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How Does Honda VTEC Work?

The Honda brand is known for quite a few car-related things, but perhaps one of the most notable is the introduction of the Honda i-VTEC® engine. The original Honda VTEC system was designed by Ikuo Kajitani, a Honda engineer. He made VTEC to solve "the problem of gaining high-end power out of small displacement engines while maintaining fuel-sipping efficiency during everyday driving." He altered the lift and timing of the internal valve to boost performance without having to add a turbocharger or supercharger, both of which were expensive and high maintenance.

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Two Honda vehicles praised for environmental responsibility

You know Honda vehicles are practical in terms of spaciousness, value, comfort, and high-tech safety, but are you familiar with the brand's environmental responsibility? Two vehicles recently received some much-deserved acclaimed for this very reason.

 

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid earns a spot on the "Greenest Vehicles of 2017" list, as compiled by the American Council for Energy Efficient (ACEEE). This gas-electric sedan is a high-scorer among all vehicles, landing in the top 1.3 percent.

 

The 2017 Honda CR-V equipped with the 1.5-liter engine and front-wheel drive also

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Two Honda vehicles praised for environmental responsibility

You know Honda vehicles are practical in terms of spaciousness, value, comfort, and high-tech safety, but are you familiar with the brand's environmental responsibility? Two vehicles recently received some much-deserved acclaimed for this very reason.

 

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid earns a spot on the "Greenest Vehicles of 2017" list, as compiled by the American Council for Energy Efficient (ACEEE). This gas-electric sedan is a high-scorer among all vehicles, landing in the top 1.3 percent.

 

The 2017 Honda CR-V equipped with the 1.5-liter engine and front-wheel drive also

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Two Honda vehicles praised for environmental responsibility

You know Honda vehicles are practical in terms of spaciousness, value, comfort, and high-tech safety, but are you familiar with the brand's environmental responsibility? Two vehicles recently received some much-deserved acclaimed for this very reason.

 

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid earns a spot on the "Greenest Vehicles of 2017" list, as compiled by the American Council for Energy Efficient (ACEEE). This gas-electric sedan is a high-scorer among all vehicles, landing in the top 1.3 percent.

 

The 2017 Honda CR-V equipped with the 1.5-liter engine and front-wheel drive also

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What is the 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell?

Honda recently introduced the all-new 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell with a unique marketing campaign entitled "Always Thinking About Tomorrow." This campaign is an extension of the brand's longstanding commitment to leaving "Blue Skies for Our Children," and it aims to educate consumers about the everyday drivability of a sedan powered by hydrogen.

 

This is Honda's big push to advance fuel cell vehicles to the mainstream market. The brand is dedicated to reducing CO2 emissions in its products and manufacturing operations. The Clarity Fuel Cell is the first in the Clarity Series to reach the

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What is the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan?

You already know that Honda prioritizes efficiency, as shown by fuel-conscious vehicles like the Honda Accord Hybrid. Now Honda takes eco-minded innovation one step further -- actually, make that 100 steps further -- with an all-new vehicle and a Honda-first powertrain that makes it stand out from the green-driving crowd.

 

This upcoming vehicle is called the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, and it's a sedan that offers highly competitive electric-vehicle range without a combustion engine. Powered by hydrogen, this five-passenger sedan competes with gas-powered cars with its exceptional

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Where edgy meets efficient in the 2016 Honda CR-Z

"Affordable hybrid" and "performance coupe" typically are not phrases you use to describe the same vehicle. But then again, Honda isn't one for creating vehicles that can be classified as "typical."

 

If you're looking for a rare blend of sleek sportiness and fuel frugalness, we suggest checking out the rare breed speed known as the Honda CR-Z. You'll be hard-pressed to find a hybrid as edgy and cost-effective as this coupe.

 

Sport-compact vehicles be warned -- green is the new black when it comes to classy cars. The exceptional fuel economy of the CR-Z paired with its athletic…

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What is Honda's Idle-Stop technology?

Automakers are always looking for new ways to save on fuel. And these fuel-saving strategies are getting more sophisticated and high-tech model year after model year. You've probably heard of something called "stop-start" technology, where the vehicle automatically shuts down the engine in certain situations in order to optimize fuel economy. Honda calls this their "Idle-Stop" system, and it's available on the redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot. In fact, the Pilot is the only non-hybrid midsize SUV to offer this feature.

 

It works like this -- when the vehicle is brought to a complete stop for

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Honda Prepares to Unveil Hydrogen-Powered Concept in Los Angeles

Today is the opening day of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show where hundreds of companies will gather to show off their latest and greatest achievements. For Honda that means debuting an all-new hydrogen fuel cell concept vehicle.

Honda has already made a promise to the world that by 2015 it will have a vehicle powered by hydrogen ready for retail sale in the United States and Japan. Here at Sloane Honda we don't…

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