"Next month, leaders from across the auto industry will converge in Detroit for the SAE 2015 World Congress and Exhibition to explore the future of the auto industry and innovations in mobility. We're honored at Honda to provide Executive Leadership and, along with our Tier One partner, Continental, to present this year's theme of Leading Mobility Innovation.
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Honda Rearview Report: March 14 - March 20, 2015
3/20/2015 5:19:00 PM

"At Honda, we realize that "making things" has always been a key to America's economic strength and the bulwark of a healthy middle-class. That's why this week, we kicked off a new workforce development program called EPIC that we hope will help not only ourselves, but every company with an interest in U.S. manufacturing.
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Honda Rearview Report: March 7 - March 13, 2015
3/13/2015 7:25:00 PM

"Spring is just around the bend, and soon people will be turning their attention to that most American of traditions. Baseball? Well, sure, and we have you covered as an official national sponsor of Little League Baseball. But I'm talking about the great American family road trip! And some experts say we have the vehicles for the job.
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