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Honda accelerates its ‘Electric Vision’ strategy with new 2022 ambition

Honda accelerates its ‘Electric Vision’ strategy with new 2022 ambition

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Accelerated ‘Electric Vision’ strategy will see all Honda’s European mainstream models electrified by 2022, three years earlier than previously planned•• New global 'e:Technology' branding revealed for all future electrified products in automobile, motorcycle and power product ranges. •• Six electrifed cars to be launched over the next 36 months •• Forthcoming Honda e and hybrid-only Jazz are key models for achieving emission goals for Honda in Europe •• Honda and leading European energy supplier Vattenfall sign Letter of Intent to introduce flexible energy contracts, utilising renewable energy and tailored specifically for EV usersHonda is further accelerating its electrification plans for Europe by moving forward its goal for all of its European mainstream models to feature
Honda partners with Vattenfall to deliver flexible energy contracts for European EV users

Honda partners with Vattenfall to deliver flexible energy contracts for European EV users

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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.
All-new Jazz leads electrification charge for Honda

All-new Jazz leads electrification charge for Honda

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Next generation of iconic Jazz features two-motor hybrid technology as standard•• “e:HEV” hybrid technology delivers outstanding refinement and efficiency •• All-new Jazz first to feature “e:Technology” branding that will spread to all of Honda’s future electrified products •• Addition of new ‘Crosstar’ variant •• Advanced connectivity provides an intuitive user interface and wireless smartphone mirroring capability •• Class-leading space retained, with significantly improved comfort levels •• Improved SENSING safety system •• New Jazz launched in European markets in 2020Honda has unveiled the all-new Jazz, featuring advanced two-motor hybrid powertrain technology as standard for the first time. The new generation of the popular B-segment hatchback builds on the class-l
Honda teases image of next generation Jazz

Honda teases image of next generation Jazz

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Honda has released its first teaser image of the all-new Jazz which is set for its World premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show on 23rd October.Redesigned with the passenger at its heart, the all-new Jazz will raise the bar in terms of comfort and driver enjoyment.For the first time in Europe, Jazz will only be available with an advanced two-motor hybrid powertrain, which provides an exceptional blend of strong and effortless driving performance and impressive fuel economy.On the same day as the wraps are taken off all-new Jazz at the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda will hold a media preview in Amsterdam where further details of its “Electric Vision” electrification plan for Europe will be shared. This event will be streamed via webcast from 12:30 CET on 23 October via YouTube channels.
Honda advances ‘Electric Vision’ by announcing name of its new urban EV and confirming hybrid power for all-new Jazz

Honda advances ‘Electric Vision’ by announcing name of its new urban EV and confirming hybrid power for all-new Jazz

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•• Name of Honda’s urban electric car confirmed: ‘Honda e’ •• Next-generation Jazz will be available with a hybrid powertain featuring advanced i-MMD technology •• ‘Electric Vision’ strategy will see all Honda cars electrified by 2025Honda is progressing its 'Electric Vision' for Europe by confirming the name of its first fully electric urban vehicle – the ‘Honda e’ – and by announcing that the next-generation Jazz will be available with a hybrid powertrain featuring the brand's Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) technology.Honda’s Electric Vision, renewed and emboldened at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, is for 100% of the brand’s European sales to feature electrified powertrains by 2025. The Honda e, presented as a production prototype in Geneva, is Honda's first model to bene
“Honda experience Casa Connessa Tortona” brings connected lifestyle to Milan Design Week 2019

“Honda experience Casa Connessa Tortona” brings connected lifestyle to Milan Design Week 2019

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Honda to exhibit for the first time at Milan Design Week•• The “Honda experience - Casa Connessa Tortona“ will offer visitors a unique insight into the design concept of the Honda e Prototype, Honda’s first battery electric vehicle for Europe • Honda announces furniture curation of Casa Connessa Tortona by Italian-based Danord •• Photography exhibition inspired by Honda e Prototype design language also announced, featuring acclaimed Italian photographersHonda opened the doors on its exhibit at Milan Design Week 2019, the first time the brand has had a significant presence at the world’s largest design exhibition. Honda’s e Prototype, fresh from its world premiere at 2019 Geneva Motor Show will be the centrepiece of the “Honda experience - Casa Connessa Tortona“.“Honda exper
Honda confirms world premiere of new electric vehicle prototype at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

Honda confirms world premiere of new electric vehicle prototype at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

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• World premiere of Honda’s new electric vehicle prototype confirmed for 2019 Geneva Motor Show • Early design sketch of prototype revealed • Next step in Honda’s commitment for two thirds of European sales to feature electrified technology by 2025Honda has confirmed the global premiere of a prototype version of its new electric vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019.Honda’s new electric vehicle is developed with a focus on functionality and purpose and the prototype sketch demonstrates this through its clean, simple and unique design.The image highlights a clear link to Honda’s Urban EV Concept initially shown at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.The debut is a further demonstration of Honda’s ‘Electric Vision’, a commitment that two thirds of European sales wi
Geneva Motor Show 2018

Geneva Motor Show 2018

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All-new CR-VThe latest generation of the Honda CR-V will make its European premiere in Geneva. Available for the first time in Europe with the option of a hybrid powertrain, the new SUV raises the bar in terms of quality, interior packaging and refinement.A trio of Honda electric conceptsThe Urban EV Concept makes a return to Europe following its global premiere at Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017. The Concept signifies Honda’s intention to enter the European electric vehicle market, with a production version planned for launch next year.Fresh from its premiere at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show in October, Honda will also display the Sports EV Concept. With an eye catching design and low centre of gravity, it gives a glimpse of how an electric sports car of the future might lo
Former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button leads Honda’s Civic Type R Time Attack 2018

Former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button leads Honda’s Civic Type R Time Attack 2018

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Honda is aiming to reinforce the class leading status of the award-winning Civic Type R by using a squad of racing stars to set new lap time benchmarks at iconic European racetracks.Although the complete driver line-up is still to be finalised, Honda has confirmed that former Formula 1 World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver Jenson Button (UK) will take part in the challenge. WTCR drivers Tiago Monteiro (Portugal), Esteban Guerrieri (Argentina) and NSX Super GT star Bertrand Baguette (Belgium) will join Jenson for the challenge.A similar challenge in 2016 saw benchmark lap times set at Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Monza, Estoril and Hungaroring using the previous generation Civic Type R. The drivers included racers from the British Touring Car Championship and World T...
Honda to unveil the all-new CR-V at the Geneva Motor Show

Honda to unveil the all-new CR-V at the Geneva Motor Show

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Honda is set to reveal the European production version of the all-new CR-V at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The new generation of the world’s best-selling SUV* raises the bar in terms of interior quality, refinement and spaciousness – including, for the first time, the option of seven seats.The chassis is also the most sophisticated ever created for a CR-V, and ensures the car delivers an engaging driving experience with exemplary ride comfort, as well as genuine off-road capability.Evolutionary exterior design and premium quality interior The all-new CR-V has a fresh and sophisticated exterior design, with broader, muscular wheel arches, sharper contours on the bonnet and rear quarters, as well as the latest Honda family ‘face’ with its signature headlight graphic.Thinner A-p