Sony and Honda Team Up to Unveil 3 Electric Vehicles

The group aims to manufacture new electric models with advanced self-driving technology.
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Afeela EV

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  • The brands showcased the Afeela electric sedan at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024.
  • The automotive joint venture between Honda and Sony started in 2022.
  • The Afeela measures 4,915 mm in length, 900 mm in width, and 1,460 mm in height.

Sony Honda Mobility is planning to unveil three battery-powered vehicles in the next few years. The automotive joint venture between Honda and Sony started in 2022, and they showcased their first electric car at CES 2023. The group aims to manufacture new electric models with advanced self-driving technology. The manufacturers are all set to play the electric mobility game, and they will soon roll out three EVs, including an SUV. The lineup incorporates three cars: the Afeela electric sedan, which is scheduled to be released in 2025; a sports utility vehicle slated for 2027; and lastly, a compact car, which is likely to be unveiled in 2028 or later.

The brands showcased an updated concept of the Afeela electric sedan at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024. The Afeela electric rolled many eyes at the time of its display at the event. The final production variant of this model has not yet been revealed. However, the car is likely to be equipped with a lot of updated features. It comes with impressive drive-related specifications such as 45 sensors that include Lidar, rear and front e-motors, a 91.0-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery set, and more.

Read more: Sony, Honda Showcased Prototype of Afeela EV at CES 2024

The electric sedan is powered by two electric motors that can produce 241 bhp of peak power, which means that the car should produce a combined output of 482 bhp. The Afeela measures 4,915 mm in length, 900 mm in width, and 1,460 mm in height.

The joint venture has announced that they will soon unveil an all-electric compact car, which is currently under production. The upcoming EV is slated for 2028 and is going to be the most affordable model among the brands. The new three electric vehicles will be built on the same platform. The company introduced its Honda e small electric car in Japan in 2020. The small EV is available in a few European markets. In January 2024, the auto giant also unveiled a new global EV series, the Honda Zero.

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