SANTA ROSA, CA – Honda Motor Co. Ltd. is known for taking an oftentimes unique path, especially when it comes to advanced technologies. Whereas rival Toyota Motor Corp. developed a full hybrid-electric system, Honda placed its bets on its lower-impact, but less expensive, Integrated Motor Assist mild-hybrid technology. Sales results suggest Toyota took the better approach, having delivered 1.2 million hybrid-electric vehicles in the U.S. since mid-2000, Ward’s data shows. Honda, which ...

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