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24Honda begins Micro Commuter testing

Autocar is reporting that Honda is about to start testing prototypes of its Micro Commuter, a petite EV that'll do adorable battle with the Renault Twizy if it reaches production.

40Honda Micro Commuter is a funky little quadricycle

Honda is developing and/or already selling vehicles with hydrogen, natural gas and hybrid powertrains. But when it comes to pure electric vehicles, the company only offers a limited palette. In the US, that means the small-scale Fit EV project. In Japan, it now means the just-announced Micro Commuter Prototype (and more of the Fit EV project).

AddHonda asks if a Fit EV is a good, well, fit

Well, it looks like at least one AutoblogGreen writer is a decent candidate to start leasing the battery-electric powered Honda Fit EV when it debuts this summer.

AddHonda EV-STER headed for production

Combining electric propulsion with a performance orientation is a delicate balance. Tesla managed to pull it off to some success. Audi has toyed with the idea with its E-Tron concepts. And some have been experimenting with bringing F1's KERS regenerative braking system to road-going sports cars.

AddHonda releases more details on Fit electric concept

Japanese automaker Honda may not have stolen the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, but it did use the stage to present some of its greener prototypes, most notably, its EV Concept.

16Honda releases more details on Fit electric concept

Japanese automaker Honda may not have stolen the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, but Honda did use the stage to present some of its greener prototypes, most notably, its EV Concept.

AddLA 2010: more details on the Honda Fit, including that weird extra fob

Honda Fit EV concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddPutting Honda's plug-in vehicle play into perspective

The other day, Honda's chief executive officer, Takanobu Ito, said that:

18Honda announces plans to sell plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle by 2012

At a news conference yesterday in Japan, Honda chief executive officer Takanobu Ito outlined the company's future plans to roll out advanced technology vehicles. Among the highlights: Ito revealed Honda will introduce both a mid-size plug-in hybrid and an electric commuter vehicle in the U.S. and Japan by the end of 2012. As part of the company's global push to develop more-efficient vehicles, Honda will also introduce a small diesel-powered car in Europe around the same time that its battery-po

AddHonda CEO announces plans to sell plug-in hybrid, EV in U.S. and Japan beginning in 2012

At a news conference today in Japan, Honda chief executive officer Takanobu Ito outlined the company's plans to roll out advanced technology vehicles. Among the highlights: Ito revealed Honda will introduce both a mid-size plug-in hybrid and an electric commuter vehicle in the U.S. and Japan by the end of 2012. As part of the company's global push to develop more-efficient vehicles, Honda will also introduce a small diesel-powered car in Europe around the same time that its battery-powered vehic

39Honda R&D President says automaker "lacks confidence" in viability of EVs

Honda EV-N Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddSurvey: Car buyers most likely to purchase EVs from Toyota, Honda and Ford; Nissan trails substantially

The graphical representation above really tells the whole story here, but we'll try to offer up a little extra insight anyway. Deloitte Consulting conducted a widespread survey covering several aspects of the automotive industry, and you can read the whole report here. The graph above illustrates just one finding, but it really paints a picture of the overall results of the survey.

7Honda unveils EV-neo, promises Japanese sales in 2010

Honda EV-neo electric scooter – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddHonda unveils EV-neo, promises Japanese sales in 2010

Honda EV-neo electric scooter – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddCalifornia custom shop builds an electric Honda N360

Back in October at the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda unveiled an electric vehicle concept called the EV-N. The EV-N design was inspired by the tiny N360 of the 1960s. While the EV-N may or may not provide a preview of an upcoming electric city car from Honda, a little custom car shop in Santa Rosa, CA has been working on the real thing.

AddTokyo 2009: Honda EV-N concept combines future drive with retro style

Honda EV-N concept - click above for high-res image gallery

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