Honda to Release New Hybrids, Fuel-Cell Car

Takeo Fukui

Honda’s hybrid sales are only 25% of Toyota’s, pri­mar­i­ly due to the suc­cess of the Prius. Hon­da is now plan­ning to release four new, afford­able hybrids in the US, Japan and Europe and a fuel-cell pow­ered car for lease in Cal­i­for­nia.

Background
Fuel cell com­bines hydro­gen and oxy­gen to pro­duce elec­tric­i­ty
Hon­da goal to sell 500K hybrids annu­al­ly
Toy­ota aims to sell 1M hybrid vehi­cles ear­ly in the next decade