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Honda Reduces Battery Energy Waste

With the introduction to new models like the CR-Z Ex, Honda is always looking to lower the emissions and waste from cars like the Civic hybrid and Insight. This is why the Honda is looking towards green technology in all aspects of their vehicle design and production.

The difficult part is that it is hard to leave such a small carbon footprint, especially when you are the second largest auto maker in Japan.

Honda is…
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Tops in Truck Reliability - Honda Ridgeline

In recent survey to measure the most reliable pickup trucks in the US, the company which surpassed all others isn't even an US automaker. The Honda Ridgeline ranked number one, taking another honor for a company that already possesses many.

The Honda truck isn't a tricked out off-road machine, or a trailer-towing monster, but when it comes to style and reliability, this Honda has that in spades.

Consumer Report's gave the vehicle…
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Honda To Have New Hybrid, EV by 2012

Honda is attempting to produce a line of EV's (electric vehicles) along with an all new hybrid plug-in car by 2012.

The automaker hopes to launch a compact electric car and mid and large-sized plug-in hybrids capable of up to 140 miles per gallon.

Currently, Honda already produces the hybrid Insight and Civic models, along with the upcoming hybrid CR-Z Coupe. Honda also plans on releasing a hybrid variant of the Fit next year…
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Honda CR-Z Is A Manual Driver's Dream

With an affordable price tag of $19,950, the 2011 Honda CR-Z is slated to have the lowest starting price for a hybrid in the United States from a major automaker.

The vehicle is expected to be the only hybrid in the country offered with a manual transmission.. The six-speed stick CR-Z is fun to drive while delivering a government fuel economy rating of 34 miles per gallon combined. Highway mileage alone is rated at…
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Honda Buys $13.8 Million Stake in Tesla

Honda is continuing to make its way into all-electric car ring, after the hybrid Honda Insight already brought in great sales numbers last year. Rumors have circulated for a months and now it seems true - Tesla, the electric sports car maker, is having a huge chunk of their company purchased by Honda.

Tesla announced that it has sold $13.8 million worth of zero emissions vehicle credits, representing 368 cars, to Honda over the last…
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Honda Driver Star of 2010 Indy 500

This past weekend marked the 94th running of the Indianapolis 500 - one of the world's most famous and infamous race events. Indy racers battled it out on a blisteringly hot day, fighting for the checkered flag and a $2.75 million dollar cash prize.

Honda racing was in rare form at this event. And by the final lap of Indy 500, every eye was on the Mike Conway and his Honda Dallara car - but…
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Honda Fuel Cell Electric FCX Clarity

Honda continues to blaze a trail of automotive technology with the introduction of their FCX Clarity, the worlds most prominent hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

For now, you can check out all the current Honda alternative fuel models, like the Civic and Insight Hybrid, at First Team Honda. But soon you too might be able to drive off in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles like FCX Clarity...

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Honda Ridgeline Tops Truck Reliability

In a recent survey to judge the most reliable pickup trucks in America, one company surpassed all others - one that isn't even a U.S. auto maker. Honda's Ridgeline ranked No. 1 among competitors, taking home another notable mention for a company that already produces successful, fuel efficient cars.

The Honda Ridgeline isn't known for being the most testosterone inspiring man-machine, or for having…

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