Honda plans to sell two electric SUVs in the US in the 2024 model year
Honda has introduced it’ll sell two electric SUVs in the US in the 2024 model year, and plans to introduce hybrid gas-electric variations of its best-selling fashions. It’s the second Japanese automaker that has just lately introduced a future EV in the United States; final month Toyota stated it plans its first mass-market electric automobile by the finish of 2021.
Dave Gardner, the head of gross sales for Honda of America, stated final week certainly one of the EVs will likely be an Acura, and the different will likely be a Honda model, in accordance to the Related Press. He stated extra particulars could be coming later in 2021.
Japanese automakers— and Toyota in explicit— as soon as had been the leaders in hybrid automobiles, however have lagged American corporations in the all-electric automobile market in current years. However with California banning gross sales of latest internal-combustion engine automobiles by 2035, and the Biden administration shifting towards taking the authorities automobile fleet all-electric together with different plans to cut back emissions, automakers have their EV work lower out for them
Honda plans to make its automobiles in partnership with Common Motors, Gardner stated throughout the announcement final week. Honda has currently dominated passenger-car gross sales in the US, and makes many automobiles with inner combustion engines, Gardner famous, each of which put Honda a bit behind its rivals.
“We’re actually good at a few issues that appear to be going out of vogue in the present day, so there’s little question that we have now work to begin shifting shortly in the zero-emission course,” Gardner stated.
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