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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Transmission-less Koenigsegg Regera revealed at Geneva motor showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  5. 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 That technology reflects a shift in the U.S. market away from smaller hybrid vehicles--the Honda Insight has been withdrawn--based on the company's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid technology.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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Honda CR-Z, Civic Hybrid terminated in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    The Honda CR-Z and Civic Hybrid have been axed from the company's range in Australia, echoing a move made by Honda Europe to send the hybrid hatchback and the Insight to the chopping block almost a year ago. Honda Australia cites a major revamp of its hybrid range for the decision.

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  13. Honda to Launch New Alternative Fuel Options in 2018Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 26, 2015 - MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. -- The 2015 North American International Auto Show was quite the event for the Honda brand, and while the FCV Concept stole the show, Honda had quite a few other announcements of vehicles that would be making their way to Bosak Honda Michigan City very soon.

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  14. Billy Idol Rocks the Turf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | City Pages

    Billy Idol and Steve Stevens played a very special acoustic set for the Current's 10th Anniversary celebration at the Turf Club. PHOTOS BY MIKE MADISON on January 19, 2014 My Uncle John just got metallic Honda Insight Hatchback from only workin parttime on a pc.

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  15. Hyundai spotted testing Prius-style hybridRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Autoblog

    The Toyota Prius has become an automotive icon maybe less so among actual automotive enthusiasts than with the public at large to the extent that most anyone on the street would recognize its five-door hatchback form and immediately identify it as a hybrid. Little wonder that Honda tried to emulate it with the second-gen Insight , but while that didn't work out so well for Honda, it looks like Hyundai is preparing to go down the same road with a dedicated hybrid of its own.

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  16. SPYSHOTS: Hyundai "AE" Prius-fighter dedicated hybrid seen wearing production bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    ... the arch shape that the Prius made famous. The same goes for other hybrid models like the Chevrolet Volt and Honda Insight. There must be some market research out there somewhere that say consumers think this is how hybrid cars are supposed to look ...

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  17. The Stars Come Out for the New VoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... anxiety' with a Volt. Despite these pluses, the polarizing looks (read Chevy Impala cool from the front but Honda Insight geek from the back) and $40K price tag of the initial run of first-gen have never helped its mass appeal. "We looked at how we ...

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  18. 9 cars that disappeared in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | USA Today

    ... 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. A History of American Honda In PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Autobytel

    ... as well received as the CR-X, del Sol led to a very highly significant car from Honda in 1999. The two-seat Honda Insight looked remarkably like an updated CR-X when it came to market as the first gasoline-electric hybrid model to be offered in the ...

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  20. PHEV sales trending at twice the rate of early hybridsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Autoblog

    ... That compares to the approximately 100,000 hybrids sold during the first four years after the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight started hybrid sales in 1999. Either way, new-car tailpipe emissions are down 87 percent since 2000, while collective ...

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