With the future of the auto industry currently in a state of flux, various automakers are piecing together specific plans to become a major player in the future. Whether it’s cornering electrification or diving deep into autonomous driving vehicles, each company has its own long-term plan ready to … read more
Honda is planning a big push into electrified vehicles. The brand is aiming for two thirds of its global sales, made up of Honda and Acura vehicles, to be represented by hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cell vehicles and battery electric vehicles by 2030. Based on Honda’s current U.S. sales rate, that would … read more
While some car companies are announcing their plans for 2020 or 2025 at most, Honda is stretching up to 2030 when it comes to its eco-friendly vehicles. CEO Takahiro Hachigo told Autonews that, by the end of the next decade, the automaker is planning to increase its alternative-powered car sales in … read more
Honda tell us why robots won’t take over its cars and what it thinks about a new Civic Hybrid. At the 2016 Paris Motor Show we spoke with Honda at length about the Civic Hatchback and the Type R prototype. But those two cars weren’t the only topic of discussion during our roundtable interview with Civic … read more
Honda has made good use of the Fit’s platform. Never mind that it’s also sold as the Jazz in some markets – the Fit has given rise to the Insight and CR-Z hybrids, the Shuttle wagon, HR-V/Vezel crossover, and the vehicle you see here.
It’s called the Freed, and it shares its underpinnings with the … read more
England-based Ariel has announced that future generations of the track-focused Atom could use hybrid and electric drivetrains borrowed from the Honda parts bin.
The company has looked into fitting the Atom with Honda’s hybrid technology before, but in the past the drivetrains — like the ones that powered … read more
We’ll give you a moment to gather yourself. Of all the brand new cars we can think of that were introduced over the last decade or so, few are as bewildering as the Honda CR-Z. Here was a model that came about just before the tipping point in the mainstream uptake of hybrid drive, promising to be the … read more
Honda has reportedly confirmed plans to discontinue the CR-Z, which has struggled to gain traction in a market that favors small crossovers over tiny coupes.
The CR-Z will not carry through past the 2016 model year, according to a Motor Trend report.
The model arrived on the market as a sporty spiritual … read more
Honda‘s compact hybrid coupe, the CR-Z, has never really caught on and now, more than six years into production, it will get the axe. Billed as a spiritual successor of the CRX, the CR-Z lacked a direct competitor and tried its luck on a niche segment by attempting to be both agile and fuel-efficient, … read more
The all-new 2017 Acura NSX follows in the footsteps of the latest and greatest supercars, now fitted with an advanced hybrid gas-electric powertrain. However, Honda has unveiled a special evolution of its NSX, destined to race at the upcoming Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, and you won’t find … read more