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Honda Insight discontinued

Honda announced plans to discontinue the Insight, the original electrified version of the Civic, and focus on electrifying its three core models, the Accord, CR-V, and Civic. Honda plans for the hybrid powertrains to make up 50%+ of its sales and will maintain gas-powered powertrains of igx three core models. Read more

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2022 Honda Insight lineup revised

For the 2022 Insight lineup, Honda has discontinued the LX trim level and retained the EX and Touring trim levels. Entering into the Insight lineup will now cost $2,000 more than the prior year. The 2022 EX starts at $26,205 and keeps its 52 mpg EPA rating; the Touring starts at $30,235 and maintains its 48 mpg EPA rating. Aside…

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Honda’s unique, winning strategy for hybrids

Honda’s recent launches have brought accolades for style, pricing and performance, and as Christopher Teague at Forbes notes, it’s a winning strategy for hybrid vehicles. Teague notes that Honda’s moderate pricing of its vehicle is attractive to consumers: for similar features, Honda’s Insight can be had for five- and ten-thousand less than competitors from Hyundai and Toyota. Style-wise, Honda has…

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Honda Insight Hybrid named Green Car of the Year

The Honda Insight Hybrid has won the Green Car of the Year award at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with commendations for its “style and nice driving characteristics.” The honor, awarded by the Green Car Journal, is “considered a major award among automakers,” according to Chris Woodyard at USA Today. Two other electrified cars took home awards: the Jaguar I-Pace…

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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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