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Honda unveils EV concepts

Range of electric vehicle designs shown off at Tokyo Motor Show

Honda unveils EV concepts

Honda has revealed a whole range of electric vehicle concepts at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show.

Looking like something out an old sci-fi film are the Honda Urban EV concept (pictured below) and the Honda NeuV (pictured above).

Related: Electrification for all Honda cars in two years (in Europe)

Honda unveils EV concepts

The intuitive NeuV can make judgments about the driver’s state of stress based on facial expressions or tone of voice, and learn their driving style to give better assistance.

While the Urban EV is a city commuter designed to enhance the driver’s everyday life with interactive communication functions and will be the basis of future Honda mass-production EV models.

Honda unveils EV concepts

But headlining the show is the Honda Sports EV Concept that combines EV performance with artificial intelligence to make the drive feel at one with the car.

Based on the Urban EV platform, the Sports EV has a lowered centre of gravity to provide the full sports experience.

Related: 2018 Honda CR-V Australian pricing confirmed

Honda unveils EV concepts

Also launched was the latest Honda CR-V which has already gone on sale in Australia.

Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo says creating environmentally friendly vehicles is an important goal for Honda.

“Honda has been working toward the realisation of a carbon-free society and is making good progress in changing our petrol powered vehicles to be cleaner and more fuel efficient.”

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About Simon Lai 1433 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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