Honda intends to move 100% of European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025

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At the Geneva International Motor Show, Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe, said that the company intends to move 100% of its European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025. Honda e Prototype.

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Honda, American Electric Power developing 2nd life applications for used EV batteries

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Honda is conducting research with Ohio-based electric utility American Electric Power to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP’s electricity system. —Ryan Harty, manager of Connected and Environmental Business, American Honda Motor Co., Honda will provide used Fit EV batteries to AEP, which will study integrating the batteries into the utility’s electricity grid.

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Honda Goldwing Conversion

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I am doing an electrical conversion of an 88 Honda Goldwing. I wll try to post here frequent enough to show progress and share useful information. Attached Thumbnails

Honda partners with CATL on Li-ion EV batteries; 56 GWh by 2027

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CATL ) signed a cooperation agreement with Honda Motor in Tokyo to cooperate formally to develop electric vehicles for the future market. Under the agreement, CATL will become Honda’s partner in the field of lithium-ion EV batteries. Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.,

2019 127

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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"Honda e" becomes official name of Urban EV, more hybrids to come

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Honda last week confirmed a new name for the Urban EV concept that it has showed twice at European auto shows recently. The car will be dubbed the Honda e when it goes on sale in Europe, though the company did not specify any time frame.

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Honda plans all-electrified lineup for Europe by 2025

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At the Geneva auto show on Tuesday, Honda announced plans to bring a fully-electrified lineup to Europe by 2025. The plan includes hybrids, such as the CR-V Hybrid that Honda sells in Europe now, as well as plug-in and fully electric cars. Honda expects full hybrid technology to. That's different, of course, than selling only fully electric cars. Geneva Auto Show

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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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Review: Honda Civic Saloon

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Saloons are usually the preserve of the premium end of the market, so Honda has taken a bold step by introducing its Civic four-door

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Mercedes' carbon-neutral future, Volvo's battery suppliers, Honda's EV: Today's Car News

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Honda names its electric city car, bound for Europe. Mercedes-Benz plans to go all-renewable—globally. And Volvo names its battery suppliers. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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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 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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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 to unveil wireless V2G system at CES; leveraging WiTricity DRIVE 11 system

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At CES 2019 in January, Honda will debut its Wireless Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) system, co-developed with WiTricity—a bi-directional energy management system that has the potential to reduce CO 2 and create new value for customers.

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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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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.

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 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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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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Video review: Honda Civic Type R

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Video review: Honda Civic Type R

2018 41

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 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 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 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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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 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).

2018 78

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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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 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 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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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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McLaren-Honda reveals MP4-30 F1 car for 2015 with new Honda hybrid power unit

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McLaren-Honda revealed its new MP4-30 racer for the upcoming 2015 FIA Formula One (F1) World Championship. The car is fitted with Honda’s RA615H Hybrid power unit. The McLaren-Honda MP4-30 is the only chassis on the grid to be fitted with Honda’s new RA615H Hybrid power unit.

2015 105

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.

2017 84

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

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 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

2014 73

Honda opens new Silicon Valley facility to advance connected mobility; refreshed 2016 Accord; Honda Xcelerator

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Honda officially opened its new Silicon Valley R&D facility, using the occasion to unveil a refreshed 2016 Accord featuring Honda’s first application of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Honda also announced a new open innovation R&D initiative—Honda Xcelerator—which will provide resources to breakthrough technology innovators to help rapidly develop prototypes with the potential to transform the automotive experience. Honda Xcelerator.

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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 opens Developer Studio for automotive apps

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Honda unveiled Honda Developer Studio , an online portal and open innovation workspace in Silicon Valley. The portal and garage will enable developers to work directly with Honda engineers to create apps that are road-ready more quickly. Starting in December, Honda Developer Studio will enable app developers to test their Android Auto apps in a prototype vehicle environment and collaborate with Honda R&D teams.

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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.

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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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2019 Honda Insight video review

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You could be forgiven for not remembering the two Honda vehicles that have worn an Insight badge before. This 2019 Honda Insight is the third Honda to wear the name and perhaps it’s. The first was a quirky hatchback two-seater that struggled for acceptance with mainstream buyers. The second was a Prius-like Prius fighter, egg shape and all. Videos