Tag: Honda

Feb 2, 2023 - 12:40 pm

Honda reveals hydrogen strategy

Honda has published its future strategy for hydrogen fuel cells, which primarily involves commercial and heavy-duty vehicles. The Japanese automaker envisages the further development of the FC system developed in collaboration with General Motors – targeting durability and radically reduced cost. The fuel cell system should be available to third parties from the mid-2020s onwards

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Jan 25, 2023 - 02:47 pm

Honda sets up new e-mobility business unit

Honda has announced the establishment of a new division to strengthen its electrification business within its organisational structure and accelerate development. This will be done not only for the car division, but also for the two-wheeler and powertrain business.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 04:15 pm

GM will only build EVs in Mexican plant from 2024

General Motors wants to produce exclusively electric cars at its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, from 2024 onwards. The revelation stems from a tweet from Mexico’s Ministry of Economy after a meeting with GM representatives.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 12:02 pm

Afeela plans further models and launch in Europe

Sony and Honda’s new electric car brand Afeela is already planning more models and a market entry in Europe, according to a British media report. The joint venture Sony Honda Mobility (SHM) has just presented the new brand at the CES, including a first sedan study.

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Jan 6, 2023 - 04:46 pm

China has Honda recall 200,000 hybrid cars

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation will have Honda recall almost 200,000 hybrid vehicles the Japanese carmaker produced in alliance with Chinese manufacturers Dongfeng and GAC between 2018 and 2020.

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Jan 5, 2023 - 12:15 pm

Sony Honda Mobility presents prototype EV at CES

The Sony Honda Mobility (SHM) joint venture, which Sony and Honda founded last autumn, has come to the CES to put their shared EV brand Afeela in the spotlight. SHM also brought its first prototype electric car and announce a strategic partnership with Epic Games and Qualcomm.

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Dec 1, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Honda announces small series fuel-cell CR-V

Honda has announced a fuel-cell version of the latest generation of its CR-V compact SUV. In addition to the fuel cell system, the CR-V FCEV will have an externally rechargeable battery and will be produced at the manufacturer’s Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Ohio from 2024.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 06:51 pm

Honda e cars become a virtual power plant in Germany

Honda has received certification for a fleet of mass-produced electric vehicles for primary control reserve (PRL) prequalification by transmission system operator Amprion as part of a pilot project with Next Kraftwerke. Honda calls it a “significant breakthrough in V2G technology.” 

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Oct 15, 2022 - 01:52 pm

Honda & Sony establish SHM joint venture

Sony and Honda have established their announced joint venture for electric cars and mobility services. With the founding of Sony Honda Mobility (SHM), the new company has revealed its production location and timeline, starting with pre-orders in 2025.

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Oct 12, 2022 - 02:55 pm

Honda ramps up US battery production and electric car plants

Honda has announced two major investments in the US state of Ohio. 700 million US dollars will flow into the conversion of three existing car and powertrain plants for the production of electric cars. Another 3.5 billion US dollars will be invested in the joint venture with LG Energy Solution (LGES) for the construction of […]

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Oct 7, 2022 - 11:50 am

Honda reveals Prologue design on Ultium platform

Honda has now revealed the first glimpse of the interior and exterior design of its first all-electric SUV model. The Prologue will be based on General Motors’ Ultium platform and will be launched in North America in 2024.

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Oct 5, 2022 - 03:01 pm

CAM study finds Tesla still as most innovative manufacturer

The result of the Center of Automotive Management’s (CAM) ‘Electromobility Report 2022’ has Tesla once again emerging as the top innovator. The VW Group holds its own in second place but is unable to close the gap to Tesla. BYD is a newcomer in third place.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 12:19 pm

Hitachi Astemo develops e-axles for Honda

Automotive supplier Hitachi Astemo has been contracted by Honda to manufacture electric axles for the carmaker’s medium and large battery electric vehicles from 2026. At the same time, Hitachi Astemo is aiming to additionally expand its electrification business.

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Sep 7, 2022 - 02:30 pm

V2X Suisse project launches with V2G-ready Honda e cars

The previously announced V2X Suisse pilot project just got the go-ahead in Bern. Over one year, seven companies, including Honda, will investigate how shared electric cars may increase grid stability and close electricity gaps across Switzerland.

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Sep 7, 2022 - 12:01 pm

Honda is bundling battery procurement in China

Honda is raising the curtain on a Japanese-Chinese procurement initiative: The company plans to set up a joint venture in China with its Chinese partners Dongfeng and GAC at the end of this month. The goal is to bundle purchases of electric vehicle batteries from CATL.

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Sep 6, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Honda to source battery materials from Hanwa

Honda has entered into a strategic partnership with the Japanese trading company Hanwa to ensure stable procurement of battery materials required for its longer-term electric offensive. The agreement centres around nickel, cobalt and lithium in particular.

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Aug 19, 2022 - 11:22 am

Acura announces Ultium-based electric vehicle

Honda’s Acura subsidiary brand announces its first all-electric model. The electric SUV will be called Acura ZDX and is scheduled for market launch in 2024. Acura provides a preview of the electric vehicle in the form of the Precision EV Concept.

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Jul 6, 2022 - 01:53 pm

Honda to release limited edition Honda e in Europe

Honda has unveiled a new Limited Edition for its all-electric urban EV Honda e, which will be released with only 50 units across Europe. With prices in the UK starting from £38,120, the Honda e Limited Edition is based on the Advance Grade.

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Jun 13, 2022 - 02:52 pm

Honda creates Striemo venture for micro-mobility

Honda announces a dedicated micro-mobility business called Striemo Inc. The new venture has already designed the first product, a three-wheeled scooter of the same name. The kickscooter features a special balance assist mechanism for more stable riding.

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Apr 22, 2022 - 12:08 pm

Honda to develop three dedicated EV platforms

Honda is banking on three new all-electric vehicle platforms in its plan to achieve sales volumes of more than two million electric cars per year by 2030. The first of these is set to debut as early as 2024.

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Apr 12, 2022 - 12:26 pm

Honda to release 30 electrified models by 2030

Honda has concretised its electric plans. According to the Japanese company, they want to bring 30 battery-electric and hybrid-electric models onto the market worldwide by 2030 and achieve a sales volume of more than two million electric cars per year with these in the same year.

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Apr 8, 2022 - 02:39 pm

CAM report shows Tesla as top e-mobility innovator

Within the framework of the annually updated ‘Electromobility Report 2022’ of the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), Tesla scored best by a clear margin. Volkswagen and Hyundai follow in second and third place for BEV innovations.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 11:40 am

Honda & GM take aim for affordable EVs

General Motors and Honda are expanding their cooperation to develop a range of affordable electric cars based on a new global platform using GM’s Ultium battery technology. The plan is to produce “millions” of electric cars globally from 2027, including compact crossover vehicles.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/02/honda-reveals-hydrogen-strategy/
02.02.2023 12:29