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.

2016 24

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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ITM Power signs hydrogen fuel contract with Honda (UK)

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ITM Power has signed a fuel contract with Honda (UK), which will purchase hydrogen at £10/kg (US$12.91/kg). The Honda Fuel Cell Clarity has a hydrogen tank capacity of 5.46 Honda joins Toyota GB PLC, Hyundai Motor UK Ltd, Commercial Group, Skanska, UlemCo Ltd, Arval UK Ltd, UK Government Car Service, Arcola Energy, Johnson Matthey, Europcar, The Science Museum, JCB, Anglo American, Green Tomato Cars, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Northern Gas Networks as a fuel customer.

2017 29

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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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.

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.

2016 29

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.

2017 36

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.

2018 21

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.

Honda stops Insight production

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Honda is to cease production of its Insight model according to Bloomberg, this morning. Honda Editor Pick We had already heard that the Japanese brand was to stop importing its Insight and CR-Z models into the UK, due to low demand.

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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Honda starts electric car testing

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Japanese carmaker Honda has started demonstration testing of its Honda Fit EV (electric vehicle concepts) in the Chinese city of Guangzhou. Electric cars Green cars Honda Latest news electric vehicle Guangzhou Honda electric cars Honda Fit EV

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.

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.

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.

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.,

2017 34

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

Honda and GM update fuel cell partnership

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More details have been revealed about the fuel cell partnership between Honda and General Motors that was established last year: and it is clear the focus is on cost reduction. Honda GM

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 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.

2017 31

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.

2015 24

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.

2016 38

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.

2017 36

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

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.

Honda’s frugal new diesel Civic given January UK launch

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A new chapter in the history of Honda diesels has been confirmed this week with the imminent arrival of their brand new 1.6-litre i-DTEC engine. Honda Civic

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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.

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

Honda boosts motorcycle fuel economy

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Honda’s efforts to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy go beyond its motor vehicles – they also stretch to its motorcycles, with the company developing new 700cc and 125cc engines with an accompanying second-generation Dual Clutch Transmission. Green cars Honda Latest news dual-clutch transmission Honda engines Honda motorcycles new Honda engines

Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid: first drives, impressions

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In March, we spent most of a day with the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, the first of three variants of the Clarity mid-size sedan to go on sale in the U.S. Leases of the hydrogen-powered Clarity will be limited for the foreseeable future to residents of those areas of California near to hydrogen fueling stations, but two more versions are on their way. Japan Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 19

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

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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. Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell research, the biggest auto companies are doubling and tripling up to share the costs. General Motors GM hydrogen Project Driveway hydrogen fuel cell

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2017 Honda Clarity Electric to lease for $269 a month, starting in August

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Honda hopes the answer is $269 a month with $1,730 down, on a three-year lease that takes advantage of the federal income-tax credit for electric-car purchase. Pricing is now out for the 2017 Honda Clarity. What would you pay to lease a smooth, quiet, comfortable, relatively luxurious mid-size electric sedan with only about 90 miles of range?

2017 21

Honda Film: Controlling Air Pollution A 'Never-Ending Race'

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The fight to improve air quality may not sound like fodder for a typical Hollywood blockbuster, but Honda has done its best to make the topic exciting.

2014 40

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.

2014 31

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

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But by "around 2030," according to Honda's CEO, his company will "strive" to make fully two-thirds of its cars electrified in some way--including hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric, and hydrogen fuel-cell.

2016 48

2015 Honda Fit Video Road Test

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Add in top safety ratings, and your list may narrow down to just one car: the latest 2015 Honda Fit. If you’re looking for a small hatchback that delivers both fuel economy and flexibility, only a handful of new cars come to mind. To Honda’s credit, the latest Fit looks less like a scaled-down minivan than either of the two previous

2015 30

Honda trials faster hydrogen refuelling station

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In preparation for the launch of its new FCV fuel cell car, Honda has installed a new state-of-the-art refuelling station on its Torrance campus in California which could slash refuelling times. Honda Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars

Store 24

Honda issues third recall for hybrid models

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Honda has issued a recall of two of its hybrid models which run on a new twin-clutch transmission, after a fault was found that could mean the cars struggle to start or fail to start altogether. Honda

2014 24

Honda test drives micro electric car

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Electric cars have come a long way from the micro size futuristic vehicles we were accustomed to less than a decade ago: however, Honda has rolled back the clock in order to take electric cars into a new era. Latest News Green cars Electric cars Honda

Honda outlines hybrid car plans for China

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Japanese carmaker Honda has revealed its short-term plans for the automotive market in China: including plans to introduce 12 new models before the end of 2015. Among the highlights is that Honda will "strive to begin" local production of hybrid models in China by 2016.