“A pillar of the Honda brand is affordability, and if Honda came out with some obscenely priced long-range electric car, what does that do for the brand? Most of our customers would not be able to acquire it.”
Words of wisdom by Steve Center, VP of environmental business development at American Honda. The Japanese carmaker thinks to offer its Clarity as EV with a small battery package for just 130 km to keep the price low.
“There will be no electric cars for five years.”
FIA rally director Jarmo Mahonen promised manufacturers five years of stability with the current technical regulations, meaning there will be no EVs in the World Rallye Championships for now.
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