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Toyota Vitz Hybrid

New Toyota Vitz: Toyota adds hybrid grade for Japan with 34.4km/L

Along with its unveiling of the new Vitz with minor changes on January 12, Toyota also unveiled a hybrid grade.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (sample image)

2017 North American International Auto Show: Honda says half of new US models to be electric in 2018

Honda says that it plans to expand its electric car lineup for the US market over the next two years.
Honda's President Takahiro Hachigo (2017 North American International Auto Show)   (c) Getty Images

2017 North American International Auto Show: Honda to introduce new hybrid-exclusive model in 2018

At a press conference held on January 9 at the 2017 North American International Auto Show, Honda Motor Company’s President Takahiro Hachigo announced that a new hybrid-exclusive model will be released to the U.S. market in 2018.
Toyota President Toyoda (Detroit Motor Show 2017) (c) Getty Images

Detroit Motor Show '17: New Toyota Camry announced along with new hybrid model

On 9 January, at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show, Toyota gave the public their first look at the new model Camry.
Honda delivers all-new NSX to first customer in Europe

Honda delivers all-new NSX to first customer in Europe

On December 13, Honda Motor Europe announced its first delivery of the all-new NSX.
The all-new Honda Spirior Sport Hybrid

2016 Auto Guangzhou: Dongfeng Honda introduces new Spirior Sport Hybrid featuring 23.8km/liter of fuel efficiency

Dongfeng Honda, a joint venture in China between Honda Motor Company and Dongfeng Motor Corporation, unveiled its all-new Spirior Sport Hybrid at the 2016 Auto Guangzhou, which was held in late November.
Honda NSX press conference (August 25) (Photo by Kei Takagi)

Honda NSX gets special Japan Car Of The Year award

On December 9, the judges of Japan Car Of The Year gave the Honda NSX a special 2016-2017 Japan Car Of The Year award.
Blue Energy's EHW5 lithium-ion battery

New and efficient EHW5 lithium-ion battery featured on all-new Honda Freed

The EHW5 lithium-ion battery produced and sold by Blue Energy, a joint venture between GS Yuasa and Honda Motor Company, is featured on the all-new Honda Freed and Freed+ hybrid models.
Suzuki Solio Hybrid SZ

Hitachi Automotive’s lightweight, compact lithium-ion battery module featured on Suzuki’s all-new Solio and Solio Bandit hybrids

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced that its lightweight, compact lithium-ion battery module is featured on the power packs (100 volt lithium-ion battery & inverter) of the all-new Suzuki Solio and Solio Bandit hybrid models.
Toyota C-HR prototype

Photo Feature: New Toyota C-HR hybrid with 1.8L engine

We've managed to get 46 images of the new C-HR compact SUV prototype. The C-HR was first shown at the Paris Motor Show in 2014. At the time, it was a concept model. It then went on to appear at numerous auto shows all over the world and, in particular, Europe.
Toyota commences production of C-HR in Turkey

Toyota commences production of C-HR in Turkey

Toyota’s Turkish subsidiary, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT) has also been producing the Corolla and Verso at its Sakarya Plant located in the Northwestern region of Turkey.
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius selected as 2016-2017 Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year

On November 7, the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame (JAHFA) announced its four yearly awards for 2016-2017. Headlining the four award winners was the Toyota Prius and its development group, which were awarded the JAHFA Car of the Year.
The all-new Toyota Prius G

2016 SEMA Show: Toyota introduces Prius G racer

Toyota Motor Sales, USA unveiled its Prius G at the 2016 SEMA Show, which commenced on November 1 (November 2 in Japan time) in Las Vegas.
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.