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Honda Alternative Energy

Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global climate change is the single biggest step Honda can take to reduce the environmental impact of our products.

In June 2011, Honda voluntarily pledged that by the end of 2020, we would reduce CO2 emissions by 30% from our 2000 levels for our global products, including automobiles, motorcycles/ATVs and power equipment. We’re also committed to reducing CO2 emissions from all corporate activities including manufacturing and distribution. Now, we are asking our network of more than 600 North American parts suppliers and more than 1,300 U.S. Honda and Acura dealers to reduce their carbon footprint as well.

Honda has an impressive history of achieving such goals. In 2010, we reached our voluntary goal set in 2006 to reduce global CO2 emissions from global products by 10%, compared to 2000 levels.


About Honda
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., was founded in 1959 as the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.  Honda currently produces automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, lawn mowers and engines at its eleven major U.S. manufacturing operations, using domestic and globally sourced parts. Honda’s long-standing commitment to the support and success of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities began more than 20 years ago with the establishment of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, a program designed to showcase the academic gifts and prowess of HBCU students. American Honda established Honda Battle of the Bands 12 years ago as an effort to support HBCU music programs.

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Oct 8, 2014 11:55 AM ET
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Jul 30, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Honda Accord Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas Named to's 10 Best Green Cars of 2014 List
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Four Honda Vehicles Earn Recognition on ACEEE’s List of “Greenest” and “Greener” Vehicles of 2014
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