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Honda Introduces Prius-Fighter

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by tke711, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    Honda will release the new Insight this spring as a direct competitor to the Prius.

    [bl]NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Honda Motor Co. unveiled a pure-hybrid concept car Thursday that hopes to go head to head with Toyota's wildly popular Prius.

    The carmaker showed images of the Insight that will go on sale in the United States in the spring, it said. The car, which will be sold only as a hybrid, will be a five-seat hatchback and will be priced "significantly below hybrids available today," Honda said in an announcement.[/bl]


    It's good that the Prius will get some real competition.
  2. MNeedham73

    MNeedham73 Well-Known Member

    Looks a lot better than the first Insight, that's for sure.

  3. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    No kidding!!
  4. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    I may be in the market for one by then. :)
  5. Domh

    Domh Full Member

    Gack. Is it some rule that hybrids HAVE to look like little tiny Aztecs?
  6. Coot

    Coot Passed Away January 7, 2010

    It's the simplest solution that provides for both battery storage and cargo storage.

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