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Here and there readers have been saying the 2016 Volt mimics some of a Honda’s design cues. To be fair, other automakers copy each other to a greater or less degree all the time, so you could say this article is just a floating of one of the latest potential borrowings for your consideration. But […]

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An Indiana family has won a Honda Civic Hybrid for its use of the State’s “Natural Treasures.” During this past summer, the Nature Conservancy and Honda teamed up for a sweepstakes that challenged locals to explore natural sites. Targeted at residents in Honda manufacturing states of Alabama, Indiana and Ohio, Honda said the “Natural Treasures” […]

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Today, is the official day the 2015 Civic Hybrid launches at Honda dealers across the U.S. The hybrid vehicle starts at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $24,7352 for the base version, known as the Civic Hybrid Sedan CVT. Meanwhile, the 2015 Civic Natural Gas goes on sale at Honda dealers in 37 states […]

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The Honda Civic CNG is now eligible to a $1,000 purchase credit in California. The special savings from the California Energy Commission is an immediate $1,000 purchase credit supplied directly by certified Honda Civic Natural Gas dealers at the time of purchase, stated Honda. In addition to the purchase credit savings, Civic Natural Gas vehicle […]

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Today Honda announced its 2014 Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural gas will go on sale this month with some improvements to the hybrid. The hybrid goes on sale Feb. 5 nationwide, and the natural gas car carries forth at dealers in 37 states effective Feb. 15. The big(ger) news with the carried-forward IMA (Integrated Motor […]

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The Honda Civic sold 64,063 units in Canada during 2013, making it the best-selling passenger car in Canada for the 16th consecutive year. The Canadian-built Honda Civic outsold its closest competitor by 9,303 units, per Honda Canada. “We truly value the trust that our customers put in us when they buy a Civic,” said Dave […]

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Yuuji Fujiki, chief engineer for Honda’a IMA hybrid system, holding the battery pack used in the 2012 Civic Hybrid. (Photos: Brad Berman, All rights reserved.) The new 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, using a lithium ion battery for the first time, increased its average EPA fuel economy rating from 41 mpg to 44 mpg. The new […]

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Reuters and 24/7 Wall Street are reporting that Honda is phasing out the gas-powered Civic for the Japanese market, and will only sell the hybrid version. Honda will roll out an all-new Civic worldwide in late 2011. As we reported a few days ago, Honda is boosting investment in hybrid technology, based on the belief […]

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Top Honda executives think diesel engines are on the way out, and to keep the Civic a best-selling global vehicle are considering gasoline hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions. The tenth-generation 2017 Civic has just arrived, and it was engineered from the beginning to accept gasoline, diesel, hybrid and gasoline plug-in hybrid powertrains, as well as […]

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Several of Honda’s fuel-sipping models are going away. “We plan to discontinue production of the CNG [compressed natural gas] Civic and hybrid,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda while speaking at a media briefing in Detroit. This move will “allow greater focus on [the] Civic’s sporty new character” he said. The company’s […]

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