Honda Silicon Valley Lab (HSVL) is an open innovation lab. HSVL serves as the catalyst to accelerate Honda’s global information technology (IT) research and development (R&D). We understand that every revolutionary company starts with a dream and a dreamer. HSVL partners with talented entrepreneurs and tech companies to create cutting edge products and services for a superior customer experience. HSVL is located in the heart of Silicon Valley: Mountain View, CA.

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HSVL efforts are currently focused on the Connected Vehicle, Human Machine Interface (HMI), Big Data and Apps/Content.


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Leader of Honda Silicon Valley Lab Featured in “Who Makes a Honda” Video

Even though Naoki “Nick” Sugimoto studied automotive engineering at the University of Tokyo, he never planned to work in the automotive industry. Now, Sugimoto, who joined Honda in 2005, serves as a liaison between the technology and automotive industries and is the newest Honda associate featured in the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series.
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