2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: first drive of hydrogen-powered sedan

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the first one in which we were able to forget about the powertrain and simply drive. There are now three different vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells on sale in California, and we've driven them all. It's the best of the three, although that won't matter much to the majority of U.S. car buyers who live. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle

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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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Assessing the Honda Clarity range: how electric cars fit in, and why

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the only model presently on sale, though the all-electric version will arrive later this year. The hydrogen-powered mid-size sedan with a rated 366 miles of range is the one that's gotten by far the most publicity from Honda, as its technology halo vehicle. Last month, at the New York auto show, Honda unveiled.

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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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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.

2017 26

Toyota, Honda, Nissan, other Japan firms to fund hydrogen fueling

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In the United States, GM and Honda have partnered up to build a production plant in Michigan that will roll out next-generation propulsion systems for fuel-cell. Earlier this year in Europe, 13 companies joined forces to create the Hydrogen Council, a global initiative to discuss and promote the use of hydrogen as a renewable source of energy.

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.

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Honda of Canada Mfg. to invest $492M in Ontario manufacturing plants; $83.6M in government grants

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Honda of Canada Mfg. HCM), a division of Honda Canada Inc., will invest $492 million over the next three years to allow the company to modernize its Ontario manufacturing facilities and to improve its manufacturing carbon footprint significantly—part of Honda’s global initiatives. The new investment brings Honda’s total Canadian facilities investment to over $4.7 In 1986, Honda became the first Japanese auto maker to build a manufacturing facility in Canada.

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Honda introduces Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric at New York show; targeting 75K Clarity vehicles in 4 years

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Honda revealed its all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric ( earlier post ) alongside the already available Clarity Fuel Cell ( earlier post ), saying it will target US sales of 75,000 Clarity vehicles in the first four model years. Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

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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

2017 27

Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid sedans revealed at NY auto show

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At the New York auto show this morning, Honda revealed the second and third powertrains for its Clarity mid-size sedan, now offered only in California with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. The 2017 Honda Clarity Electric and 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid are powered by a battery pack and a plug-in hybrid powertrain, respectively.

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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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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.

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Toyota 'Project Portal' hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty semi tractor as proof of concept

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Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai now lease low volumes of fuel-cell vehicles in selected areas of California where a few dozen hydrogen fueling stations are now up and running. The challenges of building fueling infrastructure for passenger cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells are well known by now. The challenges for fueling may be less daunting for. emissions hydrogen California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle semis

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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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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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GM fuel-cell chief talks about military truck, Honda deal to build hydrogen powertrains

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Innovation has no secret for GM and after tapping into hybrid and electric engine technologies, fuel-cell is its next target. In an interview with Trucks.com, GM’s global fuel-cell business director Charles Freese seemed confident that hydrogen will become a next big step in transportation. General Motors has been involved in fuel-cell. General Motors GM hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell U.S.

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Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV debuts in Shanghai, U.S. sales all but confirmed: UPDATE

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It's one of the more frequent questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles? The Ford Escape Hybrid reigned alone in the first segment from 2004 through 2012, and then Ford simply walked away from the segment. It took until last year for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to arrive, quickly racking thousands of. hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto Show

Leaf driver on Bolt EV, Demon vs Tesla, Honda Clarity gets plugs, hydrogen vs electric (again): Today's Car News

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Today, we've got our first stories from the New York auto-show preview days, a Leaf owner's take on the Chevy Bolt EV, info on the plug-in hybrid and electric Honda Clarity models, and a poll on which company follows Tesla in electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The driver of a Nissan Leaf, the world's highest-selling electric. Today in Car News

2017 15

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

2017 18

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.

2017 27

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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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

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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Leaf vs Bolt EV, Tesla pickup, cheaper Prius, Honda's plug-in Clarity pair: 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, April 14, 2017. Which carmaker launched the first-ever pursuit-rated hybrid police car? What do automakers really want the EPA to do about those 2022 through 2025 vehicle emission rules? Friday, we noted automakers saying they

2017 14

Hybrid Honda CR-V, VW diesel discounts, hydrogen heavy hauler, Model X updates: Today's Car News

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Following yesterday's update on 2017 Tesla Model S price and feature changes, today we updated you on a smaller set of changes to the 2017 Tesla Today, we've got more from the influential Shanghai auto show, more Tesla updates, the end of debate over climate science, and a huge heavy-duty hydrogen vehicle. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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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 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

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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

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.

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Honda to launch electric car in China next year too, joining Toyota, reluctantly

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While corporate average fuel-economy standards through 2021 remain in place in the U.S., automakers are preparing their case to argue for delays in further tightening. Meanwhile, China is turning the policy screws on automakers operating in the country, telling them they must sell more electric cars. In the U.S., only the state of California now. China plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) New Energy Vehicle compliance car

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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 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.

2017 12

Acura CDX could migrate from China as luxury subcompact crossover

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With only the TLX, RDX, MDX, RLX, and NSX to work with, Honda's premium line doesn't compete in a number of important markets. DON'T MISS: 2017 Acura NSX: Sexy, Powerful Hybrid. Acura today has a thin lineup that has as many passenger sedans as crossover utility vehicles. The most glaring absence is in the raging hot subcompact crossover realm. Future Cars subcompact

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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

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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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Tesla software, unhappy Leaf owner, Honda Clarity first drive, Musk says 'no': Today's Car News

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Today, we have a drive report on Honda's hydrogen fuel-cell sedan, an unhappy Nissan Leaf owner, and Elon Musk playing stern daddy to an eager Model 3 buyer. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Trump administration is working to wipe out all U.S. government climate-change efforts. What can you do to reduce carbon emissions yourself? Today in Car News

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.,

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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