Honda Insight

Type: Product
Name: Honda Insight
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

"You Bought That?"

It's Labor Day, so a lot of folks are out buying cars today. There are so many to choose from! And not all of them are good choices, either.Sometimes when I'm out driving, I'll see a car on the road that genuinely makes me scratch my head and say, "You ... [Published Jalopnik - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Honda Insight Is Dead: Here’s Why

More than two years after American Honda last produced meaningful sales volume with its first Insight, a second Insight arrived to tackle the Toyota Prius head-on.Only it didn’t, because it couldn’t.The Insight’s death was reported here at the end of ... [Published The Truth About Cars - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ford and Hyundai Are Both Working on Prius-Killing Hybrid Cars

The internet is abuzz with news that Ford and Hyundai are currently working on new dedicated hybrid models that will compete with the top-selling Toyota Prius . Both Ford and Hyundai do currently offer hybrid models, but none of them have been designed ... [Published Inhabitat - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Zipcar Joins Zero Net Energy Community

Zipcar has added a 2014 Honda Fit electric vehicle to Sacramento’s West Village, a zero-net energy community at the University of California, Davis.The car-sharing vehicle will contribute to the community’s goal to generate as much energy as it consumes ... [Published Auto Rental News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Every 2014 And 2015 Hybrid Car In The U.S...

Turn back the clock by one decade, and there were just four hybrid cars on sale in the U.S.One was the first-generation Toyota Prius . The original Honda Insight was still going strong as the most efficient vehicle on sale (and only plug-in cars still ... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Project Honda Insight, Part 4 – Intercooling Requirements

The intercooling system of the Honda is one of the most complex parts of the Insight’s modification - in requirements, design and execution.Firstly, in this article, the requirements and a brief overview of the solution. Next issue: making it all hap ... [Published AutoSpeed - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Honda CR-Z Gets Factory-Approved Supercharger

The Honda CR-Z attempted to walk the fine line between being a sporty coupe and a frugal fuel-sipper. It didn’t really succeed at either, delivering so-so fuel efficiency while feeling too underpowered to be considered any sort of performance car.Enter ... [Published Gas 2 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

This First-Gen Honda Insight Does 71.4 MPG [Video]

⌖A- A+Honda is about to kill off the Insight and the CR-Z , both hybrid models selling poorly in the face of ever mode competitive conventionally powered cars. We were actually happy to see them go until we realized what was being lost.The Insight, especially, ... [Published Auto Evolution - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Here’s What Happened When I Went Hypermiling In a Honda Insight

I recently had the chance to spend a few hours driving around in a Honda Insight. Not the new Insight – or the "sissy Insight," as I now call it, due to its gluttonous 5-seat configuration and its greedy, environment-destroying 4-cylinder engine that's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Honda Insight
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

18 Vehicles That We Won’t See After 2015

Cars come and cars go. Most of the time, it’s exciting to see new arrivals, replacements, and the steady progression and evolution of the industry that has the new arrivals. On the other side of the coin, though, it’s also a bit sad (usually) to see vehicles ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

The New RM97k Toyota Prius C now availabel in Malaysia

e long wait and crazy anticipation, UMW Toyota Motor has launched the new Toyota Prius C and the RM97,000 price tag will surely be an exciting option if you are planning to own a Prius.The Prius C which is known as the Aqua in its native land in Japan ... [Published Malaysia Auto Forum - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Project Honda Insight, Part 3 - Building an Airbox

This series is based around a 2001 model hybrid Honda Insight.The Insight remains one of the most aerodynamic and lightest cars ever made, with a Cd of 0.25 and a total mass of about 850kg from its 2-seater aluminium body.The intent of the project is ... [Published AutoSpeed - Aug 11 2014]

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Sometimes when I'm out driving, I'll see a car on the road that genuinely makes me scratch my head and say, "You bought that? Out of all the cars you could have bought, that's the one you spent your own, actual money on? ...Okay."
"This was a North Smithfield project," he said. "It was the coming together of all the different parts."
...still accounts for 40 percent of the carbon we emit," said Dan Sperling , founding director, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies . "Innovations like solar power to help generate the electricity needed to charge the EV, and fully zero emission car sharing moves us aggressively toward a sustainable future. Zipcar introduces students to practical zero emission driving in a more convenient and sustainable model, saving them thousands of dollars on car payments, insurance and gas as they can live carless during their college years - and perhaps beyond."
"Car manufacturers have been experimenting with electric-car designs for about 20 years, but it's still a new technology" said Tom Turrentine, director of the Plug-In Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center at University of California Davis

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"You Bought That?" [Published Jalopnik - Sep 01 2014]
VOLKSWAGEN XL1 - PREVIEW - TOTAL RECALL [Published Tring Gazette - Aug 31 2014]
The Honda Insight Is Dead: Here’s Why [Published The Truth About Cars - Aug 29 2014]
PEUGEOT 3008 CROSSOVER HYBRID4 - PEUGEOT TAKES ... [Published Tring Gazette - Aug 29 2014]
Zipcar Joins Zero Net Energy Community [Published Auto Rental News - Aug 27 2014]
Ford and Hyundai Are Both Working on Prius-Kill... [Published Inhabitat - Aug 27 2014]
State creates new license plates for electric v... [Published Valley Breeze - Aug 27 2014]
UCD West Village gets an electric Zipcar [Published Davis Enterprise - Aug 26 2014]
HONDA MOTOR : Zipcar Electrifies Sacramento Wit... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 26 2014]
Zipcar introduces Honda Fit EV into UC Davis We... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 26 2014]
Ford vs Toyota: Who Will Win the Hybrid War? [Published Forbes.com - Aug 26 2014]
Zipcar introduces Honda Fit EV into UC Davis We... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 26 2014]
GS Yuasa launches new battery range [Published Irish Auto Trade Online - Aug 26 2014]
Project Honda Insight, Part 4 – Intercooling Re... [Published AutoSpeed - Aug 25 2014]
Zipcar Electrifies Sacramento With Addition of ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Zipcar Electrifies Sacramento With Addition of ... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 25 2014]
Ford, Hyundai Dedicated Hybrids To Target 2016 ... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 25 2014]
Every 2014 And 2015 Hybrid Car In The U.S... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 25 2014]
Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Tak... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
Honda Supercharger Kit Brings Horsepower to the... [Published Yahoo! Autos - Aug 22 2014]
Hyundai Has a Prius Fighter In The Works [Published Yahoo! Autos - Aug 22 2014]
Honda CR-Z Gets Factory-Approved Supercharger [Published Gas 2 - Aug 21 2014]
Report: Ford Developing Dedicated Hybrid Car Fo... [Published Automobile Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
2014 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Gets Factory-Approved Su... [Published Yahoo! Autos - Aug 21 2014]
Could Honda's Future 1.0-Liter Be World's Most ... [Published Green Car Reports - Aug 18 2014]
Tesla, General Motors Lead As Plug-Ins Gain Mom... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 15 2014]
E-Car Makers Whir Into A New Era [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 15 2014]
Buying guide: Top 10 most fuel efficient hybrids [Published Sunday Times Driving - Aug 15 2014]
Drought conundrum: to wash or not to wash...the... [Published SCPR - Aug 15 2014]
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Zipcar introduces Honda Fit EV into UC Davis We... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 26 2014]
Zipcar has introduced a 2014 Honda Fit battery electric vehicle (EV) at The University of California, Davis’ (UC Davis) West Village , the largest planned zero net energy community in the United States. In the course of a year, the community is designed ...
18 Vehicles That We Won’t See After 2015 [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 13 2014]
Cars come and cars go. Most of the time, it’s exciting to see new arrivals, replacements, and the steady progression and evolution of the industry that has the new arrivals. On the other side of the coin, though, it’s also a bit sad (usually) to see ...
Official: Prius out, ELR in with changing HOV l... [Published Autoblog Green - Aug 08 2014]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Legislation and Policy Out with the sort-of-old, in with the new-ish. The Arizona Department of Transportation has updated its list of vehicles that can legally drive in the high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane ...
Honda axes Insight hybrid and Fit EV [Published SlashGear - Jul 29 2014]
Honda is quietly weeding out its eco-friendly car range, killing two models and retiring its fuel-cell vehicle as it reacts to disappointing sales. The Honda Insight - notable for being America's first hybrid car - has been axed, after demand dwindled ...
RIP: Honda Insight, Fit EV, and FCX Clarity Kil... [Published DailyTech Main News Feed - Jul 29 2014]
Honda kills three slow-selling "green" vehicles ...
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