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General Motors and Honda to co-develop electric vehicles

General Motors Honda will work with Honda to design and develop two electric vehicles using the new EV platform, automakers announced on Thursday.

General Motors unveiled its all-new modular platform and battery system, the Ultium, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the Design Dome at the GM Tech Center campus in Warren, Michigan. (Photo by Steve Feket for General Motors)

General Motors unveiled its all-new modular platform and battery system, the Ultium, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the Design Dome at the GM Tech Center campus in Warren, Michigan. (Photo by Steve Feket for General Motors)

What kind of description Vehicles They are building, it was not disclosed, but Honda will design the bodies and interiors and is expected to start selling them in North America by 2024.

Honda is already an investor GM’s Cruise Autonomous Car Division, And they have previously worked together on battery technology. Honda recently discontinued the sale of the electric version of its Clarity model, which is the U.S. Was the only electric car sold in India.

GM will use the platform for several vehicles of its own, including the upcoming Cadillac Lyric SUV. All will be powered by a new battery GM will produce in-house under the Ultium brand name.

Despite recent work stops due to a coronovirus crisis, GM said its electric vehicle projects remain on schedule most of the time, with a Hummer EV pickup to enter production after the Limera in late 2021.

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