How do you service a hydrogen fuel-cell car at a dealer?

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Reliability data shows that some of them won't visit a dealer service department except for. dealers California hydrogen natural gas dealerships service hydrogen fuel cell Honda Civic Natural GasOver the past century, gasoline-powered vehicles have gotten simultaneously more complex and more reliable. Service intervals have lengthened, drivers no longer check a car's fluids daily or weekly, and many new-car owners will never once open the hood.

Honda launches new environmental leadership award “Green Dealer” program for Honda and Acura dealers in US

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American Honda Motor Co, Inc. has established a “Green Dealer” program for its independently-owned Honda and Acura automobile dealers in the United States. The Honda Environmental Leadership Award and Acura Environmental Leadership Award will be given to dealers who quantifiably reduce their environmental impact, beginning with a minimum 10% reduction in total energy use at their dealerships. Headquarter Honda (Clermont, FL). Honda - Silver Level.

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Honda launches Green Dealer program

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Japanese carmaker Honda is attempting to extend its environmental credentials beyond the low emissions of its vehicles, by making its dealership network greener too. It has launched the “Green Dealer” programme (logo, pictured) for independently owned Acura and Honda dealers in the USA with the Honda Environmental Leadership Award and Acura Environmental Leadership Award to [.]. Green cars Honda Latest news Acura green cars green dealers

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

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid starts at $34,290 with 47-mile range

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The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will start at a recommended price of $34,290 including delivery, making it the least expensive plug-in hybrid sedan on the market this year. Honda says it will go on sale December 1, and it will be offered at all Honda dealers in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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Nissan CEO On Electric-Car Perks, Honda 'Green Dealer Guide,' Chrysler Turbo V-6: Today's Car News

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Today we''ve got Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn promoting electric cars, Honda promoting more efficient dealerships, and Chrysler possibly boosting the efficiency of its Pentastar V-6 engine. Honda''s new "Green Dealer Guide All this and more on Green Car Reports. Check out Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn''s four reasons why electric cars win.

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New Honda 'Green Dealer Guide' Spells Out Energy Efficiency For Dealership Buildings

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Honda has taken a particularly active approach, launching a "green dealer" program to provide technical assistance to dealers looking to reduce energy consumption. As global attention increasingly focuses on all facets of sustainability, more attention is being paid to the infrastructure that manufactures and sells cars and trucks.

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New Honda 2012 Civic Natural Gas goes on sale 18 October at Honda dealers in 35 states, up from 4

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2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas. To support growing consumer interest in alternative-fuel vehicles, American Honda is expanding its network of US dealers which are qualified to sell and service the Civic Natural Gas to retail customers—expanding sales to 200 dealers in 35 states.

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Honda Kills CNG Home FuelMaker

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Honda has pulled the plug on its wholly owned subsidiary Fuelmaker, which made the device for home CNG (compressed natural gas) vehicle refueling, calling a loan, and throwing Fuelmaker into receivership. All Fuelmaker operations were suspended without notice to dealers, clients or suppliers. Wasn't Honda the big promoter of CNG? Tags: honda Edwin Black hydrogen cng

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Plug-in hybrid Fusion, 2018 Honda Fit, Clarity Electric price, Tesla vs dealers in NY: Today's Car News

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Today, rumors about an all-new electric car, why trucks can be cars even if their owners don't know what they are, a frustrating Ford experience (but not because of the car), and lease pricing on the all-electric Honda Clarity. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, we ran down our top green-car stories from last week. Today in Car News

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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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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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2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid: At Some NY And CA Dealers Now

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Honda's two-motor Accord Plug-In Hybrid is now on sale at select New York and Californian Honda dealers. Choice in the plug-in hybrid market is growing all the time, and the Accord offers buyers an alternative to the Ford Fusion Energi--not to mention more established plug-ins like the Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius Plug-In. The 115 MPGe

Plug-In Hybrid Mitsubishi, 2015 Honda Fit Delay, Tesla Owner Visits BMW Dealer: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: We drive the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, next year''s Chevy Impala replaces its mild hybrid with a start-stop system, and a Tesla owner visits a BMW dealer to drive an i3 electric car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid seeks to exploit the niche of plug-in

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid rated at 47 miles of range

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While there will be three distinct powertrains offered in the Honda Clarity mid-size sedan, most U.S. That's the plug-in hybrid, which will go on sale "later this year" as the sole Clarity to be offered at all Honda dealers. Now the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid's electric range has been. shoppers will only ever see one of them on sale. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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

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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. 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

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 “Green Path” initiatives for manufacturing and operations; new $210M paint line at Marysville with new 4C2B process

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Honda has announced several initiatives under its new “Green Path” approach to reducing the total life-cycle environmental impact of its products and operations in North America. Source: Honda North America. Credit: Honda North America. Source: Honda.

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A trip to my local Honda dealer

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It's nothing hard, but a few tricks that your average guy would think the car was broke when it didn't turn over :) Long story short, Honda didn't get much work done that morning. I still hadn't aligned the car after the conversion and I knew the weight changed plenty so it needed to get done. I finally made an appointment and took it in yesterday. My biggest concern was having somebody drive it, so I made sure to explain to the guy I was checking in with what needed to be done.

Virginia Scraps Hybrid Tax, Tesla In China, Green Honda Dealer: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: CEO Elon Musk says China may become Tesla Motors'' biggest market, Virginia scraps its hybrid-vehicle tax, and a New Jersey Honda dealer achieves electric-grid neutrality. All this and more on Green Car Reports. With Model S electric cars priced at $121,000, China could be the biggest market for Tesla, Elon Musk says

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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Southern California customers take delivery of new 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan

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Customer deliveries of Honda’s third-generation fuel cell vehicle, the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell ( earlier post ), began on Monday at select Honda dealerships across Southern California. Retail leasing of the Clarity Fuel Cell is now available through Honda’s expanded network of 12 approved dealerships located in select California markets, including six dealerships in Southern California, five in the Bay Area, and one in Sacramento.

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Honda begins taking orders for NSX hybrid supercar in Japan; starting at US$236,000

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Honda Motor Co., Honda is targeting sales of 100 units in the first year. However, Honda completes everything—from body construction to final assembly—in-house so that it can deliver the all-new, extremely high-precision and high-quality NSX to its customers.

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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.

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Production begins of Honda Natural Gas vehicle

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The all-new 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas model has started mass production at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana. As the company attempts to increase production of the alternative fuel Civic in an effort to support an expanded network of certified Civic Natural Gas dealers across the US, production is expected to ramp up during the 2012 [.]. Green cars Honda Latest news Honda Manufacturing Indiana Honda Natural Gas Honda Natural Gas vehicle

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. A Tesla representative will testify at a Federal Trade Commission hearing on auto-dealer franchise laws. The Honda Accord Hybrid is.

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Honda FCV Concept to make North American debut at 2015 NAIAS in Detroit

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The Honda FCV Concept ( earlier post ) will make its North American debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. The Honda FCV Concept made its world debut in Japan on 17 November, followed by an announcement that Honda will provide FirstElement Fuel with $13.8 As the next progression in Honda’s dynamic FCV styling, the Honda FCV Concept features a low and wide aerodynamic body with clean character lines.

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Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan makes N. American debut at LA Auto Show; available in California late 2016; PHEV in 2018

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The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan ( earlier post ) made its North American debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show as Honda announced additional details for the vehicle’s entry into the US market. —John Mendel, executive vice president, American Honda Motor Co.,

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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

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Honda natural gas car set for wide release

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The Honda Civic Natural Gas car had previously only been available across four US states – California, New York, Utah and Oklahoma. However, the 2012 version of the vehicle will expand to 200 dealers in 35 states. Green cars Honda Latest news Honda Civic Honda Civic Natural Gas Honda ECO Assist natural gas car natural gas vehicle

Lux Research: Toyota, Daimler, Honda leading auto OEMs for self-driving cars; innovative business models key

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Although every major automotive company has announced plans for a car with self-driving capabilities, only five carmakers—Daimler, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota and Volvo—earn a positive take in Lux Research’s analysis of OEMs’ autonomous vehicle efforts.

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SolarCity and Honda to finance $50M more in solar projects for Honda and Acura customers and dealerships

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SolarCity and Honda have renewed their partnership with a new fund expected to finance $50 million in solar projects. The new commitment will make solar power more affordable and available to Honda and Acura customers and dealerships in the US. The companies have also collaborated on advanced projects that demonstrate the full potential of distributed renewables combined with plug-in electric vehicles, including Honda Smart Home US.

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Honda launches 2017 Accord Hybrid; 2nd generation two-motor hybrid powertrain

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Honda has launched the 2017 Accord Hybrid ( earlier post ) at its dealers in the US. Honda Sensing comprises: Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS). Honda LaneWatch. The 2017 Accord Hybrid includes the Honda LaneWatch display.

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Honda to reuse rare earth metals contained in used parts

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Honda Motor Co., have developed a process to extract rare earth metals from various used parts in Honda products, in an actual mass-production process at a recycling plant, not an experimental process. Honda will pursue the recycling of precious resources by utilizing the newly established process for the recycling of rare earth metals. and the Japan Metals & Chemicals Co.,

Honda cuts US lease price for Fit EV to $259/mo

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In the US, Honda has cut the lease price for the Fit EV in the US to $259 a month beginning 1 June, down from $389 a month. Further, the network of qualified Fit EV Honda dealers in California, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island and Connecticut will expand from 36 to more than 200 by the end of June. Fit EV customers also can take advantage of Honda’s partnership with SolarCity to install solar power with no upfront cost.

Honda to add new dedicated hybrid model with i-MMD in US in 2018; hybrid system to expand to light trucks

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Honda will produce a new dedicated hybrid model in the US for nationwide in 2018, as part of the Honda Electrification Initiative, which will expand the company’s portfolio of electrified vehicles. Honda set a global target for two-thirds of all sales to come from electrified models by 2030 and to halve its total company CO 2 emissions from 2000 levels by 2050. —Takahiro Hachigo, President & CEO of Honda Motor Co.,

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Honda discontinuing Civic Hybrid, Civic natural gas model, Accord plug-in hybrid; new BEV, PHEV models coming

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Due in part to Honda’s ability to advance fuel economy through conventional engine technology, the Civic lineup will no longer include a hybrid or a natural gas model, according to John Mendel, Executive Vice President, Automobile Division American Honda Motor Co., Mendel also said said that Honda will not offer a plug-in version of Accord going forward as the company looks toward the scheduled launch of a new dedicated plug-in model.

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Honda adds 2014 Civic Hybrid and Natural Gas to US 2014 Civic lineup

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Honda is adding the 2014 Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas models to its 2014 Civic lineup in the US. The 2014 Honda Civic Hybrid has an improved EPA rating of 44/47/45 mpg city/highway/combined (5.3/5.0/5.2 The 2014 Civic Natural Gas will be available at Honda dealers in 37 states on February 15 with an MSRP starting at $26,6402 and a EPA ratings of 27/38/31 mpg (8.7/6.2/7.6 Both models are assembled at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana located in Greensburg, IN.

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2015 Honda Fit earns IIHS Top Safety Pick with improved small overlap test results

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The redesigned 2015 Honda Fit earned an acceptable rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s challenging small overlap front test, a significant improvement over the 2009-13 model, which was rated poor. Owners will be notified by mail, and dealers will do the work free of charge.

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Honda and Acura to offer Apple’s Siri Eyes Free on select 2013 vehicles

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American Honda will integrate support for Apple’s Siri into its 2013 Honda Accord and Acura RDX and ILX models as a dealer installed option. —Vicki Poponi, assistant vice president of automobile product planning, American Honda. Honda reengineered its software to integrate Siri Eyes Free mode into its Bluetooth HandsFreeLink via the onboard microphone and speakers.

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