Honda is aiming to sell only electric vehicles in North America by 2040, calling it a goal, not a commitment, echoing similar language used by its competitors as they leave open the possibility of selling conventional cars for longer.
The automaker currently sells only one vehicle in America that uses a plug to generate power: the Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid. Virtually all of Honda’s lineup is made up of conventional gas vehicles, and it does not sell any battery-electric vehicles after discontinuing the Honda Clarity electric car in 2019.
New EVs are coming beginning with the 2024 model year and ramping up in the second half of the decade. The first models will include vehicles using batteries developed by GM for use in a Honda model and an Acura model.
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