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Report: Honda euthanizes their Insight and kills the CR-Z

Thanks to fairly damp sales, Honda is going to stop selling the Insight hybrid, which competes with Toyota’s Prius 5-door hatchback. The Insight started life as the first hybrid automobile (as a two-door coupe) in the US, went on hiatus for between 2006 and 2009 and reemerged as a larger Prius competitor. The automaker has […]

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Honda announces new lightweight SPORT HYBRID Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive System

Honda today revealed information on its new hybrid powertrain system that will replace the outgoing Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) system on its Civic sedan, Fit, Insight and the CR-Z Coupe. Known as the Honda SPORTS HYBRID Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive system, the new setup is a lightweight and compact one-motor hybrid solution optimized for small-sized vehicles. […]

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Honda passes the one millionth hybrid sales mark

Honda announced today that it has sold its one millionth hybrid vehicle at the end of September 2012. “This milestone was reached 12 years and 11 months after the start of sales of the first generation Honda Insight in Japan on November 1999, which achieved a fuel economy rating of 35km/liter1, then rated as the […]

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1999 Honda Insight Hybrid

Report: Honda achieves 800,000-unit milestone with worldwide hybrid sales

Honda has just recently achieved a new milestone. In 1999, the brand jumped on the hybrid-electric bandwagon and after 12 years of selling hybrids, Honda surpassed the 800,000 sales mark for total worldwide sales. The first ever hybrid sold by the brand was the Insight, which was first launched in the Japanese domestic market. Since […]

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2012 Honda Insight gets some styling upgrades, 43 mpg

Honda’s second generation Insight has been with us for almost two years at the turn of 2012 and to keep it fresh, Honda has just unveiled an updated version that promises to offer better fuel economy, an improved exterior look and more interior features. Thanks to some new friction-reducing tactics for both the engine and […]

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2012 Honda Insight coming to Frankfurt with more fuel-efficiency

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Honda will launch the 2012 Insight Hybrid, which is now even more fuel-efficient producing just 96 g/km of CO2 – 57 mpg on the European cycle. “Fuel economy and emissions have been improved by means of enhanced aerodynamics and powertrain efficiency,” Honda said in a statement. “Reduced engine friction , Continuous […]

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Honda Insight seeing a surge in sales due to high gas prices

The Honda Insight was never really the brightest or most attractive hybrid option in the segment. However, after two years of sluggish sales, the second-generation Honda Insight is seeing a boost in sales thanks to  high gas prices, increased advertising and the spring-car-buying season. Ward’s data shows that sales of the Honda Insight increased 62.2 […]

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Hybrid, electric-car sales up 37 percent in first quarter of 2011

Sales of hybrids and electric-vehicles in the United States increased nearly as twice as fast in the first three months of 2011 due to the rise in gas prices. Sales of the ‘green’ segment were up 37 percent in the first quarter of 2011 to 78,523 units sold, according to Edmunds.com. Hybrids along with electric-cars […]

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8 Celebrities Who Rock Green Cars

Although many people hate the environment for its smug megalomania, and frequent natural disasters, most celebrities seem to love it. While most celebrities phone-in support by wearing t-shirts and wristbands for charitable causes (also known as “slacktivism”), a select few walk-the-walk and drive-the-drive. The following celebrities rock environmentally friendly automobiles in support of polar bears […]

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Honda Crosstour, CR-Z, Insight sales down, 2011 Odyssey sales are going strong

With Toyota in the middle of a huge recall mess, 2010 was turning out to be a bright opportunity for Honda, however, it didn’t turn out that way. Instead of gaining on its competitors, Honda’s U.S. retail and market share are down in 2010. Sales of the Honda brand are up just 4 percent through […]

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