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Honda Smart Home Previews Grid-Friendly Living and Driving


We all know Honda is adept at making some excellent automobiles. Many people know it does motorcycles, lawn mowers, power generators and even airplanes. But how about houses? If Honda built family homes as well as family cars, would you

Honda Smart Home Previews Grid-Friendly Living and Driving

By Aaron Bragman  on August 4, 2014

We all know Honda is adept at making some excellent automobiles. Many people know it does motorcycles, lawn mowers, power generators and even airplanes. But how about houses? If Honda built family homes as well as family cars, would you

More Electric Cars Than Ever, Still Not Available Everywhere

By Rick Popely  on March 11, 2014

As more manufacturers introduce electric cars, these battery-powered vehicles are becoming something people see on the road every day. At least in some parts of the country, they are. More Alternative Fuel News The number of purely electric vehicles offered

Honda Cuts Price on Fit EV

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 30, 2013

Honda's subcompact electric vehicle is on sale. Starting June 1, the automaker will offer a $259-a-month lease on the Fit EV; that's a decrease from $389 a month. The new three-year lease offer is good for current and new Fit

Plug-in Cars: Where Can You Buy Them?

By Kelsey Mays  on May 24, 2013

Thursday’s pricing announcement for the Chevrolet Spark EV likely piqued some interest on the West Coast, but chances are few others gave it much attention. GM will sell the all-electric hatchback only in California and Oregon; the automaker has announced

Prius Plug-In Quietly Ranks No. 2

By Kelsey Mays  on October 9, 2012

The much-ballyhooed sales figures for the Chevrolet Volt hide another green-car success: the Toyota Prius Plug-In. Toyota's rechargeable hybrid hummed along with 1,652 sales in September, and it's only available in 15 coastal states. You won’t be able to buy

HondaLink Multimedia System to Debut in 2013 Fit EV, Accord and Crosstour

By Kelsey Mays  on July 19, 2012

Honda announced a new multimedia system called HondaLink, which will debut in the 2013 Fit EV, the still-unrevealed redesigned Accord and the updated Crosstour this fall. Additional Honda (and likely Acura) models will get it down the road. Like Toyota's

Honda Makes Backup Cameras Standard on Most Models

By Colin Bird  on July 17, 2012

Starting with the 2013 model year, a backup camera will be standard on the redesigned Honda Accord along with the Crosstour, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline and CR-Z. That means Honda's 12-model lineup goes from having just two models with a standard

Today's Electric Cars Could Sell for Less Tomorrow

By Kelsey Mays  on July 9, 2012

When Nissan began taking reservations for the Leaf all-electric car in April 2010, Greg Tyler was among the first to plop down the $99 fee. Nineteen months later, the 59-year-old college professor was handed the keys. "The Leaf was the

2013 Honda Fit EV EPA Rated at 118 MPGe

By Jennifer Geiger  on June 6, 2012

The 2013 Honda Fit EV is setting EPA records: Its 118 mile per gallon equivalency (MPGe) is the highest rating ever given by the EPA, according to the automaker. The all-electric version of Honda's subcompact hatchback is powered by a

First Honda Fit EV Enters the U.S. Market

By Colin Bird  on January 23, 2012

Staying true to its quick-product-launch plan, Honda unveiled the 2013 Honda Fit EV at the 2011 L.A. Auto Show and has already delivered its first production version of the model. The lucky owner is the municipality of Torrance, Calif., also