Honda recently unveiled its electric version of the popular Fit hatchback. Designed to meet the needs of the average urban driver, the 100 percent electric Honda Fit EV recently debuted at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in California.
In its quest to mandate the use of ethanol blended fuel for American vehicles, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has encountered several roadblocks. After releasing the E15 warning label which will be placed on fuel pumps -- considered the final step before E15 starts being offered at gas stations throughout the country -- the Agency came under fire from both automakers and public officials.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is working on making fuel for vehicles from water, wind, and sun. This idea isn’t as pie-in-the-sky as it first sounds.
A new era of transportation is fast approaching. The evidence: almost every major car manufacturer has plans to develop hybrid and electric vehicles.
Honda (NYSE:HMC) is the latest to reveal its intention to introduce both a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and also electric vehicle into the U.S. market by 2012.