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    Report: Honda ending CR-Z, Insight sales in Europe

    Death by diesel? That may be the epitaph of the Honda Insight and CR-Z in Europe, where the Japanese automaker will discontinue sales of the two hybrid models before to the 2015 model-year. A Honda spokesman confirmed the discontinuation to Automotive News, and information on those models has ...

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    Official: 2014 Honda CR-Z Hybrid gets $20 price increase, starts at $19,995*

    Honda is pretty much holding the line on pricing for its CR-Z hybrid hatchback. For the 2014 model year, Honda is increasing the base price by a mere twenty dollars to $19,995, keeping the model's price just under that magic $20,000 figure. For the fully equipped CR-Z EX, Honda was a little more ...

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    Official: Honda prepping Mugen CR-Z, more N-One models for Tokyo Auto Salon

    The title of Steve Martin's groundbreaking 1977 comedy-music album was "Let's Get Small," but the title may just as well be used to describe the approach Honda is taking for the vehicles the Japanese automaker is showing off at the Tokyo Auto Salon next month. Most notable for fuel-sipping ...

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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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    Teased: Honda CR-Z facelift teased on Japanese site

    On September 27, a date that will see us sifting through the action on the Paris Motor Show floor, it looks like the Honda CR-Z will show off its mid-cycle refresh. Honda's Japanese web site has a short slideshow revealing three new features of the next little hybrid hatchback. The scant bit of ...

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    Official: Honda and Mugen develop widebody twin-turbo V6 CR-Z for racing [w/video]

    Honda has announced that it's working with M-TEC and Team Mugen on a CR-Z GT that will campaign in the GT300 category of Japan's Super GT championship. The racing hybrid uses a 2.8-liter, twin turbo V6 paired with a specially developed hybrid system, and it will enter its first race at this ...

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    SAE Congress: Honda CR-Z Racer asks to move

    The Honda CR-Z Racer is not a new car – a version of it took to Le Mans last summer – but we got to see it for the first time at the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit and realized this thing is indeed ready for the track. Compared to the street version of the ...

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    Official: Honda bringing four new hybrids to China, including Acura NSX

    Earlier this year, Honda unveiled a concept version of its Acura NSX at the Detroit Auto Show. Now, the Japanese automaker appears to be taking a speedy approach to hybrid sales in China similar to that mid-engined sports car. Honda is planning to launch at least four hybrids in China under both ...

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    Report: Honda to launch Fit Hybrid, CR-Z, Insight in China in early 2012

    Japan's Honda Motor is looking to hybridize China with a trio of gas-electrics in 2012. Word is Honda will launch its über-cheap subcompact Fit (Jazz) Hybrid and two dedicated hybrids – the Honda Insight and the CR-Z hatchback – in China next year. Mibe Toshihiro, executive ...

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    Report: To cut costs, Honda will manufacture batteries, electric motors for hybrids in China

    Following in the footsteps of Toyota, Japanese automaker Honda will reportedly manufacture components, including batteries and electric motors, for some of its hybrid vehicles in China, starting in 2012. The production shift is meant to reduce the cost of Honda's hybrid vehicles sold in China ...

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    2011 Honda CR-Z recalled for rollaway concerns

    Honda is recalling 2011 CR-Z hybrids with manual transmissions to update software that controls the hatchbacks electric motor. This recall is part of a global campaign that involves nearly 960,000 vehicles, including the not-for-U.S.-consumption Honda Fit Hybrid, for problems with its window ...

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    Hybrid vehicle sales steady in August; Prius crowned champ again *UPDATE

    It's that time of month again. August 2011 sales in the U.S. have been tallied, including, of course, hybrid vehicles. Once again, it's worth at least a mention that quake-related vehicle production issues have more or less subsided, so output of most hybrids manufactured over in Japan is roughly ...

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    More pics of Honda CR-Z Mugen RR released

    Honda certainly loves showing off the CR-Z Mugen RR concept. We last saw the sporty hybrid idling quietly on Lord March's front lawn, showing off for the Goodwood Hillclimb crowds. Now, Honda has released a few more photos of a car it seemingly has no firm intention of building. Mugen takes the ...

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    Video: VIDEO: Honda CR-Z Mugen compared with.... Ariel Atom Mugen?!

    Mugen and Honda go together like vanilla ice cream and apple pie. Sure, the pie can stand on its own, but a nice scoop of ice cream takes it to another level. Mugen rolled out a pair of tuned CR-Z hybrids at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the blokes from Auto Express asked to spend a ...

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    Hybrid sales continue to slip in June, Toyota Prius leads with mere 4,340

    It's that time of month again. June 2011 sales in the U.S. have been tallied, including, of course, hybrid vehicles. Once again, it's worth noting that quake-related issues continue to impact production of most hybrid vehicles manufactured in Japan. This time 'round, Toyota Prius sales came in ...

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    Hybrid sales down 35.8% in May; hit 16-month low

    Quake-related Shortages Still To Blame It's that time of month again. May 2011 sales in the U.S. have been tallied, including, of course, hybrid vehicles. It's worth pointing out that quake-related shortages continue to impact the supply of most Japanese-built hybrid models. This time 'round ...

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    Official: Mugen releases first photos of its supercharged Honda CR-Z

    That Honda could have done more with the CR-Z than the lukewarm hybrid sport-hatch that resulted is no big news. But Mugen is here to highlight the point. After teasing us with some initial details, a rendering and a shot of the engine bay, the pseudo-works Honda tuner has released the first ...

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    Hybrid sales nosedive 27.3% in April; quake-related shortages to blame

    It's that time of month again: April 2011 sales in the U.S. have been counted up, including, of course, hybrid vehicles. It's worth pointing out that quake-related shortages have impacted the supply of most hybrid models. History repeats itself with the Toyota Prius, once again, perched atop ...

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    Supercharged Mugen CR-Z to crank out 200 hp; debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Mugen's high-performance version of the Honda CR-Z will be supercharged, delivering over 50 percent more horsepower and torque than the stock hybrid hatchback. The tuned version of the gas-electric coupe is expected to crank out approximately 200 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. The ...

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    Hybrid sales up 46.5% in March; Lexus CT 200h captures 3rd place

    It's that time again: March 2011 sales have been tallied and hybrid vehicles posted gains of 46.4 percent compared to the same month last year. They shot up an almost identical 46.5 percent compared to February 2011. Overall, sales of hybrid models hit 34,082 units in March, accounting for ...


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