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Honda CR-Z Hybrid Coupe Gets Huge Sales Incentive

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Dealers are now apparently looking for way to purge substantial inventories of the Honda CR-Z hybrid coupe, leading to suspicions that the model may be starting to enter its death throes. Honda announced its July incentives this week, but the CR-Z turns out to receive a major discount that goes unadvertised. Green Incentives and Rebates deals sales

Honda: hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cells to be two-thirds of Europe sales by 2025

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Honda's green-car strategy for the next decade or so appears to be coming into greater focus. In place of its previous mild hybrids, the Japanese automaker is planning to produce much higher volumes of its two-motor hybrid powertrain, as seen first in the Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan. It also launched the Clarity Fuel Cell sedan last year, and. Europe Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars

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Honda Insight Hybrid: The Least-Wanted Car In America?

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So it appears to be with the Honda Insight, the subcompact mild hybrid hatchback that the company discontinued after the 2014 model year. DON''T MISS: Honda Ends 3. Green Honda Integrated Motor Assist New car sales mild hybrid sales subcompact Automakers and their dealers know that when a vehicle is updated, redesigned, or discontinued, the last lagging examples of the old model may sit on lots for months, perhaps even years.

Honda Clarity EV electric car to have only 80 miles of range: report

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One of the more eagerly awaited all-electric cars coming to market this year has been the 2018 Honda Clarity EV. It's a battery-electric version of the 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell already on sale in some regions of California, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car Honda Clarity EVBut unlike most of the pure electric cars on the U.S. market, the Clarity is a mid-size sedan.

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. It will go on sale in Japan in early 2016, followed by a U.S. DON'T MISS: Honda.

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

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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. The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will be available through certain California dealerships before the year is out, its maker says. Honda.

Honda Clarity On Sale Late In 2016; Plug-In Hybrid To Get 40 Miles Of Range

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The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen fuel-cell car will go on sale in the U.S. It will be followed in 2018 by a plug-in hybrid vehicle that shares its platform, which Honda says will have 40 miles of electric range or more. These details were confirmed by Honda at an event yesterday. in late 2016, and initially it will be sold only in California.

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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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2016 Honda HR-V Subcompact SUV Starts At $19,995, On Sale May 15

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The 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact crossover goes on sale May 15, and we now have full pricing information. CHECK OUT: 2016 Honda HR-V Subcompact. The base price is $19,115, but a mandatory $880 destination fee brings that up to $19,995--neatly under $20,000. That buys an entry-level LX model with front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission. Pricing subcompact Crossovers

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Honda introduces new Insight Hybrid

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Japanese carmaker Honda has announced the introduction of a refreshed Insight Hybrid model, which will be accompanied by an Insight Exclusive model with a 1.5litre engine. Both hybrid cars will go on sale at dealerships in Japan on November 11 with a combined sales target of 1,500units monthly. The Honda Insight Hybrid will start at [.].

Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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At a press event in Tokyo to lay out his future vision and direction for the company, Honda Motor President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to make two-thirds of its overall unit sales from plug-in hybrid/hybrid vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles such as fuel cell vehicles and battery EVs by around 2030. After that, Honda will make a plug-in hybrid type available for the major models and increase the number of models sequentially.

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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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Honda Hybrid Minivan On Sale In Japan, Using Accord Hybrid System

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Honda hybrids have essentially gone on hiatus this year. In the U.S., For the 2016 model year, the only hybrid it sells is the aging CR-Z two-seater, which uses the carmaker's old Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system. The Accord Hybrid--and its more sophisticated full-hybrid powertrain--is taking the year off, but will return in an. Green JDM Japan forbidden fruit

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Honda Fuel-Cell Vehicle U.S. Sales Date Gets A Little Fuzzier

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Honda is expected to join Toyota and Hyundai in offering hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the U.S., But now Honda seems to have given itself a later window for when the production version but the timeline for that may have become a bit fuzzier. The Japanese automaker has already shown two concept cars previewing the design of its fuel-cell vehicle.

Honda reveals details of Accord Plug-in Hybrid engine

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Earlier this year, Honda released the Accord Plug-in Hybrid (pictured) on limited sale: and now the company has revealed details about its engine as part of the SAE World Congress in Detroit.

Honda Insight Hybrid Production To End

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The Honda Insight hybrid is no more. That''s the confirmation from Honda itself, as slow sales prompt the Japanese automaker to end production of its flagship hybrid.

Honda launches new Vezel compact SUV hybrid

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Honda is launching a new compact SUV called the Vezel which will include a hybrid model. Now going on sale in Japan, the new model is designed to compete in an increasing popular segment, taking on the likes of the Nissan Juke and Ford Ecosport, but won’t arrive in Europe until 2015.

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Electric car battery warranties, Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sales start, Mitsubishi electric cars: Today's Car News

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Today, we compare electric car battery warranties, the first 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedans are delivered to customers in California, and a report indicates Mitsubishi may share an electric-car platform with Renault. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Future Mitsubishi electric cars will use a platform shared with Renault and Nissan, a. Today in Car News

Honda to begin leasing Clarity fuel cell vehicle in California by year end; targeting <$500/month

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Auto Show, Honda said that it will begin retail leasing of the new 5-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell sedan ( earlier post ) to customers in select California markets before the end of 2016. Honda expects limited volumes in the early stages of production.

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US hybrid sales rise in December – but what about the calendar year?

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There was more good news for manufacturers of hybrid vehicles as reported sales leapt by 42 per cent in December 2009 compared to the previous year. Sales reached 25,167 units during the month thanks in part to the fact that December 2009 had 28 selling days compared to 26 in the prior year. The figures do [.].

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Honda begins sales of new Grace Hybrid in Japan; 4WD option

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Honda Motor Co., has begun sales of the all-new Grace hybrid sedan at dealerships across Japan. The Grace is equipped with Honda’s Sport Hybrid i-DCD one-motor hybrid system that enables the driver to start in EV mode and realizes fuel economy of 34.4 Honda Grace.

Seattle Honda Dealer Adopts Tesla & Apple Sales Elements, Learns Lessons

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Tesla Motors'' direct online sales model has led to state-by-state battles with franchised dealers and their lobbyists. While Tesla works to sell its electric cars in as many states as possible, dealers decry direct sales as a threat to healthy competition and a danger to consumers. sales dealers Tesla Motors Dealership Seattle state laws

Chrysler Conundrum: Truck Sales Mean Buying Emission-Credits From Tesla, Toyota, Honda

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When it comes to fuel efficiency, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is among the lowest of all U.S. automakers. The company was at the bottom of the most recent Union of Concerned Scientists emissions rankings for carmakers. It tied for "dirtiest tailpipe" with Volkswagen, which was demoted after it was revealed that "defeat device" software in its. emissions EPA Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

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Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased by 5.2 Indeed sales of hybrids have significantly out-performed the total light duty vehicle market, which dropped by 27.7 Here is a look at how each manufacturer faired: Ford: It was a decent month for Ford with the new hybrid version of the Fusion and Milan boosting overall hybrid sales to 3,649 units - a June sales record and up 91 per cent compared to the previous year.

Is Honda Accord Hybrid Gone? Yes, For A Year--But It'll Be Back

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The Honda Accord Hybrid has the highest fuel-economy rating of any mid-size hybrid sedan: 47 mpg combined. That's better than any other competitor now on sale, including hybrid models of the Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, and Toyota Camry. DON'T MISS: Honda But the hybrid Accord has quietly vanished from the carmaker's 2016 lineup.

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A closer look at US auto sales in July

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Today we take a closer look at how each manufacturer has faired as US auto sales slowed their decline throughout the month of July. In all, passenger car sales dropped 10.6 Reported sales jumped 31.8 per cent new vehicles sales market share for the month, the highest monthly share to date. Ford: The US manufacturer posted the first year-on-year sales gains of any major car manufacturer in the US market with total sales climbing two per cent to 158,838 units.

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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2016 Honda Civic Sedan: Sleek Lines, Turbo Engine, CVT For Efficiency

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After showing a well-received concept version this past spring at the 2015 New York Auto Show, Honda revealed its 10th-generation Civic compact at an event in Los Angeles. The 2016 Honda Civic sedan will go on sale in the U.S. later this year, and will eventually be followed by coupe and five-door hatchback body styles. The production car retains. turbocharged

2018 Honda Plug-In Hybrid To Offer 40-Mile Range, Use Fuel-Cell Vehicle's Platform

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Later this week, Honda will unveil the production version of its hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. And roughly two years after that car goes on sale, Honda will also launch a dedicated plug-in hybrid car--which it has now confirmed will use underpinnings similar to those of the fuel-cell vehicle.

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Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Honda Civic

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It's important to understand how important a car the Honda Civic compact sedan is in the U.S. Between the Civic sedan and its coupe sibling, Honda sells more than 300,000 of them a year--or roughly 20 times this year's sales of the Chevy Volt. market. The Civic nameplate is more than 40 years old, and it's stood for smart, relatively. Awards GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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Is The 2015 Honda Fit Sedan India's Just-Launched Honda City?

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We know what the all-new 2015 Honda Fit hatchback will look like; that car was unveiled in Japan last July, and then went on sale in September there. Yesterday, Honda Cars India unveiled the latest version of the Honda City, a subcompact sedan sold in developing But have we now seen what the sedan model of the 2015 Fit will look like as well?

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Will Honda Insight, CR-Z Hybrids Be Pulled From U.S. Sale Too?

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required) reports that Honda will end European sales of the CR-Z and Insight hybrids after their numbers consistently failed to meet expectations. Honda sold 1,242 Insight hybrids in Europe last year, down 62 percent from the year before. Sometimes--to quote a famous frog--it''s not easy being green. Automotive News Europe (sub. The CR-Z racked up

Honda’s latest hybrid model goes on sale

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Honda (UK) has announced the pricing and specification for its new CR-Z hybrid coupe, which customers can order through the Honda dealer network from this Friday, 5 March. Tags: Honda coupe cr-z geneva motor show hybrid new The CR-Z is the world’s first production sports hybrid coupe; a slick looking car that should prove exciting to drive while retaining the benefits of advanced, low emission [.].

Prius tops the sales charts again

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Whoever thought the only certainties in life were death and taxes clearly hasn’t paid attention to the sales charts in Japan lately. per cent of the country’s total car sales for the month. Amazingly however, even though the Prius’s total sales were substantially higher than in August (when it posted 21,669 sales), its share of the new vehicle market actually dropped from 12.1

Honda CR-Z hybrid boosts power (not emissions)

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Honda has updated its sporty coupe hybrid, the CR-Z, with the new to go on sale from January 2013. Honda Honda CR-Z hybrid sporty coupeThe new version features increased power levels-now up to 137 PS-up 13 PS- along with subtle revisions to interior and exterior styling. Greater performance doesn’t come at the expense of higher emissions or poorer fuel economy [.].

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Honda beginning sales of Legend with 3-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system in January; V6 with cylinder deactivation

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Honda Motor Co., will begin sales of the all-new Legend flagship sedan (its cousin is already on sale in the US as the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) at dealerships across Japan on 22 January 2015. Honda Sensing.

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Chevrolet Volt continues to be top seller for plug-in vehicles

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When it comes to plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, there is one clear frontrunner when it comes to early sales. During the month it broke its own sales record delivering 2,961 Volt extended range [.].

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China Emission Standards: So Tough Honda Will Have All Hybrids By 2025

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Cities have had to limit new-car sales and restrict car use to combat rampant pollution, while the government is aggressively promoting electric cars as a solution to the problem. China is the world's largest market for new cars, and it also has some of the world's worst air pollution. But one carmaker believes that in a decade, Chinese emissions. Green China Fuel Economy Future Cars emissions

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales Triple In 2012 As Buyers, Models Increase

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We know that at least 50,000 sales of plug-in cars will have been reported by Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Nissan, and car buyers took home about 17,500 plug-in electric cars in 2011. Last year, the numbers got better. A lot better.

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

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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. The Toyota Mirai has taken the lead in U.S.