[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
First impressions and some background info on the 2019 Acura RDX Prototype
More.......................
2019 Acura RDX Prototype Debuts with Evocative Styling, Higher Performance, New Tech and Luxury Appo
More.......................
Live from Detroit! 2019 Acura RDX Reveal
More.......................
Honda releases more information on the 2019 Insight
More.......................
American Honda Sets 3rd Straight Annual Sales Record with Best-Ever December
More.......................
HONDATA Dyno Test: 2018 Accord Sport 2.0T 6MT
More.......................
All-new Acura RDX Prototype Teased Ahead of Detroit World Debut
More.......................
Honda Takes New Approach with Insight Prototype Debuting at 2018 NAIAS
More.......................
Professional Motorsports --> Re: 2018 Honda F1 PU
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: TLX vs Lexus IS video, TLX wins
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Horn upgrades for 2017 Civic Si and Type R?
Join Discussion......
ILX --> Re: 2019 ILX - FMC?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda's downfall in Europe continues :(
Join Discussion......
RLX --> Re: Acura RLX Reviews
Join Discussion......
Audio & Electronics --> Re: What's your favorite dashcam?
Join Discussion......
Integra --> How the Integra Changed the Sport Compact Scence
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: What do you want from a modern Type-S?
Join Discussion......
IMA/Hybrids --> Re: waiting for '18 Accord Hybrid
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Acura V6 Turbo Engine
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Just bought a new 2017 Si Sedan!
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Civic Si, $199 lease offer
Join Discussion......
RDX --> Re: 3rd Generation Acura RDX Reviews
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Veloster N coming to the States
Join Discussion......
Honda FCX Integrates Hydrogen Station Locating Navigation System
 Date: July 27, 2005 12:13
 Submitted by:  RyanDL
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Torrance, Calif. 07/27/2005 -- Honda announced today that all hydrogen fuel cell-powered 2005 FCX vehicles will be equipped with a Honda developed navigation system. This new navigation system is the first in the world to incorporate the location of hydrogen stations, including stations being developed as part of California's "Hydrogen Highway" Initiative.

Based on Honda's popular navigation system offered in many Honda and Acura models, this voice-activated system is standard on all second generation FCX vehicles equipped with Honda's originally developed fuel cell stack. It includes features such as the capability to find and display hydrogen (H2) stations through voice commands, including directions and driving distances. Offering national navigation coverage, the system currently includes a total of 26 H2 stations in its database with nine of them outside the state of California. There is also a feature included that will allow the user to add stations to their personal address book. As the infrastructure develops further, periodic system updates will be performed by Honda to include any new stations to the directory.

Honda recently delivered an FCX to the world's first retail customer, the Spallino family. The Spallinos' FCX, is the first to be equipped with a navigation unit. This marks another first in the development of a hydrogen economy by becoming the first retail consumer to utilize the H2 Highway.

The Honda FCX is the first and only hydrogen vehicle to ever be certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California's Air Resources Board (CARB). The EPA certified the 2005 FCX as a Tier-2 Bin 1, and CARB certified the FCX as a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV). The FCX was the first fuel cell vehicle to be listed in the EPA's Fuel Economy Guide in 2003. The 2005 FCX carries an EPA city/highway rating of 62/51 miles per kilogram and a range of 190 miles. It also features the breakthrough capability to start and operate at sub-freezing temperatures as low as -4 degrees Fahrenheit, along with increased performance, range and fuel efficiency compared with earlier models.

Honda (NYSE: HMC) is one of today's leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world. With more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 30 countries worldwide, Honda now attracts nearly 20 million customers annually. More than 75 percent of the automobiles and light trucks that Honda sells in the U.S. are built in North America using domestic and globally sourced parts. Increasingly, many of these products are developed in America as well, including the Honda Ridgeline, Civic Coupe, Element and Pilot, and the Acura TL and MDX.

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Nav
FNJ 1
TOV Video: 2019 Acura RDX Walk-around with LPL Steve Hansen
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2018 North American International Auto Show
Read Article....................
2018 Acura RLX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Specifications and Features (FINAL)
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2017 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