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Fuel Injection System for Small Engines
An advanced system aimed to reduce fuel consumption and exhaust emissions by means of an automatic engine stop, while the vehicle is stopped due to a traffic signal, traffic jam, etc.

Advanced Brake System
Ideas of Honda put in CBS, ABS and Combined ABS for motorcycles

HYPER VTEC
Development of "Direct actuated" Type Valve Control System for the Engines of Sports Type Motorcycles

Riding Simulator
Development and Evolution of Riding Simulator for the First Time in the World

HESD (Honda Electronic Steering Damper)
The world’s first,* electronically controlled steering damper “HESD” automatically controls the damping force depending on the vehicle speed and the acceleration.
*According to Honda’s research

Hondamatic-Hydraulic Mechanical Transmission

Infinitely variable reduction ratio by both hydraulic and mechanical power transmission; Honda’s unique electronically controlled HMT


Engine idling stop system

Development of “idling stop system” for small-size motorcycles


Smart card key system for motorcycles

Development of "Smart card key system" for motorcycles


Electronic Control Belt CVT "Honda S MATIC" for Motorcycles

Development of electronic control belt CVT “Honda S Matic” for motorcycles that include three selectable shift modes.


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