Honda Motors president and CEO Takanobu Ito (L) shakes hands with McLaren Group CEO Martin Whitmarsh (R) during their press conference at Honda's headquarter in Tokyo on May 16, 2013. Japanese automaker Honda said it will return to Formula One in 2015 as an engine supplier to British team McLaren in a bid to revive their championship-winning partnership.
As the direction of Formula One’s new technologies and the direction that Honda aims at for development matches, the young engineers who will be responsible for Honda in the future started to voice their desire to take part in the challenge ... More so than in the past, we can expect feedback from the race cars to common road cars and vice versa.
Honda has a long history of advancing our technologies and nurturing our people by participating in the world's most prestigious automobile racing series ... The new F1 regulations with their significant environmental focus will inspire even greater development of our own advanced technologies and this is central to our participation in F1.More quotes »
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