In September last year, GM and Honda decided to establish a comprehensive North American alliance. Everything from platform and engine sharing to joint design work was on the tableAnd a new report may give people insight into how far this new friendship will go.
GM will make two electric vehicles for Honda, Automotive News reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Neither GM nor Honda immediately responded to a request for comment from Reuters, but according to the source of the original report, GM will produce a new Honda electric car in Mexico and an Acura electric car in the United States.
Specifically, the mysterious Honda electric car is said to be produced at GM's Ramos Arizpe plant, which previously produced the Chevrolet blazer and equinox. Meanwhile, Acura electric vehicles will be produced at GM's Springhill, Tennessee plant. The plant currently produces GMC Acadia, Cadillac xt5 and XT6. The two factories will be readjusted, so it's not surprising that they will produce more models of electric vehicles. One
Last year, before the Alliance came true, GM and Honda had started to keep pace. The U.S. automaker said it would work with Honda to develop electric vehicles and provide OnStar technology to the Japanese automaker's cars. Honda also invested in GM's Cruise Automation subsidiary, focusing on the technology of automatic driving.