So sayeth Automotive News: Honda's UK boss confirmed the company is launching a new entry-hybrid in mid-2009. The new sportster will be priced below the Civic and take its cues from the Remix concept shown at the LA auto show last year, not the Small Hybrid Sports Concept That Looks Like a Porsche 959 Carved Out of Styrofoam by a Day Room Attendee. The company's set a target production run of 200,000 cars.

Geneva Showcase: Honda Small Hybrid Sports Concept; Report: New Honda Hybrid Concept Coming to Geneva Show [internal]