Mazda makes its rotary range-extended MX-30 official for the U.S. Microplastic pollution from tires is a serious environmental issue. And Europe is thinking about revoking some of the green halo from plug-in hybrids. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
Mazda has confirmed that it’s bringing its MX-30 EV to the U.S.—first as a battery-electric for California, then as a range-extended EV. But with an approach that keeps the batteries small and will soon look to the return of the rotary engine as a range extender
With EV adoption in Europe on pace but reasons to question whether some of the plug-in hybrids on the market are a step forward, the EU is considering tightening up some of its rules that encourage plug-in hybrids
Not all vehicle emissions come from tailpipes, or from fuel and energy production. Quite a lot of it is in the form of fine microplastic waste from tires
And over at Mo tor Authority:
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