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Honda has provided added advice on the array electric cartage that General Motors will body on account of the Japanese automaker, acknowledging the EVs will advance GM Ultium batteries and Ultium Drive electric motors.
Dave Gardner, controlling carnality admiral of civic operations at American Honda, told Automotive Account this anniversary that GM will body it two EVs for the 2024 archetypal year, with one to be awash beneath the mass-market Honda cast and the added falling beneath the exceptional Acura umbrella. Both cartage will use GM Ultium lithium-ion batteries and GM Ultium Drive electric motors, “but aggregate aloft the belvedere will be abnormally Honda and abnormally Acura,” Gardner said, advertence the crossovers will not advance a GM belvedere or added GM genitalia bin components.
A antecedent address adumbrated GM would body one the Honda EV at its Ramos Arizpe Assembly bulb in Mexico, while the Acura alms will be produced at its Spring Hill Assembly bulb in Tennessee. GM is additionally advance $2 billion into Spring Hill in adjustment to adapt it to aftermath its own electric vehicles, starting with the Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover abutting year. Not surprisingly, the Cadillac Lyriq and the bearding approaching Acura EV are accepted to accept a agnate brand and all-embracing size.
GM and Honda formed a new North American cardinal accord aftermost year, which will acquiesce the two companies to coact in several areas of business, including with attention to purchasing, analysis and development and affiliated casework like