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Of 23 hybrid sedans sold in the U.S., five happen to sell among the best in no small part because they’re the ones that deliver the best mpg compared to non-hybrid stablemates. Compared to otherwise nearly identical non-hybrid siblings rated in the mid-20s to low 30s, the hybrids on this list get between 13-16 mpg […]

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There are many ways to rank passenger cars, but for those wanting a hybrid car with the absolute best fuel economy, we thought we’d look past size and type categories and go simply for mpg. Based on U.S. government efficiency ratings, the top-five are regular full hybrids – not the “mild” variety – proving that […]

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Honda announced it has joined a demonstration project for experimental vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. The project is aimed at providing a potentially valuable energy storage resource to the nation’s electrical grid while providing for more cost-effective ownership of plug-in electric vehicles. Honda said the technology builds off of research conducted by the University of Delaware and […]

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Honda’s 2014 Accord Hybrid will debut at U.S. dealers nationwide on Halloween, October 31. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) ranges from $29,155 for the Accord Hybrid to $34,905 for the Accord Hybrid Touring model, plus a destination and handling charge of $790. “With advanced technologies standard on every Accord Hybrid we’ve given customers an […]

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Honda is combining efforts with the city of Torrance, Calif., in order to put its new Accord PHEV to the test. Honda delivered a 2014 Accord Plug-In vehicle to the city of Torrance Aug. 13 as a continuation of Honda’s advanced vehicle testing efforts. Honda said these testing efforts are a critical component of Honda’s […]

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The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid Sedan is heading to Canada in the spring of 2013 for market viability testing. Honda stated during the announcement that the 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) Sedan will provide the athleticism and craftsmanship of the all-new Accord, charged with a remarkable dose of hybrid efficiency and electric torque. “The […]

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At the Tokyo Motor Show this week, carmakers revealed the usual array of concepts ranging from fuel cell sedans to electric sports cars. Honda plays this game as well as any major carmaker, and this year brought an electrified version of its Fit subcompact, an electric Micro Commuter Concept that somewhat resembles a Renault Twizy, […]

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In 2004, Honda released its third hybrid, a gas-electric version of the Accord EX V6 sedan. The car represented a new spin on hybrid powertrains, with the carmaker opting to use supplemental power from the vehicle’s battery to enhance performance rather than maximize fuel efficiency. Where the obvious move would have been to attach its […]

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