Honda is Unveils Hybrid Motor That Does Not Use Earth Metals

Honda is Unveils Hybrid Motor That Does Not Use Earth Metals

The hybrid or electric car is a way to less consuming fuel and motor does not impact the environment, that makes require to use of rare earth metals.

Recently, the Honda company unveiled the new hybrid engine that was developed by Japan-based Daido Steel; this latest hybrid motor does not rely on rare earth metals like terbium and dysprosium.

However, the Honda has a choice of using magnets produced by Daido Steel that not cost less than 10% if they were using earth metals also weigh 8% lighter than before. Means it resulting car less weight and less energy would be required to propel it forward.

The Honda plans on deputing these new hybrid motors in the Freed minivan later this fall.

Source: ubergizmo
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