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2009 Honda Accord (European version) Type S

2009 Honda Accord (European version) Type S

Honda Has been making hot versions on its standard cars and slapping a "Type-S’ badge on them for years (civics,TLs, etc.). But now Honda has decided that the latest European Accord (known as the Acura TSX in the U.S.) to get the "S" treatment will be a diesel.

We’ll get out first view at the speedy oil burner in Geneva. The 2.2-liter engine should make 177 hp, which is 29 more than the standard Accord diesel, but 24 hp less than a North American Acura TSX. Other features include 18-inch alloy wheels, clear indicator covers, a Type S badging, and exclusive new paint colors known as "Premium White Pearl" and "Basque Red".

Press release after the jump.

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Honda working on Type-R diesel

Honda working on Type-R diesel

Kenichi Nagahiro, Honda’s s top powertrain engineer announced that the company is working on a diesel-powered Civic Type-R.

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2008 Honda Accord to hit 60mpg

2008 Honda Accord to hit 60mpg

We previously reported that Honda will drop the Accord Hybrid. But this does not mean that you will have to pay millions for gas if you want to own an Accord. Honda will replace the non-successful Accord V6 hybrid with an ultra-clean range of diesel engines that could be capable of over 60mpg. The company claims this diesel engine will be as clean as a petrol engine.
The new clean diesel engine is based on the current 2.2 i-CTDi. Honda previously presented at the technology convention in (...)

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Honda's next-generation Clean Diesel Engine

Honda’s next-generation Clean Diesel Engine

Honda’s next-generation diesel engine uses advanced technology to reduce NOx emissions – making it one of the world’s cleanest diesel units.
Its revolutionary catalytic converter reduces emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) to match those of a petrol engine. This low level is sufficient to meet the stringent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier II/Bin 5 emissions requirements.
The catalytic converter uses an innovative system that uses the reductive reaction of ammonia to (...)

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Honda's future for 2007-2009 period

Honda’s future for 2007-2009 period

Honda announced that it would further accelerate its effort to strengthen the core characteristics that make Honda unique in each business area in order to continue creating new value and providing products and services which are beyond customers’ expectations. Toward this end, Honda will steadily make progress with plans and initiatives in the following three areas, which Honda first announced in May.
In spring 2007, Honda will launch a new model which offers new value for the (...)

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Honda developing diesel engines

Honda developing diesel engines

Honda is developing a clean V-6 diesel engine that will power models like Honda Ridgeline, Pilot and Odyssey and Acura’s MDX. A 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine will be on sale on 2009 and the V6 will follow.
The new diesel engines will meet tough new U.S rules requiring that diesel emissions essentially be as clean as gasoline-engine emissions.
CEO Takeo Fukui said: "Honda turbos are possible. The Acura RDX SUV, which went on sale in August, is the first Honda or Acura vehicle in the (...)

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TopSpeed Headline News

TopSpeed Headline News

Chevrolet Ultra WTCC has hit the road. AutoExpress
Former Los Angeles Times publisher Otis Chandler sets car selling record - $36million. AutoWeek
Honda’s high-efficiency diesel engines vs US tough pollution regulations. DetNews
Mercedes GL450 2007 SUV of the year. EMercedesBenz.com
NASCAR Teleconference Transcript. FastMachines
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. seems to consolidate financial results for the fiscal second quarter. PR
US Automakers (...)

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Honda to develope clean diesel for US

Honda to develope clean diesel for US

Honda Motor Co. will have a four-cylinder diesel engine ready for the North American market within three years. The engine will meet the very stringent Tier 2 Bin 5 emission standards, which are being phased in from 2004 through the 2009 model years.
A V6 engine is also under development, but no timeline for that engine was given. While no details were given on how Honda plans to meet the emission standards, they do not plan to use urea injection into the exhaust, an approach currently (...)

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Honda to make diesel engines in UK

Honda to make diesel engines in UK

Honda Motor Co Ltd plans to produce diesel engines in Britain to meet strong demand in Europe for fuel-efficient vehicles, a financial daily reported yesterday. Currently, Japan’s third-biggest auto maker exports diesel engines to its British factory from Japan, where they are installed in passenger cars.
Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) said Honda plans to transfer part of the engine production there, and that it has already built assembly lines inside its British plant.
The British plant (...)

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