Tech Tuesday: Honda Earth Dreams Technology

Technology Tuesday at Buckeye Honda“Earth Dreams Technology” is a next generation set of technological advancements which greatly enhance both driving performance and fuel efficiency at a high level, using as its base advanced environmental technologies to pursue the joy of driving unique to Honda. It is a series of measures in which efficiency of internal combustion components including engine, and transmission, as well as electric-powered motor technology, is further improved.

Through its implementation first in the mini-vehicle N BOX and gradually onto other vehicle models, Honda aims to achieve top-of-industry fuel efficiency for every category within three years, while simultaneously setting a timeline of 2020 to reduce by 30% CO2 emissions for all products sold worldwide, relative to emission figures for 2000.

  • Inspiration of the “Earth Dreams Technology” name:”Earth Dreams Technology” is an expression for a set of technologies which takes into account both our need to protect the environment and our desire to provide a joy of driving.

Key features of “Earth Dreams Technology”

1. A gasoline engine which realizes top level driving performance and fuel efficiency.
2. A compact diesel engine which realizes the world’s lightest body*1, top-of-class*1acceleration performance and fuel efficiency.
3. CVT which combines at a high level the fun of driving and fuel efficiency.
4. A two-motor hybrid system which realizes top-of-industry efficiency*1.
5. A high-efficiency, high output electric SH-AWD hybrid system which combines superior driving and environmental performance.
6. A compact, high efficiency electric powertrain for EVs.

Two Honda Earth Dreams™ Technology engines powering the all-new 2013 Honda Accord were named to Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for 2013. Nearly every 2013 Accord on sale in the United States is equipped with one of the honored engines; the direct-injected 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and the 3.5-liter V6 engine equipped with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM).EARTHDREAMS2

“Honda is first and foremost a motor company, and the new Earth Dreams Technology engines once again assert Honda’s desire to lead the industry in powertrain efficiency while providing responsive power and fun for drivers,” said Art St. Cyr, vice president of product planning and logistics at American Honda. “Having both the 4-cylinder and the V-6 from the 2013 Accord honored on Ward’s 10 Best Engines list shows that world-class powertrain technology doesn’t have to come at a premium price.”

“Honda is first and foremost a motor company, and the new Earth Dreams Technology engines once again assert Honda’s desire to lead the industry in powertrain efficiency while providing responsive power and fun for drivers,” said Art St. Cyr, vice president of product planning and logistics at American Honda. “Having both the 4-cylinder and the V-6 from the 2013 Accord honored on Ward’s 10 Best Engines list shows that world-class powertrain technology doesn’t have to come at a premium price.”

Come and experience the newest Honda Technologies Today at Buckeye Honda located in Lancaster Ohio at 2615 N. Memorial Dr.  We are more than just a car dealership and we are here to make buying a car an enjoyable experience.

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