7 Top Automakers In JV to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Charging in North America

Seven prominent global automakers – BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, and Stellantis NV – are forming a joint venture (JV) to expedite the shift to electric vehicle in North America, to enhance the convenience, accessibility, and reliability of EV charging. The joint venture will encompass the creation of a new high-powered […]

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Honda’s Zero Emission Stationary Fuel Cell Backing Up Power to Data Center

Honda has announced that it has begun the operation of a stationary fuel cell power station – leveraging Honda’s hydrogen fuel cell technology expertise – on its corporate campus in Torrance, California on March 6, 2023. This would mark the beginning of the company’s future commercialization of zero-emission backup power generation. The initiative is a […]

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Honda, LG Energy Begin Construction of Multi-Billion Ohio EV Battery Plant

Honda and LG Energy Solution have announced the beginning of the construction of their joint venture electric vehicle battery plant that will be spread over 2 million square feet in Fayette County in Ohio. In January, 2023, Honda said that the two companies have committed to invest $3.5 billion in the new joint venture (JV) […]

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BMW & Solid Power Partnership For Solid-State Battery Technology

Automakers are exploring the possibilities of enhancing battery technology seeking a fit with the growing expectations of the EV industry. Solid-state battery is one such technology that can disrupt the existing power storage market for EVs. As per some forecasts, the Solid-state battery market size will reach $13.15 billion by 2030 from $805 million in […]

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Honda, GS Yuasa Collaborate for Lithium-Ion Battery Development

The evolution and quick adoption of electric mobility largely depends on the development of quality and reliable battery systems. Hence, two Japanese conglomerates – Honda Motor and GS Yuasa International – have signed an agreement for collaboration for a high-capacity, high-output lithium-ion battery. Honda and GS Yuasa will discuss specifics with the goal of establishing […]

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Sony Honda Mobility Unveils ‘Afeela’- Its Maiden EV

Japanese conglomerates Sony and Honda have unveiled the prototype and the name of their first electric vehicle produced in partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA.  In May last year, Sony and Honda forged a joint venture – Sony Honda Mobility. The new electric vehicle is named ‘Afeela.’ Yasuhide Mizuno, CEO, […]

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SES Bets On Li-Metal Batteries For EV Future

Headquartered in Massachusetts, SES AI Corporation is a manufacturer and developer of Hybrid Li-Metal rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles (EV) and other applications. SES AI was founded on April 17, 2012, originally as SolidEnergy Systems. Its Li-Metal batteries combine the high energy density of Li-Metal with the cost-effective, large-scale manufacturing of conventional Li-ion batteries. SES […]

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Battery Swap Service At Bangalore Metro Rail Stations

Japan-based carmaker Honda Motor’s subsidiary for battery swap services, Honda Power Pack Energy India Private Limited (HEID), and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), a partnership between the governments of India and Karnataka, announced the launch of Honda e-swap services recently. HEID will run these services at the BMRCL Metro stations. The battery exchange service […]

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Honda to Launch E-Rickshaw Battery Swapping, New E-Motorcycles in India

Japan-based carmaker Honda has revealed its plans to establish a battery-sharing service for e-rickshaws in India. Honda said that it will achieve the task by the end of 2022. The maker has also launched its electric two-wheelers in India. The company said in a statement, “In India, Honda is planning to begin its battery sharing […]

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