12 Updates
Honda Unveils New Accord Hybrid in Japan

Honda Unveils New Accord Hybrid in Japan

Jun 24 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Accord hybrid pricing equates to about $38,000 in the US

Automotive manufacturer Honda is betting big on a hybrid version of its flagship Accord sedan. The Honda Accord is currently one of the best-selling automobiles on the market. Honda competitor...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos Tweets

 
 
 

1 year ago

Honda Unveils New Accord Hybrid in Japan

Jun 24 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Accord hybrid pricing equates to about $38,000 in the US

Automotive manufacturer Honda is betting big on a hybrid version of its flagship Accord sedan. The Honda Accord is currently one of the best-selling automobiles on the market. Honda competitor Toyota already has a hybrid version of its Camry sedan. The new Honda Accord hybrid will be significantly more expensive than a hybrid version of the Camry.

Bloomberg reports that Honda has priced its Accord hybrid at 20% more than the hybrid Camry. Honda believes it's buyers will pay extra for improved fuel economy. Sales of the new Accord hybrid kicked off over the weekend in Japan with the starting price equating to $38,000 here in the US.

The hybrid Honda Accord will go on sale in the US in October. Honda expects big things with sales of the Accord increasing 23% this year while they have dropped by 5.5% for the Camry. The hybrid Honda Accord has a fuel efficiency rating of 30 km a liter is measured under the Japan JC08 testing standards. That compares to the Camry hybrid achieving 23.4 km per liter.

 
Update
12

Tweets

 
 
Update
11

31 minutes ago

MotoGP News: Donington Park to Host 2015 British Grand Prix

Sep 2 2014 1:48pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Colin Edwards en route to the 2004 Donington park MotoGP win (Telefonica Movistar Honda) Donington Park Donington Park is no stranger to MotoGP. The Leicestershire venue hosted MotoGP from 1987 to 2009 – 23 years straight – before the series moved to Silverstone. And Donington will host the series once again in 2015 before the British Grand Prix moves in 2016 to the Circuit of Whales, which will be home to UK MotoGP through 2024. The Circuit ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 
Update
10

1 hour ago

August's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

Sep 2 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Summer came to a close, and car shoppers continued to snap up utility vehicles of every stripe in August. Fifteen of the top 19 fastest-selling cars last month were SUVs, wagons or minivans compared to 15 out of 22 in July. Related Deferred Payments: Read the Fine Print The 2015 BMW X5 (which is virtually unchanged from the revamped 2014 pictured above) unseated the smaller 2015 Porsche Macan from the top perch — tied with the 2015 Toyota Tacoma — but shoppers still co ...
Source: Cars.com   Full article at: Cars.com
 

 
Update
9

1 hour ago

2015 KTM RC 390 Preview | Arrives Stateside in March

Sep 2 2014 12:31pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

2015 KTM RC 390 Launched at the 2013 EICMA motorcycle show in Italy, the KTM RC 390 was only slated for the European market. But this all changed Tuesday when the Austrian “Ready to Race” brand reported the RC 390 would arrive in America beginning in March 2015. The bike, which was launched this past weekend in Italy, will make its stateside debut at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show in November. For moto ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 
Update
7

3 hours ago

2014 BMW i3 REx Vs Mountain, Clunkers Vs Electric Cars, Cheap Solar Energy: Today's Car News

Sep 2 2014 10:25am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

We're back from the Labor Day holiday with the latest green-car news. Find out how a range-extended 2014 BMW i3 REx does on a mountain climb, learn about California's latest clean-air initiative, and see why UBS thinks electric cars will will make residential solar energy practical for ...
Source: All Small Cars  Full article at: All Small Cars
 

 
Update
6

5 hours ago

Spy shots show Honda already preparing facelift for Civic Tourer

Sep 2 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Our spy photographers have sent us the first batch of images depicting Honda's upcoming facelifted Civic Tourer. ...
Source: World Car Fans   Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 
Update
5

7 hours ago

Cheap Wheels: The 11 most affordable cars in Canada

Sep 2 2014 7:14am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Need an affordable way to get around town but don’t want to chance your money on a used vehicle? Well, you’re in luck. The segment of sub-$15,000 compact cars is heating up fast, thanks in no small part to the newest king of cheap, the $9,998 Nissan Micra. The following 11 cars are the cheapest new cars you can buy right now in Canada. Many come with small, frugal engines, and lack even basic creatur ...
Source: Driving Canada   Full article at: Driving Canada
 

 
Update
4

8 hours ago

Bridgestone Talks Tire Challenges at Silverstone MotoGP

Sep 2 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo 2014 Silverstone MotoGP This past weekend, the 2014 MotoGP Championship headed to Silverstone in the UK, a circuit that has one of the highest-average speeds. Repsol Honda RC213V pilot Marc Marquez returned to the top after dominating the entire weekend. The reigning MotoGP Champion led all four free practices, warmup, and then took the race win – his 11th in 12 rounds so far this season. It wasn’t a runaway victory, though; the 21-year-old Spaniard ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 
Update
1

9 hours ago

Coolbeth Wins a ‘Classic’ Springfield Mile AMA Flat Track II

Sep 2 2014 5:10am CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Harley’s Coolbeth drags Kawasaki’s Smith to the finish line 2014 Springfield Mile AMA Flat Track II The Springfield Mile is a special event, known for its super close finishes and furious action, and Sunday’s running was classic Springfield. Kenny Coolbeth, on his No. 2 Zanotti Racing Harley-Davidson, beat the winner of the May edition of the Springfield Mile, Bryan Smith, by just .010 seconds to win Round 14 of the AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship season. It was the fourth Spri ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
IPad Air Giveaway 2014 is Online
Our sister site I4U News is giving away a brand new iPad Air or if you can wait an iPad Air 2. This is an $499 value.
 
 
Your Parent Or Kid Moved In: Are You Covered?
A record 57 million Americans now live in multigenerational family households — double the number in 1980, according to a new Pew Research Center study. And I bet many of them have the wrong homeowner’s or renters...
 
 
Pandora Looks to Challenge Terrestrial Radio's Dominance in Cars
Pandora Media is one of the largest Internet radio providers in the U.S. with more than 75 million active users. While the company’s active user count has increased at a robust pace historically, it is likely to slow...
 
 
Are General Manager Salaries About To Skyrocket? Will There Be A Front Office Salary Cap?
Are General Manager Salaries About To Skyrocket? Will There Be A Front Office Salary Cap?
It’s January 2026. New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner gets out of his driverless car and triumphantly marches before the gathered press to introduce his prized new free agent. It’s a record-breaking contract—over...
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Second beheading plunges Obama into top crisis
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) Just two weeks after beheading American photojournalist James Foley, the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation sent what it called "A second message to America", with a video showing...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
11 killed in Pakistan building collapse
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 11 people, including women and children, were killed Tuesday when a roof of an old building collapsed in Pakistan, a media report said. As many as 18 people were wounded when a two-...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Imran refuses to budge as parliament supports Pakistan PM (Roundup)
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan refused to budge on his demand for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation Tuesday as a joint session of parliament came out overwhelmingly...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
IS video shows beheading of second US journalist
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Days after the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) has posted a video showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist...
Read more on Ad Balla
 
Modi cites people's efforts for India-Japan strategic ties
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said India and Japan were now working as "special strategic and global" partners and this was the result of efforts of not just the two governments but because...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
IS beheads second US journalist
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The Islamic State militant organisation has posted a video titled "A second message to America", showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, CNN reported. The video also...
Read more on Ad Balla
 
Rahane shines as India seal series in Edgbaston
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane's maiden century and his century-run stand with Shikhar Dhawan powered India to a comprehensive nine-wicket win over England in the fourth ODI here Tuesday and also sealed the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
India vs England: Scoreboard, fourth ODI
Birmingham, Sep 2 (IANS) The following is the final scoreboard of the fourth ODI between India and England at Edgbaston here Tuesday. England Alastair Cook c Raina b Kumar 9 Alex Hales b Kumar 6 Gary Ballance c Rahane...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Britain asks citizens to review travel plans to Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens to review their planned trips to Pakistan in view of the volatile security situation in the country. "There is a high...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Jaime King: Motherhood is all that matters
Jaime King says her son is the most important thing in her life now. The 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' star welcomed her first child James - her son with husband Kyle Newman - into the world last October and since she...
Read more on Celebrity Balla