Honda to supply 50 Honda e EVs, 35 Power Managers to V2X Suisse for large-scale V2G trial

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Honda is partnering with the V2X Suisse consortium to demonstrate the role of electric vehicles (EVs) and bi-directional charging technology in the future of energy management. Honda will supply 50 Honda e electric vehicles ( earlier post ) to Switzerland’s car-sharing operator, Mobility.

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Honda piloting new road condition monitoring system to enhance safety

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Honda Research Institute USA is conducting a pilot program in Ohio to evaluate a system that uses GPS coordinates and sensors such as cameras to collect real-time road condition information that can be shared with road operators. We’re excited to work with Honda to improve the process.

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Honda tests Gen 2 prototype electric autonomous work vehicle with Black & Veatch

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Honda and Black & Veatch have successfully tested the prototype Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle (AWV) at a Black & Veatch construction site in New Mexico. The site was an ideal environment to test the ability of the Honda AWV to stop at precise points along a pre-set route.

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Honda revealed its first electric SUV ‘Prologue’

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Honda revealed its first electric SUV ‘Prologue’ Honda has announced its first electric SUV ‘Prologue.’ ’ This launch is part of Honda’s recently announced plan to switch to all zero-emission vehicles in North America by 2040.

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Honda outlines electrified vehicle strategy for China; unveils new EV models

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Honda last week held a virtual press conference on its electrification strategy in China. All new models Honda will introduce in China after 2030 will be electrified—hybrids (HEVs) and EVs. Honda envisions exporting these models from China.

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Dongfeng Honda to build a dedicated EV production plant; 120,000 units/year

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Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, announced that Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Overhead view of rendering of Dongfeng Honda’s new EV plant. Ltd.,

Honda signs joint development agreement with SES for Li-metal batteries; to take 2% stake

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Honda Motor announced that, in December 2021, it signed a joint development agreement with SES Holdings Pte. Moreover, SES plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) via a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transaction, and through the PIPE (private investment in public equity) offering by the SPAC, Honda plans to acquire approximately 2% of the shares of SES AI Corporation, the company to be listed on NYSE.

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Honda releases more technical detail about Honda e EV

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Honda has released more technical details about the upcoming Honda e urban EV. The Honda e is equipped with a high-power electric motor delivering up to approximately 150PS (110 kW) and torque in excess of 300 N·m. kWh battery in the Honda e is one of the most compact in its class, contributing to an exceptional balance of low weight, fast-charging capability of 80% in 30 minutes, and a range of more than 200 km (124 miles), suited for every day urban commuting.

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Honda introducing new Honda Sensing 360 omni-directional safety and driver-assistive system

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Honda plans to apply the next generation of its advanced suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies—Honda Sensing 360—to all new Honda and Acura models in the US by 2030. With an expanded sensory range around the entire vehicle, Honda Sensing 360 removes blind spots to enhance collision avoidance, while also reducing driver burden. The US application of Honda Sensing 360 is part of a global strategy announced by Honda Motor Co.,

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Honda unveils two key future safety technologies toward the realization of its goal for zero traffic collision fatalities by 2050

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Honda Motor recently unveiled its work on two key advanced future safety technologies being developed with the goal of realizing “zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050”.

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Honda and Cruise to start testing program in September toward launch of autonomous vehicle mobility service business in Japan

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Honda will start a testing program for autonomous vehicles in September 2021, taking a step toward an autonomous vehicle mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, which Honda is planning to launch under collaboration with Cruise and General Motors. Honda Mobility Solutions Co.,

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Honda targeting annual sales of 70,000 for electric Prologue SUV in 2024

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Honda announced an initial annual sales target of 70,000 units for the Prologue SUV, Honda’s first new volume battery-electric vehicle (BEV), when it goes on sale in 2024. Following the launch of Prologue, Honda-brand electrified vehicle sales will be boosted by the introduction of additional vehicles based on a new e-Architecture now being developed. Honda has urged Congress to ensure that all vehicles made in America are treated equally.

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Honda patents electric motorcycle

Electric Vehicles India

Honda patents electric motorcycle. Honda patented electric motorcycle. Honda, the world’s famous and market leader has filed a patent for its fully mini electric motorcycle. It is inspired by its Honda Grom mini-bike. It is the latest small electric bike patent from Honda.

Road Test: 2022 Honda Civic Sedan 1.5T Touring

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The 2022 Honda Civic sedan has been completely redesigned–and for many that will be a good thing. Honda’s best-selling passenger car–and their second best-selling model behind only the CR-V crossover–will not lose any sales with this newly designed sedan and hatchback.

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Honda Solidifies Its Existing Businesses

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Honda Motor Company President Toshihiro Mibe’s first press conference, held April 23rd, was where he committed to solidifying Honda’s existing businesses. Honda is working to achieve carbon neutrality for all products and activities by 2050.

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Honda Benly e Electric Scooter 

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Honda Benly e Electric Scooter . Honda a well-known two-wheeler manufacturer has unveiled its prototypes, one is the CR electric dirt bike and the Benly e electric delivery scooter. We believe Honda is testing its swappable battery system known as Honda Mobile Power Pack.

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Toyota’s Hydrogen Combustion Plans ‘Not Feasible’ Says Honda CEO


Toshihiro Mibe says Honda tried it until a decade ago when it was abandoned

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GM and Honda jointly to develop two next-generation Honda EVs on GM platform and Ultium batteries

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General Motors and Honda have agreed to develop jointly two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GM’s highly flexible global EV platform powered by proprietary Ultium batteries. Sales are expected to begin in the 2024 model year in Honda’s United States and Canadian markets.

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Honda e goes full thicc boi with touring car widebody kit (lots of pictures)


The guys at UK-based Old School Engineering have been working on their touring car-inspired, carbon fiber, widebody Honda e hot hatch for months. Meet the Red Bull Racing Honda e – will this be the car that sets off a second wave of tuner Hondas?

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Honda researchers synthesize nanoribbons that can enable more energy-efficient quantum devices

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Scientists from Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) have synthesized atomically thin nanoribbons—atomic scale thickness, ribbon-shaped materials—that have broad implications for the future of quantum electronics, the area of physics dealing with the effects of quantum mechanics on the behavior of electrons in matter.

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Honda and Google to collaborate on in-vehicle connected services

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Honda and Google have agreed to integrate Google’s in-vehicle connected service into an all-new model that will come to market in the second half of 2022 in North America. Honda and Google have been collaborating since 2015 with the broader automotive industry to introduce the Android platform to automobiles. As a result of this collaboration, Honda began adopting Android Auto starting with the Accord in 2016.

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New Taycan Sport Turismo, Honda e EVs, 35 Power Managers to V2X Suisse for large-scale V2G Trial

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The post New Taycan Sport Turismo, Honda e EVs, 35 Power Managers to V2X Suisse for large-scale V2G Trial appeared first on EV Obsession. Batteries Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies Vehicle-To-Grid Honda e EV Taycan Sport Turismo V2X Suisse

Honda targeting 100% BEV & FCEV sales in N America by 2040; new e:Architecture EVs coming in second half of this decade

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Honda last week announced key targets for sales of electrified vehicles in North America, with a plan to make battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles (BEVs and FCEVs) to represent 100% of its vehicle sales by 2040, progressing from sales of 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2035.

Honda CEO says Toyota’s strategy to pursue hydrogen cars ‘doesn’t seem feasible’


Honda CEO Toshihiro Mibe recently spoke to proposals of hydrogen combustion cars by rivals like Toyota, stating his company studied hydrogen’s potential ten years ago. Mibe went on to say that unlike Toyota, Honda doesn’t see hydrogen combustion as feasible for cars.

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Honda E Grows Widebody Kit, Looks Like A Petit Touring Car


The Honda e already looked good, but with this kit, enthusiasts might fancy it too

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Honda announces pathetic electric vehicle ambitions in the US


Honda released more details about its electrification plans in the US, and only one word comes to mind: pathetic. more… The post Honda announces pathetic electric vehicle ambitions in the US appeared first on Electrek.

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Honda receives type designation for Level 3 automated driving in Japan

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Honda Motor Co., Honda is planning to launch sales of a Honda Legend equipped with the newly approved automated driving equipment (“Traffic Jam Pilot”) before the end of the current fiscal year (ending 31 March 2021).

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Toyota & Honda partner on fuel cell bus mobile power generation system to supply electricity in disasters

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Honda R&D Co., To address this issue, Toyota and Honda will bring technologies together to create a mobile power generation/output system and conduct demonstration testing of delivering electricity to people.

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Honda to supply next generation INDYCAR hybrid power units

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Honda supports INDYCAR’s announcement of a new hybrid power unit formula, to take effect with the start of the 2023 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season. Honda Performance Development (HPD) is readying a 2.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V6 hybrid power unit capable of producing more than 900 horsepower. At Honda, we race to develop our people, to innovate technologies and to engage fans. —Ted Klaus, president of Honda Performance Development.

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Report: Acura will make EVs a bigger piece of its future, sooner than Honda

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Acura is moving to embrace electric cars at a faster rate than parent Honda, Emile Korkor, the brand's assistant vice president of national sales, said in a recent interview with Automotive News (subscription required).

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Honda launches low-cost U-GO electric scooter


Honda may have dragged its feet for years when it came to electric two-wheelers, but the company has now released a number of new and interesting designs. The latest is the ultra-affordable Honda U-GO electric scooter.

Honda provides some detail on chassis and powertrain for Honda e EV

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Honda’s new compact electric vehicle, the Honda e, is the first Honda to be built on a dedicated EV platform, designed from the ground up to deliver excellent Honda driving dynamics. The Honda e platform has been developed with a focus on urban environments to offer a rewarding, responsive driving experience.

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Honda and General Motors sign MoU toward establishing a strategic alliance in North America

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General Motors and Honda today signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance. —Seiji Kuraishi, executive vice president of Honda Motor Co.,

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Honda still waffling over EVs in the US claiming consumer uptake is ‘out of whack’


Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. more… The post Honda still waffling over EVs in the US claiming consumer uptake is ‘out of whack’ appeared first on Electrek.

Honda launches Honda SENSING Elite safety system with Level 3 automated driving in Legend Hybrid in Japan

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Honda Motor has begun leasing of the Honda Legend EX equipped with Honda SENSING Elite in Japan. Honda SENSING Elite is a variation of Honda SENSING, a suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies currently available on Honda vehicles around the world.

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Honda establishes Hynex Mobility Service JV in China; connected services

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Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, has established Hynex Mobility Service Co., Hynex Mobility Service will strive to advance connected services and offer new value users can enjoy through their connected experiences, while placing the primary focus on Honda CONNECT, Honda’s on-board connected system. Honda has been accelerating advancements in the areas of electrification and ICV (Intelligent Connected Vehicles).

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Review: Honda Jazz

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Honda has always had a difficult job with the Jazz

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Honda e EV features five-screen, full-width digital dashboard

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The new Honda e EV features intuitive and advanced connectivity in a contemporary passenger cabin. The Honda e’s full-width digital dashboard, comprised of five integrated high-resolution color screens, is designed for effortless usability of the onboard connected apps and services. The largest area of the Honda e’s full-width digital dashboard is occupied by dual 12.3-inch LCD touchscreens. Honda Personal Assistant for AI-powered connectivity.

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Honda’s latest electric motorbike is a three-wheeled e-scooter with a roof


Honda may have dragged its feet on electric motorcycles and scooters, but it is now making up for lost time with a myriad of interesting new offerings. The latest is known as the Honda Gyro Canopy:e.

American Honda electrified vehicle sales in May up 176.5% y-o-y; 6.7% of total sales

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American Honda reported a surge in electrified vehicle sales for May 2021, with 11,921 units posted compared to 4,311 units in May 2020—an increase of 176.5%. The electrified vehicle results include total sales of hybrid, battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles from the Honda and Acura brands. Overall, American Honda set an all-time sales record for any month on the sales of 176,815 units in May. of American Honda sales, with Accura brand trucks accounting for 66.3%

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Revamped EV tax credit: Tesla, Toyota, Honda pushing back vs. union-made bonus

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Honda, Tesla, and Toyota are pushing back against a proposal by Democrats in the United States House of Representatives to give union-made electric cars an additional $4,500 federal tax credit. Both Honda and Toyota operate non-union factories in

Honda targets annual sales of 70,000 Prologue EVs

Electric Vehicles India

Honda targets annual sales of 70,000 Prologue EVs. Honda Motor Company, Ltd. Read further to know more about Honda Prologue. . The ‘Honda Prologue’ is being co-developed with General Motors and is based on the Detroit automaker’s Ultium platform.

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2024 Honda Prologue: GM-powered electric SUV has a name

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Honda on Monday announced that it’s given its all-electric SUV, due in 2024, a name: Prologue. According to Honda, the name demarcates the beginning of “a new series of volume Honda BEV models.”

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