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Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

24 Jul 17:00 | U.S. News

The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has turned up potentially alarming results.read more »

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $169.3 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 85 Airports

24 Jul 14:04 | U.S. News

*Date:* Monday, July 24, 2017

*Contact:* Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $169.3 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 85 Airports

24 Jul 14:04 | U.S. News

*Date:* Monday, July 24, 2017

*Contact:* Marcia Alexander-Adams

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Watch - Dengue in Sri Lanka

21 Jul 00:00 | U.S. News

The Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka has reported a dengue epidemic. More than 90,000 cases have been reported across the country.read more »

Fact Sheet - Aircraft Certification Service

20 Jul 18:04 | U.S. News

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Honda to Donate Funds for Every "Like" of New Video Featuring Children and ASIMO

19 Jul 15:00 | U.S. News

In June, a $1 million gift from Honda established the Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio Now, for every fan who 'Likes' or 'Shares' a new video about the project on Facebook or Twitter, Honda will donate an additional $1 to the Center Honda is inviting its fans on social media to help raise awareness and funds for the new Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus,...read more »

Alert - Yellow Fever in Brazil

19 Jul 00:00 | U.S. News

The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers.read more »

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $290.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 105 Airports

17 Jul 13:34 | U.S. News

*Date: *July 17, 2017

*Contact:*Marcia Alexander-Adams

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News and New Resources for Airport Projects-- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

14 Jul 15:48 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following item(s) to the Airport News and New Resources http://www.faa.gov/airports/news_information/news/ page on the FAA website:

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Friday Deadline: Air Traffic Control Jobs

13 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

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Now Hiring Air Traffic Control Specialists

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NICB's Hot Wheels: America's 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

13 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)has released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. read more »

Honda Goes Fashion Forward with Debut Display of One-of-a-Kind “MINNIE VAN” – Custom-Designed Odyssey Created for Disney D23 Expo

13 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Attendees at this year's Disney D23 Expo: Ultimate Fan Event will get to enjoy Minnie's polka dots in a whole new way when Honda unveils its one-of-a-kind 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan in Anaheim. Inspired by the magic of Disney and the iconic character Minnie Mouse, Honda has created the MINNIE VAN for display at the 2017 D23 Expo: (https://youtu.be/eFNlHybYDWg). The MINNIE VAN is a one-of-a-kind, pink-polka dot design inspired 2018 Honda Odyssey minivan celebrating Honda's partnership with Disney...read more »

FAA and Singapore Sign Aviation Safety Agreement

13 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

July 13 Aviation safety maintenance agreement strengthens international collaboration.

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $185.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 107 Airports

12 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: July 12, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $185.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 107 Airports

12 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: July 12, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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Ensuring carpoolers are compatible is key to ridesharing success

6 Jul 2017 | SciTech

Ensuring that would-be carpoolers are riding with people they actually like could potentially decrease car use by nearly 60 per cent, research from a professor at the University of Waterloo has found.read more »

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $105.3 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 133 Airports

6 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: July 6, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $105.3 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 133 Airports

6 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: July 6, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $230 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 104 Airports

6 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: July 6, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $230 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 104 Airports

6 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: July 6, 2017

*Contact*: Marcia Alexander-Adams

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FAA Offers Dream Job Opportunity

6 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

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News & Update

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Hitachi Automotive and Honda Establish Joint Venture for Electric Vehicle Motors

3 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the establishment of a joint venture company for the development, manufacture and sales of motors for electric vehicles on the premises of Hitachi Automotive Systems in Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture. As announced on February 7, 2017, the two companies have conducted discussions based on a Memorandum of Understanding signed on February 3, and entered into a joint venture agreement on March 24 to make more tangible pr...read more »

Honda and Acura Trucks Combine for New June Record; New Performance Products Energize Both Brands

3 Jul 2017 | U.S. News

American Honda trucks set new all-time June record, up almost 2% Acura Division gains 23.7% in June with both cars & trucks rising in double digits Acura TLX nets 12.9% increase as 2018 A-Spec performance model drives traffic Acura RDX sets new June mark with 48.3% jump; MDX nets 14% increase Honda HR-V sets all-time best June, advancing over 35% Accord rises 3.4% and Civic tops 30,000 units as passenger cars remain strong American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total June sales of 13...read more »

Fireworks, Drones and Airplanes Don't Mix

30 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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News & Update

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Engineer Inspires Young Girls in Latest "Who Makes a Honda" Video

30 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Kristina Kennedy, a senior engineer and quality project leader with Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in Ohio, is the latest subject of the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. Kennedy helps bring the voice of the customer to the product development team to enhance Honda products like the all-new 2018 Odyssey. "Diversity of thought is going to make us all stronger, it's going to make us all better, it's going to make our products better," said Kennedy. "Customers that we serve don't ...read more »

Drone ID Aviation Rulemaking Committee Update

30 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

June 30 The FAAs drone ID and tracking rulemaking group made good progress in its first meeting.

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FAA Proposes $63,000 Civil Penalty Against Terrazzo USA for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

28 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: June 28, 2017

*Contact*: Elizabeth Isham Corey

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Elwell Appointed FAA Deputy Administrator

28 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: June 28, 2017

*Contact*: Greg Martin

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Elwell Appointed FAA Deputy Administrator

28 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

*Date*: June 28, 2017

*Contact*: Greg Martin

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Honda Racing at Speed Highlights Honda, Acura Racing Success

27 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Indianapolis 500 victory highlighted in monthly racing recap Series viewership expands with new broadcast, cable partners Total reach now extends to 135 million households Takuma Sato's thrilling victory in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is featured in the latest edition of Honda Racing: at Speed, the monthly recap of Honda Racing and Acura Motorsports activities. The new episode recently premiered on MavTV, a variety of other broadcast and cable providers, and on the Honda Performan...read more »

Researchers Make A More Friendly Car Horn

26 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Sound permeates the human experience -- we are exposed to sounds from birth to death, and the human auditory system can distinguish and classify about 400,000 different sounds, according to some estimates. It is noise that gets our attention. Sometimes traumatically so.read more »

Following A Friend Leads To Unsafe Driving Behavior

26 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Have you ever tried following a friend in a car? It can stressful; if you don't keep up, you are likely to get lost. To avoid this, you may make unsafe driving manoeuvres to keep sight of the car ahead.read more »

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

23 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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News & Update

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FAA Promotes Air Travel Safety Tips

22 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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News & Update

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Corn Better Used As Food Than Biofuel, Study Finds

22 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Corn is grown not only for food, it is also an important renewable energy source. Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food or as a biofuel has persisted since ethanol came into use.read more »

Honda R&D Americas Earns 2017 Corporate Caring Award

22 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) was selected as the Benefactor of the Year at last night's Columbus Business First 2017 Corporate Caring Award ceremony for its philanthropic efforts with nonprofit organizations in Central Ohio. HRA was selected from among a record 54 finalists for the publication's highest honor. COSI (the Center of Science and Industry) nominated HRA based on their partnership that led to the creation of the Meet the Innovators exhibit that debuted in 2016. Teams from COSI, ...read more »

Honda Pledges $1 Million to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to Improve Mobility for all Children

20 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Nationwide Children's Hospital and Honda announced today a $1 million gift from the automaker to establish the Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement designed to enhance pediatric mobility. The center will become the first of its kind to provide not only comprehensive gait analysis, but also spine motion analysis, sports performance programs and injury prevention. In addition, it will become a leader in prosthetic and wheelchair development, completing its mission of improving t...read more »

Long Term Exposure To Aircraft Noise Linked To High Blood Pressure

14 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Long term exposure to aircraft noise, particularly during the night, is linked to an increased risk of developing high blood pressure and possibly heart flutter and stroke as well, suggests research.read more »

Available August, Honda Announces 2017 Clarity Electric Lease Price at $269 a Month

12 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Five-passenger, zero-emissions electric vehicle available August 2017 in California and Oregon Competitive lease package includes attractive annual 20,000 mile allowance and 24/7 roadside assistance Honda today announced a competitive introductory lease price of $269 a month for 36 months (plus tax) for the 2017 Honda Clarity Electric sedan, which is coming to select dealerships in California and Oregon August 20171. The lease terms include an attractive allowance of 20,000 miles per year and 2...read more »

Team Honda Activates 20,000 Volunteers in Community Service Across Region

9 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

More than 20,000 volunteers across North America are participating in Honda's second annual Week of Service, in which Honda associates, dealers and suppliers will conduct more than 425 volunteer service activities in 43 states, as well as Canada and Mexico, to make a positive impact in their communities. The Week of Service coincides with Honda's Founder's Day, marking the establishment of the first Honda business operation in North America on June 11, 1959. "Through this coordinated week of vol...read more »

Summary of Honda CEO Speech at Honda Meeting 2017

9 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo held a press meeting (Honda Meeting 2017) to discuss the future direction of Honda, including various products and technologies and the company's new 2030 Vision. Following is a summary of his formal remarks, with new announcements indicated with underlined text. Speech Summary: What Honda has achieved in the last two years and the direction Honda will take in the future Since I became president, we have set and pursued the following two...read more »

Recent Airports Advisory Circulars Update -- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following AC(s) to the New and Revised Airports Advisory Circulars http://www.faa.gov/airports/resources/recent_advisory_circulars/ pageon the FAA website:

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Honda Targeting Introduction of Level 4 Automated Driving Capability by 2025

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Highly automated freeway driving by 2020 Level 4 automated driving system for Honda vehicles by 2025 Test drives of Honda AD technology held at R&D center in Japan Honda today announced that it is targeting the year 2025 for the introduction of vehicles with highly-automated driving capability in most driving situations (SAE Level 4). This new goal builds upon earlier-announced plans for Honda and Acura vehicles to have highly-automated freeway driving capability (SAE Level 3) by 2020. Thes...read more »

News and New Resources for Airport Projects-- U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Website

7 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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We recently added the following item(s) to the Airport News and New Resources http://www.faa.gov/airports/news_information/news/ page on the FAA website:

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New teen drivers 3 times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash

5 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. read more »

SENSR Team Gets Green Light for Spectrum Analysis

2 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

June 2 The FAA and partner agencies receive approval and funding for a possible spectrum auction in 2024.

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American Honda Cars and Trucks Continue Strong Balanced Sales in May

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Honda HR-V sets new all-time monthly record in May, jumping 29 percent Honda CR-V exceeds 32,000 sales for the month to post a 9.6 percent increase Accord and Civic join CR-V, with each posting more than 31,000 sales for the month Acura TLX sales increase 8.4 percent in May after record April sales Acura RDX sales gain 12.8 percent in May, pushing Acura trucks to a 7.8 percent rise American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported total May sales of 148,414 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of ...read more »

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

May 31 This month, FlySafe looks at Minimum Control Airspeed and Angle of Attack

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Drone vs. Truck Deliveries: Which Create Less Carbon Pollution?

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

Delivering packages with drones can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in certain circumstances as compared to truck deliveries, a new study from University of Washington transportation engineers finds.read more »

FAA Proposes $435,000 Civil Penalty Against United Airlines

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

*Date:* May 30, 2017

*Contact:* Tony Molinaro

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