Honda took to the stage at Geneva to announce the further acceleration of its electrification ambitions. The company announced its intention to move 100 per cent 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.Continue Reading
Honda's new urban electric vehicle will be previewed at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in the form of the Honda e Prototype. This new model leads on from the brand's highly acclaimed 2017 Urban EV Concept, and is a key part of Honda's
Electric Vision strategy.
An international panel of automobile experts has named the Honda Urban EV Concept as 'The Best Concept Car' in the renowned 2018 Car Design Award honours, presented today as part of the Turin Motor Show.Continue Reading
Honda took the opportunity at its 2018 Geneva Motor Show press conference to confirm that order books for a production version of its Urban EV Concept will open in early 2019.
Speaking during Honda's 2018 Geneva motor show press conference, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe, Philip Ross confirmed the news:
A production version of this highly acclaimed concept will be introduced to Europe during late 2019, and in response to the positive feedback to this model, we expect to open order banks for the Urban EV during early 2019.
Honda has unveiled its Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem concept at CES 2017 in Las Vegas connecting the power of artificial intelligence, robotics and big data to transform the mobility experience of the future and improve customers' quality of life. Featuring a number of prototype and concept technology demonstrations at CES, the Honda concept envisions a future where vehicles will communicate with each other and infrastructure to mitigate traffic congestion and eliminate traffic fatalities, while increasing the productivity of road users and delivering new types of invehicle entertainment experiences. Vehicles will create new value by providing services autonomously when not in use by their owners.Continue Reading
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will exhibit the world premiere of the EV-STER, the next-generation electric small sports concept model, at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011, which will take place at Tokyo Big Sight from Saturday December 3 through to Sunday December 11 2011.
Featuring a dynamic and innovative styling design and excellent environmental performance, the EV-STER, an electric rear-wheel-drive two-seater convertible sports car, will propose a new way to enjoy a sports type model which is unique to the electromotive mobility. The adoption of carbon materials made it possible to reduce the vehicle weight contributing to the vehicle's high driving performance and range of approximately 160km. The easy-to-operate twin-lever steering was adopted for the thorough pursuit of the joy of driving. Moreover, the new concept model enables the driver to make their own adjustments to some vehicle characteristics such as motor output and suspension settings.Continue Reading
Honda has announced a line-up of concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show, including concept commuter vehicles designed for easy and fun mobility, and a new sports concept, hinting at the design direction of future models.
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Honda unveiled the all-new Fit (Jazz) EV Concept electric vehicle and the platform for a mid-size plug-in hybrid vehicle. Both vehicles are integral to the Honda Electric Mobility Network, the company's comprehensive approach to reducing CO2 emissions through innovative products, energy management and energy production technologies.
The Fit EV Concept hints strongly at the direction and styling for Honda's upcoming production Fit EV all-electric vehicle, which will be introduced to the US and Japan in 2012. The all-new plug-in hybrid platform showcases Honda's next-generation, two-motor hybrid technology set to debut in 2012.Continue Reading
Honda will unveil an electric vehicle concept at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, alongside a plug-in hybrid platform that showcases the next generation of Honda hybrid technology. Video of both unveils will be streamed online.
The Honda press conference is at 13.20 (LA time) on Wednesday, 17 November (that's 21.20 in the UK).Continue Reading
Honda could be set to launch an all-electric city car at the Tokyo motor show in October, according to reports in Japan.
Honda has long favoured hydrogen fuel-cell technology over all-electric cars, but it could be forced into adopting electric technology due to the slow set-up and huge cost of hydrogen networks around the world.Continue Reading