EV Honda and GM Collaboration

Honda and GM have paired together to collaborate on an electric vehicle project that will bring millions of new EV’s to dealership lots near you by 2027.


This collaboration began with the North American auto alliance back in September of 2020. GM promised to help Honda develop two new EVs using GM’s Ultium batteries. This new global electric architecture will be used in the new crossover style EV’s that Honda and GM will be producing. 


Honda and GM are still in debate on how to divide production but will be using existing manufacturing plants from both companies to execute this collaboration. 


With a joint goal of creating affordable EVs for the marketplace, Honda and GM state that they are mainly collaborating because they will be able to produce more EVs together than if they were to tackle this project separately. By standardizing processes and equipment they will be able to construct better quality EVs at a more affordable price for the consumers. 


While GM and Honda have this collective goal for producing more EVs by the year 2027 each company also seperately has set EV goals. Honda is striving to reach global carbon neutrality by 2050 and GM has hopes for an all electric line of cars by 2035. 


As far as price ranges for the new EV model go, we do not have exact pricing for the vehicles at the moment. GM’s executive vice president of electric, autonomous and fuel cell programs, Ken Morris, said that the new EV vehicles in size and cost should be below the Chevrolet Equinox EV. The 2023 Equinox EV will start at around $30,000. This gives us an estimated realm of where the new model will be price wise. 


Going electric has grown to be a very popular choice among car buyers in the last 5 years. As the technology in EVs advances and charging stations become more abundant the previous concerns in owning an electric car are becoming scarce. Owning an electric car requires less maintenance and has lower long term costs compared to a conventional vehicle. These are driving forces behind switching to an electric model. Honda and GM both have current EVs available. Hondas current electric models include: 

  • Accord Hybrid 
  • CR-V Hybrid 
  • Insight

At Clark Knapp Honda we are so excited to see the fulfillment of this partnership and cannot wait to share more information about this new model. Looking to go electric before 2027? Come visit us at Clark Knapp Honda and check out our EV inventory at 900 N Sugar Rd, Pharr, TX 78577 or give us a call at (956) 217-0127. 


General Motors (NYSE:GM) is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to all. At the heart of this strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which will power everything from mass-market to high-performance vehicles. General Motors, its subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries can be found at https://www.gm.com.

Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) is responsible for the development, production and sales of automobiles, motorcycles, power products and aviation products worldwide. Honda now delivers over 30 million products annually through its three product lines. Honda and its partners build products in more than 60 manufacturing plants in 27 countries, employing about 220,000 associates globally. On a global basis by 2050, Honda is striving to achieve carbon neutrality for all products and corporate activities, as well as zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda automobiles and motorcycles.

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