Wednesday August 12, 2020

All aboard the Honda powertrain

The Japanese carmaker’s CR-V Hybrid comes with a typically Honda-esque engineering twist

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I don’t often mention Irish market new car launches in this column, as we cover most of them earlier on from an international perspective. But following the arrival of the new Honda CR-V Hybrid on our shores, I thought it worthwhile explaining how its clever powertrain works.

It’s not a plug-in hybrid system that can be recharged from an external source, but it’s also quite different to the Toyota/Lexus set-up, one that the...

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