Toshihiro Mibe

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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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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Honda to Roll Out 30 EV Models; Invest $64 Billion in Electrification

Honda Motor Co, one of the leading automakers of Japan, has announced that it will spend 8 Trillion Yen ($64 billion) on research and development over the next 10 years to accelerate the electrification of its vehicles. Honda has set an ambitious goal to launch 30 electric vehicle models across the globe by 2030. The […]

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Honda, GM Come Together to Roll Out Affordable EVs from 2027

Global auto giants Honda Motor and General Motors have announced that they will collaborate to develop affordably priced electric vehicles and enable global production of millions of EVs starting in 2027, including compact crossover vehicles by leveraging technology, design and sourcing strategies of the two companies. The idea is to find economies of scale and lower […]

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New CEO Says Honda Will Make Full Transition to EVs and FCVs by 2040

Japan’s second largest auto-maker Honda Motor Co. revealed on Friday that it plans to fully transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) by 2040. The announcement was made by Toshihiro Mibe, who took on the role of the company’s chief executive and representative director in April this year. The new commitment to […]

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