Honda Civic InteriorThe Honda brand is already known for the innovative technology it weaves throughout all its vehicles. As far as technology advancements go, the automaker is an industry leader. From safety features to comfort and convenience amenities, Honda has made leaps and bounds to ensure its drivers are always ahead of the curve.

With that in mind, Honda’s latest announcement, that it has begun testing automated and connected vehicle technology at a new, designated facility, should come as no surprise. Honda showcased what it had been working on with automated technology just last year at ITS World Congress in Detroit. Viewers saw a vehicle capable of automated freeway merging, lane exiting and changing and vehicle-to-vehicle “virtual tow” capabilities. Now, Honda has its own newly-branded test-bed site to advance its new technologies. (more…)