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Automotive News: New Clarity BEV will only feature 80 mile range
 Date: February 27, 2017 12:26
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Automotive News
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


David Undercoffler at Automotive News is reporting today that the upcoming Clarity BEV (due this Spring) will feature a battery which can only support an 80 mile range.

Given that the BEVs that seem to be generating the most buzz these days all feature 200+ mile range, this sub-100 mile figure is surprisingly low, but Honda explains that it is constrained by their goals of keeping the Clarity BEV affordable while still offering a physically large vehicle.

Honda will also offer a Clarity Plug-in Hybrid. There is still no word on the EV range figures for that model.

The Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan went on sale in December of 2016.






Last edited by JeffX on February 27, 2017 12:38

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