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Honda Details Hydrogen CR-V

  Plug-In Capabilities                                                  Source:  Honda To Be Made in Ohio   Japan's Honda is developing a hydrogen powered CR-V for purchase in 2024.  Honda just released new, key facts on the hydrogen powered version of their most popular car: The hydrogen CR-V will have plug-in electric charging capabilities New hydrogen fuel cell system, developed in partnership with GM, is 2/3rds less expensive than the hydrogen fuel cell stack developed for the Honda hydrogen Clarity, suggesting the hydrogen CR-V could be reasonably priced New fuel cell system contains "innovative materials" for electrodes and manufacturing specifications that make it less expensive Honda says it will build 2,000 of the new hydrogen fuel cell systems by 2025 Vehicle contains two hydrogen tanks in the rear Fuel cell system and drive unit are located under the hood Intelligent power unit under the seats Vehicle will be built in Ohio for customers in the US and Japan Hond

Mercedes Most Powerful Sportscar

  734 HP GT Track Series                                                  Source:  Mercedes The GT For the Racer in All of Us Mercedes-AMG has pulled out all of the stops in creating the extremely powerful GT Track Series sportscar/racecar. The limited-edition supercar - only 55 will be handmade - packs a whopping 734 hp and 626 ft lbs. of torque.  It is the most powerful sportscar that Mercedes has ever created for customers.  The GT is said to be capable of speeds in excess of 200 mph. Off to the Races Mercedes' GT and its aerodynamic design and features are clearly created for racing.  Much of the sleek vehicle is made from very lightweight carbon fiber.  It weighs only 1400 kg (3086 lbs.).  Reports indicate that it is so powerful and fast that it is not street legal.  It is just for the racetrack.  The GT has standard 18-inch wheels and a two-tone exterior of silver with splashes of red accents.  It is powered by a 4.0-liter V8 bi-turbo engine and has a powerful set of steel br