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Going the distance: 200,000 miles in a 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid, one of the worst hybrids made

Mainstream hybrids and EVs have been around for more than two decades but every time I hear a conversation about them it’s like they’re some sort of bleeding-edge mystery that has yet to be explored by modern engineering. They’re full of worries about long-term reliability and the fear of expensive battery changes. I’m here to […]

by Evan Williams
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2024 Honda Prologue electric SUV will come standard with Google built-in

The 2024 Honda Prologue all-electric SUV promises to offer plenty of great technology. On Tuesday, the Japanese automaker announced the upcoming utility vehicle will “offer customers the latest digital services technology and features” including Google built-in, an infotainment system powered by the search giant’s technology. This system is available in a range of products from […]

by Craig Cole
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Honda go-kart concept proves electrification is better, even in racing

Easing onto the accelerator while pulling out of pit lane, the all-electric Honda eGX Racing Kart Concept I’m piloting immediately responds with a herculean shove, sending me hurtling toward the chicane. A quick left-right flick of the heavily weighted steering wheel has me safely around the first set of cones and into the next corner. […]

by Craig Cole
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Part SUV, part Indycar, Honda’s electrified CR-V Hybrid Racer was built to scream

On the surface, it may just be a collaboration between Honda Performance Development, the Japanese automaker’s motorsports division, and their marketing team, but the aptly named CR-V Hybrid Racer is a one-of-a-kind machine with an Indycar heart. It’s both a development tool for engineers and something wild to build excitement for the brand. Showing what […]

by Craig Cole
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Honda collaborating with TSMC to secure reliable supply of computer chips

Since the pandemic hit, automakers have been running short of semiconductors, the vital electronic components that control everything from heated seats to infotainment systems to advanced driver assistance technologies. Ensuring it has a reliable supply of chips, on Tuesday, Honda announced it’s collaborating with a giant in the field, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, TSMC […]

by Craig Cole
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Honda’s GM-based SUVs set to arrive next year, larger EV lands in 2025

Japanese automakers haven’t been pushing electric vehicles as aggressively as manufacturers based in other countries, but that is changing. On Tuesday, Honda announced that two products co-developed with GM are expected to go on sale next year with a separate, in-house effort landing on the market in 2025. The already-announced Honda Prologue and Acura ZDX […]

by Craig Cole
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Honda and LG break ground on new EV battery plant in Ohio

Last October, Honda announced a major investment towards producing EVs in the state of Ohio. And now, the Japanese automaker in a joint venture with LG Energy Solution have broken ground on a new EV battery facility in Fayette County, Ohio. The new joint venture EV battery plant will be over 2-million square feet in […]

by Jason Siu
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Honda’s upcoming CR-V-based, fuel cell-powered vehicle will support bi-directional charging

Engineers at Honda are hard at work developing next-generation hydrogen fuel cells with dramatically increased longevity and significantly lower price tags. Helping transform this eco-friendly power source into a viable alternative to all-electric drivetrains, the Japanese automaker announced it’s building a new fuel cell-powered vehicle based on the popular CR-V SUV. Details are scarce, but […]

by Craig Cole
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Honda developing revolutionary new hydrogen fuel cells

On Thursday, Honda outlined some ambitious targets for its upcoming hydrogen fuel cell designs. Working with GM, the vehicle and power-products manufacturer is aiming to double the durability of its next-generation stack while simultaneously reducing the cost to just one-third of the system that powered the 2019 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle. To be certain, those […]

by Craig Cole
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Honda will build its fuel cell electric CR-V in Ohio starting 2024

Honda has had an interesting history with hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric vehicles, offering the first EPA- and CARB-certified fuel-cell vehicle in 2002 with the FCX, launching the Honda Fit EV from 2013 to 2015, and offering the Clarity lineup in 2017 that has since been axed. In a way, it almost seems as […]

by Jason Siu
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