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Honda and GS Yuasa look to collaborate on lithium-ion batteries

2023-01-25T18:35:00+00:00By AMS

The two companies have reached a basic agreement toward collaboration for a high-capacity, high-output lithium-ion battery with the goal of establishing a joint venture company by the end of 2023

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LG and Honda formalise joint venture to produce lithium-ion batteries in the US

2023-01-17T11:35:00+00:00By AMS

The new battery plant will exclusively supply Honda plants in North America to power battery-electric vehicles produced and sold in in the region

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Honda Alabama starts production of all-new Pilot

2023-01-04T13:01:00+00:00By AMS

Honda’s Alabama plant requires substantial production changes to build all-new Pilot SUV

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LG Energy Solution and Honda to form joint venture for EV battery production in the US

2022-08-30T11:15:00+01:00By AMS

LG expands its EV battery supply operations in North America with Honda JV

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Honda starts production the of Acura Integra at its Marysville plant

2022-05-08T15:22:00+01:00By AMS

With the start of mass production of the next-generation 2023 sport compact, associates at Honda’s Marysville Auto Plant (MAP) become the first to build the Integra model in the US

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UK car production hits record low in October while EV and commercial sales accelerate

2021-11-26T15:28:00+00:00By Jason Dunn

New car production in the UK fell by 41.4% last month to its lowest October level in 65 years amid ongoing semiconductor chip shortages and plant closures, according to the latest report from the trade industry body.

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Driving home the reality of global market changes: Honda Swindon factory closes

2021-08-03T09:17:00+01:00By Jason Dunn

Honda has closed its Swindon, UK plant, as it ends European production. The carmaker is focusing electric vehicle investment and scale in Asia, and is a sign of how electrification could reshape manufacturing footprints.

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Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle plant database

2021-06-03T18:10:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

Track factory locations for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles by manufacturer, model and location.

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AMS Factory of the future 2021 – Redefining the production line

2021-05-18T13:26:00+01:00By AMS

Flexibility is a key factor in enabling OEMs produce the growing number of electric vehicle variants. Our latest digital edition focuses on how and where OEMs are employing the latest digital technologies in AR, VR and AI to develop networked factories, with shared tooling and data, and cellular production stations. This issue features insights from Honda, Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Epic Games and more

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VR training for assembly operations

2021-05-18T07:33:00+01:00By Nick Holt

Introducing a completely new model to the production line and ramping up to mass production is a challenge. The team at Honda’s East liberty Auto plant have deployed a VR training system to support the assembly line workers with impressive results

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Honda India realigns its production operations

2021-01-06T10:05:00+00:00By AMS

Manufacturing operations for vehicles and components will be consolidated at the Tapukara plant

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Watch: Livestream Hour Season Finale | Part 2: Update from North America with Honda and Benteler

2020-07-29T20:00:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Don’t miss the last Livestream Hour episode this season as our guests provide insight on how the coronavirus crisis is currently affecting production and the supply chain in North America, featuring Hector Martinez from Honda de Mexico and Maxim Serov from global tier 1 Benteler.

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Watch: Livestream Hour Episode 5 – Mexico Automotive Supply Chain in Focus

2020-05-13T16:00:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

In Episode 5 of the Livestream Hour, we discuss the key risks in the Mexican automotive supply chain, and strategies for successfully restarting manufacturing and supply chains, whilst preparing for USMCA implementation. With special guests from Volkswagen, Honda, the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce and CNW. Hosted by editor-in-chief Christopher Ludwig.

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Second thoughts: Honda is expanding its activities on recycling end-of-life EV batteries

2020-05-05T14:52:00+01:00By Gareth Price

The drive among all OEMs to rethink and reduce consumption in manufacturing process is sparking innovation. Honda, for example, is exploring the second-life opportunities of electric vehicle battery materials

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Honda makes virtual renewable energy purchase

2019-10-30T10:14:00+00:00By AMS

US - Honda is buying renewable energy to sell back to the grid in order to offset emissions from its manufacturing facilities

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2019-08-01T09:40:00+01:00By AMS

An inside look at production of the second-generation Acura NSX in Marysville, Ohio

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AMS Podcast Episode 02 – E for Electrified

2019-04-10T00:02:00+01:00

We focus on emobility for this episode as Gareth Price sheds light on Volkswagen’s Transparent Factory. The unconventional facility in Dresden repurposed to assemble the eGolf is also a showcase for VW’s e-mobility philosophy.

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Tariffs: controversy reigns with Trump and Brexit adding to confusion

2019-03-20T13:21:00+00:00By Ian Henry

In President Trump somewhat simplistic analysis, trade wars fought through the medium of tariffs are easy to win. Angered, apparently, by seeing too many Mercedes and BMWs on Fifth Avenue, Trump has threatened to invoke section 232 of the 1962 US Trade Expansion Act, raising tariffs from their current 2.5% ...

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Honda closure deals blow to UK

2019-02-19T13:06:00+00:00By Michael Nash

Honda has announced plans to close its Swindon plant at the end of the current model’s production lifecycle in 2021. The statement, which was published on the company’s website, refers to the changing nature of the global auto industry and Honda’s “commitment to electrified cars” as the main reasons behind ...

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