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CorporateJapanJune 10, 2008

Honda to Provide its New Fuel Cell Vehicle, FCX Clarity, and Other Technologies for the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit


TOKYO, Japan, June 10, 2008–Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will provide its new fuel cell vehicle, FCX Clarity, as well as Civic Hybrid and other advanced technologies for the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit to be held July 7-9, 2008.

FCX Clarity (U.S. Model)


FCX Clarity (U.S. Model)


Honda decided to participate in support of the Japanese government’s effort to showcase the most advanced environmental technologies at this G8 summit in Hokkaido island of Japan.

In addition to providing environmentally-responsible vehicles, Honda is to exhibit its advanced environmental technologies including the CIGS(*) thin film solar cells, of which Honda began mass production and sales in 2007, as well as the Honda FC Stack, which is installed in FCX Clarity.

Moreover, Honda plans to demonstrate ASIMO at the Environmental Showcase (which will be located within the International Media Center, IMC, for exhibitions and demonstrations of Japan’s environmental technologies.)

(*)  A compound of copper, indium, gallium and selenium (CIGS)

List of items Honda provides for G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit
Honda’s new fuel cell vehicle FCX Clarity (1 unit) For outdoor exhibition and test drives at International Media Center (IMC)
Civic Hybrid (9 units) For transportation of government officials of each participating country
Honda FC Stack Exhibition at Environmental Showcase
CIGS(*) thin film solar cells Exhibition at Environmental Showcase
ASIMO For demonstrations at Environmental Showcase, etc.
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