Honda Motor Europe: 2/3 of European sales to feature electrified powertrains by 2025; “Electric Vision”

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Speaking at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Honda Motor Europe’s President and COO, Katsushi Inoue outlined Honda’s commitment to an electric future in Europe, with a specific aim to have electrified powertrains in two-thirds of Honda cars sold in Europe by 2025.

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2018 Honda Accord Hybrid sedan to go on sale Friday, March 23

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sales battle to crossover utility vehicles, they still sell hundreds of thousands of units each year. An entirely redesigned Honda Accord launched for 2018 just a few months after a redesigned version of its U.S. While mid-size sedans are losing the U.S. arch-rival the Toyota Camry, but the Accord won numerous awards for its design, features, and

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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 begins sales of Clarity Fuel Cell in Japan; targeting 200 units first year

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On 10 March, Honda Motor Co. began sales in Japan of its all-new fuel cell vehicle (FCV), the Clarity Fuel Cell. Honda is planning to introduce the Clarity Fuel Cell to Europe and the US before the end of 2016. The fuel cell powertrain was made as compact as a Honda 3.5L

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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. Green Incentives and Rebates deals sales

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Honda hybrids passes 1 million units

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Honda Motor Co., announced that its cumulative worldwide sales of hybrid vehicles surpassed 1 million units as of the end of September 2012. This milestone was reached 12 years and 11 months after the start of sales of the first generation Insight in Japan November 1999, which realized fuel economy of 35 km/liter (82.3 History of Honda’s Hybrid Models. hybrid vehicle sales. Honda is also planning to begin production of the Jazz Hybrid in Malaysia in 2012.

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Honda to unveil prototype of Gen 3 Insight hybrid at Detroit show; two-motor hybrid system

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Honda will unveil the Honda Insight Prototype at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January as the precursor to the new third-generation 2019 Honda Insight—an upscale, stylish five-passenger sedan positioned above the Civic in Honda’s passenger car lineup.

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Honda begins sales of new Fit Shuttle

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A compact station wagon that offers the same fuel economy as the smaller version of the car – that’s the achievement with the all-new Honda Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid, which are now on sale in Japan. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Honda Fit Honda Fit Shuttle Honda Fit Shuttle Hybrid Honda Fit Shuttle sales

Honda to focus on PHEVs, development of battery-electrics in addition to fuel cell vehicles; 2/3 of sales electrified by 2030

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At a press meeting in Tokyo, Honda Motor Co., President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo discussed the future direction of Honda, including various products and technologies and the company’s new 2030 Vision. Hachigo said that Honda aims to electrify two-thirds of global automobile unit sales in 2030. The company will put a central focus on hybrid-based models utilizing a high-efficiency plug-in hybrid system unique to Honda.

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JATO Dynamics: US new vehicle sales down 1.9% in Q1; SUVs, pickups increase market share

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New vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2017 in US fell 1.9% Analysts had predicted a small increase for March sales but saw a decline despite reported high incentives spending. SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share, with Honda’s 4.3% Market Background Sales

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Honda begins sales of SHUTTLE compact wagon and hybrid in Japan

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Honda Motor Co., has begun sales of the all-new Honda SHUTTLE. compact wagon and hybrid at dealerships across Japan.

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Honda Clarity Electric in California and Oregon dealerships; $269/mo

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Electric sedan arrived at the beginning of August in select dealerships in California and Oregon. The Clarity series is part of the Honda Electrification Initiative that sees Honda expand the number and types of electrified vehicles in its product lineup.

Earth Day: 10 Questions On Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars To Ask Toyota, Honda & Hyundai

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The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle went on sale in California at the end of 2016, and 2018 models just went on sale. Within the next two years, three different hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will be offered to California buyers in small numbers. The Toyota Mirai has also been available in California since 2016, giving California buyers a choice.

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Honda to partner with Neusoft on new EVs for China market

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At the International Forum on Chinese Automotive Industry Development, Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., HMCI), a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, announced that for the development of EV models for the Chinese market, Honda will collaborate with Neusoft , an IT company based in China, and develop technologies in multiple areas such as battery management, cloud management of vehicle data and connectivity. Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co.,

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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.

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Honda hybrid sales exceed 800,000

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Honda- the first car maker to launch a hybrid car-is celebrating the landmark figure of 800,000 petrol-electric cars sales since its Insight model hit the road in November 1999. Honda hybrid SalesAt the time of the launch the Insight hybrid was the most efficient petrol car available, capable of up to 83 miles to the gallon (combined [.].

Honda begins sales of new Grace Hybrid in Japan; 4WD option

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Honda Motor Co., has begun sales of the all-new Grace hybrid sedan at dealerships across Japan. The Grace is equipped with Honda’s Sport Hybrid i-DCD one-motor hybrid system that enables the driver to start in EV mode and realizes fuel economy of 34.4 Honda Grace.

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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

Honda begins sales of new VEZEL and VEZEL hybrid in Japan

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Honda Motor Co., began sales of the VEZEL in Japan today. Honda says that the VEZEL fuses the dynamic qualities of an SUV, the elegance of a coupe, the functionality of a minivan and excellent fuel economy. VEZEL HYBRID. Click to enlarge.

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Honda Accord takes Nº 1 spot in US retail sales in 2013

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The Honda Accord was the best-selling car with individual car buyers in the US in 2013, according to new-vehicle registration data compiled by Polk. Accord retail sales in 2013 rose 12.2% to 360,089 units, displacing the Toyota Camry, with retail sales of 342,007 units, from the lead spot. Total sales for the Accord in 2013 were 366,678 units; total sales for the Camry were 408,484 units. from year-ago totals to 1,332,576 Honda cars and light trucks.

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Honda unveils Urban EV Concept, production version in 2019; electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe

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Honda Motor Co. President and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo unveiled Honda’s new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Hachigo also said that Honda was committed to introducing electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe.

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Dongfeng Honda to invest US$436M and build 3rd plant in China; accommodation for electrified vehicles

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Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, plans to build a third automobile production plant to meet increasing demand from the continuously growing automobile market in China. Dongfeng Honda plans to build the third plant on a 1.2 Since it began production and sales of CR-V in April 2004, Dongfeng Honda has continued enhancing its product lineup, including the Civic, since 2006, and the XR-V compact SUV, since 2015.

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Honda two-motor Accord Hybrid goes on sale in US in October; 47 mpg combined

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Click to enlarge. Honda’s new 2-motor MY 2014 Accord Hybrid, built with the rest of the Accord lineup in a Honda plant in Marysville, Ohio, will go on sale in the US in October.

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

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Honda targeting introduction of Level 4 automated driving capability by 2025; Level 3 by 2020

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Honda is targeting the year 2025 for the introduction of vehicles with highly-automated driving capability in most driving situations (SAE Level 4). Honda Motor Co., President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo made the announcement at a media briefing held at Honda R&D Co.,

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2014 Honda Accord PHEV EPA-certified at 115 MPGe, on sale 15 Jan with MSRP of $39,780; LEV3/SULEV20 compliance

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Separately, the Accord Hybrid, also featuring Honda’s new two-motor hybrid system, will launch nationwide next summer with anticipated fuel economy ratings of 49/45/47 city/hwy/combined (4.8/5.2/5.0 The revised 2013 Honda Crosstour and 2013 Honda CR-Z also made their auto-show debuts.

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DOE: Cumulative US sales of fuel cell vehicles totaled 2,748 from June 2014 through September 2017

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According to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE), cumulative US sales of fuel cell vehicles from June 2014 through September 2017 are 2,748 units, spread across three available models. Vehicle leases are counted as vehicle sales.

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Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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Honeywell’s Transportation Systems Forecast projects that turbocharged vehicles will acount for 48% of annual global sales by 2021, up 9 percentage points from 2016. The global turbo business is expected to reach almost $12 billion in industry sales in 2021.

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Honda hybrid cars smash sales barrier

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It was another successful year for Honda’s range of hybrid cars – as they surpassed 800,000 cumulative sales worldwide at the end of December, 2011. It has been 12 years and two months since the first generation Honda Insight was introduced in Japan in November, 1999. More recently, Honda has introduced six new hybrid cars [.]. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Accord Hybrid Civic Hybrid Honda hybrid cars Honda Insight

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Honda Urban EV Concept to go on sale in 2019, but not for North America

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If there were a favorite car among journalists and car fans at this week's Frankfurt motor show, it may have been a small, all-electric hatchback city car. Which is pretty remarkable, given the practical, unexciting, utilitarian, slightly nerdy image every non-Tesla electric car seems to carry among that group even today. The car in question is. Frankfurt Auto Show minicar Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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. in late 2016, and initially it will be sold only in California.

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Honda CR-Z now on sale

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One of the most sought-after hybrid cars in the world is now on sale in Japan. The all-new Honda CR-Z (Compact Renaissance Zero) went on sale on Friday with Honda targeting monthly sales of 1,000 units for the new car. Tags: Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Honda CR-Z Honda CR-Z on sale hybrid sports cars japan

Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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At a press event in Tokyo to lay out his future vision and direction for the company, Honda Motor President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to make two-thirds of its overall unit sales from plug-in hybrid/hybrid vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles such as fuel cell vehicles and battery EVs by around 2030. After that, Honda will make a plug-in hybrid type available for the major models and increase the number of models sequentially.

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Honda begins lease sales of Fit EV in Japan

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Honda Motor Co., has begun lease sales of the Fit EV ( earlier post ) to local governments and businesses in Japan. Honda plans to lease approximately 200 units of the Fit EV in the next two years, mostly to local governments and businesses. To achieve these points, Honda adopted a basic package of the Fit with its compact body size and occupant comfort and planned the maximization of the energy efficiency of EV.

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Honda to end production of the Insight hybrid, commits to the expansion of hybrid offerings in the US

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Annual sales of the second-generation Honda Insight. Data: Honda. Honda announced that while the US model Insight will be available at dealerships in the US through the end of the year, production of the hybrid will end in summer 2014. of total sales.

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Auto sales continue slide

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auto sales dropped by more than 41 percent in February to the lowest level in almost three decades as deepening economic uncertainty drove Americans away from big purchases and new debt despite aggressive discounts from major automakers. General Motors Corp, which is racing to complete a restructuring plan this month to keep it from bankruptcy, led the sinking industry lower with a 53 percent drop in sales. The results mark the 16th consecutive monthly drop in auto sales.

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid rated at 47 miles of range

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While there will be three distinct powertrains offered in the Honda Clarity mid-size sedan, most U.S. shoppers will only ever see one of them on sale. That's the plug-in hybrid, which will go on sale "later this year" as the sole Clarity to be offered at all Honda dealers. Now the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid's electric range has been. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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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.

New Guangqi Honda plant brings Honda’s China capacity to >1M units

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Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., GHAC), an automobile production and sales joint venture of Honda in China, celebrated the opening of its third automobile production plant and an engine plant within the property of the existing Zeng Cheng Plant. Combining annual production capacity of all GHAC and Dongfeng Honda plants, Honda’s overall annual automobile production capacity in China exceeds 1 million units.

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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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