We would see an electrical car based mostly on Honda’s e:Structure, its devoted EV platform, a yr sooner than the corporate had beforehand introduced. At a enterprise briefing, whereby the automaker talked about earnings construction, battery initiatives and different issues, it has introduced that it is constructing a mid-to-large-size EV based mostly on the e:Structure and that may go on sale in North America by 2025. Honda beforehand stated that automobiles adopting the structure can be accessible in 2026.
The corporate additionally introduced that it is additional growing its car OS to be used with mid-to-large-size EVs in North America and ensuring that it permits for the “steady development of car capabilities and providers for purchasers even after the car is bought.” As TechCrunch notes, although, it did not say if it is at the moment engaged on (or a minimum of planning) a smaller car based mostly on its e:Structure for the North American market in the intervening time.
Earlier than the automobiles based mostly on its devoted platform come out, Honda will launch the EVs it is at the moment growing with Basic Motors: The Acura ZDX and the Prologue, which is automaker’s first electrical SUV. Each automobiles can be accessible in 2024. In Japan, Honda is anticipated to launch a collection of small-size EVs, together with an electrical N-One, which is a mini box-like Kei automobile that may be generally seen on the streets within the nation, in 2024. It should additionally launch a small-size SUV for the Japanese market in 2026.