Honda Accord Hybrid And Civic Natural Gas Named To's 10 Best Green Cars Of 2014 List

2014 Honda Accord Chosen as Automobile Magazine 'All-Star'Industry experts at named the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid ( and the 2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas ( to their annual list of the 10 Best Green Cars. The editors at Kelley Blue Book were impressed by the Accord Hybrid's superb driving experience and class-leading fuel economy ratings and by the Civic Natural Gas' use of a domestically sourced, clean-burning fuel.

2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas, Hybrid On Sale In February

2014 Honda Civic Natural Gas, Hybrid on sale in FebruaryDue to remaining inventory of the 2012 Civic Natural Gas, the 2013 model year was mostly sold to corporate and government fleets, and the 2012 still has a $3,000 gas card incentive that was introduced in October 2012. The 2014 Civic Natural Gas will get all of the same updates as the rest of the 2014 Civic lineup, including tweaked interior and exterior styling and some fancy new tech, but it will continue to use the five-speed automatic transmission rather than switching over to a continuously variable transmission.

Nissan And British Gas Launch Uk's Largest Ever Electric Commercial Vehicle Pilot

Nissan And British Gas Launch UK's Largest Ever Electric Commercial Vehicle PilotBritish Gas is piloting 28 Nissan e-NV200 vans throughout the winter to determine the future viability of 100% electric vehicle technology as part of its 13,000 home service vans fleet. Run in collaboration with Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions and Gateshead College, the pilot will see the four strategic partners working together during this testing period.

Tokyo Gas To Launch Fuel-cell System For Condos

Tokyo Gas to Launch Fuel-cell System for CondosTokyo Gas Co Ltd and Panasonic Corp jointly developed a new model of the "Ene-Farm" home-use fuel-cell system for use in condominiums.

For the system, a fuel-cell unit, hot-water storage unit and heat source equipment for backup purposes are installed in the pipe shaft of a condominium.

Panasonic And Tokyo Gas Announces World’s First Ene-farm Home Fuel Cell For Condominiums

Panasonic and Tokyo Gas announces world’s first Ene-Farm home fuel cell for condominiumsPanasonic and Tokyo Gas today announced the joint development of the world’s first Ene-Farm home fuel cell for condominiums. The new Ene-Farm home fuel cell for condominiums will be sold by Tokyo Gas from April 1, 2014. The product is the first commercialized fuel cell in the world where the fuel cell unit, hot water unit and backup heat source unit can all be stored in the pipe shaft of the condominium. In comparison to detached houses, condominiums have more restrictions on the conditions for installations. By increasing the airtightness of the unit itself, it has become possible to install the new fuel cell in the pipe shaft in the open hallway of a condominium.