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Honda Drops CNG After 15 Years

June 16, 2015 in CNG, Companies, Electric Drive, Hybrids, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cites ‘Ability to Advance Fuel Economy Through Conventional’ Engines,
Challenges of Consumer Demand and Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure,
Is Ending the Civic Hybrid and Accord Plug-In Too in Favor of New Models

American Honda North America said Monday that it’s dropping its dedicated-CNG Civic Natural Gas and Civic Hybrid models as of the end of the year.

Honda Launches 2014 CNG Civic

February 8, 2014 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

More Efficient, More Features, More Dealers: 37 States on the 15th

American Honda’s Civic Natural Gas for 2014 goes on sale February 15 in 37 states with 195 certified dealers. MSRP is $26,640, or $29,290 with navigation package. A new seven-inch touchscreen and expanded view driver’s mirror are standard.

Honda to Build 2014 Accord Hybrid in U.S.

January 25, 2013 in CNG, Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Auto Plant in Marysville Will Expand, Adding 50 U.S. Jobs,
Japan-Built Plug-In EPA-Rated at 115 MPGe in Battery Mode

Honda of America Manufacturing says it will invest $23 million and hire approximately 50 people at its Marysville, Ohio auto plant to add production of the new two-motor Accord Hybrid Sedan, slated to go on sale nationwide this fall. It will be the third Honda hybrid built in the U.S. and the first in Ohio.

Honda Civic Natural Gas for 2013

November 30, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Of Course,’ But After the Lingering 2012s Are Placed

American Honda will offer an Indiana-built 2013 Civic Natural Gas taking advantage of the 2013 model year’s new styling and features – but not until inventories of the 2012 CNG car are cleared. Honda broke almost all sales records for its dedicated natural gas vehicle this year, but because it was so optimistic in ramping up production early on, it still has 2012 cars to sell.

Don’t Forget NGVs! Says Energy Futures

February 19, 2012 in NGVs by rich  |  No Comments

The federal government sees hybrid electric vehicles as a bridge technology to zero emission pure battery and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles – but it should include natural gas vehicles in that category too.

That’s the view of Colorado’s Energy Futures and also of VNG, a new firm in New Jersey that’s helping establish the fueling infrastructure for NGVs.

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