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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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 developing eVTOL, heading to space with robots and rockets

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Honda Motor outlined the technology development direction the company is currently pursuing for the challenges Honda is taking on in new areas while leveraging its core technologies. These new initiatives, led by Honda R&D Co., Honda eVTOL. Honda Avatar Robot.

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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 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 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 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 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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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 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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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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DESTEN Introduces 900 kW Fast Charger, Honda, Toyota’s Electrified Plans, Driverless Cars

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The post DESTEN Introduces 900 kW Fast Charger, Honda, Toyota’s Electrified Plans, Driverless Cars appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies batteries DESTEN driverless cars Honda e

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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 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 announces all new models will be electric after 2030… but only in China to start


Honda has shared details of a comprehensive electrification strategy that includes two production vehicles and three concepts donning a new “e:N Series” electric branding. The Japanese automaker plans to introduce 10 Honda-brand EV models in the next five years, but only in China.

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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.

All-Electric Honda HR-V With 310-Mile Range Debuts In China


It will go on sale in spring 2022 as the Honda e:NS1 and e:NP1 built by Dongfeng Honda and GAC Honda, respectively

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Honda targets annual sales of 70,000 Prologue EVs

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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Review: Honda Jazz

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Honda has always had a difficult job with the Jazz

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The $475 Honda U-BE seated electric scooter further lowers the floor on pricing


Honda is making up for lost time by investing in a slew of new electric scooter models, each less expensive than the last. The new Honda U-BE electric scooter may take the cake for cheap seated electric scooters.

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GM to Build EV Crossovers for Honda, Acura

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Two Honda battery-electric crossovers will be built by General Motors in the next four years. A Honda will be built at a GM plant in Mexico, and an Acura alongside the Cadillac Lyriq in Tennessee.

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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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Honda to be totally electric by 2040

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Honda makes pledge to have a completely EV or fuel cell fleet by 2040

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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 e review

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Discover EV attends the UK contactless launch of the all-new Honda-e. Boasting minimalist design, cutting-edge technology and dynamic handling, it is one of the best small electric cars on the market despite its short range

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Honda's EV In Partnership With GM Will Be Named 'Prologue'


The Honda Prologue will use GM's Ultium platform and batteries

Honda partners with CATL on Li-ion EV batteries; 56 GWh by 2027

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CATL ) signed a cooperation agreement with Honda Motor in Tokyo to cooperate formally to develop electric vehicles for the future market. Under the agreement, CATL will become Honda’s partner in the field of lithium-ion EV batteries. CATL will guarantee the supply to Honda of about 56 GWh of lithium-ion EV batteries before 2027. The cooperation models, which will be developed by Honda and CATL together, will be introduced to global markets beyond China.

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Honda electric SUV coupe for China previewed with concept

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Honda on Saturday revealed a concept car previewing its first mass-market electric SUV. Unveiled at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show, the Honda SUV e:concept indicates the styling direction for the first Honda-branded mass-produced EV for the Chinese market.

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New Honda Prologue EV to go on sale in North America in 2024; Acura EV to follow

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Honda’s first new volume ba ttery-electric vehicle—an electric SUV coming to market in early 2024—will be named “Prologue,” signaling a new electrified era that will lead to the company’s vision for 100% zero emission vehicle sales in North America by 2040. More specific details about the new vehicle will be released over the coming months, and Honda will engage with prospective EV customers throughout the launch starting with a new webpage.

New Honda Jazz to be sold across Europe with standard hybrid powertrain

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The all-new Honda Jazz features efficient and responsive performance delivered by e:HEV hybrid technology as standard. The Jazz e:HEV plays a key role in Honda’s commitment that 100% of its mainstream European sales will feature electrified powertrains by 2022.

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Lucid lidar, BMW iX preview, Honda avatar bot, peat for batteries: Today’s Car News

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Honda is looking at robots and rockets. The Lucid Air will likely be first with lidar. The BMW iX SUV marks the start of a new era for the brand’s electric vehicles. And could peat help make cheaper EV batteries? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Report: Honda Prologue electric SUV planned for 70,000 annual US sales

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Honda on Monday announced United States sales targets for the Prologue, an upcoming electric SUV that will use General Motors' Ultium hardware. The automaker said in a press release that it will initially target 70,000 annual sales for the Prologue when it launches in 2024.

Honda intends to move 100% of European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025

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At the Geneva International Motor Show, Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe, said that the company intends to move 100% of its European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025. This new ambition builds on the brand’s 2017 aim of two-thirds of its sales to be electrified by 2025, and places it firmly at the forefront of Honda’s global electrification shift announced as part of its 2030 vision. Honda e Prototype.

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2022 Honda Insight hybrid starts $2,000 higher, still gets 52 mpg

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The 2022 Honda Insight hybrid sedan gets a price bump for the new model year, but retains its 52 mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating. The 2022 Honda Insight EX starts at $26,205, while the 2021 Insight LX had a $23,885 base