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Published on July 6th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Sport Mode on Honda Fit EV is Addictive (Driver Review)

July 6th, 2012 by  

Susanna Schick of Gas2 (and occasionally CleanTechnica) has had the chance to test drive the Honda Fit EV. One of the benefits of living in LA and blogging about electric vehicles, I guess. She’s posted an extensive review of the Fit EV over on Gas2, including video of a test drive. Here it all is:

Review: I’m Addicted To Sport Mode On The New Honda Fit EV (via Gas 2.0)

Honda invited us to preview the Fit EV at a special test track in Southern California. Specifically, a nice little course they’d set up in a parking lot at the Rose Bowl, as well as a spin around the ‘hood on our own. Because I don’t like having to reign in my driving style to keep from terrorizing…

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) with the power of the word. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor, but he's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

  • anderlan

    The Fit EV looks like a system with unique appeal versus other EVs. Too bad Honda sees no strategic value in selling it. Honda might be betting on hydrogen, but I’m not counting it. EVs are here now, and cheaper!  As always, I say crank up a government price on fossil carbon pollution and then let the market work.

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