Honda, which unveiled in Japan this past November a micro electric car undergoing urban field trials, has now added an option to allow the MC-β to be powered via solar energy. Rather then directly sporting its own solar panels, like this Ford plug-in hybrid concept, however, it will instead get charged cleanly at a special solar panel equipped recharging station.
Hyundai and Honda are slightly divergent of one another at this point with regards to fuel cell vehicles.
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle news this year has been relatively quiet until recently, with the only big item in the earlier part of 2013 being Hyundai’s debut of a production ready offering for testing in fleets.
Earlier in the month Honda announced its upcoming Accord Hybrid would get a solid 50 miles per gallon in the city. It now has word of specific release date and pricing, as well as sharing the vehicle will be available in three trim grades.
Honda, already on American roads with one of the most fuel efficient electric vehicles out there, is now aiming to up its game in the hybrid space as it tries to take back market share from Toyota.
The race to develop fuel cell vehicles for what automakers hope will be an interested consumer audience has mildly been heating up of late.
Honda, in an attempt to keep its Fit EV electric cars in the eyes of consumers mostly looking at the Nissan Leaf or Chevy Volt, has dropped the price of the monthly lease. The drop, which was effective at the beginning of June, lowered for new and existing leases from $389 to $259.
Honda recently debuted a micro-sized, short distance electric vehicle commuter.
Most of us tend to associate Honda with cars and motorcycles, yet the automotive company has a number of varied interests ranging from robotics to aircraft.
Slightly more than a year after the March 11, 2011, Fukushima disaster, Honda unveiled a demonstration home in Saitama, Japan.
The sheer amount of research conducted for and about electric vehicles around the world never ceases to amaze me.
A new process for producing fuel cells could help bring the cost of hydrogen cars down significantly within 10 years, researchers claim.
Controversy continues to rage over claims that electric vehicle (EV) emission savings is offset by pollution generated at power plants.
Honda has issued a sweeping recall of its Odyssey minivans that have model years 2008 or 2009, after an issue was discovered with the rear hatch.
People all around the country came down hard on both sides of a recent lawsuit which pitched California resident Heather Peters against auto giant Honda.
Last month, we reported that Southern California resident Heather Peters had filed a suit against Honda in small claims court.
Honda has been pumping out its Accord model since 1976. In 2005, a short-lived hybrid model was launched, which, because of slow sales and not-too-impressive fuel economy, only lasted until the 2007 model year.
A woman has filed a civil lawsuit against Honda because she says her car is not living up to its 50 MPG status.
When Honda sets sets its sights, it really sets them high. The company recently announced goals for its future drive technology at the Tokyo Auto Show.
Honda is set to unveil what it is calling a small “next generation’ electric car at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. The car, dubbed the EV-STER, will make its debut as a concept when the show opens Dec. 3.