Honda, GM joint venture could “add spark” to Lordstown battery plant

General Motors and Honda have pledged to jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles with a propulsion system “based on GM’s new proprietary battery platform, the cells for which will be manufactured at the planned $2.3 billion plant in Lordstown [see our March 31, 2020 blog post],” The Vindicator reports. Honda “will design the interiors and exteriors of the new electric vehicles” while production “will be at GM plants in North America,” according to the article. GM and Honda “have an ongoing relationship around electrification” that includes “work on fuel cells and the Cruise Origin, an electric, self-driving and shared vehicle, that will contain a battery pack with Lordstown-made cells.” For more, read the full article

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