Unlike competitor Toyota, Honda has never had much luck with its hybrid models. For the first five months of 2015, Honda’s total hybrid sales (including Acura) were down 22% from the same period in 2014. Sales of the Accord Plug-in Hybrid have been pathetic – barely 1,000 units have sold in the US since its… Read more »
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Honda has joined a demonstration project for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing energy storage to the electrical grid while providing a financial incentive to EV drivers. Partners in the ev2g project include: the University of Delaware; NRG Energy; BMW, which is providing 15 MINI Es; Milbank Manufacturing, which is providing charging stations based on… Read more »
US plug-in sales set no new record in May, but the total of 7,554 units wasn’t too far behind the all-time monthly sales record of 8,559, set in December of 2012.
According to Honda, it’s the first production car in the US to meet California’s new, more stringent LEV3/SULEV20 emissions standard.
Ford’s Fusion Energi and Honda’s Accord plug-in hybrid are both scheduled to go on sale in early 2013. Prices for the three models seem similar, but a closer look reveals some major differences.
Set to go on sale in early 2013, the Accord PHEV will offer the ability to run in an all-electric mode for 10 to 15 miles and a calculated total driving range over 500 miles.