Honda drives towards full electrification in Europe by 2025

It also unveiled the Honda e Prototype for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show today

Honda to close Swindon plant amid drive for electrification

The move to end production in 2021 will lead to around 3,500 job losses

Teslonda
Electric frankencar hits the road – behold the Teslonda!

The battery-powered vehicle is a retro Honda Accord fitted with a high-performance Tesla motor

General Motors and Honda rev up plans for EV batteries

The two firms are already working on a “more affordable commercial solution” for fuel cell and hydrogen storage systems

Honda provides power management for V2G project

Honda has announced it will provide power management units for a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project in the UK. The EV-elocity consortium aims to demonstrate the business case for the technology by helping businesses and electric vehicle (EV) owners recognise the financial opportunities presented by harnessing, storing, using and selling surplus renewable energy. The project has secured […]

Major carmakers, energy giants bet €10.7bn on hydrogen

Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Total and Shell are among the major carmakers and energy giants that are joining forces to invest €10.7 (£9.2m) in hydrogen technologies in the next five years. A total of 13 energy, transport and industrial companies are forming ‘Hydrogen Council’ to highlight its benefits and the role it can play in the […]

Full throttle for Honda’s Brazil wind farm

Japanese automotive giant Honda announced it has officially opened its 27MW wind farm in Brazil. Its wind power business subsidiary Honda Energy invested around €3.2 million (£2.5m) in the wind farm, which will generate around 95,000 MWh of electricity every year. The project is expected to reduce carbon emissions by more than 2,200 tonnes annually. […]

Wind turbines start producing power for Honda

Two wind turbines (pictured) installed at Japanese automotive giant Honda’s factory in the US have started producing power. Located in Russells Point in Ohio, they are expected to generate around 10,000MWh of electricity per year and supply 10% of the factory’s needs while also cutting carbon emissions. Energy services company ConEdison Solutions will own and […]

Honda factory's solar farm gets Dutch investor

A solar energy farm which will help power Honda’s car part factory in Swindon has a new Dutch investor. Eneco has been named as the new investor in the 10MW Sevor Farm project which will provide around 64% of the annual energy needs of the nearby HUM engine plant. This is part of Honda’s flagship […]

Honda to build wind farm in Brazil

Japanese automotive giant Honda is set to invest around 100 million Brazilian reals (£32m) to develop a wind farm in Brazil. The project will include nine turbines with a total capacity of 27MW and will be built in the city of Xangri-la in the southern Rio Grande do Sul state. The plant is expected to […]