Honda's Micro electric car is going solar

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.

Honda touts new fuel cell vehicle concept

Hyundai and Honda are slightly divergent of one another at this point with regards to fuel cell vehicles.

Honda teases new fuel cell vehicle

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.

Honda details2014 Accord Hybrid

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.

Revamped Honda Fit hybrid ready to hit the road

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.

GM and Honda team up on fuel cell tech

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 Fit EV now cheaper to lease

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.

New Honda electric car design goes micro

Honda recently debuted a micro-sized, short distance electric vehicle commuter.

Honda's UNI-CUB: Segway or Wall-E's girlfriend?

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.

Honda house goes off grid, smartly

Slightly more than a year after the March 11, 2011, Fukushima disaster, Honda unveiled a demonstration home in Saitama, Japan. 

Industry heavyweights team up for EV smart charger project

The sheer amount of research conducted for and about electric vehicles around the world never ceases to amaze me.

Cheap hydrogen cars could roll out in a decade

A new process for producing fuel cells could help bring the cost of hydrogen cars down significantly within 10 years, researchers claim.

Automakers eye solar-powered EV chargers

Controversy continues to rage over claims that electric vehicle (EV) emission savings is offset by pollution generated at power plants.

Honda announces massive minivan recall

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.

Why Heather Peters took on Honda and won

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.

Honda forced to cough up $9,867 over hybrid mileage claims

Last month, we reported that Southern California resident Heather Peters had filed a suit against Honda in small claims court.

Honda showcases Accord plug-in hybrid

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.

Woman sues Honda over bogus MPG claims

A woman has filed a civil lawsuit against Honda because she says her car is not living up to its 50 MPG status.

Honda 'dreams' of leading fuel efficiency

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 preps next-gen EV-STER

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.