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Quick Spin

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.

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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.

Green

Putting Honda's electrified vehicles in their places.

Keeping the Honda hybrids (and EVs) straight.

First Drive

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.

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It gets 47 electric-only miles on a full charge

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

Quick Spin

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.

Opinion

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

Competition from other makers and Honda itself make it moot.

Opinion

In the long run, US automakers could get left behind

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

Teased

A sketch from Honda teases the electrified lookalikes.

The PHEV will be the volume model of the trio.

Official

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

Look for them at H2 stations all over the state.

Official

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

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

Official

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.

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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.

Official

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.

Official

More PHEVs, more hydrogen vehicles, and and electric Honda Cub are on the way.

CEO Takahiro Hachigo says two-thirds of all new Honda vehicles will be powered by some sort of electric powertrain - pure electric, PHEV or H2 - by 2030.

Confirmed

Why Does Every Hydrogen Vehicle Cost Pretty Much The Same?

There will soon be three hydrogen vehicles on the market. For some reason, they all cost $500 a month, even though they're all quite different. Odd, no?

Report

GM and Honda may take a major step forward in their shared development of hydrogen fuel cell technology by opening a joint factory.