It’s Official: Sony Is Making an Electric Car with Honda

June 16, 2022
Sony Honda electric car

You’re one step closer to getting the PlayStation on wheels you’ve always wanted. On June 16, Honda Motor Company and Sony signed an agreement to design and build an electric vehicle. The new joint venture will operate under the name of Sony Honda Mobility Inc. 

Introducing Sony Honda Mobility Inc.

Sony Honda Mobility will be a 50-50 joint venture with the goal of launching sales in 2025. The two Japanese giants said in a statement that the partnership “will combine Honda’s expertise in engineering and manufacturing vehicles, along with its proficiency in providing after-sales service, with Sony’s strengths in imaging, sensing, telecommunications and entertainment.” 

Sony Vision-S
The Sony Vision-S 02 electric SUV is in development.

Honda said in April it will invest $37.16 billion USD over the next 10 years in electrification. This investment will culminate in 30 new EV models globally. Honda aims to produce 2 million electric cars annually by 2030. This is ambitious, as there are currently no fully-electric Honda models for sale in North America. 

Sony recently unveiled a concept electric crossover dubbed the Sony Vision-S 02. The Sony Honda partnership will likely pick up where Sony left off in research and development of this Sony EV.

Honda Is Already Collaborating with General Motors

Honda Prologue
The 2024 Honda Prologue EV, to be built by GM in Michigan.

Honda is late to the electric vehicle party. Now, Honda is depending on General Motors to get their EV plans off of the drawing board and onto the ground as they prepare for the latter half of the 2020s. The 2024 Honda Prologue is the much anticipated all-electric crossover headed to the American market. 

Oddly enough, it’s only Honda in name and exterior design. The 2024 Honda Prologue will be powered by General Motor’s new Ultium Battery platform, which offers fast charging and great range. GM will even build the Prologue in its North American factories. By mid-2023, Honda-branded EVs will be leaving GM plants in Michigan. What a crazy world we live in, when GM-built vehicles become Hondas. Learn more about the Honda-GM partnership.

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1 Comment

  1. Jay Jaeger

    Honda is soooooo late to the game. I am looking a PHEV for my next vehicle. They aren’t even in the market with a compact SUV, much less a sedan.


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