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Honda Begins New Joint Research in Artificial Intelligence with Kyoto University Graduate School of Informatics


TOKYO, Japan, April 27, 2017 – Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd. (HRI-JP), a Honda R&D subsidiary, has established a project team with the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University and began joint research this month to further accelerate research of artificial intelligence (AI).

Honda Announces New Research and Development Structure to Take Responsibility for “New Value” Areas


TOKYO, Japan, February 28, 2017 – Honda R&D Co., Ltd., the R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced plans to create “R&D Center X,” a new research and
development operation within the company, which will assume responsibility for “new value” areas that include robotics technology, mobility system and energy management, etc. The official establishment of R&D Center X will take place in April of this year.

Honda to Strengthen Research and Development of Intelligent Technologies


TOKYO, Japan, June 2, 2016 – Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a research and development subsidiary of Honda, today announced plans to further strengthen its research and development of intelligent technologies and, toward that objective, will establish Honda R&D Innovation Lab Tokyo by around September this year in Akasaka, Tokyo, a new operation which will serve as a venue for “co-creation” – where Honda will seek to collaborate with external experts and other research institutes.