We would see an electrical automobile based mostly on Honda’s e:Structure, its devoted EV platform, a 12 months 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 building a mid-to-large-size EV based mostly on the e:Structure and that can go on sale in North America by 2025. Honda previously said that autos adopting the structure will likely be accessible in 2026.
The corporate additionally introduced that it is additional growing its automobile OS to be used with mid-to-large-size EVs in North America and ensuring that it permits for the “steady development of auto capabilities and companies for patrons even after the automobile is bought.” As TechCrunch notes, although, it did not say if it is at the moment engaged on (or at the very least planning) a smaller automobile based mostly on its e:Structure for the North American market in the mean time.
Earlier than the autos based mostly on its devoted platform come out, Honda will launch the EVs it is at the moment growing with Normal Motors: The Acura ZDX and the Prologue, which is automaker’s first electrical SUV. Each autos will likely be accessible in 2024. In Japan, Honda is anticipated to launch a sequence of small-size EVs, together with an electrical N-One, which is a mini box-like Kei automotive that may be generally seen on the streets within the nation, in 2024. It is going to additionally launch a small-size SUV for the Japanese market in 2026.