The direction has taken the global automotive industry requires companies to be increasingly multidisciplinary. Already not worth with be the best firm in something concrete, now there is that be it in all if not like that the competition you delete of the map. Honda Motors is the greater manufacturer of engines of combustion internal of the world however, with them cars electric accelerating the step, should go adapting is to the needs of the market if not wants to verse overcome by the situation.
The Japanese brand has a broad knowledge in the development of hybrid or fuel cell vehicles. As an example of this knowledge we have the last Alliance has signed with General Motors for the production of hydrogen for your car battery. However, in regard to battery-powered vehicles anda still in its infancy. Therefore, to improve their knowledge, has decided to establish a collaboration agreement with Hitachielectronics specialist.
This firm, also Japanese, is specialized in the manufacture of devices of electronic integrated circuits, batteries for such products or consumption. With this agreement, both companies are committed to work together for the manufacture of electric motors for vehicles. For this will create a new company that should start their journey between March and June of this year. In addition, both Honda and Hitachi want to have facilities in the United States and China to study the market and manufacture engines that are best suited to the tastes of both public as well.
Thanks to the work between the two companies, Honda will be closer to its goals in terms of electrification of its range. According to the firm, by the year 2030 want two-thirds of its cars are powered by electricity and if the agreement is carried out as planned could comply with it. In addition, the other part of the range should be covered by models driven by mechanical hybrid or fuel cell to become world leaders in terms of sustainable mobility.
Source – Honda