[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Acura engineers cook up a 350hp SH-AWD SLX restomod for this weekend's RADwood
More.......................
American Honda reports November 2019 sales
More.......................
TOV Video: Acura Type-S walk-around with chief designer Ben Davidson
More.......................
Max Verstappen Leads Honda-Powered 1-2 Finish in Brazil
More.......................
Handcrafted Acura MDX PMC Edition to Debut at AutoMobility LA
More.......................
News from SEMA: Hondata announces FK8 fuel system upgrade kit
More.......................
Acura brings Android Auto support for 2019/2020 RDXs with free OTA update
More.......................
Honda announces updated 2020 CR-V
More.......................
Accord --> Re: Accord "Type R" heart transplant project
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Tesla Reveals Cybertruck
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Where does Infiniti Go from Here
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura new V6
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Tyre Testing Videos
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Returned a rental car with the tank full. They tried to charge me $15.99 because no gas receipt
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: The "Real" Problems with Electric Cars
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Rumor: 2020 is the last year of the Accord manual.
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: California 2019 Thru September
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: It's been a long, long, long time...
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: “New” Accord finally arrives in Australia
Join Discussion......
RL / Legend --> Re: '89 Legend LS Coupe on BaT
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2009 BMW X3?
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: Rebuilding a salvaged 2017 NSX
Join Discussion......
Honda Civic GX (NGV) Earns Top Spot on ACEEE's "Greenest Vehicles of 2008" List for the Fi
 Date: February 20, 2008 07:31
 Submitted by:  danielgr
 Source: Honda US PR
 Credibility Rating: N/A


02/19/2008 - TORRANCE, Calif. -

Recognizing Honda's application of fuel efficient and alternative fuel technologies, four Honda vehicles earned recognition from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) as the "greenest vehicles of 2008" with the Civic GX natural gas car taking the title of the greenest vehicle for the fifth consecutive year, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. In the 11th annual ACEEE's "Green Book® Online" ranking of environmentally responsible vehicles (available at www.greenercars.org), the natural gas-powered Civic GX ranked first with the gasoline Civic, Fit and Civic Hybrid joining the list of the 12 most environmentally-conscious vehicles available to the public.

This is the eighth year in a row that a Honda vehicle received the number one ranking and the seventh consecutive year that Honda vehicles held at least four positions in the top 12, an impressive one-third of all vehicles on the list.

"The ACEEE awards speak to the commitment Honda has made to lead the industry in lowering emissions, increasing fuel efficiency and reducing dependence on oil," said John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda. "Honda continues to set the standard for socially and environmentally-responsible automotive products and our commitment to alternative fuels will further expand with the zero emissions FCX Clarity fuel cell vehicle coming to market this summer."

Using a singular measure that incorporates fuel economy, health-related pollution impacts and global warming emissions, all vehicles are analyzed and given a "Green Score." This score is used in ACEEE's ranking system, resulting in a ranking of each vehicle's total environmental performance, including a list of the 12 "greenest" and 12 "meanest" vehicles. The Civic GX, first introduced in 1998, is the cleanest internal combustion vehicle certified by the EPA*, and is 90% cleaner than the average gasoline-powered car on the road today.

Honda has a long history of environmental leadership including the introduction of America's first hybrid, the Honda Insight, delivery of the first fuel cell vehicle in the U.S., and the first vehicles to meet stricter emissions standards, including:
- The first gasoline Low Emissions Vehicle (LEV), the 1996 Honda Civic.
- The first gasoline Ultra-Low Emissions vehicle (ULEV), the 1998 Honda Accord.
- The first gasoline Super Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicle (SULEV), the 2000 Honda Accord.
- The first Advanced Technology Partial-Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV), the 2001 Civic GX natural gas vehicle.

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.

*EPA Tier-2, Bin-2 and ILEV certification as of May 2007


http://www.greenercars.org
Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Celebrate reality
MalcolmR 11
TOV Photo Gallery: Honda and Acura at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: Other vehicles of 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: RealTime Racing's TOP secret Honda Collection Hall
Read Article....................
2019 Honda Passport PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2019 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2019 Acura ILX
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2019 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
30