Honda Plans Electric Cars for 2012
Company trying to regain ground on green vehicles
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2010 4:57 PM CDT
This photo taken on Sept. 18, 2009, shows Honda's concept model EV-N, a tiny retro-looking electric vehicle.   (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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(Newser) – Honda is looking to make up lost ground in the market for energy-efficient cars and plans to have a plug-in hybrid and a battery-powered electric vehicle on American streets in 2012, reports Reuters. The company announced no specifics on models, other than to say the EV will be a small commuter car. "Which makes us hopeful we’ll see the retro-adorable EV-N concept in showrooms," writes Chuck Squatriglia at the Autopia blog of Wired. It gets about 140 mpg. (See photos in the gallery.)

 

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