The global Aircraft company Honda Aircraft has established the second HondaJet flight training center with FlightSafety International in Farnborough, Hampshire, in the United Kingdom. The new training center will help to fulfil the increased demand for the HondaJet in Europe.
- The HondaJet flight training session in this new location began earlier this month, after the center received EASA certification.
- The advanced technology systems and components installed in the FlightSafety FS1000 simulator built for the HondaJet include the CrewView collimated glass mirror display, VITAL 1100 Visual System, electric motion cueing system and advanced instructor operating station.
In July 2020, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) announced a strategic partnership with automobile leader Honda for new energy vehicle batteries. The comprehensive alliance helps to strengthen their partnership and promote the popularization of e-mobility.
In June 2020: Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, announced the establishment of Hynex Mobility Service Co., Ltd. (Hynex Mobility Service), a new joint venture company with Neusoft Reach Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Neusoft Reach).
In April 2020, General Motors and Honda agreed to jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GMs highly flexible global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. The exteriors and interiors of the new EVs will be exclusively designed by Honda, and the platform will be engineered to support Hondas driving character.
In February 2020, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. established a new company, Honda Mobility Solutions Co., Ltd. (HMS), which will be responsible for planning and operating mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan.
About Honda Motor
Honda Motor Company is a Japanese multinational manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment and sells products in over 150 countries and regions. Honda sells luxury cars in Americas and Asia region under the Acura brand. Honda delivers general-purpose engines, and products powered by them, including tillers, generators, snow blowers to lawnmowers, pumps and outboard engines. Honda and its partners build products in about 60 manufacturing plants in 27 countries, and employing more than 208,000 associates woldwide.