2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. A new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight. Detroit Auto Show

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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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. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show

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Honda FCEV hydrogen car debuts in Geneva

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One the most exciting appearances at the Geneva Motor Show this week has to be the Honda FCEV fuel cell concept which is expected to form the basis for a production car due to launch in 2015. Hydrogen fuel Honda Fuel Cells

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Honda begins operation of 1st wind farm by an automaker in Brazil; covering electricity needs for annual local auto production

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Honda Energy do Brasil Ltda. Honda Energy), Honda’s wind power generation business subsidiary in Brazil, has begun operation of its wind power generation facility. Honda thereby the first automaker in Brazil to start a wind power generation business. Honda Energy will be proactive in promoting the use of renewable energy in Brazil. Honda has set a target to reduce CO 2 emissions from its global products by 30% by the end of 2020 compared to year 2000 levels.

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Honda To Debut Fuel Cell Concept At 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Honda has released a lone sketch to hint at the form of a new fuel cell concept debuting at this year''s Los Angeles Auto Show. The company says the new FCEV Concept expresses a "potential styling direction" for a next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle due in 2015--ready to meet Toyota''s FCV-based production car head on in an expanding market

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2015 Honda Fit: Full Details From 2015 Detroit Auto Show

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The all-new 2015 Honda Fit was unveiled this afternoon at the Detroit Auto Show--one of very few cars that could conceivably be deemed "green" at an event dominated by the huge new 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck. The new Fit is a complete redesign of the five-door subcompact that won raves for its interior space and versatility in its

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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. Europe Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto Show plug-in carsIn 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.

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Honda Previews Hybrid 'Concept B' Hatch At Beijing Auto Show

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It''s a sign of how important the Chinese car market is becoming, that major automakers seem to show as many new concept vehicles in Beijing as they do at more traditional auto show venues.

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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.,

2015 Honda Fit: Video Summary From Detroit Auto Show

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Undoubtedly the most important green car at a rather scattered Detroit Auto Show, the 2015 Honda Fit promises to be a strong entry in the subcompact segment when it arrives this spring.

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of. Detroit Auto Show VideosPickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut.

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.

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell EPA-rated with 366-mile range; longest of any ZEV

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Honda will introduce the new 5-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell sedan by the end of 2016, beginning with retail leasing to customers through its expanded network of 12 approved fuel cell vehicle dealerships located in select California markets.

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11 Japanese auto, infrastructure and financial companies establishing new company to develop hydrogen stations

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Honda Motor Co., Honda Motor Co., As a result of discussions that began in May 2017, eleven companies in Japan have signed an agreement to form a new company in the spring of 2018 aimed at the full-fledged development of hydrogen recharging stations (HRS) for fuel cell vehicles (FCV). The initial partners include Toyota Motor Corporation; Nissan Motor Co., JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation; Idemitsu Kosan Co., Iwatani Corporation; Tokyo Gas Co. Toho Gas Co.,

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.

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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2016 Honda HR-V: Live Photos And Details From 2014 LA Auto Show

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After a preview earlier this year, the 2016 Honda HR-V was unveiled in final U.S.-spec spec form at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Known as the Vezel in other markets, the HR-V is based on the Honda Fit and is set to rival the likes of the Nissan Juke in the burgeoning small-crossover segment. RELATED: 2015 Honda Fit Gas Mileage: True 40-MPG

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Honda to debut FCEV fuel cell concept in Europe

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Honda is to bring its FCEV fuel cell concept to Europe next month as it debuts at the Geneva Motor Show alongside the Civic Type R concept and NSX supercar. The new FCEV concept was first seen at the Los Angeles Auto Show Iast November, where it showed off its next-generation fuel cell system.

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Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

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Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell research, the biggest auto companies are doubling and tripling up to share the costs. Honda and GM said in July 2013 that they would share their fuel-cell development efforts, and. The cost of developing advanced zero-emission powertrains for future vehicles is substantial, even for the world's largest carmakers. General Motors GM hydrogen Project Driveway hydrogen fuel cell

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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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Honda CR-V Hybrid appears in Frankfurt; US likely next, but when?

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Five months ago, Honda showed a hybrid version of its CR-V compact crossover utility vehicle at the Shanghai auto show. Now, a European version of the Honda CR-V Hybrid is being shown at this week's Frankfurt auto show. Honda CR-V. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor ShowHaving teased it twice around the world, will the hybrid crossover come to North America too? DON'T MISS: 2018 (?)

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Honda Urban EV Concept to go on sale in 2019, but not for North America

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Frankfurt Auto Show minicar Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV If there were a favorite car among journalists and car fans at this week's Frankfurt motor show, it may have been a small, all-electric hatchback city car. Which is pretty remarkable, given the practical, unexciting, utilitarian, slightly nerdy image every non-Tesla electric car seems to carry among that group even today. The car in question is.

Two-Thirds Of 2030 Hondas Will Be Electrified Or Zero Emission: CEO

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Fifteen years is a short time in the life of the auto industry, just two complete product cycles for the average high-volume vehicle.

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2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Crossover Utility Vehicle Debuts At Chicago Auto Show

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The 2017 Kia Niro "hybrid utility vehicle" revealed this morning at the Chicago Auto Show marks the South Korean brand's ambitious entry into dedicated hybrids. While dedicated hybrids have traditionally been hatchbacks--think Honda Insight, Toyota Prius, even the plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt--none have yet been designed as crossover utility. Chicago Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids

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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. Green Auto Show Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids hydrogen fuel cell plug-in carsin late 2016, and initially it will be sold only in California.

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Honda reveals Accord Plug-in Hybrid at LA Auto Show

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, much of the focus for Honda was on the new Honda Civic: however, the Japanese carmaker had arguably an even more significant announcement for green car enthusiasts.

2015 NY Auto Show Green Cars, Tesla Model X Spied, Honda Fit EV Lease Extensions: Today's Car News

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Today we have a preview of the green-car debuts expected for the 2015 New York Auto Show, video and spy photos of a Tesla Model X prototype on California roads, and information on lease extensions for the Honda Fit EV. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We also apologize for Sunday''s e-mail update, which seems to have been lost in transit. Today in Car News

2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut in Detroit; 50 mpg or better projected

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On Thursday, a concept version of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan was unveiled before its public debut at next week's Detroit auto show. Any new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. Honda released photos and some details of what's called the "Insight. Detroit Auto Show

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car Questions: Toyota, Honda & Hyundai Respond (Part 1)

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Next week, the Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan will be introduced in detail at the Los Angeles Auto Show, possibly with a new model name (rumored to be Mirai). Small numbers of Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers are now on the road, and Honda will launch its next-generation hydrogen fuel-cell car within two years. DON''T MISS: 10 Questions On Hydrogen

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10th Generation Honda Accord launching this year with advanced new powertrain lineup; next-gen two-motor hybrid

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Honda will launch the tenth-generation Accord ever later this year. Honda will release additional details on the all-new 2018 Accord design, technology and performance in the weeks ahead.

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Honda FCV Concept: Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Coming In 2016 (Live Photos)

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We''ve now got live photos of the updated Honda FCV hydrogen fuel-cell concept, which made its North American debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show this week. A design evolution of 2013''s FCEV concept, the Honda FCV was first unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show back in November. DON''T MISS: Honda To Offer New Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid Model By 2018

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

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hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto ShowIt'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.

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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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Tesla Semi, 2019 Honda Insight, NEVS 9-3 (nee Saab), future of oil: Today's Car News

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The end-of-year holiday season is just starting, but the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid that will debut at the Detroit auto show next month has been. Today, a surprise advance look at an important new hybrid model, bad news for global oil and gas, an old Saab as a new electric car, and Tesla gets more Semi orders. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars Full hybrid

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Top Ten Green Cars of the Detroit Auto Show. The Green Piece.

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The North American International Auto Show 2013 (or the Detroit Auto Show as we like to call it) starts its second day of press previews today, before opening to the public for two weeks of motoring delights (January 14-27, 2013). Tuesday 15 January 2013. The Green Piece Column.

BMW 3-Series vs Tesla Model 3, Honda Fit update, Buick wagon, ChargePoint cash: Today's Car News

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Today, reports say BMW will reveal its Tesla Model 3-fighter this fall, PG&E concludes electric cars can be kinder to the grid, ChargePoint raises more money, and the 2018 Honda Fit gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. All this and more on Green Car Reports. It's been a busy week for ChargePoint, which is not only taking over management of. Today in Car News

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Acura CDX Trademarked: Small Luxury Crossover Based On Honda HR-V To Come?

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The 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact crossover hasn''t quite made it to U.S. DON''T MISS: 2016 Honda HR-V: Live Photos, Video, And Details From 2014 LA Auto Show Honda leverages many of its showrooms, but there is already speculation that it could spawn a related model. Specifically, that Fit-based crossover could trade its "H" grille badge for an "A."

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