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  • 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

    Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell will soon be joined by plug-in hybrid and battery-electric variants. The Japanese automaker unveiled the two new variants on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show. The cars are known as the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric, with the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid to arrive as a 2018 model and the Clarity Electric to join the Clarity Fuel Cell as a 2017 model. The additional variants leverage the platform that has enabled the Clarity Fuel Cell's low, wide and aerodynamic proportions and roomy five-passenger cabin. In addition to making them efficient, the...

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    Honda Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-In Hybrid coming in 2017

    Honda’s new Clarity Fuel Cell will soon be joined by plug-in hybrid and battery-electric variants. The Clarity Fuel Cell goes on sale in late 2016. It’s powered by a 174-horsepower electric motor that draws its energy from a battery that can be charged on the run by a hydrogen fuel cell...

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    Honda prices 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell, promises plug-in hybrid by 2018

    Honda’s hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show has been confirmed for sale in the United States towards the end of this year. It will arrive as a 2017 model and wear a price tag of around $60,000. However, the vehicle will only be available to lease customers...

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    Honda’s Rival To The Toyota Mirai Is The 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell

    Honda is an industry leader in the development of hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. In 2002, it was the first automaker to begin a retail initiative when it started leasing its original FCX hatch to fleet customers, and by 2005 it was already leasing the cars to individuals. Three years later...

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    Honda FCV Concept At The Detroit Auto Show: Live Photos

    The Honda FCV concept made its second auto-show appearance in Detroit.

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    Honda Concept Previews New Fuel Cell Vehicle Coming In 2016

    Honda is an industry leader in the development of hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. In 2002, it was the first automaker to begin a retail initiative with the leasing of fuel cell vehicles to fleet customers with its original FCX hatch, and by 2005 it was already leasing the cars to individuals...

  • Honda FCEV Concept teaser sketch, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Honda will present a new concept car at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show that will be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Called the FCEV, the new concept is said to preview the potential styling of a successor to the FCX Clarity, which is scheduled for launch in 2015, the same year close rival Toyota plans to launch its own fuel cell vehicle. Apart from this stylized teaser image, no other details on the FCEV have been released. The teaser shows a futuristic design that builds on themes expressed by Honda’s new Exciting H Design!!! styling language. We can also see some similarities between...

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    More Future Fuels: Bacteria To Power Hydrogen Fuel Cells?

    Hydrogen fuel cells for automotive use are one of those "great in theory, flawed in principal" ideas for the future of car propulsion. New technology using bacteria could eventually change that. Fuel cells have several advantages over pure battery-electric power, for example. Firstly, hydrogen has...

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    Honda FCX Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle Enters (Limited) Production

    Honda’s new FCX Clarity fuel-cell vehicle has finally entered production after the car was first previewed as a concept as far back as 1999 when the FCX-V1 prototype was revealed in Tokyo. Honda’s fuel-cell technology has in fact been in development for more than 19 years and the first...

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    Honda FCX Clarity Production Fuel Cell Car Announced

    Many think the infrastructure for a hydrogen-powered car just isn’t there, and they’re mostly right. There have been a few advances in hydrogen production recently, but the distribution system is the weak point. Honda won’t let that deter the production of a hydrogen fueled car...

  • Honda confirms hydrogen fuel-cell sedan for 2008
    Honda Confirms Hydrogen Fuel Cell Sedan For 2008

    Honda has announced that it will launch a hydrogen fuel-cell sedan next year as well as a new high volume hybrid vehicle priced under its $25,000 Civic hybrid in 09. The announcement was made at yesterday’s demonstration of Honda’s FCX fuel-cell prototype in Washington, a four-door...

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