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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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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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 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. Japan Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV 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.

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 To Cooperate With GM On Plug-In Hybrid Technology?

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Honda and General Motors may expand their cooperation on green cars, according to a report in the Japanese media. Now, it appears they may collaborate on plug-in hybrids as well. DON'T MISS: GM, Honda Latest. Green General Motors Partnership Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIn 2013 the two automakers signed a partnership to develop hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains, which remains in effect until at least 2020.

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Honda Accord Hybrid Production Relocates From Ohio To Japan

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But buried in several paragraphs of detail from John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda, was one interesting detail: Assembly of the Honda Accord Hybrid. Japan Ohio hybrid sales assembly plants The topic of the press release issued late last Wednesday was not the sort of thing to set green-car fans'' hearts racing: "Statement.Re: North American Production Portfolio".

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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.

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. by a few months, but it hasn''t done nearly as well with its hybrids as Toyota has done with its Prius.

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Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid sedans revealed at NY auto show

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At the New York auto show this morning, Honda revealed the second and third powertrains for its Clarity mid-size sedan, now offered only in California with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. The 2017 Honda Clarity Electric and 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid are powered by a battery pack and a plug-in hybrid powertrain, respectively. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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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Honda puts new hybrid car on sale

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After achieving international success with hybrid cars such as the Civic, Accord and Insight, Honda has now introduced a new hybrid vehicle in its home market of Japan. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Honda

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. Plug-In Hybrids hydrogen plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Honda launches new Vezel compact SUV hybrid

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Honda is launching a new compact SUV called the Vezel which will include a hybrid model. Hybrid cars Honda

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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.

Honda introduces Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric at New York show; targeting 75K Clarity vehicles in 4 years

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Honda revealed its all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric ( earlier post ) alongside the already available Clarity Fuel Cell ( earlier post ), saying it will target US sales of 75,000 Clarity vehicles in the first four model years. Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

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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.

Honda releases new Jazz Hybrid in Japan

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Honda has released a new, third generation of its Fit model in Japan (sold as the Jazz over here) including a new hybrid version. Hybrid cars Honda

Honda reveals new Urban SUV hybrid

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First up is Honda, with its new Urban SUV model which will be named the Vezel when it launches in Japan next month (a name for the European model wil[.]. Hybrid cars Honda

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10th Generation Honda Accord launching this year with advanced new powertrain lineup; next-gen two-motor hybrid

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Honda will launch the tenth-generation Accord ever later this year. Honda will release additional details on the all-new 2018 Accord design, technology and performance in the weeks ahead. Fuel Efficiency Hybrids

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Honda to bring Jazz Hybrid to Malaysia

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It is the largest market for hybrid cars in all of South East Asia: and now Malaysia will soon be welcoming a hybrid car production plant of its own. That’s because Honda has started to construct a second automobile production line at its plant in Malacca, Malaysia: this one will produce mostly small vehicles, including [.]. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news green cars Honda Jazz hybrid cars Malaysia

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

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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. 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

2018 Honda Plug-In Hybrid To Offer 40-Mile Range, Use Fuel-Cell Vehicle's Platform

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Later this week, Honda will unveil the production version of its hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. And roughly two years after that car goes on sale, Honda will also launch a dedicated plug-in hybrid car--which it has now confirmed will use underpinnings similar to those of the fuel-cell vehicle. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars FCV plug-in cars

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Honda adds new natural gas and hybrid Civic models

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Honda has released a new version of its popular Civic model in the US including a new hybrid and natural gas models. Hybrid cars Honda

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Honda Accord Hybrids Recalled For Software Fix

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Honda is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 Accord Hybrid sedans to address a software issue that may disable the cars' gasoline engines. The CVS "may not have sufficient electrical noise toughness," Honda says. A defect in the cell voltage sensors (CVS) may leave a car only able to travel on battery power and limiting top speed to 40 mph. DON'T. software

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Honda CR-Z hybrid sport coupe production to end, apparently

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The Honda CR-Z hybrid sport coupe appears to be nearing the end of its lifespan. It's the last Honda model still in production using the company's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system, which is being supplanted by more sophisticated two-motor hybrid systems for larger vehicles. mild hybrid Honda Integrated Motor Assist

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Is Honda Accord Hybrid Gone? Yes, For A Year--But It'll Be Back

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The Honda Accord Hybrid has the highest fuel-economy rating of any mid-size hybrid sedan: 47 mpg combined. That's better than any other competitor now on sale, including hybrid models of the Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Optima, and Toyota Camry. But the hybrid Accord has quietly vanished from the carmaker's 2016 lineup. DON'T MISS: Honda

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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.

Honda Civic Hybrid And Honda CR-Z: Sales Likely To End Soon?

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While sales of the 47-mpg Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan have ticked up as supply grows, the camaker''s two other hybrid offerings seem to be in limbo. The Honda Civic Hybrid, a compact four-door sedan, and the Honda CR-Z two-seat sport hatchback are still in the lineup--but their 2014 sales continued to fall. With a hybrid system that''s been

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid: First Drive Report

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Does the all-new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid really get 50 miles per gallon? And does it drive as well as a regular four-cylinder Honda Accord? For some shoppers who already know and like the Accord, that might honestly be enough—once they run the numbers and see that this is a car for which hybrid To cut right to the spoiler: yes and yes.

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Honda Accord Hybrid: Supply Now Sufficient To Meet Demand

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The Honda Accord Hybrid was launched as a 2014 model, and the first few were sold back in October 2013. But over the next year, despite favorable reviews and a handful of awards, the Accord Hybrid remained a rare beast indeed on dealership lots. Now, more than a year later, it appears that supply has finally caught up to demand for Honda''s 47-mpg

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Honda Hybrid Minivan On Sale In Japan, Using Accord Hybrid System

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Honda hybrids have essentially gone on hiatus this year. For the 2016 model year, the only hybrid it sells is the aging CR-Z two-seater, which uses the carmaker's old Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system. The Accord Hybrid--and its more sophisticated full-hybrid powertrain--is taking the year off, but will return in an. In the U.S.,

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Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV debuts in Shanghai, U.S. sales all but confirmed: UPDATE

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It's one of the more frequent questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles? The Ford Escape Hybrid reigned alone in the first segment from 2004 through 2012, and then Ford simply walked away from the segment. It took until last year for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to arrive, quickly racking thousands of. hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto Show

Honda Clarity On Sale Late In 2016; Plug-In Hybrid To Get 40 Miles Of Range

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The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen fuel-cell car will go on sale in the U.S. It will be followed in 2018 by a plug-in hybrid vehicle that shares its platform, which Honda says will have 40 miles of electric range or more. These details were confirmed by Honda at an event yesterday. Green Auto Show Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids hydrogen fuel cell plug-in carsin late 2016, and initially it will be sold only in California.

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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New Honda Fit set for US debut

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A new Honda Fit (known as the Jazz over here) will be one of the stars of the upcoming Detroit Motor Show this month, following the launch of a new model in Japan. Hybrid cars Honda

2018 Honda Clarity electric versions: first details, including 40-plus-mile range for plug-in hybrid

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The 2017 Honda Clarity will arrive in showrooms late this year with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain, one of three hydrogen-powered vehicles that will be sold in limited numbers in specific California regions that have hydrogen fueling stations up and running. But Honda has much larger plans for the Clarity mid-size sedan, and they involve. Plug-In Hybrids hydrogen Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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.

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Honda hybrid minivan, SUV, or pickup coming; dedicated hybrid in 2018 too

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In recent years, Honda has announced that it planned to release advanced-technology green cars in the future—without mentioning even their names, let alone any details or specifications. That's what happened two years ago with a pair of unnamed battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles that later proved to be two new variants of the Honda. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars Full hybrid

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