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Honda Civic Hybrid
Wednesday, 19 August 2009 11:17
09_civic_hybrid_001The Honda Civic Hybrid receives new exterior styling for 2009 and becomes more premium with the addition of available features that include leather-trimmed seating surfaces and steering wheel; heated front seats and side mirrors; and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® on models equipped with the Honda Satellite-linked1 Navigation System™. Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®), also known as electronic stability control, is added as standard equipment.

The Civic Hybrid is rated at 40/45/42 city/highway/combined miles per gallon2 by the Environmental Protection Agency. Contributing significantly to fuel economy, the Integrated Motor Assist (IMA®) hybrid system uses a gasoline engine as the primary source of power and an electric motor to provide both additional power and electricity regeneration capability.
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Honda Civic GX
Wednesday, 19 August 2009 11:04
civic gx honda greensburg indiana greenHonda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) today began production of the environmentally responsible, natural gas-powered Civic GX, at its plant in Greensburg, Indiana. HMIN associate Alonzo Miles of Indianapolis drove the first Civic GX off the line in a special ceremony at the plant.

The Civic GX has received top environmental awards including the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy's "America's Greenest Car" award for five consecutive years. Honda has a long history of environmental leadership, including the introduction of America's first mass-produced hybrid, the Honda Insight, and the first vehicle to meet California's low emission vehicle standards well in advance of regulatory requirements as well as the first government-certified fuel cell electric vehicle.

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2010 Honda Insight
Wednesday, 19 August 2009 10:54

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Utilizing the latest generation of Honda’s Integrated Motor Assist™ (IMA®) hybrid technology and new, more cost-efficient production methods, the 2010 Honda Insight defines a new stage in the evolution of hybrid technology, providing hybrid customers with a new level of affordability, fun-to-drive performance, and a U.S. EPA city/highway fuel-economy rating of 40/43 miles per gallon.

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