- Five-passenger, zero-emissions FCV to launch in California this year
The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan, rising after this year, perceived an EPA pushing operation rating of 366 miles and fuel economy rating of 68 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent combined1, giving it a best operation rating of any electric automobile but a explosion engine, including fuel dungeon and all-electric vehicles, in a United States.
“Not usually does a Clarity Fuel Cell fit 5 passengers and refuel in 3 to 5 minutes, it offers business a pushing operation on standard with gasoline-powered cars,” pronounced Steve Center, clamp boss of a Environmental Business Development Office during American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “The Clarity leads a container with a 366 mile pushing operation rating, and with a flourishing network of hydrogen stations and quick fueling time, a zero-emissions family highway outing is no longer scholarship fiction.”
Honda will deliver a new 5-passenger, hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell sedan by a finish of 2016, commencement with sell leasing to business by a stretched network of 12 authorized fuel dungeon automobile dealerships located in name California markets. The network includes 6 dealerships in Southern California, 5 in a Bay Area and one in Sacramento. Honda will serve rise a play network as some-more hydrogen fueling stations turn available.
Customers meddlesome in a Clarity Fuel Cell are speedy to revisit http://automobiles.honda.com/clarity, where they can accept some-more information and pointer adult for a event to turn a Clarity Fuel Cell customer.
About a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell
Technological innovations to a Clarity Fuel Cell have total 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 fits wholly underneath a hood of a car, permitting for a some-more atmospheric cabin with seating for 5 passengers. The Clarity Fuel Cell facilities a class-leading pushing operation rating for zero-emission vehicles with a EPA operation rating of 366 miles, with a refueling time of approximately 3 to 5 mins regulating 70 MPa refueling stations.
As a subsequent course in Honda’s energetic FCV styling, a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell facilities a low, far-reaching aerodynamic physique with purify impression lines. The interior achieves a polished and agreeable knowledge regulating abounding materials and intuitive, streamlined controls. Additional facilities embody a Honda Sensing™ apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ for smartphone connectivity, particular LED extraneous lighting and 18-inch aluminum amalgamate wheels. The Clarity Fuel Cell will be accessible in Crystal Black Pearl, White Orchid Pearl and signature Bordeaux Red Metallic extraneous paint schemes.
Honda Fuel Cell Vehicle Leadership
Honda has led a attention for scarcely dual decades in a expansion and deployment of fuel dungeon automobile record by endless real-world contrast and patron deployments, including a world’s 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’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 smaller and lighter Honda V-flow fuel dungeon smoke-stack positioned in a core hovel of a vehicle, with a well-spoken high torque front-wheel expostulate electric motor, providing opening on standard with a gasoline powered sedan, including a 240 miles pushing operation rating.
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 Fuel Cell Vehicle Firsts
Honda fuel dungeon record firsts include:
- The initial EPA- and CARB-certified fuel dungeon automobile (July 2002)
- The world’s initial prolongation fuel dungeon vehicle, introduced to a U.S. and Japan (December 2002)
- The initial fuel dungeon automobile to start and work in sub-freezing temperatures (2003)
- The initial fuel dungeon automobile leased to an particular patron (July 2005)
- The initial manufacturer to build and furnish a dedicated fuel dungeon automobile (FCX Clarity) on a prolongation line privately done for fuel dungeon vehicles (2008)
- The initial manufacturer to emanate a fuel dungeon automobile play network (2008)
Honda Commitment to a Environment
Based on a prophesy of “Blue Skies for a Children,” Honda is operative to allege technologies that residence society’s environmental and appetite concerns. Honda is targeting a 50 percent rebate in a sum association CO2 emissions on a tellurian basement by 2050, compared to 2000 levels. Starting in 2016, Honda will start introduction of a new era of a Honda Clarity array of vehicles, with a hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle, followed by a new Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-In Hybrid in 2017, as a association strives to comprehend poignant expansion in sales of electrified vehicles.
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1 69 city / 67 highway / 68 total miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) rating; 366-mile pushing operation rating. Based on 2017 EPA ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPGe and pushing operation will change formed on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions, powertrain condition, and other factors.