Honda hopes to recharge its electrical automobile portfolio with a pair of recent fashions—plus an Acura—within the coming years. The Japanese automaker has simply held a briefing on its marketing strategy, which requires the corporate to have a completely electrical portfolio worldwide by 2040. By 2030, it plans to be constructing 2 million EVs a yr.
Right here in North America we should always begin seeing the primary of these automobiles subsequent yr. 2024 sees the debut of the Honda Prologue and Acura ZDX, a pair of electrical crossovers being developed with Basic Motors, utilizing the latter’s Ultium battery household. Ars received an early have a look at the Prologue final yr on a go to to Honda’s digital actuality design studio. (We anticipate some cheaper EVs to emerge from the GM/Honda partnership as nicely, however not till 2027.)
In 2025, we’ll see one other Honda EV, this one on a car structure it’s creating in-house. Honda says this will probably be a mid- to large-size EV for the North American market. There are additionally new EV fashions for China, and a few EVs for the Japanese market—three small automobiles, together with a Kei automobile—that can amplify no matter FOMO emotions you had when Honda did not import the Honda e.
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