- Plug-in hybrids are "unnecessary" and don't reduce emissions
- Electric cars? Meh.
- People will pay $84,000 for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle
- Oh, and the FCVs will be available by 2018
So, this is the guy that Honda will soon be relieved of. The announcement of Ito's ascention to the top spot in the company mentions his work on aluminum uni-body frames and compact sedans - as well as his work in bringing Acura's first SUV to market in 2000. We'll just have to wait and see how much of his predecessor's views on PHEVs and hydrogen cars he shares.