2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell a Finalist for ‘Green SUV of the Year’

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

The 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell is in the running for Green SUV of the Year!  Hyundai this week announced the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle ever available for lease is one of the finalists for the Green Car Journal award.  Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com, says, “SUVs and crossover vehicles are an important part of the automotive landscape, serving the needs of a wide-ranging demographic, including families, recreational and sports enthusiasts, and really anyone needing the functionality and versatility this kind of vehicle offers.  It’s imperative that these vehicles also offer greater efficiency and improved environmental impact, something the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell clearly accomplishes.”  The winner will be crowned at the Washington Auto Show in the nation’s capitol in January.

To read the entire Hyundai press release click here.

2015 Acura TLX Prototype Unveiled at Detroit

2015 Acura TLX prototype

2015 Acura TLX prototype

Honda’s celebrating the birth of an athelete: the 2015 Acura TLX luxury sedan, unveiled today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI.  In introducing the TLX Mike Accavitti, Senior Vice President of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., said the vehicle was designed to embody the characteristics of a “Red Carpet Athelete”.  He explained:  “The styling concept for this beautiful, racy TLX Prototype matches the performance makeup of the production model that is to say, incredibly nimble dynamic and firmly planted.      Building from a solid, wheels-out performance-handling stance the TLX Prototype has a taut, aero-tuned form marked by precise lines that flow from a shortened rear overhang and around the vehicle where they culminate in the signature Acura Jewel Eye LED headlights.

Yet, even with this very low and wide profile, we leveraged our packaging expertise targeting the largest interior volume of any car in the segment with great site lines ample cargo capacity and comfortable seating for five adults.”

There was no interior reveal at this morning’s debut but Accavitti promises a luxurious, quiet, spacious ride in a space he describes as “vault-like”.

For more about the 2015 Acura TLX prototype click here or scroll down for video of the  reveal.

The TLX is expected to come to market in mid-2014.

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