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2014 Honda Plug-In Hybrid Accord is CARB's first SULEV20 gas car

by Sebastian Blanco (RSS feed) on Dec 27th, 2012 at 12:48PM

Honda is waiting until early January to start selling the 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid, and it will be the first gasoline-powered vehicle to qualify for the strong Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle 20 (SULEV 20) standards under CARB's regulations. This means that the car emits no more than 20 milligrams of smog-forming emissions for each mile that it moves. Yes, that's low. At the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, Honda said the Accord PHEV gets 124 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) in the city and 105 MPGe on the highway when there's juice in the battery pack. When using only the gasoline... Read More

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