Honda Announces EV Shifts, New Vehicle Platform

May 8, 2019
Honda on Wednesday announced news regarding future electrified vehicles and other shifts in its lineup.

May 8, 2019—Honda confirmed the "Honda E" name for its upcoming subcompact electric hatchback. The Honda E will bring battery-electric power to an urban hatchback, according to a report by CNET.

Honda will also roll out a new vehicle platform in the future. Called Honda Architecture for now, it will make its debut in a global vehicle set for debut in 2020, according to the report.

Honda Architecture will seek to simplify engineering in ways that will largely be invisible to the consumer, the OEM indicated.

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