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A two-driver team just qualified for a Guinness World Record for completing 8,387 miles across 24 European countries at an average “100.31 mpg” which converted from UK to U.S. mileage is 83.52 mpg. The UK colleagues, members of Honda’s European R&D team but amateur drivers did it in a stock diesel-powered Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC […]

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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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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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