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Honda joins GM, others in heated opposition to Trump's EPA fuel-economy freeze

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Honda joined General Motors on Friday and called on the EPA to abandon its proposed fuel-economy rollback, asking federal officials to negotiate with states like California to offer a single, comprehensive update to federal fuel-economy standards. Honda filed its comment Friday, the last day for public comments, on the Trump administration's plan.

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Honda Civic Hybrid, Natural-Gas Models Eliminated After 2015

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Honda surprised the industry when it pulled the wraps off a brand-new tenth generation of its Civic compact at April's New York Auto Show. But two members of today's Civic lineup won't survive into the new generation: the Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Honda Civic Natural Gas. Honda executive vice-president John Mendel revealed that both models would. Green CNG Civic GX Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid Honda Civic Natural Gas natural gas plug-in cars

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Honda: The toughest nut cracks

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“It’s starting to look like there will be a market for electric vehicles,” said Takanobu Ito, the chief executive of Honda, according to Reuters. “We Honda has long been the most adamant of the automakers, refusing to consider plug-in cars, even after building the well-received EV Plus to meet the California ZEV mandate in the 90s. Of course Honda, in its heart, is an internal combustion company. Tags: takanobu ito honda honda ev+ ev plus battery electric car

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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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Honda to launch motorcycle hybrid system-equipped PCX HYBRID scooter

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Honda’s latest addition to its PCX series of scooters is the PCX HYBRID, the world’s first mass-produced motorized scooter (125cc or less) equipped with a motorcycle hybrid system.

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First drive review: Honda NSX

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Honda is not renowned for making exciting cars. Honda First Drive Reviews Editors Picks NSXAs fun as the Civic Type R is, it’s an anomaly in a range of good (and sometimes excellent) cars that.

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Honda joins with Cruise and GM to develop new autonomous vehicle for Cruise

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Cruise and General Motors have joined forces with Honda to pursue the shared goal of transforming mobility through the large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicle technology. Honda will work jointly with Cruise and General Motors to fund and to develop a purpose-built autonomous vehicle for Cruise that can serve a wide variety of use cases and be manufactured at high volume for global deployment. —Honda Executive Vice President and Representative Director COO Seiji Kuraishi.

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Video review: Honda Civic Type R

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Video review: Honda Civic Type R

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Honda demonstrates smart intersection technology that enables vehicles to virtually see through and around buildings

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In Marysville, Ohio, Honda held a demonstration of its “Smart Intersection” technology for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication designed to reduce traffic collisions at roadway intersections—one of the first such deployments of V2X technology in a real-world setting.

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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 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. Wasn't Honda the big promoter of CNG? Tags: honda Edwin Black hydrogen cng

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GM, Honda partner on next-generation electric-car batteries

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General Motors and Honda have announced a partnership to develop smaller, lighter batteries to be used in the next generation of electric cars from both companies. Honda will buy battery modules from GM as a part of the arrangement The battery agreement specifies that the companies will collaborate using GM's next-generation battery technology.

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I Can't Buy A Honda Fit Hybrid In The U.S.; Can I Import One?

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With Honda down to a single hybrid vehicle for the 2016 model year--the aging and low-volume CR-Z two-seater--it turns out one reader is looking covetously at the subcompact Honda Fit Hybrid sold in Japan. The 2016 Honda. Japan EPA forbidden fruit Fuel Economy Honda Fit HybridWe occasionally run articles about "forbidden fruit," or cool and desirable cars sold overseas that aren't available in the U.S.

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Honda establishes Marine Science Foundation

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Inspired by the Japanese concept of sato-umi —the convergence of land and sea where human and marine life can harmoniously coexist—Honda has established the Honda Marine Science Foundation , a new initiative to address marine ecosystem restoration and the impact of humans and climate change on oceans and intertidal areas. In 2015, Honda began researching the oceanic and aquatic impacts of a rapidly changing climate, ocean acidification and rising sea levels.

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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Honda includes stop-start system in new 2016 Honda Pilot for improved fuel economy, new 9-speed

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Honda gave the all-new 2016 Honda Pilot SUV its global premiere at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The 2016 Pilot, launching at Honda dealerships nationwide this summer, is the third generation of Honda’s three-row midsize SUV to be designed, developed and manufactured in the US.

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All-new Honda Civic set for UK launch in 2017

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Honda has revealed the next-generation of Civic hatchback in America, with US-spec cars hitting the road in September this year. Honda CivicHowever, the UK custo.

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Honda unveils Everus EV Concept in Beijing; China-exclusive EV model; car-sharing

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Honda Motor staged the world premiere of the Everus EV Concept, a concept car for a China-exclusive electric vehicle (EV) model, at the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. and GAC Honda Automobile Co., GAC Honda).

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Honda reveals new Jazz

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Another highlight of the fast-approaching Paris Motor Show will be the unveiling of the European version of the new Honda Jazz. Honda Sadly, there is no word yet on whether there will be a hybrid version for Europe, even though there is one available in both Japan and the US.

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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.

2019 Honda Insight recalled for rearview camera failure

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The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid hasn't been on sale for long; and yet Honda is already recalling more than 6,000 of them for a rearview camera failure. The problem affects another 226,000 vehicles—2018 Accord models, possibly including some Accord Hybrids. The screen may show up blank, with only lane guidance lines appearing under certain

2016 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Coupe Soldiers On With Minor Upgrades

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The Honda CR-Z hybrid was first introduced for the 2011 model year, and since then it's received relatively little in the way of updates. to use Honda's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system, which is widely expected to be phased out soon. Honda Integrated Motor AssistIt's now the last production model in the U.S. But the CR-Z is hanging on for a little bit.

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2019 Honda Insight review update: Putting the Civic on notice

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That sound you hear isn’t the 2019 Honda Insight’s hybrid powertrain whirring along. It’s the undertaker coming for the vaunted Honda Civic nameplate. The 2019 Insight isn’t just a better hybrid, it’s a better compact car. I spent a week moseying around in an Insight Touring, a well-equipped $29,000 compact sedan with. Fuel Economy

Honda introduces SmartCharge beta program for Fit EV customers

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Honda is introducing a new Honda SmartCharge beta program that allows electric vehicle customers to reduce the environmental footprint of charging their car while earning monetary rewards. Honda is the first automaker to introduce a program of this kind, and will roll out the program to Honda Fit EV customers. Honda SmartCharge permits Fit EV customers to charge when electricity demand is low and when the availability of renewable energy is high.

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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. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car Honda Clarity EVIt'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. But unlike most of the pure electric cars on the U.S. market, the Clarity is a mid-size sedan.

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The "grand and lovely futility" of Honda's FCX Clarity

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He heaps praise and digs the grave of Honda's fuel cell marvel. The 200 Angelenos who get to lease Honda's limited-production show dog will be impressed. Honda will be pleased, as it gets greater CARB ZEV credits. But this is no wasted effort on Honda's part.

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Honda Silicon Valley Lab takes on global role as new company: Honda R&D Innovations

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Honda Silicon Valley Lab, the global open innovation hub within Honda R&D Americas, Inc., will expand its areas of focus beyond vehicles and broaden its responsibility to develop partnerships as a new company, Honda R&D Innovations, Inc., to be known as “Honda Innovations.” The new company will seek transformative collaborations within all areas of Honda's activities. A memorandum of understanding between Honda R&D Co.,

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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. The Honda Insight Hybrid will start at [.]. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Freed Hybrid Freed Hybrid Minivan Freed Spike Hybrid Honda Freed Honda Insight Honda Insight Exclusive Honda Insight Hybrid

2019 Honda Insight: good-looking 50-mpg competitor for Prius hybrid

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Teased in January as a "concept" without an interior, the production version of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan has been revealed just before this week's New York auto show. EPA ratings aren't yet final, but Honda says the new Insight is projected to achieve "up to 55 mpg" on the city cycle, and a combined fuel-economy number of "50 mpg or.

Honda unveils Urban SUV Concept

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Honda unveiled its “Urban SUV Concept” vehicle at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The small SUV will be manufactured along with the Fit at Honda’s newest North American plant near Celaya, Mexico, expected to open in the spring of 2014.

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Honda to launch motorcycle hybrid system-equipped PCX HYBRID scooter

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Honda’s latest addition to its PCX series of scooters is the PCX HYBRID, the world’s first mass-produced motorized scooter (125cc or less) equipped with a motorcycle hybrid system.

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Honda hits 100M worldwide automobile production milestone

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Honda Motor Co., Honda began automobile production in 1963 with the production of the T360 mini-truck, Honda’s first mass-production model, at Saitama Factory. In the same year, Honda began production of the S500 small-sized sports car at Hamamatsu Factory in Shizuoka Prefecture. In 1967, Honda began production of the N360, Honda’s first mini-vehicle model.

Honda reveals HondaLink

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Vehicle connectivity appears to be the new buzz term in automotive circles – and Japanese carmaker Honda is the latest to catch on to the fashionable trend. It is introducing HondaLink (pictured), an in-vehicle connectivity system that will first appear on the 2013 Honda Accord, due to be released in the autumn. Electric cars Green cars Honda Latest news Honda Accord Honda Fit EV HondaLink

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid: Video Road Test

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Honda was the first car company to sell a hybrid in the U.S. Its first two-seat Insight wasn''t close enough to the mainstream--and the first Honda Accord Hybrid in 2004 didn''t post gas-mileage numbers that were all that great.

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Honda unveiling new Sports EV Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

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Honda will unveil the new Sports EV Concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show in October as part of a broad range of advanced two- and four-wheeled production and concept vehicles.

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Honda recalls hybrid cars

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Japanese carmaker Honda has announced it will carry out a voluntary recall of its new Fit Hybrid (pictured) and Vezel Hybrid vehicles that were produced in its home country from July 2013-February 2014. Honda

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2019 Honda Insight first drive mpg review: 55 mpg from hybrid sedan

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Last week, we drove the new 2019 Honda Insight sedan and found Honda's newest compact hybrid roomy and comfortable. During our drive around Minneapolis, its exurbs, and into Wisconsin, we wanted to put to the test Honda's claims that its 1.5-liter inline-4 and 96-kw electric motor combination could return an EPA-rated 52 mpg combined (48 mpg

Honda reaches 300-million mark in cumulative global motorcycle production

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Honda Motor’s cumulative worldwide motorcycle production reached the 300 million-unit milestone in September 2014. The 300 million-unit milestone was reached in the 66 th year since Honda began motorcycle production in 1949 with the Dream Type D.

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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.

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

Spy photographer captures Honda Pilot Plug-in Hybrid

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Honda has been something of a laggard in the race for electric cars. It looks like that's about to change, if recent spy photos are anything to go by. A shot by spy photographer Brian Williams in Automotive News (subscription required), shows an updated Pilot with both a reconfigured fuel filler door, and a large, square opening on the front left

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2016 Honda CR-Z Soldiers On: Styling Updates, More Tech Features

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Honda has gradually pared down the number of models using its Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system, to the point that only one remains. The 2016 Honda CR-Z sport hatchback gets some notable updates for the new model year, as Honda continues to develop more advanced and. mild hybrid Honda Integrated Motor Assist two-seat

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