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Honda starts production of fuel cell electric vehicles in the US


The 2025 CR-V e:FCEV fuel cell electric vehicle is now being produced at Honda’s Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio.

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Vitesco Technologies supplies electric drive system for Honda plug-in fuel cell vehicle


Vitesco’s EMR3 axle drive will be integrated into the Honda CR-V e:FCEV and will be the first time this system has been used for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.


Honda grows its North American EV footprint


Honda is investing heavily in growing its electric vehicle production operations in North America but is also leveraging expertise and capacity for hybrid powertrain production

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Impacts of global geopolitics on European production


From Brexit’s influence on battery production to global conflicts impacting shipping routes and semiconductor supply, these are geopoltical forces shaping manufacturing strategies.

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GM and Honda JV ‘FCSM’ begins producing hydrogen battery fuel cells


GM-Honda collaboration FCSM kicks off hydrogen fuel cell production at its Michigan plant, setting a new standard in sustainable battery technology

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AMS Autumn 2023 – Continental Shift


In this latest AMS digital edition we have a special focus on the North American automotive industry with big investments in electric vehicle and battery production


India’s light vehicle demand is rising again, and so is manufacturing investment


India has long been seen as the next big thing in automotive manufacturing. Will new investment help it realise its potential?

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AMS Summer 2023 – JLR goes electric


In our AMS Summer digital edition, we have features on JLR’s plans to transform its end-to-end industrial system, ready for new electric models, Seat’s technical upgrades to production operations and upskilling the workforce, and insights into developments at Audi’s Neckarsulm plant, and more.

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AMS Spring 2023 – Next level digital production engineering


In this latest AMS digital edition we have features on Audi’s digital production engineering strategy, Dacia’s vehicle plant Mioveni, production cloud systems, toolmaking, China, sustainability and more.

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China: European, US and Japanese Vehicle Manufacturers rebalance production and supply chains


AMS looks at the changing role of the Chinese operations of European and other long established brands’ operations in China and their changing roles in the global auto sector

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Honda announces next steps in US EV production


The Marysville Auto Plant will be Honda’s first auto plant in the US to transition to making EVs

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


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


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


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


Honda Alabama starts production of all-new Pilot


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


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


Honda starts production the of Acura Integra at its Marysville plant


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


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


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


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

AMS Factory of the Future, Redefining the Production Line

AMS Factory of the future 2021 – Redefining the production line


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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