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Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

  • 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011

    Honda surprised the industry when it pulled the wraps off a brand-new tenth generation of its Civic compact at April's New York Auto Show. But two members of today's Civic lineup won't survive into the new generation: the Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Honda Civic Natural Gas. Honda executive vice-president John Mendel revealed that both models would be discontinued in a business update briefing for media yesterday. DON'T MISS: Honda Ends Three Green Models For 2015: Insight, Fit EV, FCX Clarity (Jul 2014) The Civic Hybrid, first released for the 2003 model year, was the company's second...

  • 2013 Honda Fit EV drive event, Pasadena, CA, June 2012
    The Five Greenest, Most Energy-Efficient Cars of 2013

    What cars available in dealers today make the most efficient use of energy? The answer turns out to be four battery-electric vehicles and one plug-in hybrid. Gasoline and diesel cars don't even come close; internal combustion engines waste two-thirds to three-quarters of the energy in their fuel on...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model
    Right Electric Range For A Plug-In Hybrid: Is Lower Better?

    How much electric range is the "right" amount in a plug-in hybrid or range-extended electric car? If you're a fan of battery electric vehicles, the answer is "all of it." But if you want to drive most of your miles on electricity, and still have the security of a combustion engine as a backup for...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
    2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid: At Some NY And CA Dealers Now

    Honda's two-motor Accord Plug-In Hybrid is now on sale at select New York and Californian Honda dealers. Choice in the plug-in hybrid market is growing all the time, and the Accord offers buyers an alternative to the Ford Fusion Energi--not to mention more established plug-ins like the Chevrolet...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
    Latest Hybrid To Be Built In U.S.: 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

    Honda has announced its next hybrid, the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid, will be built at its Marysville, Ohio plant in the U.S. The Japanese carmaker is investing $23 million at the plant and hiring 50 new employees, ready for production of the two-motor hybrid before it goes on sale this fall. It makes...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
    2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid First To Meet SULEV20 Standards

    Honda's 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid has become the first vehicle to meet California's latest new emissions standard. The plug-in Accord's per-mile output of only 20 milligrams of smog-forming emissions allows it to meet the California Air Resources Board's new SULEV20 standards. SULEV20, or "Super...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

    For our final piece on last week's Los Angeles Auto Show, we put together a video on the five new plug-in electric cars officially unveiled there. Three of them are plug-in hybrids, a pair from Ford and one from Honda, and the other two are small battery-electric conversions by the makers of the gasoline minicars on which they're based. The 2014 Chevy Spark EV and the 2014 Fiat 500E are both compliance cars, designed and built to sell in numbers high enough that their makers comply with California regulations requiring sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles by six large...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
    2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid Priced Sub-$41K, 115 MPGe

    Honda has revealed pricing for its upcoming Accord plug-in hybrid at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The car will be priced from $39,780 when it goes on sale January 15 in California and New York. That's just a little higher than the recently-announced price for the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi at...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
    2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive

    Last week, Honda released the specs and photos for its 2014 Accord Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid. Now, we can talk about what it's like on the road. The short answer? Like the Ford C-Max Hybrid, it offers new and strong competition for a model of the well-established Toyota Prius--in this case, the...

  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
    2014 Honda Accord Hybrid & Plug-In Hybrid: Photos, Details

    Honda was the second carmaker in the world to launch a line of hybrid vehicles, though its compact and subcompact mild hybrids have long been overshadowed by Toyota's dominant Prius models. That may be about to change. Early next year, a new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid--and equally significant, a 2014...

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