Honda Automobiles: Honda Leads Industry with Four Vehicles Eligible for California Carpool Lane Access

Posted on 20. Mar, 2013 by in Honda Canada

Honda offers 4 vehicles authorised for single-occupant entrance to California’s high-occupancy car (HOV) ‘carpool’ lanes, a many of any full line automaker.  The Accord Plug-In Hybrid, a Civic Natural Gas , a Fit EV all-electric car and FCX Clarity fuel cell-electric vehicles yield drivers with a event for single-occupancy carpool line entrance with little-to-no tailpipe emissions during an already-reduced fuel cost.

“With 4 opposite Honda vehicles, a many of any automaker, providing single-occupancy entrance to California’s carpool lanes, we are formulating extensive opportunities for consumers to save time and income and revoke their environmental footprint,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of product formulation and logistics during American Honda. “Only Honda offers a extended portfolio of alternative-fuel vehicles in several sizes and physique styles to accommodate a different needs of California drivers.”

Honda HOV Access Eligible Vehicles

Upon requesting for and adhering California Clean Air Vehicle Decals to authorised choice fuel vehicles, single-occupant operators of these vehicles are authorised to expostulate in a state’s carpool lanes – potentially saving poignant travelling and pushing time.  In further to saving time, a different alternative-fuel vehicles from Honda offer good intensity for fuel assets compared to a fuel cost of a normal newcomer car in a U.S.

Currently on-sale during 76 Honda dealers in California, a 2014 Accord Plug-In Hybrid sedan is a many fuel-efficient sedan in America with a 115 MPGe fuel economy rating. It is also a initial and usually car in a U.S. to accommodate a new, despotic SULEV20 emissions standard. The Accord Plug-In offers 12-15 miles1 of all-electric operation before switching to an fit hybrid powertrain with an EPA rating of 47/46/46 city/highway/combined fuel economy. This clearly styled midsize sedan will shortly be assimilated by a two-motor Accord Hybrid indication after this year.

Honda is a usually automaker to offer an OEM-built dense healthy gas powered car with a 2012 Civic Natural Gas. An ideal daily commuter, a Civic Natural Gas offers operation of 190 miles per tank and is versed with a horde of customary facilities like Bluetooth HandsFreeLink™, USB connectivity and a full-color iMID screen. The Civic Natural Gas is built exclusively in Greensburg, Indiana regulating domestic and globally sourced tools and runs on purify blazing healthy gas, that is domestically sourced and costs about 1/3 reduction per gasoline gallon homogeneous as gasoline. Additionally, by Apr 30, 2013, Honda is charity a $3,000 Clean Energy fuel label with a squeeze of a 2012 Civic Natural Gas, potentially defraying years of already-reduced fuel costs.

The Fit EV and FCX Clarity any offer zero-emissions pushing experiences. Among a many fuel-efficient car nonetheless rated by a EPA with 118 MPGe and formed on a renouned five-door, five-passenger Fit and Fit Sport, a 100-percent electric Fit EV facilities a 20-kilowatt-hour (kWh) Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery and a compress 92-kilowatt (123 horsepower) AC synchronous electric engine that constructed 189 ft-lb of engine torque. This fit powertrain is teamed with a entirely eccentric cessation and a driver-selectable 3-mode expostulate system. The outcome is a fun-to-drive EV with an EPA total city/highway pushing operation rating of 82 miles2.

The Fit EV is accessible during Honda dealerships in California, Oregon and comparison markets in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New York and New Jersey for franchise during $389 a month, that includes collision word and car maintenance.  The FCX Clarity fuel cell-electric car has a pushing operation of 240 miles and can be refueled in mins during one of 9 hydrogen stations in Southern California. The futuristically styled FCX Clarity is accessible for franchise exclusively in Southern California.

Honda Environmental Leadership
Honda has grown countless technologies to urge fuel potency and revoke CO2 emissions, including a Honda Accord PHEV, Fit EV, Civic Natural Gas and a Honda FCX Clarity fuel dungeon electric car (FCEV). Honda has also led a Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) rankings of altogether car environmental opening given 2000, and a Honda car has surfaced a list of America’s greenest vehicles from a America Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for 15 uninterrupted years.

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1 124 city/105 highway/115 total miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 total MPG gasoline usually rating. 13 mile limit EV mode pushing operation rating. 574 mile total gas-electric pushing operation rating. Ratings dynamic by EPA. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPGe/MPG and pushing operation will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, revisit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-PHEV-label.shtml

2 132/105/118 city/highway/combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) rating; 82 mile total (city/highway) pushing operation rating (adjusted). Ratings dynamic by U.S. EPA. Your MPGe and operation will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, revisit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-electric-label.shtml.

 

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