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Discarded Denim Deadens Decibels

Discarded Denim Deadens Decibels

August 16, 2018 –

At Honda R&D Americas, Inc., engineers are turning recycled post-industrial scrap material into insulation and sound-absorbing materials for Honda and Acura vehicles.

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2019 Acura RDX Wins Top Safety Award

2019 Acura RDX Wins Top Safety Award

August 14, 2018 –

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the 2019 Acura RDX with its highest honor: the 2018 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award.

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

August 07, 2018 –

Associates from Honda R&D Americas, Inc. collected canned goods and other non-perishables as part of their annual Food Drive.

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Passing Down the Pikes Peak Pride

Passing Down the Pikes Peak Pride

August 01, 2018 –

For the seventh consecutive year, associates from Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) competed in the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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How Brice Wong Learned from Bruce Lee

How Brice Wong Learned from Bruce Lee

July 20, 2018 –

On the anniversary of the famous martial artist’s passing, an associate at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. continues to keep Bruce Lee’s legacy alive.

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How HRA Innovators Created ‘Smiles’

How HRA Innovators Created ‘Smiles’

May 25, 2018 –

To inspire the next generation of engineers, associates from Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) recently gave guests at Columbus’s Center of Science and Industry (COSI) a glimpse into the future.

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Steel Secures Another Odyssey Win

Steel Secures Another Odyssey Win

May 22, 2018 –

The 2018 Honda Odyssey had a strong showing at the “Great Designs in Steel” seminar last week in Livonia, Michigan. Thanks to innovative work using high-strength steel, one associate from Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) brought home a top award from the 17th-annual gathering.

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From Roller Coasters to Crossovers

From Roller Coasters to Crossovers

May 03, 2018 –

Carolyn LeBlanc hasn’t really had a roller coaster of a career. Since graduating from college, she’s been on a solid trajectory as an engineer at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA). But her success, which she recently shared at SAE’s WCX 18, wouldn’t have been possible without the ups and downs of the amusement-park rides.

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How a Team Delivered a Hand-controlled Acura NSX

How a Team Delivered a Hand-controlled Acura NSX

September 28, 2017 –

Ed Sandoz has a lot of experience with the Acura NSX—and hand controls.

The mechanical engineer in Upper Body Design at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA) not only worked on the 2017 NSX, he has driven an original NSX with hand controls for the last 11 years.

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