Honda Automobiles: Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan On Display during New York International Auto Show

Posted on 21. Mar, 2016 by in Honda Canada

  • First U.S. spec automobile will be on arrangement from Mar 23 – Apr 3, 2016
  • Groundbreaking automobile in prolongation in Japan; headed to U.S. by finish of year
  • Clarity Fuel Cell comforts a many appetite in a class; approaching EPA pushing operation to surpass 300 miles
  • Five-passenger Clarity Fuel Cell comforts modernized record including Honda SensingTM and support for Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM

Honda is giving media and consumers a initial demeanour during a U.S. spec chronicle of a next-generation Clarity Fuel Cell sedan during a New York International Auto Show, Mar 23 – Apr 3, 2016. The five-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell sedan, to be expelled after this year, comforts a many modernized record accessible on a fuel dungeon automobile (FCV) including Honda SensingTM as good as support for Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM.

As a subsequent course in Honda’s energetic FCV styling, a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell comforts a low, far-reaching aerodynamic physique with purify impression lines. The premium-contented interior creates a polished knowledge with intuitive, streamlined controls. The Clarity Fuel Cell will be accessible in black, white and signature red extraneous paint schemes.

“We’re gratified to be means to offer this initial demeanour during a U.S. chronicle of a Clarity Fuel Cell sedan in allege of a marketplace attainment after this year,” pronounced John Mendel, executive clamp president, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “The Clarity Fuel Cell is a initial in an expanding portfolio of modernized electrified vehicles from Honda that will emanate a new post in a product lineup.”

A reengineered 2017 Accord Hybrid will go on-sale this spring, with a new Honda Plug-in Hybrid automobile formed on a same height as a Clarity Fuel Cell slated for launch by 2018. Honda is also building a new battery electric vehicle, also slated for launch by 2018.

Technological innovations to a Clarity Fuel Cell embody a fuel dungeon smoke-stack that is 33 percent some-more compress than a prototype with a 60 percent boost in appetite firmness compared to a effusive Honda FCX Clarity. The some-more compress fuel dungeon and integrated powertrain, allied in distance to a V-6 engine, now fit wholly underneath a hood of a car, permitting for a some-more atmospheric cabin with seating for 5 passengers. The new Clarity Fuel Cell will underline an approaching U.S. EPA pushing operation to surpass 300 miles, with an approaching refueling time of approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

Slated to start sell leasing to business in name California markets before a finish of 2016, a Clarity Fuel Cell is approaching to be labelled around $60,000 with a targeted monthly franchise underneath $500.

Honda is a personality in providing a latest in connected automobile technologies, with a new 2016 Honda Civic and freshened 2016 Accord dual of a initial high-volume vehicles opposite a attention to offer both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Clarity Fuel Cell’s modern, lounge-inspired interior raises discerning operation and digital connectivity to a subsequent turn by incorporating a floating 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen that serves as a haughtiness core for control of audio, navigation and other functions including appetite guard and a Hydrogen hire locator.

The new Display Audio is integrated with new Apple CarPlay and Android Auto platforms, providing seamless formation of smartphone comforts and functions, including app-based navigation, streaming audio, voice-controlled hunt capabilities, and entrance to a horde of Apple- or Google-approved smartphone apps.

Honda Sensing uses modernized sensor record to detect a intensity collision or line depart and can trigger both puncture steering and braking to forestall or lessen a astringency of a automobile collision. Technologies embody Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with puncture braking, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM).

Customers meddlesome in a Clarity Fuel Cell are speedy to revisit where they can accept some-more information and pointer adult for a event to turn a Clarity Fuel Cell customer.

About Honda Fuel Cell Vehicle Leadership
Honda has led a attention for scarcely dual decades in a growth and deployment of fuel dungeon automobile record by endless real-world contrast and patron deployments, including a initial supervision swift business and first-ever sell consumer leasing program. Since a introduction of a first-generation fuel dungeon vehicle, a FCX, in 2002, Honda has done poignant technological advancements in fuel dungeon automobile operation in both prohibited and sub-freezing continue while assembly patron expectations and reserve regulations.

Honda has deployed fuel dungeon vehicles in a U.S., Germany and Japan, including a FCX Clarity, that was named a 2009 World Green Car. Honda has delivered these vehicles to particular sell consumers in a U.S. and collected profitable feedback concerning real-world use of both fuel dungeon vehicles and open hydrogen refueling stations.

Honda’s second-generation fuel dungeon vehicle, a FCX Clarity, launched in Jul 2008 and was fast heralded as a technological breakthrough in a areas of design, wrapping and efficiency. As a world’s initial dedicated height fuel dungeon vehicle, a FCX Clarity was powered by a Honda V-flow fuel dungeon smoke-stack positioned in a core hovel of a vehicle, with a electric engine located down low in a front of a vehicle, providing opening on standard with a gasoline powered sedan, including 240 miles of pushing range.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic and Accord newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 30 years and now operates 18 vital production comforts in North America. In 2015, some-more than 99 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

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