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    Official: Honda sells millionth hybrid 13 years after introducing Insight

    Remember when selling 100,000 hybrids was something to tout? Today, Honda comes calling with the news that, since putting its first-gen Insight on sale in 1999, the company has sold more than a million hybrids around the world. Clearly, the company's gas-electric sales pace is quickening – ...

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    Report: Honda considers building new Accord Hybrid in U.S.

    Nothing like dollars and cents to drive some good ol' patriotism, even if it's from overseas. Honda will re-start production of the Accord Hybrid from Japan next year and may move the manufacturing of the model to U.S. by 2015 in order to cut costs, Automotive News reports, citing an interview ...

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    Spy Shots: 2013 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid snapped almost completely exposed

    Look what our spies stumbled upon the other evening in Los Angeles: It's the 2013 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, sans cladding. While these night shots aren't the best quality, we have yet to see any more revealing images of the next-generation Honda family sedan. Forget for a minute that this ...

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    Report: NHTSA closes probes into Honda Accord Hybrid, Kia Sorento

    The Detroit News reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has concluded its investigations into both the Honda Accord Hybrid and the Kia Sorento without ordering either automaker to issue a recall. NHTSA began looking into Accord Hybrid models after a fatal traffic accident ...

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    Report: NHTSA reviewing Honda Accord Hybrid sudden acceleration claim

    2005 Honda Accord Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a preliminary investigation in to mid-2000s Honda Accord and Civic hybrid models after receiving a complaint that originated from a fatal crash in July of 2005. ...

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    Report: Honda will give new life to Accord Hybrid

    2005 Honda Accord Hybrid
    In 2004, Honda introduced a gas-electric version of the Accord sedan. The vehicle, sporting a powerful 3.0-liter V6 engine and Honda's Integrated Motor Assist, boasted remarkable performance numbers, but only modest gains in fuel economy. In fact, the 2006 Accord Hybrid, ...

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    Toyota, Honda hybrid sales drop in 2008; 5 FCX Clarity models sold

    Click above for more shots of the Honda FCX Clarity
    We've already taken a look at the 2,555 hybrids that GM sold in December and the 14,439 hybrid vehicles it sold in 2008, but what about the other major automakers? Not every automaker reports their sales the same way (most don't break out hybrid ...

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    Get 'em while they last: The Honda Accord Hybrid

    Perhaps it was doomed from the start - a performance hybrid trapped in the body of a normal-looking Honda Accord. Here you had the power of a 3.0 liter V-6 and an electric motor to boost acceleration but who are ya gonna challenge? That mom w/ kids in the minivan, or that secretary in a Durango? ...

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    No hybrid for the new 2008 Honda Accord, diesel in 2009

    After the rather dismal sales of the current generation Accord hybrid, Honda has apparently decided not to offer a hybrid version of the new 2008 Accord due this fall. Honda will focus the hybrid applications on smaller cars like the Civic and the new hybrid-only model they have coming for 2009. ...

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    Editorial: Green cars for the middle-class: A market segment left wanting?

    I have been having an ongoing email conversation with a man who lives in California about the state of the green automotive choices for someone who fits into the middle-class kind of vehicle, but who wants a sense of style in their car and some driving pleasure. Past vehicles owned by this ...

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    The Union of Concerned Scientists names Honda the "Greenest Automaker"

    Honda has been making headlines on sites such as ours as of late with the greening of their automotive fleet. Remember, Honda is not exactly a newcomer to the world of green vehicles, their Insight brought them into the hybrid game right from the start. Not only that, the combined fuel economy of ...

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    Diesel V-6 could replace hybrid Honda Accord

    Honda has already announced their intentions to introduce super-clean diesel engines into their lineup starting in 2009. Now comes word from digital buff-book Winding Road that the abysmally slow selling Accord Hybrid may get dropped in favor of a new diesel V-6. The next generation stateside ...

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    Some hybrids selling well, others dead in the water

    Overall hybrid vehicle sales are showing significant growth in 2006 compared to 2005, but not all the players are celebrating. Honda has only managed to move 4,924 Accord hybrids by the end of October, compared to 15,269 in 2005, a drop of 67.8 percent. The Civic hybrid on the other hand is up 25.3 ...

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    Honda to build plant to support hybrid efforts

    Honda Motor Company has announced plans to build a plant in Mie Prefecture to build components for its hybrid vehicles, the Japan Times reports. The plant will increase Honda's capacity for electric motors to 200,000 per year to match up with Honda's expected sales of 200,000 hybrid units once the ...


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