For the third year in a row, a Honda alternative fuel vehicle has won a Good Design Award from the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO). The FCX Clarity won in 2008, the Insight hybrid won in 2009 and this year it was the CR-Z hybrid's turn, based on the car's "originality." The judges said the:
Five other Honda products – three motorcycles (the VFR1200F, the VT1300CX and the PCX scooter), the STEPWGN MPV and the Enepo EU9iGB portable power generator – also won Good Design Awards this year. JIDPO has been giving out these awards for over 50 years and, in that time, about 35,000 products have received awards.uncompromising pursuit of aerodynamics of the roof and the flow from the front to the side and quarter panels of the CR-Z as a beautifully finished design which could redefine the benchmark to determine "the attraction of cars".