The Honda CR-V Hybrid will get a worth—and higher fuel mileage in some variations. Natural-rubber tires could possibly be made out of a sustainable crop within the U.S. And what’s essentially the most aerodynamic manufacturing automotive on this planet? This and extra, right here at Green Car Reports.
The 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid earns 40 mpg, Honda has revealed—with the addition of a front-wheel drive mannequin. Overall, in pricing introduced this week, the hybrid is now positioned because the premium mannequin within the lineup, though Honda hopes it would make up 50% of CR-V gross sales.
The Lightyear 0 solar-supplemented EV has been claimed to be essentially the most aerodynamic manufacturing automotive on this planet, primarily based on official WLTP wind-tunnel testing. It outdoes even the GM EV1 and the Volkswagen XL1, two different manufacturing fashions from the previous that have been made in very small numbers.
And Bridgestone is popping to a desert shrub native to the American Southwest as a sustainable supply of pure rubber for tires. Tires from the plans have been already utilized in racing, and the corporate is aiming to commercialize this pure rubber in passenger autos by 2030—maybe serving to to offset considerations about microplastics in tires.
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