Honda Accord Hybrid Among 10 Best Green Cars

As we celebrate Earth Day, it’s important to look at the cars and manufacturers devoted to making our planet a better place to live. Today KBB.com named the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid one of its 10 best green cars.

The Hybrid was honored for its superb fuel economy while not compromising on ride quality.

. “This recognition from Kelley Blue Book validates the efforts of Honda engineers who for decades have continued to work towards our goal to leave ‘Blue Skies for our Children,” said Steven Center, vice president of the Environmental Business Development Office at American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

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REVIEW: 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is the 2014 Green Car of the Year and gets to 50 MPG. Add in the great safety features, innovative technology, and great list of standard features, and this vehicle is poised to become the king of the hybrids. The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is also built right here in Ohio.

The Green Car Journal has already noticed the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. They named the vehicle “Green Car of the Year,” because of the outstanding fuel economy ratings. The Accord Hybrid gets 50 MPG city, one the highest rankings on the road today. Honda also shares the Green Car Journal’s goal of an ultra-low carbon future.

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Expected this Fall

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The 2013 Honda Accord.

The Honda Accord already has an impressive lineup, including the four-cylinder and V6 powered Accord sedan, the Accord coupe, and the advanced Accord Plug-in. Honda will soon be adding the Accord Hybrid to the sophisticated yet sporty lineup.

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is anticipated to achieve a class-leading 49 mpg in the city and 45 on the highway for a combined fuel economy of 47 mpg.

This Accord will be the first Hybrid assembled in Marysville, Ohio, and will go on sale nationwide in October 2013.

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid to be built in Ohio

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The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will be made in Ohio

Honda will further spread its Ohio roots, as the Automaker announced Thursday it will invest $23 million in the Buckeye State to support production of the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid sedan.

We’ve often detailed the deep roots between Honda and Ohio, and this is just another positive story of job creation. The 2014 Accord Hybrid will be built at the Marysville Auto Plant, and brings along the creation of 50 new jobs to the Buckeye State.

The Marysville Auto Plant is currently undergoing an expansion of 95,000-square-feet to house assembly processes and logistics specifically for production of the Accord Hybrid. Continue reading

MSN Ranks America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Cars

MSN Autos researched and studied what are the most fuel efficient vehicles in America, and on Thursday they submitted the top 37 models.

It should come as no surprise that many of our top models are the most fuel efficient in the nation. And it should come as no surprise the Hyundai, America’s most fuel efficient model, placed four vehicles in the list. Ford had 3 cars on the list. Honda also had 3 cars make the list. Kia and Nissan’s most fuel efficient models were also selected to the list.

If you want the best fuel economy, MSN suggests checking out the top plug in models.

The notables on the list as followed:

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