0

Honda says it’s planning to skyrocket up from low-volume hybrid sales today to more than two-thirds of U.S. volume coming from green cars by 2030. CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that by 2030, he wants more than two-thirds of U.S. Honda and Acura volume to come from green cars such as traditional hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cell […]

+ Read More
0

The rush toward self-driving cars just accelerated as California issued permits to privately held Wheego and Valeo North America last week, bringing the total to 17 companies with testing permits. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles said the two new companies now have approval to run tests with a single vehicle each, operated by up […]

+ Read More
0

Honda had a surprise for those attending this week’s CEATE consumer electronics show held just outside Tokyo, a 3D printed electric car. Called Micro Commuter, the little battery powered delivery car was produced for Toshimaya, a Japanese cookie company which has plans to actually use it. This isn’t Honda’s first 3D printed car. It produced […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More
0

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 […]

+ Read More