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Explaining how Honda Accord Hybrid system works: video

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The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan returned last year, ending a one-year hiatus for the model. The new version uses an updated version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain fitted to earlier hybrid Accords, which were sold as 2014 and 2015 models.

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell marketing theme: thinking about tomorrow

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A 40-year-old Fleetwood Mac song, floating childrens' heads, and hydrogen molecules all kick off the marketing campaign for the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen-powered vehicle.

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GM and Honda announce executive leadership and board of directors for Fuel Cell System Manufacturing, LLC

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General Motors and Honda announced the executive structure for their recently established joint venture company, Fuel Cell System Manufacturing, LLC (FCSM). Suheb Haq of GM will serve as the first president of FCSM, and Tomomi Kosaka of Honda will be the new company’s vice president. GM and Honda plan to rotate the positions of president and vice president every two years. Kosaka was president & CEO of Honda of America Mfg.,

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Honda introduces “Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem” at CES 2017; Honda Riding Assist, NeuV concept w/ AI emotion engine

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Honda unveiled its Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem concept at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, connecting artificial intelligence, robotics and big data to transform the mobility experience of the future. —Frank Paluch, president, Honda R&D Americas.

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GM and Honda to establish industry-first $85M joint fuel cell system manufacturing operation in Michigan

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General Motors and Honda are establishing the auto industry’s first manufacturing joint venture—Fuel Cell System Manufacturing, LLC, FCSM)—to mass-produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future products from each company. GM and Honda rank No.

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Honda R&D developing high-power dynamic charging system for EVs at speeds up to 96 mph

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At the upcoming WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience, a team from Honda R&D will present a paper on their study of a dynamic charging system that uses high power to charge a traveling EV, with the goal of realizing an unlimited vehicle range. Takamitsu Tajima, Hideki Tanaka, Takeo Fukuda, Yoshimi Nakasato, Wataru Noguchi, Yoshikazu Katsumasa, Tomohisa Aruga (2017) “Study of High Power Dynamic Charging System” SAE 2017-01-1245.

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Honda researches high-power electric-car charging, at highway speeds

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That's essentially what a new Honda research project aims to investigate. DON'T MISS: Honda Clarity EV electric car to have only 80 miles of range: report At the. Even with recent efforts to expand it, electric-car charging infrastructure is nowhere near rivaling the ubiquity of gas stations. But what if electric cars didn't need to stop to charge? research plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Inductive Charging

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, BMW electric-car confidence, Honda charging experiment: Today's Car News

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Today, we have more spy shots of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, BMW's CEO expresses an optimistic opinion about the future of electric cars, and Honda experiments with an unorthodox charging system. All this and more on Green Car Reports. New billboards in California not only advertise the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, but also scrub nitrogen oxide. Today in Car News

GM, Honda set up joint fuel-cell manufacturing plant, 2020 production goal

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This morning, General Motors and Honda jointly announced that the two companies would establish a joint venture to produce hydrogen fuel-cell systems for future products from each carmaker. Battery-electric cars are being delivered in volume today, but planned hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles from major automakers are on a more gradual timeframe.

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Future electric cars, GM diesel hopes, 80-mile Honda EV, Tesla Model 3 prices (maybe): The Week in Reverse

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This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, March 3, 2017. What innovation did a 94-year-old battery legend discuss last week? Why should green-car buyers even consider purchasing a new diesel vehicle? Friday, recent financial data from Tesla Motors prompted us to ask. The Week In Reverse

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Electric cars only need 100 miles of range, some carmakers say; is it true?

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Now Honda is making that argument as well, based on a news report it confirmed saying that the Clarity EV electric mid-size sedan will have a battery range of. Hyundai first made the argument that energy efficiency in electric cars is just as important as their range, as part of its launch of the Ioniq Electric hatchback, EPA-rated at 124 miles.

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13 global companies launch Hydrogen Council in Davos; promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goals

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The international companies currently involved are: Air Liquide, Alstom, Anglo American, BMW GROUP, Daimler, ENGIE, Honda, Hyundai, Kawasaki, Royal Dutch Shell, The Linde Group, Total and Toyota.

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McLaren Racing signs new four-year partnership with Stratasys to bring additive manufacturing to Formula 1

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McLaren Racing and Stratasys entered a new four-year partnership under which Stratasys will supply McLaren Racing with a suite of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, as the Official Supplier of 3D Printing Solutions to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team.

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Electric-car range: why Japanese needs differ so radically from the U.S.

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Then the news hit earlier this week: the all-electric Honda Clarity EV would have a rated battery range around. It was one of the new battery-electric vehicles anticipated for this year, a mid-size sedan from a global maker that remains the second highest-volume hybrid maker in the world. 80 miles. From the justifications they offered, we. Japan plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) battery capacity

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2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell At LA Auto Show: Video

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell made its North American debut this month at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. DON'T MISS: Honda. It will go on sale in Japan in early 2016, followed by a U.S. launch later in the year.

2017 Honda Civic hatchback unveiled in Geneva

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The promised third variant of the 10th-generation Honda Civic has just debuted at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The 2017 Honda Civic five-door hatchback appeared in what the carmaker calls "prototype" form at the Swiss show, ahead of its anticipated U.S. Honda's show car looks essentially production ready, but some added details. launch next year. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show

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Japan Post and Honda to collaborate on using electric motorcycles for postal deliveries

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and Honda Motor Co. During the past approximately half century, Japan Post and Honda have built a cooperative relationship through the development and operation of delivery motorcycles. Japan Post and Honda will now jointly conduct demonstration testing on the use of electric vehicles for postal delivery operation and charging stations at post offices. Japan Post Co.,

What's the most important fuel-cell car so far? Poll results

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Nonetheless, Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota today offer zero-emission vehicles powered by hydrogen in limited areas of California, and other makers are likely to launch. About 600,000 plug-in electric cars have been sold in the U.S. in the past 10 years. The number for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles is lower: as of the end of last month, it's below 1,600.

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KPMG Survey: execs say connected car generates 10x revenue than a conventional vehicle; market share based on units “outdated”; BEVs #1 trend

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BEVs jumped from rank 9 in 2015—when the consequences of e-mobility on OEMs business models were underestimated—to become the #1 key trend in 2017. 27% see BMW here as unrivaled leader in autonomous driving followed by Tesla with 9% and Honda with 9%.

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Honda hybrids, Prius Prime buyers misled, PG&E electric-car rebate: Today's Car News

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Today, Toyota Prius Prime buyers complain of uncooperative dealers, Honda announces a new dedicated hybrid model for 2018, and California utility Pacific Gas & Electric offers rebates for electric-car use. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Find out why Faraday Future's luxury electric car is called the FF 91. China plans to invest $360. Today in Car News

Second Honda dealership achieves grid-neutral status

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Honda has made some efforts in that direction with its "green dealer" program. If you're planning on buying a green car, have you ever wondered if you'll be making the purchase at a green dealership? As cars get more efficient, the carbon emissions related to the infrastructure for manufacturing and selling them should be considered as well. DON'T. Environmental dealers dealerships Connecticut

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2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell to lease for $369 a month

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will be available through certain California dealerships before the year is out, its maker says. Honda. The clock is ticking, but we may still see a third hydrogen fuel-cell car go on sale in certain regions of California—alongside the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell and Toyota Mirai—before the end of the year. hydrogen Leasing hydrogen fuel cell

Honda leasing 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell at $369/month, including fuel

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Honda announced a competitive introductory lease price of $369 a month for 36 months (plus tax) for the Clarity Fuel Cell sedan, which is coming to dealerships in California by the end of 2016. Retail leasing will be available to residents who live or work near Honda’s network of 12 approved fuel cell vehicle dealerships located in select California markets. Honda will further develop its dealer network as consumer friendly hydrogen fueling stations become available.

First 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedans delivered in California

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Well after Hyundai and Toyota launched their own fuel-cell cars in California, the first 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedans to be leased to retail customers were delivered yesterday in a small ceremony. There's a new hydrogen fuel-cell kid in town. Like the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell and Toyota Mirai, the Clarity Fuel Cell is available only. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

Honda establishes Marine Science Foundation

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Inspired by the Japanese concept of sato-umi —the convergence of land and sea where human and marine life can harmoniously coexist—Honda has established the Honda Marine Science Foundation , a new initiative to address marine ecosystem restoration and the impact of humans and climate change on oceans and intertidal areas. In 2015, Honda began researching the oceanic and aquatic impacts of a rapidly changing climate, ocean acidification and rising sea levels.

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan: Live Photos, More Details From Tokyo

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We got a first look at the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell over a month ago, but major details--including the car's name--weren't released until the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show last week. Honda's production hydrogen-powered vehicle--now named Clarity Fuel Cell--will go on sale in Japan early next year, with a U.S. Tokyo Motor Show hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

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Honda hybrid minivan, SUV, or pickup coming; dedicated hybrid in 2018 too

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In recent years, Honda has announced that it planned to release advanced-technology green cars in the future—without mentioning even their names, let alone any details or specifications. That's what happened two years ago with a pair of unnamed battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles that later proved to be two new variants of the Honda.

Honda WR-V: how to make a crossover from a small hatchback

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The latest example of this trend is the Honda WR-V, a new pseudo-crossover for the Indian market. Crossovers are so popular right now that several automakers are even trying to pass off conventional hatchbacks as high-riding utility vehicles. Despite the extra plastic body cladding and slightly-different front and rear fascias, the WR-V looks very. all-wheel drive India AWD

CARB releases Midterm Review of ZEV regulation, LEV III GHG and PM standards; calls for post-2025 standards

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Toyota and Honda have also announced partnerships with private companies for financial support of additional stations in California and the Northeast.

Tesla wireless charging, Toyota hybrid sales, 2017 Honda Fit: Today's Car News

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million hybrids globally this year, and we have pricing information for the 2017 Honda Fit. Today, an aftermarket company plans to market a wireless-charging system for the Tesla Model S, Toyota is on track to sell almost 1.5 All this and more on Green Car Reports. Want to charge your Tesla wirelessly? Soon you'll be able to, but only if you own a. Today in Car News

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2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Priced 'Around $60,000,' CA Launch Before End Of Year

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As previously announced, the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will arrive in the U.S. Auto Show, Honda said it will begin leasing cars to retail customers in select California markets "before the end of 2016." later this year, but only in certain parts of California. At yesterday's 2016 Washington, D.C., It also said that the hydrogen fuel-cell sedan. California hydrogen Pricing hydrogen fuel cell

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell rated at 366 miles of range by EPA

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The Toyota Mirai has taken the lead in U.S. sales of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, though it was beaten to market early last year by the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell. Through September, Toyota has sold 710 of its four-person Mirai sedan—though up to half of those sales came in August to employees and others connected to Toyota. We're close to. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell alternative fuel vehicles

2017 Honda Clarity Priced, Nissan Leaf Battery Plant, New VW Electric-Car Boss: Today's Car News

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Today, the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will start at "around $60,000" when it launches in California later this year, a U.K. plant prepares to build larger battery packs for the next-generation Nissan Leaf, and Volkswagen names a new electric-car boss. All this and more on Green Car Reports. As part of a reorganization of its vehicle-development. Today in Car News

Honda Plug-In Hybrid, 2017 Acura NSX, Tesla Model 3 In China: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the 2018 Honda plug-in hybrid, full specs for the 2017 Acura NSX hybrid supercar, and the possibility that the Tesla Model 3 electric car could be built in China as well as the U.S. The 2018 Honda plug-in hybrid will have a 40-mile electric range, and share a platform with the.

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2017 Honda Civic hatchback, VW T-Cross Breeze, electric-car range cost: Today's Car News

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Today, we're on the ground at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, where the Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze concept and 2017 Honda Civic hatchback prototype have already been unveiled. We also look at the cost of electric-car range and more, on Green Car Reports. The convertible Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze concept previews an upcoming small crossover from the. Today in Car News

True Zero H2 network fuels more than 3.7M miles in California in 2016

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The number of fuel cell cars on California roads increased during 2016 and is expected to more than quadruple during 2017. Toyota began in late 2015 retailing its hydrogen-powered Mirai in California, and in December 2016 Honda introduced its next-generation Honda Clarity, also powered by hydrogen. The company also obtained financing from Toyota and Honda to help accelerate and grow its California hydrogen network.

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid on sale this spring with 48-mpg gas mileage rating

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The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan was unveiled yesterday, ending a one-year hiatus in the model that will now offer the highest EPA gas-mileage ratings in the Honda lineup. The new model uses an updated version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain fitted to earlier hybrid Accords, which were sold as 2014 and 2015 models, but the plug-in

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq, Honda Accord Hybrid Hiatus, Intercity Fast Charging: Today's Car News

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Today, we have some details on the Prius-fighting 2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, the Honda Accord Hybrid goes on hiatus, and the case for intercity fast charging for electric cars. The Honda Accord Hybrid is. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A Tesla representative will testify at a Federal Trade Commission hearing on auto-dealer franchise laws. Today in Car News

2017 Honda Fit priced, unchanged

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The 2017 Honda Fit hatchback went on sale in the U.S. last week with only minor changes. Pricing starts at $16,825 (including destination) for a base LX model with a six-speed manual transmission. In addition to the manual transmission, a CVT automatic is optional on the LX and mid-level EX model, and mandatory on the top EX-L trim level. DON'T. Pricing subcompact

Tesla Autopilot safety, 2017 Honda CR-V, Formula E relevance: Today's Car News

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Today, we take a closer look at the statistics used by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to defend the carmaker's Autopilot system, survey the upgraded 2017 Honda CR-V crossover, and look at how Formula E electric-car racing could make road cars better. Certain 2016 and 2017 Toyota Prius hybrids are being recalled to.