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Honda releases its first plug-in hybrid

Created: 07/28/2014 6:42 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Honda now joins the electric crowd. The automaker is out with its first plug-in hybrid. The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan has mainstream looks that set it apart from some of the plug-in competition.
    
Electric power is good for trips up to about 13 miles. Anything longer, a four-cylinder gas engine kicks in.
    
The Accord Plug-in's ratings are 115 mpg on all-electric short trips and 46 mpg for city/highway travel with the gas engine.
    
But you'll pay for saving at the gas pump. The sticker price for the Accord Plug-in Hybrid is more than $40,000.





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