Green Car Journal Praises Earth Dreams Technology Honda Hybrid System

The Earth Dreams Technology two-motor hybrid system, which powers Honda hybrid models such as the incredibly fuel-efficient 2014 Accord Hybrid and the Accord Hybrid Plug-In, was recently named to Green Car Journal’s Top 10 Green Car Technology List for 2014. The two-motor system is just one component of the Earth Dreams Technology lineup that is delivering segment-leading fuel economy without sacrificing power or performance.

The Green Car Technology Awards recognize ground-breaking sustainable technology that is paving the way for the next generation of alternative fuel, low emissions, or highly fuel efficient automobiles. For this award, Green Car Journal looks at a wide range of technologies spanning from on-board systems that enhance efficiency to advanced drivetrain components. To be considered for the award, the technology must be currently available on vehicles already on the market.

About the Two-Motor Honda Hybrid System

Drivers can experience the innovative two-motor hybrid system on popular models such as the 2014 Accord Hybrid and the Accord Plug-In Hybrid. The system incorporates regenerative braking plus all-electric, hybrid, and engine drive modes for maximum performance and efficiency. With this system, the Accord Hybrid is able to earn an EPA estimated 50 mpg in the city.* Even more impressive, the Accord Plug-In Hybrid gets an EPA rating of 115 MPGe.**

Honda is Dedicated to the Environment

The Honda Earth Dreams Technology powertrain suite is not the only way that the automaker is showing their commitment to protecting the planet. The manufacturer is also looking to expand current technologies including Variable Cylinder Management (VCM), EcoAssist, and VTEC.

These advancements have been recognized by other industry experts including the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Honda has been at the top of UCS rankings when it comes to overall vehicle environmental performance for more than a decade. Honda vehicles have also been at the top of the America Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) list of greenest vehicles for the past 15 years.

Find an Eco-Friendly Vehicle at Community Honda of Orland Park

If you are interested in experiencing the Earth Dreams Technology two-motor hybrid system for yourself, be sure to stop by Community Honda of Orland Park today and take the Accord Hybrid or the Accord Plug-In Hybrid for a spin. In addition to these Honda hybrid models, we also have a wide range of other efficient vehicles that are worth checking out.

*50 city/45 highway/47 combined mpg rating. Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.
**115 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 combined MPG gasoline only rating. 13 mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. 570 mile combined gas-electric driving range rating. Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, visit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-PHEV-label.shtml.