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  1. Silvio Calabi: New Toyota Prius does good wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Toyota's “disrupter” - not the first production gas-electric car to reach America (that was the Honda Insight), but the one that caught on and became the global flagship for driving green. “Prius” is now a sub-brand, with ...

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  2. Latest edition to Glasgow Museum's transport collection - a 16-year-old carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Evening Times

    Built at the turn of the new millennium, it is one of only 239 Mk1s sold in the UK and the first hybrid car to be donated to the city's transport and travel collection. Described as 'the blueprint for contemporary hybrids' the Honda Insight lets Glasgow Museums tell the story of the emergence of electric vehicles and environmentally friendly transport.

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  3. Glasgow Museums takes delivery of rare Honda Insight MK 1 Hybrid car; The blueprint for green carsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | Art Daily

    Glasgow Museums has taken delivery of the youngest car in its collection, a rare Honda Insight Mk1 from 2000. It is one of only 239 Mk1s sold in the UK and the first hybrid car to be acquired for the city's renowned transport and travel collection.

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  4. Honda finally admits CR-Z "defeat" with Final Label modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | INAUTONEWS

    The Japanese automaker was sometimes quicker than its larger rival Toyota in providing the world with a hybrid or even a hydrogen-powered car, but history has a way of relegating them to the back of the pack. It happened with the Insight - the first publicly available hybrid in North America, ahead by seven months of the Toyota Prius - and it happened with the FCX Clarity.

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  5. Honda CR-Z Alpha Final Label - sport hybrid bows outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    ... Label is priced at 2.8 million yen (RM106,196) in Japan. Along with the Lexus CT200h, Toyota Prius/Prius c and Honda Insight, the Honda CR-Z was a beneficiary of the brief tax-free window opened by the Malaysian government for CBU hybrid cars. The ...

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  6. 10 Most Efficient Cars You've Ever DrivenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | TheStreet.com

    ... 25 miles per gallon for a few years now. While hybrids help -- and hybrids including the Prius and the old Honda Insight are now staples of the used car market -- there are cars from the past that have exceeded the current average for decades. "The ...

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  7. Consumer Reports confirms 2016 Toyota Prius 52-mpg ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | GreenCarReports

    Consumer Reports has confirmed the 52-mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, although its ratings in city and highway testing differed. The latest Prius even beats the original Honda Insight hybrid, the magazine says, That small two-seater was introduced for the 2000 model year.

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  8. The least desired cars in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | INAUTONEWS

    ... turn last year were evidently among the worst performers in terms of sales. At the top of the ranking is the Honda Insight hybrid, taking an average of 232 days to sell, mainly because the automaker pulled off the model from the market in 2014 over ...

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  9. Here's Why State Inspection SucksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... that happens to it . So I drop off the car with Big Jim, and I take an Uber home. Last time it was a Honda Insight, and the guy driving it was from North Dakota. We discussed the cold, the remoteness, and of course bison. So then a few hours later, ...

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  10. Honda brings clarity to electrification strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Automotive News

    When Honda revealed last week that it would market a three-model family of green cars under the Clarity nameplate, it also brought a measure of clarity to its electrification strategy, which has moved in fits and starts since the 1999 debut of the oddly shaped Insight. It's following the pattern set by Toyota, which ultimately filled out the Prius nameplate with three variants: a wagon, a pint-size edition and a plug-in, and by Hyundai, which is rolling out a compact hatchback in hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid editions, all with the Ioniq badge.

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  11. 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Debuts: It's Back and It's RejuvenatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Car & Driver

    In spite of superior engineering, Honda hybrids have never posed a serious threat to the Toyota Prius. In 1999, the original Honda Insight hybrid beat the Prius to the U.S. market by a few months with a small motor-generator attached to its three-cylinder gas engine's crankshaft.

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  12. Driver saved from sinking car in Houston by live news reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Autoblog

    ... that's hard to look away from. The reporter and a cameraman are already on the scene when a driver in a Honda Insight arrives and thinks he can ford the deluge. The plan fails immediately, and the car is quickly in too deep. Despite trying to ...

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  13. Reporter rescues man from submerged car on live TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Steve Campion, a reporter with ABC affiliate KTRK in Houston, was about to file a live report about historic flooding in Houston when a car rolled right past his news team into a flooded underpass just outside downtown. Moments later, as the Honda Insight began to slip beneath the murky flood waters, the driver opened a door and appeared to hesitate.

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  14. Flood rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... a car rolled right past his news team into a flooded underpass just outside downtown. Moments later, as the Honda Insight began to slip beneath the murky flood waters, the driver opened a door and appeared to hesitate. "Dude, you've got to get out ...

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  15. Refreshing or Revolting: 2017 Acura MDXRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Motor Trend

    ... like the Prime in a few years time," said Samuel Abraham . "The prime looks like an ugly sport version of the Honda Insight , still the better looking of the two, if you're drunk and horny and there's only two other people at the bar to make out ...

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  16. Honda Claims 5th 'Best Value Brand' Award from Kelley Blue BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | PR Log

    ... Civic * 2016 Honda Crosstour * 2016 Honda CR-V * 2016 Honda CR-Z * 2016 Honda Fit * 2016 Honda HR-V * 2016 Honda Insight * 2016 Honda Odyssey * 2016 Honda Pilot This line of fuel-efficient, reliable automobiles is sold through about 1,000 ...

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  17. Electric car buying guide: Everything you need to know before you buyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2012 | KIII

    ... your tank up like you normally would and off you go. Some examples of hybrid vehicles are the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. Plug-in hybrids: Plug-in hybrids delve further down the rabbit whole, so to speak, when it comes to alternatively powering ...

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  18. Electric car buying guide: Everything you need to know before you buyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2012 | KIII

    ... your tank up like you normally would and off you go. Some examples of hybrid vehicles are the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. Plug-in hybrids: Plug-in hybrids delve further down the rabbit whole, so to speak, when it comes to alternatively powering ...

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  19. What Was Land Rover Thinking With the Evoque Convertible?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... screwed. This is what always happens with weird vanity projects like this. Take, for instance, the original Honda Insight. Was there a market for those? Of course! And all 47 of those people eagerly paid the list price to buy one the moment it came ...

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  20. Perhaps the world's first hybrid, an 1896 Armstrong sells for $483,400 at Amelia IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Ask fair-weather enthusiasts to name the first hybrid automobile, and the answer is likely to be the Toyota Prius, which debuted in the Japanese market in 1997, or the Honda Insight, which hit the market in 1999. Those with a broader automotive knowledge may cite the 1901 Lohner-Porsche Semper Vivus , but the 1896 Armstrong phaeton hybrid , which sold for a fee-inclusive price of $483,400 at the Bonhams Amelia Island sale on Thursday, March 10, predates the Semper Vivus by approximately five years.

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