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Honda starts production of new Insight hybrid in Indiana

Honda starts production of new Insight hybrid in Indiana

Honda announced that it began building its third-generation Insight hybrid at its factory in Indiana this week. 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. This is the third generation of the... read more

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

All else equal, which Honda Clarity would you buy? Twitter poll results

While it's not unusual for an automaker to offer several engine options in the same car model, it is unusual for those to include everything from a battery electric vehicle... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, Hudson Valley, NY, Apr 2018

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

For several years, the Chevrolet Volt was the sole plug-in hybrid with electric range notably above 20 miles—though it became clear Chevy never figured out how to... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

Which Honda Clarity would you buy: electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell? Take our Twitter poll

Honda has adopted an unusual strategy with its Clarity, creating a whole new model for its green car, separate from its mainstream midsized sedan, the Accord. While the... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight, 2018 New York auto show

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

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... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

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

While mid-size sedans are losing the U.S. sales battle to crossover utility vehicles, they still sell hundreds of thousands of units each year. An entirely redesigned Honda... read more March 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid rated by EPA at 47 mpg combined

The EPA has now released the fuel-efficiency ratings for the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, and they came in 1 mpg below the combined number the company had hoped to reach. At a... read more March 12, 2018 by


 
Honda CR-V Hybrid introduced at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Honda CR-V Hybrid to launch in Europe; still no word on US or Canada

The Honda CR-V Hybrid, a more fuel-efficient version of the company's best-selling compact crossover, has been around for almost a year now. It's on sale in China, announced... read more March 1, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell at hydrogen fueling station  [photo: Chris Baccus]

Why a Fiat 500e driver got a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell as his next green car: low cost

When marketing executive Chris Baccus leased a 2015 Fiat 500e three years ago, he intended to keep his 2007 BMW 335i as a "fun car," and use the electric Fiat just for... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
Honda Insight Prototype, 2018 Detroit auto show

2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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. The... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
Honda Insight Prototype, 2018 Detroit auto show

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

At the 2018 Detroit auto show, the Honda Insight Prototype was unveiled Monday to preview a production sedan due later this year. Any new hybrid car from one of the pioneers... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid   [photo: owner 'Viking79']

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: early owner's first impressions

We only published our first-drive report on the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid last week, and the car is just now showing up at Honda dealers across the country. But that... read more December 21, 2017 by


 
Frame from 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid "Beyond the Battery" ad

Can Honda break through buyer confusion about plug-in hybrids?

With the launch of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid sedan, the Chevrolet Volt now has its first serious competition among long-range plug-in hybrids. About 25,000... read more December 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid first drive

There's a new plug-in hybrid in town, and it could expand the audience for cars that provide useful electric range for daily driving while retaining an efficient gasoline... read more December 11, 2017 by


 
Honda Sports EV concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Not just Porsche: Honda wants 15-minute fast charges for electric cars too

With Porsche promising ultra-fast charging for its Mission E electric car, Honda isn’t going to let the German automaker keeps its 15 minutes of charging fame. Honda... read more December 6, 2017 by


 
2008 Honda Civic GX, photographed by owner Duncan Chalmers, Seattle

When fueling stations shut down for your natural-gas car: one reader's experience

Let's say you buy the greenest car you can, one that uses a different kind of fuel, and drive it happily for several years. What happens when the supply of your fuel suddenly... read more December 4, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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