Honda and LG to Build EV Battery Plant in U.S. for $4.4 Billion

Honda announced plans to partner with LG Energy Solution on a joint venture company to produce EV batteries in the U.S., as detailed in a press release on Monday. The batteries are expected to help the automaker provide EV batteries for electric Honda and Acura models in North America. The two companies are set to […]

‘Sony Honda Mobility’ Announced to Build Electric Cars in 2025

After Sony and Honda announced plans to develop electric vehicles (EVs) together, the automakers have officially shared more details about the upcoming joint venture. Honda and Sony have officially signed an agreement for a new joint venture set to start delivering electric vehicles in 2025, according to a press release on Thursday. Sony Honda Mobility […]

2024 Honda Prologue Electric SUV Teased in First Sketch

Japanese automaker Honda has teased the first sketch of its all-electric Prologue SUV, slated to launch in 2024. The electric SUV was first announced last year. On Wednesday, Honda said the Prologue is the first car “designed primarily through virtual reality visualization technology,” while touting the new electric SUV as the vehicle of choice for […]

Honda to Invest $40 Billion on EVs, Plans for 30 Models by 2030

Honda, one of the last mass-market automakers to hold out on electrification, on Tuesday held a press briefing to announce its plans for automobile electrification. The press briefing featured Toyota’s Director, President and Representative Executive Officer Toshihiro Mibe, Director, Executive Vice President and Representative Executive Officer Kohei Takeuchi, and Senior Managing Executive Officer Shinji Aoyama. The […]

Honda and Sony Partner to Develop and Sell EVs for 2025

The Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Sony Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding that sees them enter a joint venture to develop and sell battery-powered electric vehicles. A press release from earlier today reveals that the two Japanese giants will form a joint venture this year, with the first product set to go on […]

Acura to Shift ‘All-In’ on Fully-Electric Cars Faster than Honda, Says Exec

According to Automotive News, Honda-owned performance vehicle maker Acura is gearing up to go all-in on battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and will skip the hybrid phase altogether in its transition to all-electric. After new Integra, Acura to push hard on EVs — Automotive News (@Automotive_News) December 6, 2021 Acura will be dusting off the […]

Honda Unveils Electric Cars for China First, Coming in ‘Next 5 Years’

After giving up on approaching an electric vehicle (EV) strategy of its own, Honda is seeking partners for EV manufacturing, and a new announcement shows the company has a more detailed electrification plan, set to begin as soon as 2022. On Wednesday at a virtual conference, Honda announced a new electrification strategy, including a five-step […]

Honda Now Seeks Partners for Electric Vehicles, Ditches Solo Strategy: CEO

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. is now seeking partners to help build electric vehicles, instead of pushing forward alone, says the company’s CEO. Chief Executive Officer Toshihiro Mibe said it would be “extremely risky” for the company to shift to EVs alone, in an interview Tuesday with Bloomberg. “It’s meaningful to form alliances, mass-produce and […]

Honda and Acura Electric SUVs Launching in the U.S. in 2024

Honda Electric SUV Concept Unveiled at Beijing Auto Show in Fall 2020. On Thursday, Honda announced plans to sell two fully-electric SUVs in the US in 2024, with hybrid gas-electric versions of many of its top-selling models also expected soon, according to Associated Press. The news comes amid an acknowledgement that the company has work […]