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 concept hints at the styling direction of an all-new small SUV slated to launch in Japan by the end of 2013, followed by the US market in 2014.

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

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hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto ShowIt'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.

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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 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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2016 Honda Pilot Seven-Seat SUV Rated At 22 Or 23 MPG Combined

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The 2016 Honda Pilot gets a slight bump in fuel efficiency as part of a ground-up redesign. Fuel Economy Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVThe new Pilot was unveiled back in February at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and we now know that it will achieve an EPA-rated 23 mpg combined (20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway) with front-wheel drive and the optional nine-speed automatic transmission. That's an.

Honda to introduce Fit-based HR-V Compact SUV in US this year

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Honda released the first official photos of the US-bound HR-V today at the New York International Auto Show. Honda HR-V. The HR-V will serve as the entry point to the Honda light truck lineup, positioned below the CR-V in both price and size.

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Hybrid Honda SUV? We Keep Hoping!

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Does Honda know that many thousands of people are patiently waiting for them to announce their first hybrid SUV? Most recently, Honda announced that they would re-introduce an all new, 2010 Insight. Even while SUVs dominated the U.S.

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Hybrid SUV Resale Value

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Top Hybrid SUVs Retain Their Value. Many people can’t wait to get the latest model SUVs and cars. For those considering their first hybrid SUV or car, the high resale value of many hybrids might come as a surprise. The top hybrid SUVS include many driver favorites.

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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.

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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are a good fit for these buyers, but often they come with poor gas mileage too. Using information from FuelEconomy.gov, we put together a list of the most fuel-efficient SUV models for 2013. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV.

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

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SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share, with Honda’s 4.3% Continuing the trend of recent years, the market share of SUVs and trucks continue to rise within the United States. New vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2017 in US fell 1.9%

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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 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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2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months. What does this have to do with an increased interest in SUVs?

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2015 Honda CR-V Revealed; Updated SUV's Details To Come Next Week

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The updated 2015 Honda CR-V compact SUV is set to go on sale just a week from now--but while it will feature revised styling and other changes, Honda is being coy about them. The Japanese carmaker released an image of the updated SUV, but it won''t reveal any other details until next week. Aesthetically, the 2015 CR-V will get a new front fascia

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2015 Honda CR-V: Gas Mileage Test Of Updated Crossover SUV

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The Honda CR-V has been one of America''s most popular compact SUVs for many years now, and for 2015, it''s received a number of updates to keep it competitive. As well as styling updates and improvements to the interior, the 2015 Honda CR-V features an updated engine and a new continuously variable transmission (CVT)--all in the name of increased

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Honda BR-V: Smallest SUV Yet, But Not For North America: Forbidden Fruit

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The Honda Pilot is the Japanese carmaker's largest crossover, and the only one currently sold in the U.S. But Honda recently unveiled something with a same number of seats--but a far smaller footprint. Debuting at the 2015 Indonesian Auto Show, the Honda BR-V is a new crossover intended for certain Asian markets. with seven seats. DON'T MISS. Asia forbidden fruit subcompact

Honda to unveil Urban EV Concept at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

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Honda Motor CEO Takahiro Hachigo will unveil the Honda Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Alongside this debut, the CR-V Hybrid Prototype will preview the European version of the all-new CR-V SUV. Also featuring on the Honda stand will be the new-look Jazz supermini and the new diesel-powered variant of the tenth-generation Civic hatchback.

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European Honda CR-V revealed

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Honda has released details of its new European specification CR-V SUV. Set to hit UK roads from October, the latest generation model will be built at Honda’s Swindon production facility and features a range of fuel efficiency improvements. Central to these efficiency gains is Honda’s work in improving both its 2.0-litre i-VTEC and 2.2-litre i-DTEC [.]. Honda CR-V SUV UK

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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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2016 Honda HR-V Subcompact SUV Rated At 31 MPG Combined

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We now have EPA fuel-economy for the 2016 Honda HR-V crossover, which is based on the Fit subcompact. With the sole option of a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, Honda''s smallest-ever crossover is rated at 31 mpg combined (28 mpg city, 35 mpg highway) when ordered with front-wheel drive and the CVT automatic transmission. MORE: 2016 Honda HR-V: Live

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JATO: Global car sales up by 2.8% in Q1 2016 due to SUV boost in China and Europe

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The SUV boom continued, with seven of the eight regions analyzed posting double digit growth. The popularity of SUVs in China has been an ongoing source of growth, and the trend continued last quarter, with the country accounting for 36% of total sales in Q1 2016.

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Honda Urban SUV Concept: 2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview

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Honda promised last month that its Urban SUV Concept would debut at Detroit, and the sporty, Fit-based crossover you see here is the result. Hinting at a production model due in 2014, the Urban SUV is a whole nine inches shorter than the Honda CR-V, at just 169.3 If you wanted a Nissan Juke before, you probably won't want one now. inches long

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: Honda 'Urban SUV' Concept

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Honda has teased the first image of a new concept car, due at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The 'Urban SUV Concept' will make its debut at Detroit in January, hinting at the look of a small SUV designed for city driving. Honda says it combines "a sporty and dynamic SUV profile with a spacious, functional interior". That spacious and functional

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New Gen5 Honda CR-V gets first turbo, better fuel economy

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Honda unveiled the fifth-generation CR-V, America’s best-selling SUV over the past 20 years. Combined with the CR-V’s more aerodynamic body, the new turbocharged engine will garner the highest EPA fuel economy ratings in the compact SUV class, Honda claimed.

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2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months. What does this have to do with an increased interest in SUVs?

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Tesla Model 3 SUV, Honda Civic Hybrid Axed, DC Charging Prices: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla plans a Model 3 crossover, Honda plans to kill its Civic Hybrid and Natural Gas models, and DC fast-charging prices fluctuate. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla adds a liquid-cooled charging cable to one of its Supercharger stations. Could it speed up charging even more? California legislation seeks to radically cut energy. Today in Car News

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Volkswagen introduces transferable 6-year, 72K mile bumper-to-bumper warranty on 2018 Atlas and Tiguan SUVs

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Major competitors to the Atlas—Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander and Nissan Pathfinder among them—offer a three-year/36,000 mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty. Major competitors to the Tiguan also offer a three-year/36,000 mile basic warranty with a five-year or 60,000-mile powertrain warranty—such as Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4.

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97 SUVs For 2012

Hybrid SUV Blog

Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage. For model year 2012, those of you in the market for a new SUV have roughly 100 vehicles to choose from. Honda CR-V. Honda Crosstour.

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Honda CR-V Hybrid Prototype to debut at Frankfurt Motor Show; no diesel CR-V model for Europe

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Honda released initial details on the CR-V Hybrid Prototype set to debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week, previewing the brand’s first electrified SUV powertrain available in Europe. The new SUV will be officially launched in European markets in 2018.

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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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Tiny SUVs Shown By Chevy, VW, Honda At India Auto Expo

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Automotive fashion plates now have a new trend to follow: very small SUVs. At the 2014 India Auto Expo in New Delhi, automakers debuted a crop of concept models with sport-utility vehicle styling and packaging--if not genuine off-road all-wheel-drive abilities--in even smaller vehicle segments than we''ve seen so far. While not all the tiny

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Honda CR-V cuts emissions with Earth Dreams engine

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Honda’s CR-V model will be the next to benefit from the carmaker’s Earth Dreams technology 1.6 Newly launched on the Civic model, the highly efficient engine will enable Honda’s SUV model to follow suit and cut emissions to just 119g/km CO2. Honda diesel engine

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Hybrid SUV Future? Beyond 2011

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Although the recent economic crises damaged the sales of hybrid vehicles, manufacturers expect the number of hybrid cars and SUVs sold within the next two decades to increase dramatically. Cadillac offers its top-of-the-line SUV in a hybrid version of the Escalade.

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Honda to unveil CR-V hybrid prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show

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Honda is set to unveil its first-ever electrified SUV powertrain at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show

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Refreshed 2017 Acura MDX SUV debuts in New York with Sport Hybrid Powertrain; 26 mpg combined

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Acura unveiled the restyled and refreshed 2017 MDX luxury SUV at the New York International Auto Show, adding available Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) powertrain technology as a model option. —John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda Motor.

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2016 Honda Pilot gains 12% in power, up to 9.5% in fuel efficiency over 2015 model

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Honda has introduced the new third-generation 2016 Honda Pilot. The 2016 Pilot adopts the next generation of Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure along with a new “3-bone” underbody frame design and new hot-stamped ultra-high strength steel door rings.

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How Honda is leading the way with production of the new Vezel Hybrid

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Most car manufacturers claim to be innovative but Honda is living up to that not-so-modest statement by starting production on the new Vezel Hybrid. Honda

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’s Hybrid System Matures

Hybrid SUV Blog

In a recent interview with Reuters , Tomohiko Kawanabe (Honda’s COO of automobile research and development) broke the news that Honda is developing a new hybrid system designed for their larger cars. To date, the Accord was the largest hybrid vehicle offered by Honda.

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