May 6 Honda Motor Co said it has
decided to market its natural-gas-powered car, Civic GX, in the
United States, starting this fall, the Nikkei business daily
The automaker, which currently offers the car in four
American states, has decided to market the natural gas vehicle
nationwide because of the heightened interest in environmental
cars in the country, the paper said.
Once the car is released, dealers across the U.S. will carry
it, the business daily said.
Natural-gas-propelled cars are seen by some as greener than
all-electric vehicles, as the latter charge their batteries
using electricity often generated by fossil fuel-fired power
(Reporting by Vaishnavi Bala in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet