Hybrids to Account for 10% of Honda Sales by 2010

Honda president Takeo Fukui sees Honda FCX Clarity fuel cell sedan as leading the way 'for the next 100 years of personal mobility.'

Published: 14-Jan-2008

DETROIT, Michigan (AFP) — Hybrid vehicles will account for 10 percent of Honda Motor's global sales by 2010 as the company focuses on increasing fuel efficiency and reducing carbon monoxide emissions, the Japanese automaker's chief said Sunday.

"The challenge to create the most fuel efficient products for our customers and the environment will continue as a central focus of our product development efforts," Honda president Takeo Fukui said at a press conference at the Detroit auto show.

"At Honda, we believe this challenge cannot be met with a single technology."

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