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Honda announces dedicated hybrid

Two-motor hybrid system to be applied to light truck lineup based on the Honda Accord's existing system.

Date Published: 11 Jan 2017
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda today announced a new dedicated hybrid model that will be made in America and launch nationwide in 2018, as part of the Honda Electrification Initiative, which will expand the company’s portfolio of electrified vehicles. Honda also announced it will expand the use of its innovative two-motor hybrid powertrain from passenger cars to its light truck lineup in the future.

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

“Half of the all-new models Honda will launch in the United States in the coming two years will be electrified vehicles,” said Takahiro Hachigo, President & CEO of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. “In the long term, electrified vehicles are key to the future of carbon-free mobility.”

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda set a global target for two-thirds of all sales to come from electrified models by 2030 and to halve its total company CO2 emissions from 2000 levels by 2050.

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