Honda Insight News

 
2019 Honda Insight test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Honda Insight spy shots

Honda has started public road trials of a test mule for the third-generation Insight. The engineers are using the body of a Honda City which needed to be stretched and widened to fit the mechanicals of the new Insight. The widened wheel arches and extensions added to the hood and rear doors are... read more

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EcoDriving & Other Vehicle Efficiency Improvements

I want to try to list steps that car makers, and drivers could/should take to improve the fuel efficiency, in approximate order of cost: EcoDriving involves moderation: top... read more January 27, 2010 by


 
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Mini One D bests Honda Insight with 60mpg

The Mini Cooper isn't the first car you'd associate with the environmental movement, but with its frugal four-cylinder engines and the new Mini E battery-operated version... read more July 6, 2009 by


 
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GM pitching Volt as sporty, green alternative to Prius, Insight

At first glance, there's very little to differentiate the main contenders for your hybrid sedan dollar - the new Insight looks remarkably like the Prius. For that matter, so... read more June 29, 2009 by


 
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Toyota launches new build-your-own Prius configurator

Toyota may have just sold its millionth hybrid vehicle in the United States last month, but that hasn't stopped the industry giant from getting trounced in its home market of... read more May 13, 2009 by


 
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Honda's Insight first hybrid to rank as best-seller in Japan

As forward-looking and advanced in technology as the Japanese are perceived to be, they haven't been huge adopters of hybrid technology. But this month marked a tipping... read more May 11, 2009 by


 
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Hybrid sales crash 45% in April, but up against March

It's no secret that hybrid and small car sales have been among the hardest hit in the ongoing market downturn. They've fallen at rates well beyond the total market's decline... read more May 5, 2009 by


 
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Honda CEO puts price floor on Insight, has no plans for large diesels

Earlier this year, Honda won a lot of attention with its 'cheapest hybrid in America' pricing on the new 2010 Insight. But now Takeo Fukui, the company's CEO, says he won't... read more April 3, 2009 by


 
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Honda struggling to meet demand for Insight, U.S. production still a long way off

Honda’s new Insight hybrid vehicle has been on sale in the U.S. for just over a week but demand for the car is already pushing production at the company’s Suzuka... read more March 26, 2009 by


 
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Toyota will sell current Prius alongside third-gen model in Japan

Within days of unveiling the Insight hybrid concept at last year’s Paris Motor Show, Honda CEO Takeo Fukui boasted that the production version would arrive on the... read more March 26, 2009 by


 
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Toyota planning inexpensive Yaris-based hybrid

Ford has its new Fusion, Honda has the Insight, and Toyota's new Prius is about to hit the streets. But already the next generation of the hybrid wars is drawing up its... read more March 25, 2009 by


 
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Toyota and Honda continue cutting output as Japan's sales head for 32-year low

In the highly reflexive world of modern markets, forecasts are often self-fulfilling, and that's just more reason to fear the word coming out of Tokyo today. The Japan... read more March 24, 2009 by


 
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Honda Insight: America's most affordable hybrid at $19,800

Honda's all-new Insight Hybrid has officially been priced in the U.S. to start at just $19,800, making it the most affordable hybrid on American streets. The U.S. pricing... read more March 10, 2009 by


 
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Honda's new Insight doubles first-month sales targets in Japan

Making plans for the future is tough when the market is as shaky as it is now, but Honda is trying to find a way to get its Insight hybrid to market in the U.S. for less than... read more February 16, 2009 by


 
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Honda releases details for European-spec Insight hybrid

The production Honda Insight hybrid vehicle made its world debut last week at the Detroit Auto Show but the car on display was the version designed specifically for sale in... read more January 20, 2009 by


 
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Honda announces new round of job and production cuts

Slumping sales and surplus supply are old hat by now, but the ongoing effects of the poor economy mean carmakers must continue to adjust their capacity and output to remain... read more January 16, 2009 by


 
 

 
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