Here's a look at the Honda Fit electric car:
MILEAGE: The equivalent of 118 MPG
POWER SOURCE: A lithium-ion battery stores electricity and delivers it to the motor.
CHARGING TIME: 3 hours for a 240-volt outlet that can be installed at home; 15 hours for a standard 120-volt household outlet.
BATTERY RANGE: 82 miles.
COST: Leases for $389 a month. The car could eventually be sold starting at $29,125, including at $7,500 federal tax incentive.
AVAILABLE: In parts of California and Oregon this summer; East Coast roll-out starts 2013.
TYPE: A small hatchback with four doors.