Honda Automobiles: Natural Gas

Posted on 11. Jul, 2011 by in Honda Canada

California drivers of a stream Civic GX dense healthy gas (CNG) – powered Civic and all-new Civic Natural Gas will continue to have entrance to a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) highway line until Jan 2015. Honda is a usually OEM now offered in a United States a dedicated CNG-powered light avocation car designed and made for sell sale. As an Inherently Low Emissions Vehicle (ILEV), a Civic Natural Gas qualifies for White Clean Air Vehicle decals, that are accessible in an total quantity. Yellow Clean Air Vehicle decals for hybrid vehicles lapsed on Jul 1, 2011.

“Civic GX drivers in California have prolonged enjoyed a advantages of pushing a dense healthy gas vehicle, either it was saving time travelling in a carpool lane, profitable reduce fuel prices, shortening coherence on oil or shortening their CO2 footprint,” pronounced Elmer Hardy, comparison manager of choice fuel selling during American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “With a all-new indication entrance this fall, drivers will continue to acquire these advantages along with additional commuter-friendly features.”

The 2012 Civic Natural Gas indication receives innovative facilities unchanging with a whole all-new Civic lineup. The new “intelligent” Multi-Information Display (i-MID) provides a accessible height for formation of car information and concordant personal wiring with a driver-oriented 5-inch tone LCD arrangement and discerning steering circle controls. Bluetooth HandsFreeLink for concordant mobile phones and a USB audio interface for concordant song players are also standard. For a initial time ever, a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice approval and FM Traffic is accessible in a Civic Natural Gas. The navigation complement database singly includes sell CNG fueling locations.

The Civic Natural Gas (named a Civic GX from 1998-2011) has a Honda-estimated city/highway/combined fuel economy rating1 of 27/38/31 miles per gallon (gasoline-gallon equivalent). Compared to a 2011 model, city fuel economy improves by 12.5 percent, and highway fuel economy is adult by 5.5 percent. The Civic Natural Gas includes Honda’s ECO Assist technology, an creation that can raise fit car operation during a hold of a symbol while also providing visible feedback to foster and endorse an fit pushing style.

Drivers of dense healthy gas vehicles suffer a flourishing open hire network, for accessible and careful refueling. California has a many strong dense healthy gas infrastructure in a nation, with over 110 open stations located via a state. From a value standpoint, when purchased during open fueling stations, healthy gas historically has cost about 30-percent reduction per gasoline-gallon-equivalent (GGE) compared to gasoline.

Demand for a stream Civic GX in California has been unprecedented, with sales tripling for a initial half of a year compared to a same duration final year. Interested business in a new 2012 Civic Natural Gas are speedy to revisit their local competent Honda Natural Gas dealer.

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