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Honda in America Talks EVs and Solar

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Ryan Harty is a mechanical engineer and Manager of American Honda's Environmental Business Development Office (EBDO), where he is in charge of developing product proposals, business models, and policy proposals in support of Honda's environmental initiatives. Current projects include Honda’s partnership with SolarCity to make solar power more affordable and available to Honda and Acura customers in the U.S.;  Honda’s "Green Dealer" program which reduces the energy use and environmental impact of Honda's automobile dealerships; and the Honda Smart Home Program, which is demonstrating zero net energy use for housing and transportation using renewable energy. Honda has a company-wide goal of reducing CO2 emissions per unit production by 30% by 2020 compared to 2000 levels.