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Honda Details Future Small-Car Hybrid System; We Drive It

Honda Details Future Small-Car Hybrid System; We Drive It

Honda was technically the first name in hybrids in the U.S. market—with the original 1999 Honda Insight two-seat hatchback. But in recent years Honda’s Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) ‘mild hybrid’ system has been overshadowed, and outperformed, by Toyota’s Hybrid... read more

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Honda Fit First Private Delivery

Honda Delivers First Privately-Leased 2013 Fit EV

Honda delivered its first coporately-leased all-electric Fit EV back in December 2010 to the city of Torrence, California, one month after announcing it at the 2010 Los... read more July 23, 2012 by  3

2013 Honda Fit EV drive event, Pasadena, CA, June 2012

2013 Honda Fit EV: First Drive Of Honda's All-Electric Car

The 2013 Honda Fit EV is a fun and well-executed little all-electric hatchback. It's quick, handles decently, gets the highest EPA efficiency rating of any vehicle on the... read more June 29, 2012 by  18

Honda Fit EV shown at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011

Honda Fit EV Has Highest EPA Efficiency Rating Of Any Car

The 2013 Honda Fit EV has earned the highest EPA efficiency rating granted to any vehicle offered in the U.S.: 118 miles-per-gallon-equivalent. That's higher than the 2012... read more June 6, 2012 by  8

2012 Honda Fit EV

Want A Honda Fit EV Electric Car? Honda Has A Quiz For You

After realising the potential of hybrids early on, Honda has been a little late to join the electric car party with its Fit EV. Better late than never, though--and now the... read more April 13, 2012 by  6

2012 Honda Fit EV

First Honda Fit EV Delivered To California City Fleet

While carmakers like Nissan, Tesla and Renault go on the electric car offensive, Honda has been somewhat candid about its electric car plans. The 2013 Honda Fit EV makes the... read more January 23, 2012 by  5

Honda Fit EV shown at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011

Electric Honda Fit EV: Details, Live Photos From L.A. Auto Show

One year ago, Honda unveiled a prototype Fit EV electric car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. This year, it showed a refined version that it says it will offer for lease next... read more November 18, 2011 by  5

2012 Honda Fit Sport

2012 Honda Fit Updates: More Noiseproofing, Bluetooth Option

We've always viewed the Honda Fit as one of the best all-around subcompact choices on the market. While the little five-door hatchback, last redesigned for 2009, faces... read more August 16, 2011 by 

Production-spec Honda Brio minicar

Production Honda Brio Minicar Revealed, Still Only For Asian Markets

Last year both Honda and Mitsubishi unveiled new minicar concepts previewing their respective small car futures--Honda with the Brio Prototype and Mitsubishi with the Concept... read more March 18, 2011 by 

Honda launches Fit EV electric car and Accord plug-in hybrid test program in Torrance, CA, Dec 2010

Up To 15 Mile Electric-Only Range For Honda Plug-In Hybrid, Debuts In Accord In 2012

Honda has been slow to the game when it comes to plug-in hybrids and electric cars but at the recent 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show the automaker proved that it was not... read more March 9, 2011 by  4

2012 Honda Fit EV

Toshiba Li-Ion Batteries To Appear In Honda's Electric Car

Following years of claims they weren't interested in developing a battery-electric vehicle, Honda backtracked earlier this year and decided that they would produce one, with... read more December 21, 2010 by  3

2007 Honda Fit Sport

2007-2008 Honda Fit Sees Some 143,083 Recalls

Recalls aren’t something that we are used to reporting on when it comes to Honda’s subcompact and compact segment. That said, Honda is recalling some 143,083... read more December 20, 2010 by 

Honda launches Fit EV electric car and Accord plug-in hybrid test program in Torrance, CA, Dec 2010

Electric Honda Fit Hits The Road In CA, Accord Plug-In Hybrid To Follow

Well, that was quick. Just one month after it unveiled the electric Fit EV prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Honda is about to put the first of its electric subcompacts... read more December 16, 2010 by  4

Honda Brio prototype, introduced at the 2010 Thailand Motor Expo

Honda Unveils Brio, Its Smallest Car, For Asian Markets Only

The smallest Honda sold in the U.S. market is the 2011 Fit subcompact, its well-reviewed and enormously versatile five-door hatchback. But other markets demand different... read more November 30, 2010 by 

2010 Honda Fit Sport

New Standard Features Come To the 2011 Honda Fit

Recently Honda revealed the pricing for the 2011 Honda Fit and for the most part the car hasn’t changed from the versatile and affordable subcompact that we have come... read more November 29, 2010 by 

2011 BMW M3 performance package

2011 Small Cars That Nab the Car and Driver 10Best Awards

It is that time again for Car and Driver’s 10Best car awards. I know, I know why are we reporting on the competition. Well, as happens with great awards, they stick in... read more November 23, 2010 by 


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