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Honda Debuts Its Natural Gas Civic at the New York Auto Show

Honda Debuts Its Natural Gas Civic at the New York Auto Show

Last week, Honda introduced a whole new line of Civics at the New York International Auto Show. Hidden among them was the all-new Honda Civic Natural Gas. Gone are the NGV badges, and the interior now

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Japan’s Earthquake and High Gas Prices Lead to a Shortage of the Toyota Prius

Japan’s Earthquake and High Gas Prices Lead to a Shortage of the Toyota Prius

Car dealers across the United States are facing a shortfall of Japanese fuel-efficient cars as rising gas prices and uncertainty about new shipments coming in from Japan have increased demand. Toyota and

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Following Nuclear Plant Shutdown, Japan Initiates Month-Long Power Cuts

Following Nuclear Plant Shutdown, Japan Initiates Month-Long Power Cuts

Photo: DVIDSHUB After shutting down several power plants following an earthquake last week that was upgraded to 9.0 on the Richter scale, Japan's utility has announced plans to initiate a schedule

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The New Electric Zero XU Motorcycle Lets Streetbikers Go Green

The New Electric Zero XU Motorcycle Lets Streetbikers Go Green

For all of you bikers out there, you can now ride a motorbike that not only lets you explore the outdoors, but protect it as well. The new Zero XU is set to be one of the most popular electric

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TEST DRIVE: Inhabitat Takes the Honda CR-Z Hybrid Sport Coupe for a Spin

TEST DRIVE: Inhabitat Takes the Honda CR-Z Hybrid Sport Coupe for a Spin

Inhabitat recently had the opportunity to test drive the new 2011 Honda CR-Z Sport Coupe in all three of its modes: Eco, Normal and Sport. A Prius driver myself, I have to admit there are times when I

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Honda Civic Hybrid Battery ‘Fix’ May be Making Things Worse

Honda Civic Hybrid Battery ‘Fix’ May be Making Things Worse

For the past few years Honda have been besieged by complaints that the batteries in the Civic Hybrid die prematurely. Traditionally battery packs are meant to last for over 100,000 miles, with some even

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The Honda Civic GX is the Greenest Car of the Year

The Honda Civic GX is the Greenest Car of the Year

Move over Chevy Volt, get out the way Nissan Leaf — the Civic GX NGV has been named “Greenest Vehicle” by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for the seventh

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New Chevy Volt to be Eligible For Extra $5,000 Tax Rebate in California

New Chevy Volt to be Eligible For Extra $5,000 Tax Rebate in California

The next generation of Chevy Volts will be a little more enticing to California residents now that GM has said they will make them eligible for an extra $5,000 CA state tax rebate -- that is on top of the

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New Toyota Hybrid Will Feature Lithium-Ion Battery

New Toyota Hybrid Will Feature Lithium-Ion Battery

Though no official announcement has been made, a source close to Toyota has stated that the company will manufacture a hybrid with a lithium-ion battery “in the very near future.” This will be

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Laguna Honda is California’s First LEED Certified Hospital

Laguna Honda is California’s First LEED Certified Hospital

Image © David Wakely Thanks to the design guidance provided by the Center for Health Design, the design of the new building enhances the therapeutic effects offered by the lush 62-acre Laguna Honda

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Honda’s New Airplane is 20% More Efficient than Competitors

Honda’s New Airplane is 20% More Efficient than Competitors

Honda is world famous for their efficient automobiles, but now they have set sights on replicating that success with the aircraft. The Japanese carmaker has just unveiled a new, lightweight jet prototype

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Green Overdrive Video: The EV Honda Fit

Green Overdrive Video: The EV Honda Fit

About a decade ago Honda developed one of the earliest electric cars, but like many big auto manufacturers it decided to ditch those plans. Now with the return to popularity of the electric car this year

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Honda X-Track Hybrid Transforms from Sporty to Street Mode

Honda X-Track Hybrid Transforms from Sporty to Street Mode

The Honda X-Track concept is perfect for environmentally-conscious drivers who want a flashy sports car -- sometimes. Designed by Nikita Kalinin, the hybrid vehicle features a transforming body that can

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Honda CR-Z Hybrid Finishes Second In 25 Hour Endurance Race

Honda CR-Z Hybrid Finishes Second In 25 Hour Endurance Race

There are ways to test hybrid vehicles - emission tests, fuel efficiency experiments, and road trips -- but very few involve a grueling 25 hour endurance race. Recently Honda's CR-Z hybrid proved it was

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First Public Hydrogen Fuel Station Unveiled in The Netherlands

First Public Hydrogen Fuel Station Unveiled in The Netherlands

Europe is truly embracing hydrogen refueling stations -- first we saw Italy install solar-powered pumps, then Germany announced plans for a hydrogen fuel network that will be finished by 2015. The latest

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Inhabitat’s Top Green Car Picks from the LA Auto Show

Inhabitat’s Top Green Car Picks from the LA Auto Show

Automobiles have managed to garner more interest over the past year, and the motor companies have expanded their exhibitions to make them more interactive than last year’s showing. We would like to

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Honda Unveils All-Electric Fit at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Honda Unveils All-Electric Fit at the Los Angeles Auto Show

The atmosphere at this year's L.A. Auto Show has been electric — literally — as one automaker after another has announced its foray into EVs. To wit: Honda's new Fit EV, which has a 70-mile

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LA Auto Show: Kia Unveils the 2011 Optima Hybrid

LA Auto Show: Kia Unveils the 2011 Optima Hybrid

A recent survey shows that Kia has established itself as the leading auto maker among Generation Y car buyers, beating out the likes of Honda and Toyota. So with the unveiling of their brand new 2011

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Los Angeles Auto Show Unveils Eco Cars of the Future

Los Angeles Auto Show Unveils Eco Cars of the Future

Now before you start looking for the flying car that Back To The Future Part II promised us we'd have by 2015, I must warn you that you won't find it. What you will find however are some of the most

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Self-Balancing Electric Unicycle Makes Green Biking Fun

Self-Balancing Electric Unicycle Makes Green Biking Fun

Looking for an eye-catching alternative to a bicycle or motorcycle? Enter the Self-Balancing Unicycle (SBU), an electric contraption from Focus Designs that features a 1000 watt motor, three gyro sensors,

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Honda Voted the Greenest Automaker, by a Hair

Honda Voted the Greenest Automaker, by a Hair

For the fifth time in a row the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has bestowed upon Honda the title of Greenest Automaker. UCS is an organization of “citizens and scientists” dedicated to

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Hyundai To Sell Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars In 2012

Hyundai To Sell Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars In 2012

In a bid to one-up their competition, Hyundai has announced that they will sell hydrogen fuel cell cars starting in 2012 - three years before Toyota, Honda and the rest of the competition. Seeing that

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Italy to Install Solar Hydrogen Fuel Pumps at Gas Stations

Italy to Install Solar Hydrogen Fuel Pumps at Gas Stations

Hydrogen fuel station by Honda Clean energy company Acta has unveiled plans to install a network of solar-powered hydrogen fueling stations throughout Italy. The new fuel pumps will harness solar

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Honda Goes Green with Hybrid Only Civics

Honda Goes Green with Hybrid Only Civics

One of Honda’s most popular vehicles is about to go all green! News has it that the Honda Motor Co. will be dropping production of its gasoline-powered Civics in favor of strictly hybrid versions of the

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MotoCzysz E1pc: The World’s Most Advanced Electric Motorcycle

MotoCzysz E1pc: The World’s Most Advanced Electric Motorcycle

Photo by AmadeusPhotography.com Want to know what the future of electric motorcycling looks like? Kindly direct your attention towards the MotoCzysz E1pc, a futuristic-looking electric bike that has 10

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E. Rex Three-Wheeled EV Is Three Times More Efficient Than a Prius

E. Rex Three-Wheeled EV Is Three Times More Efficient Than a Prius

Would you drive a strange-looking three-wheeled car if it was three times more efficient than a Prius? If so, we'd like to direct your attention to the E. Rex, an EV designed by Silicon Valley startup

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Honda Unveils All-New Electric Scooter, the EV-neo

Honda Unveils All-New Electric Scooter, the EV-neo

It may be awhile before mass-marketed electric vehicles are commercially available, but a new electric scooter can be purchased as early as this winter. Yesterday, Honda unveiled the EV-neo, an all-new,

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Blindspot Cycles: Salvaged Motorcycles Reborn All-Electric

Blindspot Cycles: Salvaged Motorcycles Reborn All-Electric

Blindspot Cycles hits two high points of green design with their line of reconditioned electric motorcycles. These discarded beauties are first found at junk yards and then converted with a rack of

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Chevy gets 40 MPG without Hybrid Price Tag in their new Cruze Eco

Chevy gets 40 MPG without Hybrid Price Tag in their new Cruze Eco

At the New York Auto Show later this week Chevrolet will debut their new super fuel-efficient mid-size sedan, the Cruze Eco. Clocking in at 40 mpg without hybrid technology means great gas mileage without

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New All Electric Peugeot Concept Can Do 360 Degree Helicoptor Rotations

New All Electric Peugeot Concept Can Do 360 Degree Helicoptor Rotations

The Peugeot 1001 is an all electric concept vehicle that — if it becomes a reality — would prove to be a lot of fun to drive in the city. The vehicle runs on 8 small electric motors, attached

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