Honda FCEV Concept to Make World Debut at 2013 Los Angeles Auto

Honda FCEV Concept to Make World Debut at 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show 
Tokyo, Nov 12, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  Today a sketch was released of the
Honda FCEV Concept in advance of its debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show on
November 20. The concept model expresses a potential styling direction for
Honda's next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) launching in the
U.S and Japan in 2015 and later in Europe. 
"The Honda FCEV Concept demonstrates the company's vision for the
future of personal mobility and our commitment to developing advanced
alternative fuel vehicles," said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "As we work toward the introduction of our
next-generation fuel-cell vehicle in 2015, our long-term experience with
fuel-cell technologies will help us pave a way towards a zero-emissions
Honda has led the industry in the development and deployment of fuel-cell
electric vehicles. In 2002, Honda was the first automaker to begin a retail
initiative with the leasing of its fuel-cell electric vehicles to fleet
customers. Honda also was the first automaker to put a fuel-cell electric
vehicle in the hands of an individual retail consumer in 2005. Today, about two
dozen customers are driving the FCX Clarity - enjoying the benefits of driving
this advanced technology vehicle, while also contributing valuable experience,
helping Honda to advance fuel-cell technology for the future. 
Further details about the Honda FCEV Concept and the enhanced 2014 Civic,
America's best-selling compact car, will be revealed on Nov. 20 at 1:35
p.m. PST at the Los Angeles Auto Show. For photos showing the styling direction
of the Honda FCEV Concept, please visit 
Honda Environmental Leadership 
In addition to producing the FCX Clarity, Honda has deployed numerous
technologies to improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions, including
those incorporated in the Accord Hybrid, Accord Plug-In Sedan, Honda Fit EV and
the Civic Natural Gas. Honda has also led the Union of Concerned
Scientists' (UCS) rankings of overall vehicle environmental performance
since 2000, and numerous Honda vehicles have been awarded top green accolades
from the America Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), appearing on
the ACEEE's list of America's greenest vehicles for 16 consecutive
years. The FCX Clarity was also named the 2009 World Green Car. 
About Honda 
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC/LSE:HNDA.L) is one of the leading
manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of
motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine
satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing
facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products,
including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden
equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19
million customers annually. For more information, please visit 
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