21 Apr '11, 7pm

A sneak peek at the New York Auto Show (in a nutshell, green cars are front & center)

A sneak peek at the New York Auto Show (in a nutshell, green cars are front & center)

The Civic has always been a willing performer, but it hasn’t had a starring role at Honda until now. In New York, the automaker rolled out no less than three green Civics, including a new version of the hybrid model that achieves 44 mpg on the highway -- and in the city, too. The Civic Hybrid needs to assert itself and grab some market share from the Prius, and maybe this is the iteration to do it. There’s also at long last a revamped version of the natural gas Civic and, most intriguing to me, a new HF model (41 mpg on the highway) that achieves that stellar figure without hybrid drive. The Civic has had several moments in the sun, and another one may be coming.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/new-yo...

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