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Honda Developing Flying Taxi eVTOLs

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  eVTOLs For City Commuting - Honda's New Biz Line                                                                      Source:  Honda's eVTOL Next G Urban Air Mobility Honda is developing an electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) flying taxi to make "mobility in the sky more accessible to people."  Just using electricity, it can travel 100 miles.  When combined with a turbine engine, the hybrid electric eVTOL can travel 400 miles.  Honda recently disclosed that it is going full throttle into the flying taxi business.  Their eVTOL is specifically designed for intra-city and city to city travel, which Honda believes is about to grow significantly. In a presentation, Honda used the example of a businessperson on Cape Cod using the eVTOL to quickly and smoothly travel from the Cape to New York City and back within a day. Tech Specs The eVTOL uses 8, small propellers to get lift and then deploys 3 pusher props and its wings to fly forwards.  The power to fl

Jeep Wrangler Going Hybrid Electric

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  2021 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe Plug In Hybrid                                                                                                                      Source:  Jeep Wrangler Wrangler with Near Zero Emissions Like the rest of the global automotive industry, Jeep Wrangler's future is electric.  We now have the first example of a more environmentally friendly Jeep Wrangler.  Thirteen years in research and development, the 2021 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe plug-in hybrid is rolling out in showrooms.  It is the most fuel efficient Wrangler to date and also the second most powerful after the 392 V-8 model.  Jeep says the vehicle can go 40 miles on electricity alone, close to 400 miles on a full tank and a full charge and use only 8 gallons of gas doing it.  The new hybrid, when used in electric and electric hybrid mode, is very close to zero emissions driving and as good for the environment as you can get in the very popular Jeep Wrangler. Tech Specs With a fully cha