Honda's DN-X Concept car hit the world stage at the New York Motor Show in April, with a sportscar body and four doors. That's not the radical bit though - the 400bhp power-train feeds all four wheels and consists of a 3.5 litre V6 and an advanced Electric Motor Assist system which provides the supplemental torque of an electric motor to accelerate, delivering around 15 kilometres per litre fuel consumption.
Hybrid vehicle combines best of electric and conventional power
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.All articles by Mike Hanlon