GM to co-develop EVs for Honda
Basic Motors will assist develop two new electrical automobiles for Honda that can be powered by GM’s upcoming Ultium batteries, the automakers stated Thursday.
Honda will design the inside and exterior of the automobiles. They are going to experience on GM’s international EV platform, which “can be engineered to help Honda’s driving character,” the businesses said in a joint statement.
GM will construct the EVs at its North American crops, and gross sales are anticipated to start within the 2024 mannequin yr in Honda’s U.S. and Canadian markets.
The automobiles will supply GM’s hands-free superior driver-assist expertise. The expertise mirrors GM’s Tremendous Cruise system however may have Honda-specific branding, a spokeswoman stated.
“This collaboration will put collectively the power of each corporations, whereas mixed scale and manufacturing efficiencies will finally present higher worth to clients,” Rick Schostek, govt vice chairman of American Honda, stated within the assertion. “This expanded partnership will unlock…