Honda has joined a demonstration project for experimental vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology aimed at providing a potentially valuable energy storage resource to the nation’s electrical grid while providing for more cost-effective ownership of plug-in electric vehicles. The Honda technology builds off of the research conducted by the University of Delaware and now supported by NRG Energy, Inc
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Honda Automobiles: HMA Reaches Production Milestone in Celebration of the 3 Millionth Alabama-built Honda
Associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC (HMA) celebrated a production milestone this week, completing the 3 millionth Honda vehicle built at the plant in Lincoln. The production of HMA’s milestone vehicle this week comes a little more than 12 years since the start of mass production at the $2 billion facility on Nov. 14, 2001.
Siri™ Eyes Free now available as a dealer installed accessory Additional Siri functionality for Honda vehicles to be announced December 3 via Google Hangout Honda today announced that select Honda and Acura models including the 2013 -2014 Honda Accord and 2013 Acura RDX and ILX now offer Apple’s Siri Eyes Free mode as a dealer installed accessory. Customers can visit a Honda or Acura dealership to purchase and install Siri Eyes Free integration so compatible iPhone customers can direct Siri to perform tasks while they keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel. By reengineering the software in select vehicles (through the HondaLink™ or AcuraLink™ connected car systems) Siri seamlessly works with HandsFreeLink® via the onboard microphone and speakers
America’s most popular compact car gets significant styling, powertrain and feature upgrades to further extend its competitive lead LOS ANGELES, Nov.20, 2013 – The Honda Civic, America’s best-selling compact car, extends its competitive lead and value for customers with a long list of enhancements for the 2014 model yearhttp://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/icon1.png. Building on the model year 2012 …
The sleekly styled Honda FCEV Concept, made its world debut today at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The concept expresses a potential styling direction for Honda’s next-generation fuel-cell vehicle anticipated to launch in the U.S. and Japan in 2015, followed by Europe
ENGINEERING Insight Insight LX Insight EX Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Displacement (cc) 1339 1339 1339 Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800 98 @ 5800 98 @ 5800 Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700 Redline (rpm) 6200 6200 6200 Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80 73 x 80 73 x 80 Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1 10.8 : 1 10.8 : 1 Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® Multi-Point Fuel Injection • • • Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System • • • Front-Wheel Drive • • • Eco Assist™ System • • • CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2/AT-PZEV** ULEV-2/AT-PZEV** ULEV-2/AT-PZEV** Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer • • • 100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups* • • • * Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions.