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Honda Hybrid & EV Batteries Get ‘Second Life’ In New Recycling Initiative

Honda Hybrid & EV Batteries Get ‘Second Life’ In New Recycling Initiative

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Honda Motor Europe is expanding its partnership with SNAM to recycle end-of-life batteries from hybrids and electric vehicles in Europe SNAM is investigating the possibility of using batteries in a ’second life’ for the storage of renewable energy in industrial applications New hydrometallurgy processes enable extraction and recycling of materials from batteries not suitable for a second-life application Dedicated web platform enables dealers to request Europe-wide collection of used batteriesHonda Motor Europe is expanding its battery recycling partnership with SNAM (Société Nouvelle d’Affinage des Métaux) to advance the sustainable usability of its end-of-life traction batteries. The pan-European arrangement will see SNAM collect and recycle batteries from Honda's increa
Honda partners with Vattenfall to deliver flexible energy contracts for European EV users

Honda partners with Vattenfall to deliver flexible energy contracts for European EV users

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Honda and Vattenfall sign a Letter of Intent to introduce flexible energy contracts specifically tailored for EV users• Europe-first agreement supports the active management of grid demand while maximising the use of renewable energy • Vattenfall is a leader in the European energy supply market • Honda will launch its first commercial energy service during 2020 to coincide with the launch of the Honda eHonda has today announced a collaboration with Vattenfall, a leading European energy supplier, to provide a flexible electricity tariff specifically tailored for electric vehicle (EV) owners in Europe. The partnership marks a key milestone for Honda in the development of its energy management business that represent an important pillar of its ‘Electric Vision’ strategy in Europe.
Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show

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• Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car • Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen • Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019Honda has revealed an all-new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept car is built on a completely new platform, and sets the direction for the technology and design that will appear on a future battery electric Honda production model.The concept was officially introduced by Honda Motor Co. President and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, during his press conference speech. “This is not some vision of the distant future; a production version of this car will be here in Europe in 2019,” he added, confirming that the concept is set to be
Europe’s most advanced public electric vehicle charging station opened at Honda R&D Europe

Europe’s most advanced public electric vehicle charging station opened at Honda R&D Europe

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• State-of-the-art 940V technology enables charging for up to four vehicles • System can deliver up to 150kW across four simultaneous connections • Future proofed for next generations of electric vehicle development • Public charging station will be used by Honda for internal research • Integrated hydrogen generation and refuelling station also plannedEurope’s most advanced public charging station for plug-in vehicles has been opened by Honda at its R&D facility in Offenbach, Germany. The station uses state-of-the-art 940V technology, enabling up to four vehicles to charge simultaneously with different types of connectors.The public charging station is powered by renewable energy sources, including via a photovoltaic carport canopy. Its 940V capability can deliver up to a