Honda Motor Co., Ltd. - Acquisition of Drivemode, Inc.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Honda Motor Co., Ltd. [TSE: 7267 and NYSE: HMC] on the acquisition by its research and development subsidiary, Honda R&D Co., Ltd., of Drivemode, Inc., a California-based start-up that develops and operates smartphone-based connected mobility services.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Honda was led by partners Yuki Oi and Kazumaro Kobayashi, and counsel Toshihito Yasaki.