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 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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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.

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. It will go on sale in Japan in early 2016, followed by a U.S. DON'T MISS: Honda.

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. Both hybrid cars will go on sale at dealerships in Japan on November 11 with a combined sales target of 1,500units monthly. The Honda Insight Hybrid will start at [.].

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 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

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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 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.

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. Now going on sale in Japan, the new model is designed to compete in an increasing popular segment, taking on the likes of the Nissan Juke and Ford Ecosport, but won’t arrive in Europe until 2015.

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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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US hybrid sales rise in December – but what about the calendar year?

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There was more good news for manufacturers of hybrid vehicles as reported sales leapt by 42 per cent in December 2009 compared to the previous year. Sales reached 25,167 units during the month thanks in part to the fact that December 2009 had 28 selling days compared to 26 in the prior year. The figures do [.].

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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 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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2016 Honda HR-V Subcompact SUV Starts At $19,995, On Sale May 15

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The 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact crossover goes on sale May 15, and we now have full pricing information. CHECK OUT: 2016 Honda HR-V Subcompact. The base price is $19,115, but a mandatory $880 destination fee brings that up to $19,995--neatly under $20,000. That buys an entry-level LX model with front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission. Pricing subcompact Crossovers

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Honda to begin leasing Clarity fuel cell vehicle in California by year end; targeting <$500/month

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Auto Show, Honda said that it will begin retail leasing of the new 5-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell sedan ( earlier post ) to customers in select California markets before the end of 2016. Honda expects limited volumes in the early stages of production.

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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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Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased by 5.2 Indeed sales of hybrids have significantly out-performed the total light duty vehicle market, which dropped by 27.7 Here is a look at how each manufacturer faired: Ford: It was a decent month for Ford with the new hybrid version of the Fusion and Milan boosting overall hybrid sales to 3,649 units - a June sales record and up 91 per cent compared to the previous year.

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell to lease for $369 a month

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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. The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will be available through certain California dealerships before the year is out, its maker says. Honda.

A closer look at US auto sales in July

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Today we take a closer look at how each manufacturer has faired as US auto sales slowed their decline throughout the month of July. In all, passenger car sales dropped 10.6 Reported sales jumped 31.8 per cent new vehicles sales market share for the month, the highest monthly share to date. Ford: The US manufacturer posted the first year-on-year sales gains of any major car manufacturer in the US market with total sales climbing two per cent to 158,838 units.

Tesla wireless charging, Toyota hybrid sales, 2017 Honda Fit: Today's Car News

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million hybrids globally this year, and we have pricing information for the 2017 Honda Fit. Today, an aftermarket company plans to market a wireless-charging system for the Tesla Model S, Toyota is on track to sell almost 1.5 All this and more on Green Car Reports. Want to charge your Tesla wirelessly? Soon you'll be able to, but only if you own a. Today in Car News

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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. In the U.S., 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. Green JDM Japan forbidden fruit

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Honda beginning sales of Legend with 3-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system in January; V6 with cylinder deactivation

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Honda Motor Co., will begin sales of the all-new Legend flagship sedan (its cousin is already on sale in the US as the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) at dealerships across Japan on 22 January 2015. Honda Sensing.

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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.

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Honda Fuel-Cell Vehicle U.S. Sales Date Gets A Little Fuzzier

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Honda is expected to join Toyota and Hyundai in offering hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles in the U.S., But now Honda seems to have given itself a later window for when the production version but the timeline for that may have become a bit fuzzier. The Japanese automaker has already shown two concept cars previewing the design of its fuel-cell vehicle.

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 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’s latest hybrid model goes on sale

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Honda (UK) has announced the pricing and specification for its new CR-Z hybrid coupe, which customers can order through the Honda dealer network from this Friday, 5 March. Tags: Honda coupe cr-z geneva motor show hybrid new The CR-Z is the world’s first production sports hybrid coupe; a slick looking car that should prove exciting to drive while retaining the benefits of advanced, low emission [.].

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: first drive of hydrogen-powered sedan

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There are now three different vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells on sale in California, and we've driven them all. The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the first one in which we were able to forget about the powertrain and simply drive. It's the best of the three, although that won't matter much to the majority of U.S. car buyers who live. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle

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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 CR-Z hybrid boosts power (not emissions)

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Honda has updated its sporty coupe hybrid, the CR-Z, with the new to go on sale from January 2013. Honda Honda CR-Z hybrid sporty coupeThe new version features increased power levels-now up to 137 PS-up 13 PS- along with subtle revisions to interior and exterior styling. Greater performance doesn’t come at the expense of higher emissions or poorer fuel economy [.].

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Prius tops the sales charts again

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Whoever thought the only certainties in life were death and taxes clearly hasn’t paid attention to the sales charts in Japan lately. per cent of the country’s total car sales for the month. Amazingly however, even though the Prius’s total sales were substantially higher than in August (when it posted 21,669 sales), its share of the new vehicle market actually dropped from 12.1

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Chevrolet Volt continues to be top seller for plug-in vehicles

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When it comes to plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, there is one clear frontrunner when it comes to early sales. During the month it broke its own sales record delivering 2,961 Volt extended range [.].

Seattle Honda Dealer Adopts Tesla & Apple Sales Elements, Learns Lessons

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Tesla Motors'' direct online sales model has led to state-by-state battles with franchised dealers and their lobbyists. While Tesla works to sell its electric cars in as many states as possible, dealers decry direct sales as a threat to healthy competition and a danger to consumers. sales dealers Tesla Motors Dealership Seattle state laws

Electric car battery warranties, Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sales start, Mitsubishi electric cars: Today's Car News

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Today, we compare electric car battery warranties, the first 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedans are delivered to customers in California, and a report indicates Mitsubishi may share an electric-car platform with Renault. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Future Mitsubishi electric cars will use a platform shared with Renault and Nissan, a. Today in Car News

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid on sale this spring with 48-mpg gas mileage rating

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The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan was unveiled yesterday, ending a one-year hiatus in the model that will now offer the highest EPA gas-mileage ratings in the Honda lineup. The new model uses an updated version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain fitted to earlier hybrid Accords, which were sold as 2014 and 2015 models, but the plug-in

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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. DON'T MISS: Honda But the hybrid Accord has quietly vanished from the carmaker's 2016 lineup.

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Chrysler Conundrum: Truck Sales Mean Buying Emission-Credits From Tesla, Toyota, Honda

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When it comes to fuel efficiency, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is among the lowest of all U.S. automakers. The company was at the bottom of the most recent Union of Concerned Scientists emissions rankings for carmakers. It tied for "dirtiest tailpipe" with Volkswagen, which was demoted after it was revealed that "defeat device" software in its. emissions EPA Fuel Economy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

Will Honda Insight, CR-Z Hybrids Be Pulled From U.S. Sale Too?

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required) reports that Honda will end European sales of the CR-Z and Insight hybrids after their numbers consistently failed to meet expectations. Honda sold 1,242 Insight hybrids in Europe last year, down 62 percent from the year before. Sometimes--to quote a famous frog--it''s not easy being green. Automotive News Europe (sub. The CR-Z racked up