Honda’s new $210 million paint facility will cut 18 percent of CO2 emissions

September 30, 2015 by  
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A few minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio, past the suburban subdivisions and sprawling farmland, sits Honda ’s first and largest auto plant in North America. There, the company will soon break ground on one of the single biggest initiatives the car maker is taking to reduce its overall environmental impact. The Marysville Auto Plant (MAP) will be renovated to add a $210 million painting facility for select Acura models, so that a new paint process can be implemented to cut CO2 emissions by 18 percent, on top of saving untold quantities of water and waste. With this investment, Honda will move closer to its global goals for reducing GHG emissions up to 90 percent based on per unit sales. Read the rest of Honda’s new $210 million paint facility will cut 18 percent of CO2 emissions

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M-Projects transforms a two-bedroom home into a wood-wrapped modern marvel

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Honda just unveiled its 435-mile range fuel cell vehicle ahead of Tokyo debut

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The fuel cell vehicle segment has seen new life this year with the introduction of the Hyundai Tucson fuel cell vehicle and the launch of the Toyota Mirai . Now Honda is getting ready to enter the ring with its own hydrogen car – and it just unveiled the vehicle ahead of its official debut at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show . The Honda FCV has room for five passengers and according to Honda’s estimates, the fuel cell vehicle will have a driving range around 435 miles. That’s much longer than the Mirai’s 312-mile range , and it will only take around three minutes to refuel the hydrogen tank. Read the rest of Honda just unveiled its 435-mile range fuel cell vehicle ahead of Tokyo debut

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This amazing 3D printing pen can also cut, burn, and solder

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Click here to view the embedded video. 3D printing is like a magic trick that lets you create something seemingly out of nothing, and the 3Dsimo pen is no exception. This multipurpose gadget 3D prints objects in mid air – and it can also cut, burn, and solder thanks to a range of attachments. The question isn’t really what the pen can do – but what can’t it do? If you want in on this crazy action, check out the startup’s Kickstarter campaign . Although 3Dsimo only asked for $35,000, they have already raised an astonishing $184,000 with 11 days left in their campaign. Read the rest of This amazing 3D printing pen can also cut, burn, and solder

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Build your own solar concentrator at home with GoSol’s free DIY guide

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The good people of GoSol have spent years trying to eradicate energy poverty by bringing solar energy to the masses. To that end, they have just released a free solar concentrator (Sol1) construction guide that aims to teach communities how to harness solar energy using low-cost DIY technology. Which means getting off the grid is no longer a luxury confined to the rich. Read the rest of Build your own solar concentrator at home with GoSol’s free DIY guide

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