“The Honda FCEV Concept demonstrates the company’s vision for the future of personal mobility and our commitment to developing advanced alternative fuel vehicles,” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “As we work toward the introduction of our next-generation fuel-cell vehicle in 2015, our long-term experience with fuel-cell technologies will help us pave a way towards a zero-emissions future.”
Along with the FCEV concept, the Japanese automaker will also unveil the enhanced 2014 Civic at the LA Motor Show.
In 2002, Honda was the first automaker to begin a retail initiative with the leasing of its fuel-cell electric vehicles to fleet customers. Honda also was the first automaker to put a fuel-cell electric vehicle in the hands of an individual retail consumer in 2005. Today, about two dozen customers are driving the FCX Clarity – enjoying the benefits of driving this advanced technology vehicle, while also contributing valuable experience, helping Honda to advance fuel-cell technology for the future.
- The Honda FCEV Concept, a next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle, and an upgraded 2014 Honda Civic will debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.
- Honda’s FCEV Concept is the successor to the Honda FCX Clarity.
- The concept shows the styling direction for the Japanese automaker’s next fuel-cell electric vehicle.
The Honda FCEV Concept, a next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle, and the upgraded 2014 Honda Civic will debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.
The Honda FCEV Concept is the successor to the FCX Clarity. Honda’s second-generation hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle will launch in 2015. Critical details such as range and refueling time were not released at this point.
The concept shows the styling direction for the Japanese automaker’s next fuel-cell EV. This latest iteration is an evolution of the FCX Clarity and continues the FCX’s sleek styling theme. The FCX Clarity currently is available on an extremely limited basis in Southern California — only about two dozen customers are driving the car at this point. Honda calls the alt-fuel car’s lease program “the world’s first large-scale retail initiative” of its kind.
The new hydrogen model, with the catchy name FCEV Concept, launches in the U.S. and Japan in 2015.
About Atamian Volkswagen & Honda
The Volkswagen and Honda franchises are operated at 150 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA, which occupy land from Route 38 to I- 495 in Massachusetts. Reed Atamian has succeeded Bob and Virginia Atamian as Dealer Principal. Reed entered the business in the mid 1980?s and has pushed its growth from a few hundred cars a year to several thousand. Reed has been joined by nephew Benjamin, who represents the 4th generation of Atamians in the business. Reed Atamian has also long been active in numerous community and charitable activities throughout the years. Local organizations benefiting from Reed Atamian’s sponsorships include the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Genesis Fund, The Boys & Girls Club, The Tewksbury Patriotic Activities Committee, T.H.E. FARM Tewksbury, Tewksbury Police Athletic League, The Highland Sports Association of Lowell, Tewksbury Youth Skating Association, Tewksbury Youth Soccer League, Tewksbury Little League, Tewksbury Girls Softball, Ocean Matters, and The Claddagh Fund.