[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Acura Type S Concept to Debut in Monterey – Brand’s Precision Crafted Performance Takes Shape
More.......................
2020 NSX in Indy Yellow Pearl* makes appearance at Columbus Cars and Coffee this morning
More.......................
2020 Acura NSX Debuts Heritage Color - Indy Yellow Pearl at Monterey Car Week
More.......................
American Honda reports July 2019 sales
More.......................
A New Era of Performance: Acura Type S Concept to Debut at Monterey Car Week
More.......................
Honda to Offer Key by Amazon In-Car Delivery for Eligible HondaLink® Remote Services Subscribers
More.......................
Road Car vs. Race Car: Acura Pits NSX Supercar Against Racing Counterpart, the NSX GT3 Evo
More.......................
Honda e makes "global dynamic debut" at 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed
More.......................
General Talk --> First non-Honda in 30 years
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda's future domestic market plan
Join Discussion......
Fit (and Jazz) --> Re: 2020 Honda Fit (4th-Gen)
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Hydrogen fuel cell future
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Hondata dynos all CTR intakes
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Refreshed Acura NSX Review: Earning our respect
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2019 Summer Break Thread
Join Discussion......
Passport --> Re: Curbed a wheel
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: SH-AWD version in new RDX vs. prior SH-AWD versions?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 1st Non-Honda in a while
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 2020 Honda Civic
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: Rebuilding a salvaged 2017 NSX
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: DC-R
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2020 Honda Breeze
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: LS1 powered S2000 on BaT
Join Discussion......
Honda Introduces City of Las Vegas as Next Fuel Cell Customer
 Date: February 05, 2005 00:09
 Submitted by:  Tuan
 Source: Honda PR
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Las Vegas 02/03/2005 -- American Honda today announced the lease of two Honda FCX fuel cell (FC) vehicles to the city of Las Vegas. The announcement was made in a ceremony held today with Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman. The city of Las Vegas will lease the FC vehicles for a period of two years at a cost of $500 per vehicle per month. The vehicles will operate on a regular daily basis as part of their normal fleet operations. The FCX fuel cell vehicles will be refueled at a city-owned and operated hydrogen station. The two Honda FC vehicles are the only fuel cell powered vehicles in service in the state of Nevada, increasing Honda's total number of vehicles operating in the United States to 14.

"We're thrilled to have the city of Las Vegas as a new customer for the Honda FCX," said Dan Bonawitz, vice president of Corporate Planning and Logistics for American Honda. "Whether it is the sunny skies of southern California, the freezing winters of the northeast or the extreme temperatures of the Nevada desert, Honda is committed to expanding its technology and real world experience."

"Innovation is what the city of Las Vegas has demonstrated for years," added Mayor Goodman. "Consistent with that vision is the deployment of these state-of-the-art, pollution-free Honda fuel cell vehicles. With being the first city in Nevada to test these vehicles and building the world's first hydrogen energy station in 2002, we are at the forefront in pursuing innovative technology that will help keep our environment clean."

The Honda FCX is the world's first and only fuel cell vehicle to be certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB), and is the only fuel cell vehicle in regular daily operation with multiple customers in the U.S. and Japan. CARB has certified the FCX as a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV). In addition, the Honda FCX is also the only fuel cell vehicle to appear in the 2003 and 2004 EPA Fuel Economy Guide.

With the addition of the city of Las Vegas, Honda has a total of 14 FCX vehicles in regular daily use with six customers in three states, including the only fuel cell vehicle in daily use in a hot desert climate and in the sub-freezing temperatures of the Northeastern U.S. In 2004, the city of San Francisco leased two cars, joining the city of Los Angeles (five vehicles), the South Coast Air Quality Management District (two vehicles), city of Chula Vista (one vehicle) and the State of New York (two vehicles) as FCX customers. Additionally, the city of Los Angeles celebrated its two year anniversary as Honda's first ever fuel cell customer in the United States on December 2, 2004.

Honda undertook fuel cell research in 1989 and has been road testing vehicles in the United States since 1999. Honda has also been a member of the California Fuel Cell Partnership based in Sacramento, Calif., since 1999.

Honda also leads the automobile industry in the development of cleaner and more efficient gasoline-powered vehicles, including gas-electric hybrid technology. This includes the introduction of America's first hybrid vehicle, the Honda Insight, in December 1999, and the first truly mainstream hybrid vehicle, the Civic Hybrid, in March 2002. This December, Honda placed its Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid technology in its best-selling vehicle, the Accord, boasting V-6 performance with the fuel economy of a four-cylinder, compact class Civic.
Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  If fuel cells are the future, could someone explain . . .
Daemione 3
Photo Gallery: RealTime Racing's TOP secret Honda Collection Hall
Read Article....................
2019 Honda Passport PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2019 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2019 Acura ILX
Read Article....................
2019 Acura ILX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2019 Honda Pilot
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2019 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
30