Browsing the "Honda Insight" Tag

EV1 + Honda Insight = EV2, An Electric Car With A 400 Mile Range

July 15th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

John Wayland’s drag racing electric Datsun, White Zombie, has graced these pages many times before. But Wayland is currently undergoing a project of a different kind, sourcing parts from GM’s original electric car, the EV1, and swapping them into a Honda Insight hybrid. The resulting car Wayland calls the Silver Streak, could go as far as 400 miles on a single charge


Honda Showcases Three New Hybrid Systems

November 15th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Hybrid technology will play a large part in Honda’s future plans, and the Japanese automaker has rolled out a preview of three new hybrid systems with different goals. There’s one for small cars, one with options, and one all about performance. This is a step in the right direction


Honda Hopes To Rekindle Success Of CVCC Engine With New Hybrid Tech

September 20th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Japanese automaker Honda has had a rough time of it lately, especially when it comes to hybrids. Not only has the Prius-fighting Insight and sporty CR-Z failed to gain traction in the marketplace, but lawsuits against the Honda Civic Hybrid have seriously hurt resale values. But Honda is hoping a new generation of hybrid technology will get them back in the game. Thing is, Honda isn’t talking details. Who wants to play “Wild speculation!” with me



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