2019 Honda Insight, Chevy Bolt EV fast charging, and fuel economy commentary: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We take a broader look at the 2019 Honda Insight. And will electric cars displace hybrid vehicles? All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2019 Honda Insight GM works to create an ultra-fast charging system for the Chevrolet Bolt EV. We explain how readers can make themselves heard about the EPA's proposed freeze in fuel economy standards.

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

Green Car Reports

Pickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. 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.

2019 Chevrolet Cruze mpg, rushed Tesla production, and Honda Insight safety: Today's Car News

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Tesla rushes to build 5,000 cars per week and the hurried pace may have come at a cost. The Honda Insight receives a Top Safety Pick+ award. All of this and more on Green Car Reports The EPA outs a potential 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Eco model with better fuel economy. And Volkswagen fires six managers for their roles in the emission cheating scandal.

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New Honda Insight details revealed

Green Cars News

The new version of the Honda Insight Hybrid is now on sale in the US and boasts an influx of new features. The vehicle, which has a starting price of $18,200, has a base line model known simply as “Insight” with Insight LX and the top-of-the-line Insight EX also available. Green cars Honda Latest news 2011 Honda Insight Honda hybrid cars Honda Insight Honda Insight Hybrid Hybrid cars new Honda Insight

50-mpg 2019 Honda Insight, Tesla Model 3 parts, electric Corvette, climate trolling: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got more details on the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid, some deep research into where Tesla Model 3 parts come from, an amusing troll by one head of state on another, and a very fast, very pricey all-electric Chevy Corvette. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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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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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. 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 in Car News

Buying A Used 2000-2006 Honda Insight Hybrid: The Guide

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If you''ve been reading Green Car Reports over the past week, you might have seen we recently bought a 2001 Honda Insight--an example of one of the first hybrids sold by a major automaker. But what if you want to buy your own early Insight?

Tesla Is Top Pick, Fisker Karma Restart, Honda Insight Dies: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The Tesla Model S is named Best Overall vehicle by Consumer Reports, Wanxiang releases a rough timeline for the restart of Fisker Karma production, and the Honda Insight hybrid comes to the end of the road. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Model S electric car was named Best Overall vehicle by Consumer

Toyota's Electric-Car Disdain, Honda Insight Update, Buying A Second Charging Cable: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Decoding Toyota''s disdain for electric cars, writer Antony Ingram updates us on his used 2001 Honda Insight, and how to buy a second charging cable for your plug-in electric car. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Detroit auto show, 2019 pickups, Fisker EMotion, Honda Insight, Tesla history: The Week in Reverse

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This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car. What tricks and technologies did Chevy engineers use to boost the fuel economy of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck? Which state will likely counter any proposed weakening of corporate average fuel-economy standards by the Trump administration? The Week In Reverse

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2019 Honda Insight, Lexus UX Hybrid, electric van test, EPA to ease emission rules: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got new hybrids at the New York auto show, more than 100 electric vans plus battery storage, and EPA plans to permit more emissions from future cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important green-car stories. Today in Car News

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VW e-Golf Drive Report, Tesla In Arizona, Used Honda Insight Guide: Today's Car News

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Today on Green CarReports: We drive VW''s first electric car to be sold in the U.S., run down what you need to know if you want to buy an early Honda Insight, and dig deeper into GM''s new and more fuel-efficient engines. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Last week, we drove the Volkswagen e-Golf for two hours in Berlin--and now we''ve written

Honda introduces new Insight Hybrid

Green Cars News

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 [.].

Tesla Model 3 Performance awd built, 2019 Honda Insight, 2018 Kia Niro hybrid, another state joins California: The Week in Reverse

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What hybrid car aced the battery of crash tests inflicted by the IIHS? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 22, 2018. Which state added its name to the list of those following California's tighter emissions regulations? Friday, we examined a conservative poll, funded and

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2011 Honda Insight Adds New $18,950 Entry Model, Upgraded Features

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While the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and Nissan LEAF have stolen most of the green-car limelight of late, and the Toyota Prius continues to be the go-to vehicle for those seeking reliable yet efficient transportation, Honda's Insight continues to plug along, with new upgrades to standard equipment and a less expensive entry-level model for 2011 aimed at

Top 10 Green Cars revealed

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Green cars are definitely the in-thing in the auto industry and now consumer website kbb.com (part of the Kelley Blue Book) has named its Top 10 Green Cars for 2010. Now before you wonder where the likes of the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt are on the list – they are not yet available and [.].

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

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Honda hybrid cars smash sales barrier

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It was another successful year for Honda’s range of hybrid cars – as they surpassed 800,000 cumulative sales worldwide at the end of December, 2011. It has been 12 years and two months since the first generation Honda Insight was introduced in Japan in November, 1999. More recently, Honda has introduced six new hybrid cars [.]. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Accord Hybrid Civic Hybrid Honda hybrid cars Honda Insight

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Honda to demonstrate vehicle to X communication

Green Cars News

Intelligent transportation systems are thought to be the future of motoring – and now Honda is taking a leading role in their advancement from cool concept to mainstream reality. Green cars Honda Latest news green cars Honda Insight V2X technology vehicle to vehicle communications

Honda to introduce three new hybrid cars

Green Cars News

Japanese carmaker Honda has made a huge announcement with just two weeks left before the Beijing International Auto Show – by declaring it will introduce three new hybrid cars in the China region. In total, Honda will introduce more than 10 new and full model change Honda models over three years – from 2013-2015. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news China green cars Honda CR-Z Honda Fit Honda Insight

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Honda to increase green car output

Green Cars News

Demand is so high for green cars after government incentives were introduced in Japan, that the Honda Motor Company, the country’s number two car manufacturer, has said it will start partial weekend shifts at two factories in a bid to push low emission vehicles off the production line. According to the plans, Honda will add one or two days of weekend work at its Suzuka factory which makes the Insight Hybrid and the Fit subcompact.

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Study: Eco driving could improve fuel economy by 20 per cent

Green Cars News

A new study by Honda in Japan has revealed just how much fuel drivers could save by adopting a fuel efficient driving style. It found that drivers using the new Eco Assist system on the Honda Insight Hybrid improved fuel economy by an average of 10 per cent and potentially as much as 20 per cent [.].

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Honda to bring hybrid models to China

Green Cars News

Japanese manufacturer Honda is hoping to make in-roads in China by bringing two of its most popular hybrid models to the country before the end of 2012. Both the Honda Insight Hybrid and the forthcoming Honda CR-Z Hybrid will make their way to China according to Honda President and CEO Takanobu Ito, who was speaking at [.].

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And The Top 3 Finalists For World Green Car Are?

All Cars Electric

The winner of the 2010 World Green Car award will be announced at the opening of the New York Auto Show in April and we will have to wait until then to see which vehicle prevails, but the list has now been narrowed down to only three remaining vehicles. The top three finalists for the World Green Car award are the Honda Insight, the Volkswagen

Insight tops Japanese best-sellers list

Green Cars News

Having already surpassed the Toyota Prius during its first month of sales in the UK, Honda’s Insight is now ranked as the best selling car among all new vehicle registrations in Japan in April marking the first time a hybrid model has been the top seller during any monthly sales period. According to data from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association, 10,481 units of the Honda Insight were sold marking the continuation of growing success for Honda on home turf.

Federal agencies to receive hybrid vehicle boost

Green Cars News

Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Chevrolet Silverado electric vehicles Ford Escape Hybrid Ford Fusion Hybrid General Services Administration Honda Insight Hybrid hybrid vehicles plug-in hybrid vehicles

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Insight caught in Prius shadow?

Green Cars News

The Honda Insight may have outsold the Toyota Prius in April, but it still can’t seem to escape the shadow of its more renowned rival. Research from Nielsen has found that since Honda started selling its new hybrid car, 61 per cent of people who held online discussions about it also mentioned the Prius. In contrast, a mere 27 per cent of those talking about the 2010 Toyota Prius mentioned the Honda Insight.

Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell, Tesla Car Sharing, Portable Electric Scooter: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Mercedes-Benz could launch a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in 2017, a crowd-funded Tesla car-sharing service, and an electric scooter that fits in a briefcase. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Startup Vukee hopes to crowd-fund a Tesla car-sharing service. Meet our used 2001 Honda Insight hybrid.

Toyota and Ford enjoy hybrid sales gains

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Tags: Ford Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota Ford Escape Hybrid Ford Fusion Hybrid Ford hybrid cars honda civic hybrid Honda hybrid cars Honda Insight hybrid car sales Toyota Camry Hybrid Toyota hybrid cars Toyota Prius

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One in 10 new cars sold is… a Toyota Prius

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Success doesn’t come much more resounding than this – one out of every 10 new cars sold in Japan during November was a Toyota Prius. The vehicle maintained its top spot in Japan new passenger car sales for the seventh month in a row, posting 26,815 units according to data from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association. Total passenger car sales for the month were 268,450.

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Greenest and least green cars in the UK revealed

Green Cars News

Hang your head in shame Dodge SRT-10 - for you are the most polluting car on Britain’s roads. It found that the American sports car churns out 488g/km of carbon dioxide (CO2) - meaning 322 oak trees would be needed to absorb its emissions over the course of a year. At the other end of the scale, the Toyota Prius lost its crown as the country’s most environmentally friendly car to the Honda Insight which was named as the Green Car of the Year 2009.

Is the Prius the greenest car of all?

Green Cars News

Mirror, mirror on the wall… which is the greenest car of all? The Japanese car maker not only took first place in the results, but second place too thanks to its Toyota iQ model. Honda took the bronze medal place with its Insight Hybrid. The VCD has been rating 300 car models each year for the last 20 years and measures fuel used and the emissions released per kilometre driven. But what about the European car makers?

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Companies to showcase green cars in UK

Green Cars News

A green car event will take place at the Millbrook Proving Ground featuring vehicles from BMW, Chevrolet, Citroen, Ford, Honda, Kia, Mini, Peugeot, Toyota and Vauxhall. The event has been designed to provide company car fleet managers with the chance to test drive the latest environmentally friendly vehicles. Tags: Green cars Latest news fleet cars Greener Company Cars In Action Millbrook Proving Ground

Prius tops the sales charts again

Green Cars News

It is the fifth successive month for Prius to be the number one selling new car in Japan according to official data from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association. per cent of the country’s total car sales for the month. The runners-up in the sales chart included the Honda Fit, which finished second with 17,241 units; followed by the Toyota Vitz at 12,731 units; and the Honda Insight Hybrid at 10,289 units sold.

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LA show displays green car ‘glimpse into the future’

Green Cars News

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public today with a glittering display of green cars taking pride of place. Hybrids still represent the largest volume of “green” vehicles including the popular Toyota Prius, Honda Insight and Ford Fusion hybrids.

Insight the top hybrid performer

Green Cars News

Move over Toyota Prius - there’s a new green car leader in town. During its first month of sales, the Honda Insight has outsold its competitors in the hybrid market. Since going on sale in the UK, 229 Insight models have been sold ahead of its nearest rival the Toyota Prius at 198 units. Indeed Honda can boast some terrific sales success with the Civic Hybrid also selling 79 units during the month meaning total hybrid sales of 308 from the Honda family.

Honda to undercut Insight with two hybrids?

Green Cars News

With the Toyota Prius still providing stiff competition, it appears that Honda may be willing to undercut the price of its own Insight Hybrid car as it bids to land a larger share of the green car market. According to reports, the Japanese car manufacturer is considering introducing two hybrid cars that will be priced lower than the Insight. In addition Honda is expected to launch a hybrid version of its Fit model in fiscal year 2010/11.

Honda Ends Three Green Models For 2015: Insight, Fit EV, FCX Clarity

Green Car Reports

With the new and more fuel-efficient Honda Fit hatchback now on sale, the Japanese carmaker is slimming down its lineup a bit. For 2015, it has eliminated three low-selling green cars: the Honda Insight hybrid subcompact, the Honda Fit EV electric car, and the very low-volume Honda FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. DON''T MISS: 2015 Honda

Can Toyota really claim to be green? The Green Piece

Green Cars News

The Green Piece - Tuesday 30th June 2009. It was a clear winner in our poll to determine the ‘Green Car Manufacturer of the Year’ in 2008 – but 2009 has been much more difficult for Toyota. How green is this green car?

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VIDEO: Five Things About Hybrid Cars That You Should Know

Green Car Reports

Do you know the difference between a mild hybrid like a 2010 Honda Insight, and a full hybrid like the 2010 Toyota Prius? If you do, you're probably well versed in green cars, and you may already be a hybrid vehicle owner. Or what happens to all hybrid vehicles when the weather gets cold? If not, though, we respectfully suggest the video below.

The green cars of the Tokyo Motor Show. The Green Piece

Green Cars News

The country is reeling from a shrinking population and a rapid exodus from the countryside to the cities where owning a car is often considered a hassle due to the expensive car parks and congested roads. In Tokyo itself, car ownership stands at under 0.5 Nevertheless, the show retains its importance for home-grown manufacturers and with Japanese Government incentives centring on low-emission cars it’s no surprise to see this year’s event adopt a green theme.

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Top Gear Awards Toyota Prius With Title of City Car of the Year, Prius is Groundbreaking

All Cars Electric

The Top Gear team has named the 2010 Toyota Prius as the "City Car of the Year." Jeremy Clarkson, part of the Top Gear team, has not be fond of many "green" cars passing through his hands. As Clarkson is quoted as calling the Honda Insight "biblically terrible", the recent award The Prius has won again, and this time the award is unexpected.

Ouch! Honda Yanks Civic Hybrid AND Insight Off Sale In Canada

Green Car Reports

sales figures for green cars, it was apparent that the 2010 Honda Insight wasn't doing well. The "cheapest hybrid" sold just 20,000 copies, and Honda's other hybrid, the 2010 Civic Hybrid, fell by several thousand as well. A reader tipped off our comrades at Autoblog Green that both As early as last year's U.S. Now the repurcusions are being felt.