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. 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

2019 Honda Insight video review

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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

Geographers provide new insight into commuter megaregions of the US

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Geographers from Dartmouth College and the University of Sheffield have provided new insight into the economic geography of commuter megaregions in the US by using an empirical approach that combines visual interpretation with statistical analysis.

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Berkeley Lab nanoscale imaging study yields key insights into photo-electrochemical water splitting

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This technique correlates the material’s morphology to its functionality, and gives insights on the charge transport mechanism, or how the charges move inside the material, at the nanoscale.

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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 Insight Hybrid Production To End

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The Honda Insight hybrid is no more. According to Bloomberg, Honda informed dealers back in November that Insight production would stop this month, and asked them to stop taking orders on the model.

2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

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The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). As a premium compact sedan, Insight is positioned and priced between Civic and Accord in Honda’s passenger car lineup.

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Honda stops Insight production

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Honda is to cease production of its Insight model according to Bloomberg, this morning. We had already heard that the Japanese brand was to stop importing its Insight and CR-Z models into the UK, due to low demand.

2019 Honda Insight: good-looking 50-mpg competitor for Prius hybrid

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Teased in January as a "concept" without an interior, the production version of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan has been revealed just before this week's New York auto show. EPA ratings aren't yet final, but Honda says the new Insight is projected to achieve "up to 55 mpg" on the city cycle, and a combined fuel-economy number of "50 mpg or.

2019 Honda Insight review update: Putting the Civic on notice

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That sound you hear isn’t the 2019 Honda Insight’s hybrid powertrain whirring along. The 2019 Insight isn’t just a better hybrid, it’s a better compact car. I spent a week moseying around in an Insight Touring, a well-equipped $29,000 compact sedan with. It’s the undertaker coming for the vaunted Honda Civic nameplate. Fuel Economy

Study provides insight into key process in lithium-rich cathodes that both helps and hurts battery performance; oxygen oxidation

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A new study led by researchers from Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has provided insight into a phenomenon that both helps and hurts Li-ion battery performance. These insights establish a point-defect explanation for why anion redox often occurs alongside local structural disordering and voltage hysteresis during cycling.

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Honda starts production of new Insight hybrid in Indiana

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Honda announced that it began building its third-generation Insight hybrid at its factory in Indiana this week. This is the third generation of the Insight, which was the first hybrid to reach the The company first introduced a concept version of the car at the Detroit auto show in January, and showed the production version in New York in March.

Insights from Leoben researchers lead to improved piezo injectors

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In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a group of researchers from the Materials Center Leoben (MCL) in Austria has now gained insight into the mechanics of this technology—which can make the systems more reliable and efficient. Based on this insight, the researchers were able to determine the optimum pre-stressing for technical applications. These insights are already being used by industry, reports Deluca.

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2019 Honda Insight hybrid earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

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In its latest round of safety tests, the IIHS has awarded the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid its Top Safety Pick+ award. The 2019 Insight aced all of the insurance. The Top Safety Pick+ is the Institute's highest award, given to cars that perform well in a wide battery of crashes, headlight evaluations, and automatic emergency braking tests. crash tests IIHS

2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of. Pickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. Detroit Auto Show Videos

2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight. The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. A new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. Detroit Auto Show

2019 Honda Insight recalled for rearview camera failure

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The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid hasn't been on sale for long; and yet Honda is already recalling more than 6,000 of them for a rearview camera failure. The problem affects another 226,000 vehicles—2018 Accord models, possibly including some Accord Hybrids. The screen may show up blank, with only lane guidance lines appearing under certain

Honda’s Insight hybrid range updated

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Honda has updated its Insight hybrid car to feature better suspension and a higher trim level. Hybrid cars Honda Honda Insight Honda Insight HybridA new, top-of-the-range, EX model, featuring black leather upholstery and DVD satellite navigation and hands-free telephone, is another addition to the five-door hybrid line-up. Changes have been made to the chassis, including the adjustment of the recoil rate of [.].

2012 Honda Insight

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Two years ago, Honda launched its Insight subcompact hybrid hatchback to high hopes. Regrettably, the company saw its hopes for soaring sales of its mild hybrids dashed, with the Insight selling less than half the projected number--largely because it suffered in comparison to its showroom stablemate, the Honda Fit.

Study provides more insight into air pollution mechanisms that cause cardiovascular diseases

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Air pollution, and fine dust in particular, is calculated to contribute to more than four million deaths each year. Almost 60% of deaths occur as a result of cardiovascular diseases. Scientists around Professor Thomas Münzel, Director of Cardiology I at the Department of Cardiology at the Medical Center Mainz of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), reviewed the mechanisms responsible for vascular damage from air pollution together with scientists from the UK and the US.

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2013 Honda Insight

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Now in its fourth year on the market, the 2013 Honda Insight has never quite lived up to the legacy left by its ground-breaking 1999 predecessor--even if it's now a much more usable vehicle. Sales have been much lower than Honda expected, and the Insight remains a niche player in the market. The 2013 Insight is still the least expensive hybrid

Insights into low-temperature performance issues of Li-ion batteries

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Researchers in Germany are providing some insight into the low-temperature performance issues of Li-ion batteries. In a paper in the Journal of Power Sources , they report on a combined in situ high-resolution neutron powder diffraction and electrochemical study on 18650-type Li-ion cells over a temperature range from 230 K to 320 K (-43 ?C C to +47 ?C), C), with a focus on the graphite anode and the low temperature performance of the cell.

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Buying A Used 2000-2006 Honda Insight Hybrid: The Guide

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If you''ve been reading Green Car Reports over the past week, you might have seen we recently bought a 2001 Honda Insight--an example of one of the first hybrids sold by a major automaker. But what if you want to buy your own early Insight?

BMW provides some insight into Dingolfing eDrive competence center; motors, battery packs and more

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During its Innovation Days 2016 event in Munich, the BMW Group provided some insight into its Dingolfing competence center for the manufacture of electric drive systems (eDrive).

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut in Detroit; 50 mpg or better projected

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On Thursday, a concept version of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan was unveiled before its public debut at next week's Detroit auto show. Honda released photos and some details of what's called the "Insight. Any new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. Detroit Auto Show

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Study provides insight into mechanism of atmospheric new particle formation in polluted cities

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The formation of new atmospheric particulates—i.e., de novo rather than as direct emissions—via nucleation and growth is a major source of aerosol pollution in terms of number concentration. In spite of a great deal of research, it is still a puzzle why and how such new particule formation (NPF) occurs in a highly polluted urban atmosphere.

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Introduction To Our Used 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid

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We do our best though, which is how I''ve come to be the proud owner of a 2001 Honda Insight. In the world of automotive journalism, "practice what you preach" is a difficult statement to honor. It just isn''t always possible.

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2019 Honda Insight, Chevy Bolt EV fast charging, and fuel economy commentary: Today's Car News

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We take a broader look at the 2019 Honda Insight. The 2019 Honda Insight GM works to create an ultra-fast charging system for the Chevrolet Bolt EV. We explain how readers can make themselves heard about the EPA's proposed freeze in fuel economy standards. And will electric cars displace hybrid vehicles? All of this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Satellite method provides insight into ozone-NOx-VOCs sensitivity for different locations

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Ozone pollution near Earth’s surface is one of the main ingredients of summertime smog. It is also not directly measurable from space due to the abundance of ozone higher in the atmosphere, which obscures measurements of surface ozone.

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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. 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. DON''T MISS: Honda Ends 3. Green Honda Integrated Motor Assist New car sales mild hybrid sales subcompact

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. 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. Data: Honda. Click to enlarge.

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2019 Honda Insight first drive mpg review: 55 mpg from hybrid sedan

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Last week, we drove the new 2019 Honda Insight sedan and found Honda's newest compact hybrid roomy and comfortable. During our drive around Minneapolis, its exurbs, and into Wisconsin, we wanted to put to the test Honda's claims that its 1.5-liter inline-4 and 96-kw electric motor combination could return an EPA-rated 52 mpg combined (48 mpg

BNL/Stony Brook study provides insight into optimized electrode architectures

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Armed with this insight into battery cathode discharge processes, we can target new materials designed to address critical battery issues associated with power and efficiency. This approach can be extended to other bimetallic and polyanionic electrode materials to probe their discharge mechanisms and spatially resolve changes as a function of usage profile, providing the insight needed to optimize these materials for their use in the next generation of batteries.

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2011 Honda Insight

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The 2011 Honda Insight is the least expensive hybrid car on sale in the U.S. this year, at a base price of just $18,970 with delivery. But despite this distinction, the subcompact hatchback hasn’t been a success for Honda, selling just a fraction of early projections. In part, that’s because it sits on showroom floors right next to the

Researchers gain better insight into transformation of steel; managing nucleation could limit need for alloying elements

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Insight into the nucleation process may yield a solution. Researchers at TU Delft have shed new light on the process of nucleation in the polymorphic transformation of solid materials—specifically, steel.

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Researchers gain fundamental insight into key reaction for Li-air batteries

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The fundamental insight thus gained in the OER charge mechanism and its relation to the nature of the Li 2 O 2 particles is essential for the design of future electrodes with lower overpotentials, one of the key challenges for high performance Li–air batteries.

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2012 Honda Insight CO2 emissions drop below 100g/km

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Honda has confirmed that the 2012 Honda Insight will have CO2 emissions below 100g/km. Honda Hybrid cars hybrid InsightSet to be revealed at next week’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the revised 5-door hatchback will have an official CO2 emission figure of 96g/km. Honda has achieved this by tinkering with the model’s aerodynamics, reducing engine friction and alterations to the CVT [.].

Honda Insight 2009 road test

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Honda is taking on the Toyota Prius with the latest version of the Insight, which is a huge advance on the original two-seater launched in 1999. The Insight is also competitively priced, starting at £15,490, which undercuts the Prius by nearly £3,000. Honda Insight lease prices.

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Honda Insight production, electric car advertising, and Tesla AutoPilot sensors: Today's Car News

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Honda has begun production of the new Insight hybrid in Indiana. Tesla reportedly rejected additional driver sensors for its Autopilot system. Are automakers actually advertising electric cars? They do, but the exposure may be limited. And Northeast states have banded together to coordinate charging infrastructure. All of this and more on Green

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Researchers use in situ NMR spectroscopy to provide insight into silicon expansion in Li-ion batteries

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In combination with density-functional theory calculations, the results provide insight into the amorphous and amorphous-to-crystalline lithium–silicide transformations, particularly those at low voltages, which are highly relevant to practical cycling strategies.

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Insight becomes Science Museum piece

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Honda’s all-new Insight is being put to work by the Science Museum. Donning a bright livery that explains its petrol-electric hybrid technology and regenerative braking, the Insight has been transformed into an educational display that is functional too.

Honda adding new standard features and lower-priced entry-level model to Insight lineup

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The new entry-level 2011 Insight. The 2011 Honda Insight hybrid, now on sale in the US, gains new standard features and the addition of a value-oriented entry model featuring an MSRP starting at $18,200. Click to enlarge.

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Insight the top hybrid performer

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During its first month of sales, the Honda Insight has outsold its competitors in the hybrid market. Since going on sale in the UK, 229 Insight models have been sold ahead of its nearest rival the Toyota Prius at 198 units. “More and more people want a car that makes sound financial sense, especially in the current economic climate, and the Insight offers numerous running cost savings such as reduced road tax of £15 per year and great fuel economy.&#.