Honda releases more technical detail about Honda e EV

Green Car Congress

Honda has released more technical details about the upcoming Honda e urban EV. The Honda e is equipped with a high-power electric motor delivering up to approximately 150PS (110 kW) and torque in excess of 300 N·m.

2019 155

Honda packs its retro urban EV with a dash full of screens

Green Car Reports

You can forget about the delightfully retro-simple look inside and out that was part of what made the Honda E such a standout. Honda is shaping up to be one of the first carmakers with a full-width array of distinct screens, in the Honda E, when it goes on sale in Europe early next year.

2019 101

Honda pulls back Clarity PHEV outside California

Green Car Reports

Honda switched from offering big incentives on Clarity Plug-In Hybrids in Northeastern States to shipping its entire U.S. allotment to California, according to a Honda spokeswoman. Honda Clarity Plug-In HybridAs East Coast states try to catch California in plug-in car sales, they've lost another arrow in their quiver. California is the largest market for plug-in hybrid.

2019 59

Honda recalls 2017-2018 Clarity Fuel Cell for defective cooling-system part

Green Car Reports

Honda last month announced the recall of 1,082 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles from the 2017 and 2018 model years—all in California. Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

2019 92

Honda e EV features five-screen, full-width digital dashboard

Green Car Congress

The new Honda e EV features intuitive and advanced connectivity in a contemporary passenger cabin. The Honda e’s full-width digital dashboard, comprised of five integrated high-resolution color screens, is designed for effortless usability of the onboard connected apps and services.

2019 123

Honda plans larger, high-performance platform for US EVs

Green Car Reports

Honda is stepping up its EV game going forward—well, more than five years forward. At a "Honda Meeting" company briefing for investors and media in Japan last week, the company revealed that it is working on a new dedicated electric vehicle platform.

2019 100

Review: Honda CR-V

Green Cars News

There’s been a lot of diesel difficulties over the last few years, and that’s had quite an impact on Honda’s CR-V range

2019 45

Honda provides some detail on chassis and powertrain for Honda e EV

Green Car Congress

Honda’s new compact electric vehicle, the Honda e, is the first Honda to be built on a dedicated EV platform, designed from the ground up to deliver excellent Honda driving dynamics.

2019 93

Honda E electric car: 50/50 weight distribution, “in action” tease next month

Green Car Reports

Honda’s sporty, retro-cute Urban EV Concept created quite a buzz ever since its 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show debut. And now, with the Honda E, as it will be called, fast-tracked and due to be shown in production form later this year, Honda is aiming to keep up the excitement.

2019 93

Honda Goldwing Conversion

DIY Electric Car

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2019 124

Honda plans all-electrified lineup for Europe by 2025

Green Car Reports

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

2019 83

Honda Civic Hybrid, Natural-Gas Models Eliminated After 2015

Green Car Reports

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

2015 77

Honda: The toughest nut cracks

Plugs and Cars

“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

Honda 100

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2019 98

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

Green Car Congress

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 CR-V Hybrid arrives, Mercedes talks range, EPA plan: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Honda revealed its CR-V Hybrid for the U.S. The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid finally has a U.S. The EPA today is expected to reveal its hotly contested plan for emissions and fuel economy. And Mercedes-Benz has made a deliberate decision not to compete in the range race.

2019 55

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

Green Car Reports

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

2017 70

Honda to extend application of i-MMD two-motor hybrid system across lineup

Green Car Congress

In a briefing in Tokyo last week, Honda Motor outlined its direction of technology development toward its 2030 Vision. The Honda-developed electric motors use magnets containing no heavy rare-earth metals.

2019 105

Review: Honda Civic Saloon

Green Cars News

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

2018 59

First drive review: Honda NSX

Green Cars News

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 66

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2019 94

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2019 103

Honda to unveil new EV prototype at 2019 Geneva Show; mass production version out this year

Green Car Congress

Honda has confirmed the global premiere of a prototype version of its new electric vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. The image highlights a clear link to Honda’s Urban EV Concept initially shown at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

2019 105

Honda to launch motorcycle hybrid system-equipped PCX HYBRID scooter

Green Car Congress

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.

2018 123

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

Green Car Reports

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

Plugs and Cars

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

Honda 109

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2015 80

2019 Honda Insight video review

Green Car Reports

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

Honda e urban EV will feature side camera mirror system as standard

Green Car Congress

Honda has confirmed that the Side Camera Mirror System seen on the prototype version of the new Honda e urban electric vehicle will be standard when the car enters production.

2019 100

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan: Live Photos, More Details From Tokyo

Green Car Reports

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

2015 84

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2015 132

Honda Insight Hybrid Production To End

Green Car Reports

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 establishes Marine Science Foundation

Green Car Congress

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.

2020 Honda Insight doesn't budge versus Ioniq, Corolla Hybrid

Green Car Reports

As choices among hybrid small sedans have expanded, Honda is standing pat with the 2020 Insight. The Insight was introduced in 2019 as a separate model based on the Civic sedan, but with unique sheetmetal, a nicer interior, and the Accord Hybrid's two-motor hybrid drive system. It gets no significant updates for its second model year, beyond

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

Green Car Reports

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 81

Honda reveals new Jazz

Green Cars News

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 64

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2018 87

All-new Honda Civic set for UK launch in 2017

Green Cars News

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.

2016 66

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2018 110

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

Plugs and Cars

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.

2009 130

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. 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

Green Car Congress

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.

2013 104