DETROIT – After outfitting its Civic and Accord models with hybrid powertrains, American Honda Motor Co. Inc. says it eventually will fit a hybrid electric powertrain for a model in its Acura luxury line. However, an executive says performance, not fuel efficiency, will be the first priority for Honda when it comes to an Acura hybrid electric model (HEV). Honda will add Acura hybrid. “If we are to do a hybrid for Acura, and we will in the future – it’s not in the short-term plan – ...

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