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GS Yuasa's S-95 and K-42 idling stop car-use lead-acid batteries

New Nissan Serena to use GS Yuasa's latest IS lead-acid batteries

GS Yuasa has announced that the new Nissan Serena will use its latest S-95 and K-42 idling stop (IS) lead-acid batteries for car use.
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

New Subaru Hybrid to Hit the American Market

It appears that in the near future Subaru will be introducing a new model hybrid vehicle to the North American market.
New Acura (Honda) NSX

New Honda NSX video gets 1,150,000 views in one week

On October 11, Honda announced that approximately a week after releasing its "Nazca Lines" NSX movie, it has already received over 1,150,000 views.
Nissan Rogue Hybrid

Nissan to establish first hybrid model for 2017 Rogue

Nissan North America has announced that it will establish a hybrid model for its 2017 Nissan Rogue.
The all-new Toyota Prius (North American model)

Recall on Toyota’s new Prius extends to US market

The recent recall announced by Toyota Motor Corporation for its all-new Prius has been extended to the US market.
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

Subaru discontinues Impreza XV hybrid, first mass market hybrid in US

It has come to light that the Subaru Impreza Hybrid's 2016 US model will be its last. It is called the XV Crosstrek Hybrid in the US and was introduced there in fall, 2013.
The all-new Toyota Prius (the Prius Prime, in the US)

WCOTY announces first round selections for World Green Car 2017

On September 29, the sponsoring organization for World Car of the Year (WCOTY) announced its first round of selections for the World Green Car 2017 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
New Honda NSX

Honda NSX Test Drive: Y. Moroboshi "They've Built the Sports Car of the Future"

It's certainly been many moons since we got out first peek at the new NSX, but we finally just got the chance to take it for a test drive on the open road.
Unveiling of new Honda Freed

Honda's Kimiyoshi Teratani says new Honda Freed expected to reach 2016 sales goal

On September 16, Honda unveiled the new and improved Freed minivan series. This is its first model change in 8 years.
Honda Freed

New Honda Freed offers best interior space in its class

Honda has given its Freed compact minivan a model change and the new model was unveiled on September 16. The new lineup offers three types to meet the needs of its customers, the Freed with three rows of seats; the Freed + (Freed Plus) with two rows, and a welfare vehicle version.
Freed HV system

New Honda Freed offers stiff competition to Toyota Sienta with 7,000 advanced orders in first month

Honda gave the Freed compact minivan its first full model change in 8 years and released the new version on September 16. Although compact, it has three rows of seats. For the new version, there is a 1.5L gasoline version and hybrid version available. For consumers with an active lifestyle, Honda has rebranded the Freed Spike as the Freed + (Freed Plus). The Freed + is a 5-seater with 2 rows of seats.
New Toyota Prius for North America

Toyota issues first recall for new Prius over airbag defect

Toyota has issued the first recall of the new Prius in the United States. On September 14, it announced the recall for models introduced early in the US market in 2016.
The all-new Acura (Honda) NSX

Acura delivers 21 units of new NSX to US customers in July

In early August, Acura announced its July sales results for the all-new NSX, which was delivered within the US market beginning in June.
Previous Honda NSX

New Honda NSX makes its comeback after 6 years of design and development

On August 25, Honda unveiled the new 2nd generation of the NSX sports car and began taking orders domestically in Japan with regions like North America soon to follow. The price in Japan is 23,700,000 yen including tax. The sales goal for the new NSX is 6,000 units in 3 years.
Honda begins production of HV motor without rare earth elements

Honda begins production of HV motor without rare earth elements

On August 23, Honda revealed that it had begun production of a hybrid motor with a magnet that uses no heavy rare earth elements at its Suzuka plant in Mie Prefecture.
Infiniti Q80 Inspiration

2016 Pebble Beach: Infiniti to debut Q80 Inspiration in the US

On August 16, Nissan’s luxury brand for overseas, Infiniti announced it will unveil the Q80 Inspiration at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, which commences on August 19.
Honda's new and original NSX (European models)

Honda reveals images featuring new and original NSX

Honda Motor Europe has unveiled its latest images of the all-new NSX on their official website. These official photos feature the brand new 2017 NSX that will be introduced to the European market.
New Nissan Murano Hybrid

Nissan releases Murano hybrid for US market

In late July, Nissan North America unveiled the Murano Hybrid for the US market. The new Murano Hybrid made its world premiere at the Shanghai Motor Show in April, 2015. The Murano is Nissan's luxury crossover and its 3rd generation model was unveiled at the New York Motor Show in April, 2014. It was developed to set a new standard for the mid-ship engine crossover segment.
The all-new Auris Hybrid

Toyota’s hybrid sales up 44% to over 140,000 units in Europe; 2016 first-half results

On July 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced its 2016 first-half (January to June) sales results for hybrid vehicles in Europe. According to these results, overall sales grew by a significant 44% to 145,160 units.
New Honda NSX for Europe

New Honda NSX's environmental efficiency outdoes Ferrari and McLaren

Honda will start deliveries of the new NSX to Europe this fall. It has now released details on the new model's environmental performance.