Sony and Honda Motor Announce First EV Delivery in the US in 2026

Sony Group and Honda Motor announced on Thursday delivery of their first EVs from their joint new company in the US in 2026, with pre-orders set to begin in 2025.

According to Nikkei Asia, the new electric vehicles will offer music and other connectivity features, in addition to driving performance and safety.

The electric cars will then go on sale in Japan in 2026, and then in Europe.

In June, Sony and Honda teamed up to create a new company dedicated to selling electric vehicles and providing mobility services.

The new company, to be called Sony Honda Mobility, aims to bring together the expertise of Honda and Sony.

“Based on our vision of ‘turning the mobility space into an emotional space’, Sony’s initiatives in the mobility business are centered around the three areas of safety, entertainment and adaptability,” Kenichiro Yoshida, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Chairman, President and CEO, Sony Group Corporation, had said in a statement.

The new company will leverage Honda’s advanced environmental and safety technologies, mobility development capabilities, body fabrication technology and experience in after-sales service management.

It will also leverage Sony’s expertise in the development and application of imaging, sensing, telecommunications, networking and entertainment technologies.

“In the new company, we will strive to create new value through the merger brought about by the combination of our various industries, so look forward to future developments,” said Toshihiro Mibe, President, Executive Director Representative and CEO , Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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