Honda and Vattenfall sign a Letter of Intent to introduce flexible energy contracts specifically tailored for EV users Europe-first agreement supports the active management of grid demand while maximising the use of renewable energy Vattenfall is a leader in the European energy supply market Honda will launch its first commercial energy service during 2020 to coincide with the launch of the Honda eHonda has today announced a collaboration with Vattenfall, a leading European energy supplier, to provide a flexible electricity tariff specifically tailored for electric vehicle (EV) owners in Europe. The partnership marks a key milestone for Honda in the development of its energy management business that represent an important pillar of its ‘Electric Vision’ strategy in Europe.
• Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car • Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen • Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019Honda has revealed an all-new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept car is built on a completely new platform, and sets the direction for the technology and design that will appear on a future battery electric Honda production model.The concept was officially introduced by Honda Motor Co. President and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, during his press conference speech. “This is not some vision of the distant future; a production version of this car will be here in Europe in 2019,” he added, confirming that the concept is set to be
• State-of-the-art 940V technology enables charging for up to four vehicles • System can deliver up to 150kW across four simultaneous connections • Future proofed for next generations of electric vehicle development • Public charging station will be used by Honda for internal research • Integrated hydrogen generation and refuelling station also plannedEurope’s most advanced public charging station for plug-in vehicles has been opened by Honda at its R&D facility in Offenbach, Germany. The station uses state-of-the-art 940V technology, enabling up to four vehicles to charge simultaneously with different types of connectors.The public charging station is powered by renewable energy sources, including via a photovoltaic carport canopy. Its 940V capability can deliver up to a