Honda’s First Mass-Produced Electric Car “Honda e” Goes on Sale in Japan
The Japanese car manufacturer Honda’s first mass-produced electric vehicle (EV) “Honda e” will be on sale in the Japanese market in October. The battery life after fully charged is lower than that of Nissan and Tes La (Tesla) and other competitors, but the price is cheaper.
Honda Motor issued a press release on the 27th announcing that its first mass-produced EV “Honda e” will go on sale in the Japanese market on October 30, with an annual sales target of 1,000 units. “Honda e” was launched in the European market in August, with an annual sales target of 10,000 units.
“Honda e” is equipped with advanced technologies such as automatic parking and smart phones that can be used as keys. It can travel about 300km with a full charge. Although the battery life is inferior to Nissan Leaf (458km) and Tesla Model 3 (409km), However, if you charge it quickly for 30 minutes, you can travel about 200km.
“Honda e” Japan hopes that the retail price will start at 4.51 million yen, and the price setting is lower than the 5 million yen of the new EV “ARIYA” and Tesla “Model 3” announced by Nissan in July.
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The Japanese car manufacturer Honda's first mass-produced electric vehicle (EV) "Honda e" will be on sale in the Japanese market in October.