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    Official: New 2012 Insight improves fuel economy by 1 mpg

    As part of the change from the 2010 to 2011 model years, the Honda Insight lost a few creature comforts but but also went down in price. For the 2012 change-over, the car underwent a slightly more important change: one more mile per gallon, no matter which drive cycle you're talking about. The ...

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    Honda boosts Insight's fuel economy by lengthening start-stop ability

    Honda Insight – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Honda has not yet given up in the entry-level hybrid fight. There's the new Jazz (Fit) hybrid, for one thing, but the older Insight hybrid isn't being left in the dust, either. Autocar reports that some of the lessons from the Jazz ...

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    Honda Insight wins alternative-energy rallies in Quebec and New Zealand

    Rallying often conjures up images of vehicles going fender-to-fender in a battle to conquer the dirt. The course tends to be packed with locals who often stand far too close for comfort. That's traditional rallying. In alternative-energy rallies, there's no fender-to-fender action, no high-speed ...

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    Honda Civic Hybrid sales soar; up 338% over last September

    2008 Honda Civic Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    September was a dismal month for hybrids. The Toyota Prius racked up 11,394 sales, but fell 405 units short of reaching the mark it set in August. The Honda Insight dropped from the 2,030 sales reported in August down to just ...

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    Honda updates popular "Impossible Dream" commercial, adds a touch of green

    Honda Impossible Dreams commercial -– Click above to watch video after the jump
    Honda released the first Impossible Dream ad way back in 2005. It was an immediate success and quickly became one of the most memorable videos ever released by an automaker. The spot featured everything that ...

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    Honda president says next Insight will beat Prius in mpg fight

    2010 Honda Insight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda Motor Company is more than a bit bummed out. It appears as though the company is not exactly pleased that the Toyota Prius has killed its Insight in sales and is even more agitated that the Prius remains the mileage champ. ...

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    Hybrids dominate 2010 World Green Car shortlist

    The World Car of the Year (WCOTY) awards will again close out the 2010 prize season when they are announced at the New York Auto Show in April. WCOTY hands out honors in four categories: overall best, performance car, design and, of course, green car. The original list of 13 eligible vehicles for ...

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    Honda UK asks: would you rather have a Prius or a Bose sound system (and an Insight)

    Here are some answers to a question very few people were asking themselves: Two round the world trips A week as the the luxury Four Seasons Hotel in Mauritius in a Pool Side Villa A Bose lifestyle home cinema system Four pairs of Christian Louboutin shoes What do these things ...

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    Honda to show Insight Sports Modulo Concept, more at Tokyo Auto Salon

    Honda Insight Sports Modulo Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the aftermarket scene, SEMA isn't the only show in town. Well, in that particular town – Las Vegas, that is – maybe, but not in the world. Europe's got Essen, and Japan's got the Tokyo Auto Salon. ...

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    U.S. Honda Insight sales continue to stall, Japanese sales beat projections

    2010 Honda Insight EX - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Though the Honda Insight is handily outpacing sales projections in its home market of Japan, sales in the rest of the world are falling well short of expectations. Of the 200,000 Insights Honda had hoped to sell annually, 100,000 of ...

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    Honda decides eco-features, not hot people at the beach, should define Insight ads

    2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Don't call it a relaunch. The first round of U.S. ads for the new Honda Insight defined the car as "the hybrid for everyone" and made a big deal about the Insight's low price compared to the Prius. They showed all sorts of people ...

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    Consumer Reports tests fuel efficiency vs. speed; Honda Insight biggest loser

    2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. Common sense, right? Absolutely, but it's still helpful to see real-life data, as you'll see by checking out the results of a recent test performed by Consumer Reports. Not all cars perform ...

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    Insight 1G: first-gen Honda Insight with diesel upgrade gets 80 mpg

    Ever heard of the Insight 1G? Sounds like the name of a first generation of the high-efficiency hybrid, right? It is, but the twist here is that the 1.0-liter, 70 hp gasoline engine has been swapped out in favor of a oil-burning 1.2L PD TDI from Volkswagen, specifically the Lupo 3L. How does the ...

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    Honda: Insight doesn't look like Prius. Seriously.

    2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res image gallery
    One oft-heard criticism of the latest Honda Insight hybrid hatchback is that it looks too much like its chief rival from Toyota, the Prius. We certainly don't have any difficulty picking one out from the other, but it's clear the two ...

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    Jeremy Clarkson on Honda Insight: Possibly the worst new car money can buy

    2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Jeremy Clarkson's disdain for the Honda Insight was pretty much a foregone conclusion, leaving the way in which he actually went about expressing that hatred for the hybrid as the actual newsworthy bit from his review at the Times Online. ...

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    Honda explains the lack of moonroof and LED lights on the Insight

    When the Honda Insight went from concept to production in late 2008, it stayed mostly true to what was first shown at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. However, as usual, there were a few detail changes, chiefly to the lighting. The concept version had really cool looking LED headlight clusters. However, ...

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    Honda challenges UK Insight test drivers to get top MPG number

    Honda is just now launching the new Insight in Europe, and the marketing team for the UK-based dealerships has come up with a rather inventive new campaign to encourage test drives. Dealerships will record the fuel mileage (as displayed on the Insight's internal trip computer) that drivers manage ...

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    Honda Insight advertising promotes greenery, practices what it preaches

    Click above for a gallery of still images from Honda's Let it Shine ad
    Honda's early advertising for the new Insight is highlighting the hybrid hatchback's low price, which is a few thousand dollars less than the Toyota Prius, its main competition. There's more to the Insight equation, of course, ...

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    2010 Prius, new Insight given the onceover by SoCal Honda dealers

    Price war, price war, price war. By now, you're probably all pretty familiar with the battle that is brewing between the numbers that will grace the Honda Insight and the Toyota Prius. Aside from the price, though, these two vehicles are different in size and handling and features. Honda dealers, ...

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    2010 Honda Insight officially priced at $20,470*, on sale March 24

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2010 Honda Insight
    Ever since Honda announced the revived Insight hybrid for 2010, rumors have swirled that the new model would undercut its chief rival, the Toyota Prius, in price by a few thousand dollars. Now, it's official. Honda's hot new hybrid ...


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