Honda

Increased sales volume expected for new Insight hybrid

Honda has announced its 2019 Insight Hybrid, and with it, the company’s expectations for the new model. According to its conversation with Auto Blog, Honda expects to “do better” with the new Insight Hybrid than the previous Insight models. The company has a stated 2030 electrified vehicle target of 2/3 of total sales. Pricing is still to come for the…

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Insight hybrid model production launched in Indiana

Honda recently celebrated the grand opening of its Greensburg, Indiana manufacturing facility. Honda Manufacturing of Indiana is set to produce all Insight models to be sold in North America. The Greensburg plant employs more than 1000 workers. Honda’s newly configured facility in Greensburg is part of a wider initiative of investment in American manufacturing. The Insight hybrid is powered by…

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2018 Honda Clarity PHEV is a contender

Honda’s 2018 Clarity PHEV is a mid-size sedan with a set of features and add-ons that differentiates it from others on the market. The Clarity PHEV has significant trunk space, generous acoustics and a notably quiet drive. Optional trim packages add a sense of luxury as well, according to James Riswick at Auto Blog. The PHEV is rated at 110MPGe…

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Acura’s 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid debuts

Acura’s 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid comes equipped with three electric motors helping to generate a total of 377 horsepower and 341 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid, one of two trim levels offered for the 2018 RLX, is expected to make up a sizeable portion of total sales of the model. The 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid has an EPA rating of…

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Honda’s 2018 Clarity PHEV is “nice”

Honda has debuted its 2018 Clarity PHEV, a combination car offering 47 miles all electric, with 340 miles of total range. The PHEV employs a 181hp electric motor and a 17kWh lithium-ion battery and can operate as either a series or parallel hybrid, depending on the mode the driver selects. The model is offered with five modes in total. Tim…

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Honda offers 55 mpg with 2019 Insight hybrid

The 2019 Honda Insight has debuted this week in New York, and the new model is rated at up to 55mpg for city driving. The Insight employs Honda’s trademark two-motor hybrid system and a 151 hp Atkinson engine. Honda is set to offer the Insight hybrid in three different trims, with various features, and will produce the model in Indiana.…

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2019 Insight hybrid model to debut in New York

Honda’s latest hybrid will be on full display at the New York Auto Show this week. The 2019 Insight is Honda’s fifth new hybrid model introduced in the last year. The Insight features Honda’s third generation hybrid system, capable of 151 horsepower and 197lb-ft of torque. According to the automaker, the hybrid’s three models allow “drivers to customize their experience…

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2018 Honda Accord hybrid to have lower price points

The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid will offer a lower price point than previous models: $25,990. The model is not taking a features content in order to make the financing more attractive. Consumers will actually have more choices to make when personalizing the model—Honda is set to offer five trim levels for the hybrid. The 2018 Accord Hybrid uses 3rd generation…

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New Accord hybrid arrives in showrooms March 23, 2018

Honda’s new Accord Hybrid is set to arrive this week at dealerships around the U.S. The 2018 Accord Hybrid is a standout addition to the company’s already strong hybrid portfolio. Under the hood, the 2018 hybrid offers a 2.0L Atkinson-cycle engine in addition to a hybrid battery pack. Other features include push-to-start and a rearview camera. The model starts at…

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Production-level CR-V hybrid to be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show

Honda plans to unveil its updated CR-V hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The all-new CR-V will feature a 2.0 liter i-VTEC Atkinson gasoline engine alongside two electric motors. This is Honda’s second time introducing the CR-V hybrid in Europe. The automaker initially debuted a pre-production CR-V hybrid at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. This year’s model is…

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