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Business, Technology, Fuel

GM, Honda Unveil Plan to Build Millions of Small EVs

Honda Honda cars at a factory. (STR/AFP via Getty Images)

General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. will jointly develop affordable electric vehicles for the most popular segments in large global markets, starting with North America in 2027.

April 5, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Honda, Sony Join Forces on New Electric Vehicle

Kenichiro Yoshida and Toshihiro Mibe Sony Group CEO Kenichiro Yoshida (left) and Honda Motor CEO Toshihiro Mibe shake hands at a press conference in Tokyo on March 4, 2022. (Jun Hirata/Kyodo News via AP)

Sony Group Corp. and Honda Motor Co. agreed to establish a joint venture this year to start selling an electric vehicle by 2025, both sides said March 4.

Yuri Kageyama | Associated Press
March 4, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment

Toyota, Honda Join Growing Corporate Retreat From Russia

Toyota logo Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

Japan’s biggest carmakers joined the widening global corporate pullback from Russia, following the likes of Ford Motor Co. and Exxon Mobil Corp., which have chosen not to do business there after the invasion of Ukraine.

March 3, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Honda Ditches Go-It-Alone Strategy to Make Safer Move Toward EVs

Honda Honda CEO Toshihiro Mibe. (Shoko Takayasu/Bloomberg News)

Honda Motor Co. long eschewed big strategic alliances, preferring to go it alone even as many of its carmaking peers banded to improve economies of scale. That strategy is changing now that the Japanese automaker is shifting more aggressively to electric vehicles.

July 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Honda Beefs Up Pickup, SUVs to Bolster Light-Truck Market Share

Honda Ridgeline 2021 Honda Ridgeline (Honda)

Honda Motor Co. plans to revamp three key midsized vehicles — two sport utilities and a pickup — by giving them beefier looks. It also will play up their off-road capabilities in marketing to appeal to more-traditional truck buyers.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
October 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

GM Signs Deal With Honda to Develop Future Products

GM and Honda have reached a deal to share vehicle platforms and technology. GM and Honda have reached a deal to share vehicle platforms and technology. (Associated Press)

General Motors and Honda have a deal to share vehicle platforms and technology in North America starting next year.

Jamie L. LaReau | Detroit Free Press
September 3, 2020
Business, Equipment

Japanese Carmaker Honda Hit by Cyberattack

A long row of unsold cars sits at a Honda dealership in Colorado June 7 A long row of unsold cars sits at a Honda dealership in Colorado June 7 (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

Japanese carmaker Honda said June 9 that it has been hit by a cyberattack that disrupted its business in several countries, though it expects the overall impact to be contained.

Danica Kirka | Associated Press
June 9, 2020
Business, Technology, TCA

GM, Honda Partner to Build Honda EVs in GM Plants

The GM Flint Assembly plant in Flint, Mich., on March 23. The GM Flint Assembly plant in Flint, Mich., on March 23. (Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg News)

General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. announced an agreement April 2 to jointly develop two new electric vehicles for Honda that will be based on GM’s global electric-vehicle platform that’s powered by the Detroit automaker’s Ultium battery system.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
April 3, 2020
Business, Safety

Toyota, Honda Extend China Shutdowns as Virus Gathers Pace

Employees work on a Honda auto plant assembly line in Wuhan in November 2019. Employees work on a Honda auto plant assembly line in Wuhan in November 2019. (STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. were among carmakers extending shutdowns at their China plants as the country steps up measures to fight the deadly coronavirus.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2020
Government, Business

Honda, Others Evacuate Workers as Coronavirus Takes Its Toll on Industry

People wearing masks walk on a street in the Kwun Tong district of Hong Kong, China, on Jan. 23. People wearing masks walk on a street in the Kwun Tong district of Hong Kong, China, on Jan. 23. (Paul Yeung/Bloomberg News)

Global companies including Honda Motor Co. and Groupe PSA are evacuating workers from areas of China hardest hit by a deadly viral outbreak.

January 27, 2020

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