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Honda EV Coming to Tokyo

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by Joseph, Aug 22, 2009.

  1. Joseph

    Joseph Member

    Nov 30, 2007
    South Florida
    #1 Joseph, Aug 22, 2009
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2009
    REPORT: Honda to show EV prototype in Tokyo, production in 2015 — Autoblog Green



    Now that Honda's EV-bashing Mr. Fukui is gone, maybe the company will finally abandon its FCX fantasy.

    Considering that Honda has tried the hardest in the alternatives fuels arena (first to bring hybrids to the U.S. market, the biggest promoter of natural gas, and foolishly proactive on fuel cells), but has largely failed to carve out the AFV market, Honda is gonna have to really pull it off with this EV.
  2. dpeilow

    dpeilow Moderator

    May 23, 2008
    Winchester, UK
    Hmm. The magic 2015 date...

    Blencoe's first comment on that page is pretty funny.
  3. johnr

    johnr Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    #3 johnr, Aug 23, 2009
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2009
    Just to point out that the photo here, and on Autobloggreen, is of Honda's 1990's-era EV Plus - apparently Honda hasn't yet released any images of their prototype.
  4. EVnut

    EVnut EV #5

    Mar 24, 2009
    Davis, CA
    The big car makers didn't have"production" EVs in the 80's. 1996 is when it all started, and that's a picture of the Honda EV+ from around that time. Yes, I find it comical as well that they show a picture of an EV that they put on the road 13 years ago... all while promising a new one six years into the future. :sigh:

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