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  1. 2010 Honda Insight hybridRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Did you know Honda was the first automobile manufacturer to introduce a gas/electric hybrid model vehicle in the U.S.? They were, but the Toyota Prius quickly become the predominant hybrid in the U.S. Now Honda has redesigned the Insight for 2010 and lowered the price "to bring the advantages of a hybrid powertrain to a new, less-affluent set of buyers." The redesigned 2010 Honda Insight gas/electric hybrid features a 1.3-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine and a 10-kilowatt electric motor which creates a reasonably simple but still effective hybrid drive system.

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  2. Honda Insight Hybrid: The Least-Wanted Car In America?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | GreenCarReports

    Automakers and their dealers know that when a vehicle is updated, redesigned, or discontinued, the last lagging examples of the old model may sit on lots for months, perhaps even years. So it appears to be with the Honda Insight, the subcompact mild hybrid hatchback that the company discontinued after the 2014 model year.

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  3. Consumers Could Pay Cash for More Than 13,000 Different Vehicles with the Average Tax RefundRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Auto Channel

    ... are available for those looking to trade in a gas guzzler for something more efficient - options include the Honda Insight and Civic Hybrid and the Toyota Prius. Pickings are slim for drivers who prefer a stick shift - out of the 13,000 plus ...

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  4. 10 cars Americans don't want to buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Journal and Courier

    ... For example, a Nissan GT-R spent about 170 days on the lot before it was sold last year, second only to the Honda Insight. However, the GT-R is in the very exclusive supercar category, and its unit sales of just 1,500 in 2014 was small compared to ...

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  5. Auto sales: Which models are slow sellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... around $100,000, the GTR is designed to be very exclusive and may be unobtainable for many American consumers. Honda Insight -- No car model spent more time on the lot than the Honda Insight, which took about 171 days to sell on average. That's 100 ...

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  6. The Top 10 BIGGEST Losers On The U.S. Auto Market, Right NOW - Are YOU Surprised With This List?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | AutoSpies

    ... 8. Volvo XC90 7. Fiat 500L 6. Cadillac XTS 5. Buick Verano 4. Infiniti Q60 3. Cadillac ELR 2. Nissan GT-R 1. Honda Insight ...While people are buying cars again, the demand for certain vehicles each year is remarkably low. According to data provided ...

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  7. 10 Cars Americans Don't Want To Buy AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Switched

    ... For example, a Nissan GT-R spent about 170 days on the lot before it was sold last year, second only to the Honda Insight. However, the GT-R is in the very exclusive supercar category, and its unit sales of just 1,500 in 2014 was small compared to ...

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  8. Honda: Meet The New CivicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Seeking Alpha

    Honda unveiled its next generation Civic at the New York Auto Show on April 1st. Thankfully, the prototype was no April Fool's joke given its revolutionary design and increased model count.

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  9. Honda: Meet The New CivicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Seeking Alpha

    Honda unveiled its next generation Civic at the New York Auto Show on April 1st. Thankfully, the prototype was no April Fool's joke given its revolutionary design and increased model count.

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  10. VW Bus Hybrid That Never Was: The Microbus Prototype Of 1977Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | GreenCarReports

    ... cities, although it's unclear if it ever got the chance to do that. In the end, both the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight hybrids used more energy-dense nickel-metal-hydride battery packs, rather than the VW hybrid's lead-acid batteries. Still, it's ...

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  11. Hybrids gaining speed on the road to alternative transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Examiner.com

    ... version of this new genre, anywhere, by almost a decade. (The first Toyota Prius came in1997, the first Honda Insight in 1999.) With information generously supplied by the Corporate Archives of Audi AG, and personal research, the jigsaw puzzle of ...

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  12. Honda CR-Z successor planned, to use Civic Type R's engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | INAUTONEWS

    A successor of the Honda CR-Z is currently being planned by the Japanese based automaker and this should use the same engine which is found on the new Civic Type R generation. Honda has some big plans for its future models and one of them is the introduction of a successor for the CR-Z.

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  13. Transmission-less Koenigsegg Regera revealed at Geneva motor showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | AutoWeek

    ... to Koenigsegg this system saves weight over a traditional two-drivetrain "parallel hybrid," like the early Honda Insight , and has better performance than a series hybrid, like the range-extending BMW i3 . The complete system, including the 620-volt ...

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  14. Toyota Hybrid Sales Flat In 2014, Honda Up By More Than Half GloballyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    ... full hybrid system. That technology reflects a shift in the U.S. market away from smaller hybrid vehicles--the Honda Insight has been withdrawn--based on the company's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid technology. Honda has replaced the IMA ...

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  15. 2015 Honda CR-ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    The sporty Honda CR-Z hybrid can now be had with updates from Honda Performance Development, or HPD, including a supercharger, sport suspension, limited-slip differential, sport exhaust, larger brakes, and summer tires to the six-speed manual models. The Honda CR-Z is a sporty two-door hatchback that seats two and harkens back to the CRX Si, and the first Insight hybrid.

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  16. Hybrids are forerunners of future electric vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... alternative transportation to developed and developing countries. Many decades before the Toyota Prius or the Honda Insight 'hit the roads', hybrids were on the minds of developers and 'on the road to success'. Another interesting HEV development ...

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  17. Carlypso, Beepi aim to ease the pain of used-car salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | SFGate

    Miles Bennett-Smith, left, and his mother Elena Bennett are all smiles after purchasing a 2013 Honda Insight from Carlypso, a new online service for used-car buyers, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in San Carlos, Calif. Chris Coleman the cofounder of a new online service for used-car buyers called Carlypso, hands paperwork to Elena Bennett, left, and her son Miles Bennett-Smith to complete their purchase of a 2013 Honda Insight, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in San Carlos, Calif.

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  18. These Are the 9 Cars That Disappeared in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Time

    ... odd design features such as an asymmetric back window. Two hybrids were also discontinued in 2014, the Honda Insight and Acura ILX Hybrid. Of these cars, Cooperman added, "engine technology has become so good that the difference between the fuel ...

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  19. Running from the Cops in a Smart Car? REALLY??Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Automoblog.net

    ... hing 9 clowns would pour out of at the circus. I look forward to giving the new one a test drive. My first gen Honda Insight is getting a little tired.

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  20. Honda Civic Hybrid And Honda CR-Z: Sales Likely To End Soon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    ... to use its Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild hybrid system. Launched back in 1999 on the first-generation Honda Insight, the latest versions of IMA use a small 10- or 15-kilowatt (13- or 20-horsepower) electric motor that's not powerful enough to ...

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