Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Honda Acura > Honda News

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 18 Feb 2008, 04:30 pm
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 109,707
Default Honda to preview new hybrid in Paris

Filed under: Hybrids/Alternative, Green, Paris Motor Show, Honda
Honda's plans to regroup its hybrid efforts are well documented. In addition to a new Civic hybrid, the automaker revealed that a production hybrid based on the sharp CR-Z concept is also in the works. We also know that a third hybrid model is being developed from the ground up, and we'll get to see it this September at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. This third hybrid will be smaller than the Civic Hybrid and Toyota Prius, the benchmark for hybrids the world over, and use a new version of Honda's "mild hybrid" Integrated Motor Assist system that can aid the car's gas engine in acceleration but not power the car on its own. In addition to great fuel economy, Honda is also targeting lower carbon-dioxide emissions than gas- or diesel-powered competitors. As has been noted before, Honda is betting that selling hybrids at a lower cost will create the demand it never saw for the relatively expensive Civic Hybrid. Its new hybrid will have an estimated base price of €16,000 to €20,000 (the Prius starts at €24,000 in Europe, the Civic Hybrid at €23,800). Production plans call for 200,000 units to be produced annually, with half earmarked for North America.

Gallery: Honda CR-Z Concept


[Source: Automotive News, sub. req'd]
Permalink | Email this | Comments



Source: Autoblog
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Geneva '08 Preview: Honda unmasks the Euro Accord skylight Acura News 0 11 Feb 2008 08:40 pm
Detroit 08 Preview: Next-gen Honda Pilot prototype to be shown skylight Honda News 0 12 Dec 2007 04:20 pm
Tokyo 2007 Preview: Honda PUYO Concept wants you to touch it skylight Honda News 0 09 Oct 2007 11:30 am
2008 Honda Transalp debuts in Paris skylight Honda News 0 30 Sep 2007 12:34 pm
Tokyo Preview: Honda EVO6 Concept bike inspires awe! skylight Honda News 0 23 Sep 2007 05:24 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:16 pm.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.