To help it achieve its carbon neutrality objectives, intended to change all of its global car sales to electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) by 2040. The company expects EVs and FCVs to account for 40% of vehicle sales on major markets by 2030 and 80% by 2035.
Honda will of course need to manufacture more EVs and FCVs to achieve these goals, and that’s where e: Architecture comes in. It’s a new EV platform that Honda is leading. The company plans to deploy the first e: Architecture-based electric vehicles in the second half of this decade. They will make their debut in North America before expanding to other regions.
In the meantime, Honda will operate . The companies are two SUVs with Ultium batteries, an Acura and a Honda brand vehicle. The goal is to bring the cars to the North American market in the 2024 model year.
Honda also aims to have no fatalities from road crashes involving its cars and motorcycles by 2050. As such, the automaker plans to add its omnidirectional ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) to all models it sells in major markets by 2030. Honda says omnidirectional ADAS is a planned upgrade from Honda Sensing. He uses the information he learned while working on automated driving level 3 to strengthen ADAS technology.
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