Americans favor point-of-sale EV rebates, and we’d all get monetary savings within the course of. Could faster-charging batteries save uncooked supplies? And Honda rolls out a brand new era of the CR-V Hybrid, with hopes for it to be a sporty, high-mpg gross sales chief. This and extra, right here at Green Car Reports.
Honda revealed a brand new era of its Honda CR-V, in addition to a brand new era of its two-motor hybrid system. With a brand new configuration for the system and extra motor torque—no point out of mpg but—the 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid is now the sporty mannequin within the lineup, with expectations that it’s going to make up half of CR-V gross sales.
We’ve identified for a very long time that patrons favor point-of-sale EV rebates to EV tax credit. But a latest research means that patrons favor them a lot that they’d take a lesser quantity of “cash on the hood”—doubtlessly saving the federal authorities and taxpayers. It’s extra equitable, too, the research authors argue.
And would faster-charging battery cells enable smaller battery packs, chopping weight and decreasing dependence on valuable metals? That’s the premise behind numerous battery startups, Reuters not too long ago highlighted. And though it might be a key to unlocking some lower-priced EVs for Americans, adopting a few of this know-how won’t have to be an both/or proposition.
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