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Honda Breakdown Assistance App

Saturday, 9 February 2013

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Breaking down is a rare event indeed for a Honda, but when it happens this app could help. Available for both Android and iPhone, it gives you quick and easy access to the Honda Breakdown Service. If you've broken down, use the app to pinpoint your exact location and send it to Honda, so that they can reach you quickly.

  • Honda Breakdown & Accident Assistance: the app finds your exact location on a street level map. Information about your location is sent to Honda when you call, helping them to locate you quickly.
  • AA Roadwatch: avoid delays to your journey with live updates on traffic and roadworks. Updates are shown on a detailed street level map.
  • My Reminders: store important dates for your vehicle, like service, MOT and insurance renewal dates.
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Shell Motorist Smartphone App

Friday, 23 December 2011

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We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Shell Motorist app for iPhone and Android mobiles.

The app helps you to find Shell stations anywhere in the country when you need to fill up and get the right fuel, as well as helping you plan your journey. You can find out what fuels and facilities are available and in the UK as a Shell Drivers' Club Member you can check your loyalty scheme points and transactions and receive offers. Finally, you can keep on top of your vehicle's maintenance by setting reminders to alert you when your vehicle tax, insurance, servicing or annual check-ups are due.

The app is now available in the UK, download it at http://www.shell.co.uk/motoristapp.

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QR Codes

Thursday, 21 July 2011

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There is a new feature at Trident Honda relating to our used cars. When you walk around the current used car stock on our forecourt, you will see QR codes placed in the side windows of the vehicles.

If you're not yet familiar with QR codes, they're similar to the barcodes used by retailers but hold a larger amount of data. Although relatively new to the UK marketplace, they've been actively used for over a decade in Japan where they were invented.

By scanning the QR codes in the windows of Trident's used cars, you will be taken to the relevant vehicle on the Trident Honda website where you will be able to find out more information about the specific car you are interested in.

To scan the QR codes, you will firstly need to download a barcode or QR code scanner (there are plenty of free apps) on your iPhone, Android or other camera-enabled Smartphone. Then simply scan the QR and you will taken to the linked webpage.

Why not try it with the QR code shown here?

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Honda ASIMO App for iphone and android

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

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Honda has now released their Honda ASIMO iPhone application for Android.

Walk through Honda's robot development history, from 1986 when the first robot aimed at researching bipedal walking was created, to ASIMO, Honda's latest robot. Walk to evolve your robot to ASIMO, so you can race your ASIMO around the Suzuka circuit. By completing one lap (5.8km) with ASIMO, you can compare your lap time with other players worldwide and share via Twitter and Facebook.

The application can be installed from your phone's app store or market place, or visit the following page for more details: http://world.honda.com/ASIMO/RunWithASIMO/

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ASIMO Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Thursday, 4 November 2010

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ASIMO reached a huge milestone and celebrated its 10th Anniversary on 31st October. A decade ago, Honda created a humanoid robot so advanced it started a revolution in humanoid robot technology. To mark this date, dedicated Anniversary websites and films have been launched today, with new photos, videos, the story of its creation and smartphone apps.

The application software for iPhone and Android smartphones, 'Run with ASIMO' features ASIMO and other Honda robots as characters that the user can interact with. (Both the iPhone and Android versions will be available soon).

Honda's research into humanoid robotics started almost a quarter of a century ago and 14 years later, on 31st October 2000, ASIMO was created. Since its European unveiling at the Technical University of Darmstadt in June 2003, ASIMO has inspired, educated and influenced thousands of people all over the region and has gained acclaim from engineers and scientists alike.

More information can be found at http://world.honda.com/ASIMO/.

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