Honda hasn’t been one of the most active automakers when it comes to electrification, but it is now making some big moves, including securing a battery cell supply contract for about 1 million electric vehicles with CATL, one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world.
Yesterday in Tokyo, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL) and Honda signed “a cooperation agreement to formally cooperate to develop electric vehicles for the future market.”
The two companies had already been working together.
Last year, it was reported that Honda is working on an affordable all-electric Fit-based car with CATL for a global release.
Naosumi Tada, head of CATL’s Japanese subsidiary, commented:
“Customer-centered is the philosophy that CATL has always insisted on. We hope that we can establish….
Author: Fred Lambert