Five Years Have Passed Since A New Hybrid-Only Vehicle Came To Market

With all the talk about alternative powertrains and who has the most hybrids, one statistic stands out: It's been more than five years since the second-generation Toyota Prius hit showrooms, marking the most recent new vehicle to have been designed only as a hybrid. And, as hybridcars.com reports, that's a huge… »8/04/08 3:20pm8/04/08 3:20pm

Farago and Loverman Talk Thermal Butt Sensors

OK, actually we talked about the new Honda FCX Clarity. I called Farago because I had absolutely swallowed the Clarity Kool Aid. [Like we didn't already know that. — Ed.] The weekend after driving the Clarity I wound up at a bunch of pre-Turkey Day parties. Old friends kept asking me what I'd been up to and telling me… »11/21/07 4:00pm11/21/07 4:00pm

LA Auto Show Still Breaking: Honda Reinvents the Hindenburg; FCX Concept Becomes Reality in 2008

Honda may in fact be just as highly precise as the boys from Stuttgart, but they don't brag about it. Instead, they flaunt their massive levels of high-efficiency. So highly efficient in fact, that North American Senior Veep John Mendel mentioned it four times. Which isn't very efficient. Luckily for the "energy… »11/29/06 3:47pm11/29/06 3:47pm

Honda to Introduce Updated Fuel-Cell Concept in Los Angeles

Just months after Honda announced it's putting a fuel-cell sedan into limited production by decade's end, the company will show off the next-generation of the system at this year's Los Angeles auto show, according to Edmunds Inside Line. The updated fuelie rig won't be getting a new concept car to wrap it in — it'll… »8/25/06 11:06am8/25/06 11:06am

Honda Adds a Nav System to FCX Fuel-Cell Car; Shows Hydrogen Filling Stations

Traveling California's "Hydrogen Highway" just got easier for Honda FCX drivers (ok driver). Honda's experimental hydrogen fuel cell—powered car, the FCX, will be fitted with a navigation system that can pinpoint the nearest hydrogen fueling stations, such that there are. A variant of the nav option already offered… »7/29/05 11:33am7/29/05 11:33am