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  1. Honda/Acura Hybrid News

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    Real-World Gas Mileage Varies By Brand; Honda Does Well, Ford Not So Much Just how close do cars get to their official EPA gas mileage figures? We expect it's a question many of our readers are familiar with--either in keeping an eye on their own car's gas mileage, or from friends asking...
  2. Honda CR-Z Thread

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    2013 Honda CR-Z Gets Shadowy Preview Ahead of Paris Honda has dropped another teaser image for the upcoming 2013 CR-Z, a model set to debut at the fast-approaching Paris Motor Show. While there are few real details to go with the shadowy hybrid image, Honda says its updated CR-Z will receive...
  3. Honda AC-X

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    Honda AC-X Concept PHEV is ready to move you Honda is bringing a whole range of transportation solutions to the Tokyo Motor Show, from this plug-in hybrid sedan concept to folding scooters and pod cars. Dubbed AC-X for Advanced Cruiser eXperience, this streamlined sedan draws heavily from the...
  4. Honda: EV-Ster

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    Tokyo Motor Show: Honda’s New EV-STER Concept is the Beat of the Future While not the NSX or S2000 replacements that enthusiasts have long been waiting to see, the Japanese firm's EV-STER concept shows that Honda still has some faint traces of sporty genes left in its DNA. The pure electric...
  5. Infiniti Hybrid Sports Car

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    Infiniti to Unveil Hybrid Sports Car Concept in Geneva Growing tired of lagging behind its rivals in the increasingly competitive luxury wars, Infiniti is getting serious about a number of things: the European market, for one, sports cars, for another, and finally, alternative propulsion. And...
  6. Lexus LF-Gh

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    Steal a Glance @ Lexus's LF-Gh Hybrid From the looks of the few curves we can so far, it appears that Lexus designers are pouring some emotion into the hybrid concept that the brand has planned for the New York Auto Show. Based on these details, we'll go ahead and predict that this 1, called...
  7. Volvo v60 PlugIn Hybrid Diesel

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    Volvo will Unveil Diesel-Powered v60 Plug-In Hybrid Volvo will unveil a plug-in diesel-electric hybrid version of its V60 station wagon at the Geneva auto show in March. Volvo said the Geneva model will be a "virtually production-ready" car with CO2 emissions of 49 grams per kilometer, which...
  8. NHTSA Investigates Honda Accord Hybrid

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    NHTSA Investigates Honda Accord Hybrid Over Brake Concerns The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it has launched an investigation involving the Honda Accord Hybrid over unintended acceleration claims. The NHTSA announced on Monday that it has launched a...
  9. Latest NSX Rumor

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    Honda NSX Gets New Lease on Life Flagship Coupe Reportedly Back On, But in a Different Form November 22, 2010 / By Peter Lyon The NSX lives, at least in a different form. According to one source, Honda never gave up its plans for an NSX successor. Even though the V-10-powered post-NSX concept...
  10. LA Auto Show Honda Fact Sheet

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    TOV: Fact Sheet from LA Auto Show Honda Fit EV The all-new Fit EV Concept electric vehicle made its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show and strongly suggests the direction and styling of an upcoming production Fit EV all-electric vehicle, which will be introduced to the U.S. and Japan in...
  11. Honda to Debut New Electric Car & PlugIn Hybrid

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    Honda to debut new EV concept, plug-in hybrid platform at 2010 LA Auto Show - egmCarTech Honda announced today that it will debut a new electric-vehicle concept at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov. 17. The Japanese automaker said that it will also reveal a plug-in hybrid platform...
  12. Next Lexus SC to be a Hybrid

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    Breaking: Lexus Working on a Hybrid Successor to the SC430 As you may know already Lexus confirmed the fact that it will end the production of the SC430 luxury hardtop convertible in July. The model was not quite a success and one reason could be that it has mostly been unchanged except for...
  13. Honda's Future Electric Cars & PlugIn Hybrids

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    Honda Aims for Electric Cars by 2012 WAKO, Japan (AFP) – Honda said Tuesday it would roll out an electric car and plug-in hybrids in Japan and the United States in 2012 as it tries to catch up in the race to make clean, battery-powered cars. Japan's number-two carmaker had previously been...
  14. Honda to Stop Selling Legend in Japan

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    Does this mean the end of the RL or perhaps it will become an Acura exclusive instead of a rebadge? Honda to Scrap 2 Models Globally & Gas Run Civic in Japan July 16 - Honda Motor Co <7267.T> would stop selling two of its longstanding brands and phase out the gas-powered Civic in its...
  15. Nissan Altima Hybrid Update

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    2011 Nissan Altima Hybrid to Get House Developed Hybrid System To Be Sold in All 50 States Currently, Nissan’s ‘green’ strategy is all about the all-electric LEAF. The Nissan LEAF has been stealing headlines away from the Prius, Chevrolet Volt and many other green cars and Nissan plans to...
  16. Toyota/Lexus Recalls HS250h

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    Lexus Recalls Hybrid Over Risk of Pinto-Like Explosion We've exclusively obtained this document detailing the plan for a stop sale of the 2010 Lexus HS250h and a voluntarily recall of all 17,000 vehicles sold following NHTSA testing showing excessive fuel leakage after a standard rear-end...
  17. 2011 Honda CR-Z Reviews

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    Honda CR-Z is Awfully Sporty for a Hybrid NEW YORK — Honda's about to take another swing at selling a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle as a sporty, performance car that just happens to have a hybrid drivetrain to save fuel. That's similar to its pitch for the current Insight sedan hybrid...
  18. Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Gets 41mpg

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    2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Hits 41 MPG Claims Greenest Luxury Sedan Title While Lincoln's MKZ Hybrid may not peg all the gauges when it comes to luxury and styling, it does max out the mpg needle, hitting 41 mpg city/36 mpg highway in EPA testing, making it the most efficient luxury sedan in the...
  19. Future Hybrid TSX

    2nd Gen - General Car Topics
    So the latest Acura news/rumors suggest that the TSX will be the 1st Acura to get a hybrid option. More recently, it has been suggested that the RL, due in 2012, will also be available as a hybrid instead of a v8 option. For the past year, Honda/Acura has stated that they are working on a new...
  20. Lexus SC430 to End Production

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    Confirmed: Lexus SC430 to be Discontinued in July We've been hearing the reports and drawing our conclusions for some time now, but Lexus has just made it official. The SC 430 luxury hardtop convertible will be no more after July of this year. Having soldiered on largely unchanged for nearly a...
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