According to Honda, affordable fuel-saving models, the only way to protect the environment. The current Honda hybrid range comprises three models best: jazz hybrid, the Insight and the dynamic CR-Z.
Worldwide dealer had the Honda in the last three years a total of six hybrid models on offer. In the past year, they could significantly increase their sales: good 200,000 vehicles sold in 2011. This represents an increase of 33 percent compared to the previous year. Sales volume reached during the last twelve years amounted to more than 800,000 units. Revealing is the fact that about half a million Honda brought hybrid cars in the past three years to the man. Continue reading
The Japanese reached the Hall of Tokyo with many innovations, from advanced concept to models and real. Honda EV-STER, AC-X, Micro Commuter, Fit (Jazz) CR-V electric hog the spotlight in the stand of the Tokyo Motor Show.
The Japanese manufacturer has presented at the Tokyo Motor Show a barrage of news. The most prominent is the Honda EV-STER, a small sports concept of power generation. With a dynamic and innovative design, the EV-STER, rear-wheel drive, offers a new way to enjoy driving with electric mobility. Being built in carbon fiber, has a low weight and a range of 160 km. One of its most striking features is that instead of steering wheel incorporates two levers called TLS (‘Twin-Lever Steering’, twin steering levers). Its maximum speed is 160 km/h, accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.0 seconds and has a maximum power of 58 kW. Is charged in three hours at 200V and six 100V if it is with.
Another surprise unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show is the Honda AC-X (‘Advanced Cruiser eXperience’), an enormous plug-in hybrid sedan, also equipped with levers TLS and whose ultimate goal is to provide relaxation. This is possible thanks to its dual mode of operation: manual and automatic (highway). In the latter case, the levers TLS hidden away in the body, the front bumper drop-down, adjusted the flaps and the rear diffuser and the car begins to operate by itself, while in the cockpit the driver can go to sleep. To warn the rest of drivers traveling in automatic mode, illuminates a strip of blue LED. With a 1.6 liter engine maximum power speed is 100 km/h, has a maximum power of 120 kW and a maximum range at cruising speed of over 1,000 km. Continue reading