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Major automakers are ramping up their fight and exerting pressure to delay or seek adjustments to the Obama administration’s aggressive fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission targets by 2025. In a prepared statement made public on Wednesday, Mitch Bainwol, head of the industry trade group Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, said that low gasoline prices and […]

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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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If you’re visiting Southern California and have an interest in electric vehicles, the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo may need to be added to your list of places to see. SEE ALSO: Tesla Model S P90D Does $100 ‘Ludicrous Challenge’ That’s because the museum is putting on an exhibit, which opened May 15 and […]

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Since 2013 Honda and GM have collaborated on fuel cell powertrain development, and plans now are to launch individually branded vehicles in the U.S. by 2020. While GM has yet to roll out an actual production FCV for all to see, Honda has been out in front with its second-generation Clarity which went on sale […]

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Recently Honda’s newest Civic LX equipped with advanced-driver assistance systems proved it could navigate a 25-mile Metro Detroit road course nearly hands free. While the automaker is reluctant to tout its technology as truly hands-free, the vehicle starting at $20,440, and giving a taste of what Tesla has with Autopilot at a fraction of the […]

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By the year 2030 two out of three Honda automobiles will be either a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric car, or hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. This stretch goal was expressed this week by Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo as part of overarching plans by the automaker long associated with fuel efficiency, but of late less convincing […]

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Honda has announced approximate pricing for its new Clarity Fuel Cell sedan. The Japanese brand says it expects the car to be priced close to $60,000 in total, though it will initially be available as a lease only with payments coming in at less than $500 a month. That is more than the car’s closest […]

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The upcoming launch of the Honda Clarity doesn’t mark the brand’s introduction into the fuel cell vehicle category, but a continuation. Drawing on the 2008-to-present FCX Clarity, Honda retained a portion of its original fuel cell vehicle’s (FCV) name and the four-door sedan layout. But the new Clarity – which debuted this week at the […]

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Honda is planning an all-electric sports car that could have up to 350 horsepower. Thanks to the research and development done for the all-new 2017 Acura NSX, Honda is getting ready to offer more sports cars in the near future. First, there’s the Civic Type R finally heading to U.S. soil in the future, then […]

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In addition to Volkswagen and Audi, diesels by five other carmakers have been found to produce more NOx in the real world than in laboratory settings. The assessment, as reported by The Guardian, was performed by the U.K.-based Emissions Analytics. Using Euro 5 and Euro 6 European emission standards, the firm showed that only than […]

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