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Cars that still qualify for the $7,500 EV tax credit

Tesla and GM EVs no longer qualify for the full credit. Here are others that do

These are electric cars and plug-in hybrids that will still qualify for the full $7,500 EV tax credit in 2019.

Four-leaf clovers, hybrid Hondas and the next automotive downturn | Autoblog Podcast #561

We also discuss the new Mercedes-Benz turbo inline-six

We also discuss the new Mercedes-Benz turbo inline-six.

First Drive
2019 Hyundai Nexo First Drive Review | Promise for fuel cells

Hydrogen-powered crossover tuned for luxury

If the Kona Electric's suspension is engineered for a sprightly, even somewhat sporty feel, the Nexo is tuned for luxury.

Quick Spin
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Quick Spin Review | Behold, the relevant one!

Looking beyond range and MPGe to the car itself

When evaluating electrified vehicles like the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, it's easy to become fixated on electric range. Oh, it's certainly one of the most important factors, but there are so many other things one must weigh when choosing one of these new-fangled eco-friendly cars. Things like comfort, quality, feature content, driving experience ... you know, the stuff we use to evaluate every other car out there.

Honda's Clarity Fuel Cell arrives at dealerships

You can't buy one, but you can lease one – in California

Good news for Californians interested in leasing the Honda Clarity's fuel cell version: Honda has announced the cars have started arriving at select Honda dealerships today. The Clarity Fuel Cell will be available from 12 Honda dealers in California, namely six around the Los Angeles/Orange County areas, five in the SF Bay Area and one in Sacramento.

Insight? Civic? Accord? We need some Clarity: Honda’s hybrid hierarchy

Putting Honda's electrified vehicles in their places.

Keeping the Honda hybrids (and EVs) straight.

First Drive
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Review | It's what's on the inside that counts

Honda puts a PHEV powertrain and a spiffy interior in a roomy sedan.

With 47 miles of electric range, an impressive interior and plenty of standard content, this Clarity PHEV is not to be overlooked.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid gets best-in-class electric range from EPA

It gets 47 electric-only miles on a full charge

It gets 47 electric-only miles on a full charge.

Quick Spin
Honda Clarity EV and PHEV: One is clearly much better

One rare misstep by Honda. One where it nails the details.

The thinking from Honda is that each of these powertrains is best for a certain customer.

The Honda Clarity EV doesn't make any sense

A lousy value proposition, especially compared with its own twin.

Competition from other makers and Honda itself make it moot.

New York
Lower CAFE standards won't 'make America great' for long

In the long run, US automakers could get left behind

German and Japanese automakers and companies like Tesla will reap the rewards.

First Drive
Honda Clarity Electric and Plug-In Hybrid to debut in NY

A sketch from Honda teases the electrified lookalikes.

The PHEV will be the volume model of the trio.

First Honda Clarity fuel cell vehicles land in California

Honda has been selling the hydrogen cars in Japan since March.

Look for them at H2 stations all over the state.

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle ready for HyFIVE in Europe

Four other automakers will deploy fuel-cell vehicles in EU project.

This is Honda's next step in zero-emissions driving.

Honda Clarity enters hydrogen competition with $369 lease price

That's more 'under $500' than we were expecting.

Why pay more?

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell has the longest range of any EV: 366 miles

Hydrogen-powered Clarity's MPGe rating will be a somewhat modest 68.

You could get stranded a long, long way from the nearest hydrogen station.

Honda Clarity Series brings EV, PHEV to hydrogen fuel cell model

Honda will let you order your clarity with your alt-powertrain of choice next year.

Honda announced today that the Clarity Fuel Cell will be joined by all-electric and plug-in hybrid options next year. It's about time.

Honda Clarity goes on sale in Japan, but only 200 units a year

The hydrogen car will arrive in US later in 2016.

The Honda Clarity is now available in Japan, but the company limits its to government agencies and businesses there at first. The first examples of the fuel cell sedan arrive in the US late this year.

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