Sony, Honda to form new company to develop and sell electric vehicles

Honda will be responsible for manufacturing the first model, while Sony will develop the mobility service platform.

March 07, 2022 03:14 pm | Updated 03:14 pm IST

Sony Corp’s Vision-S Prototype vehicle is displayed at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

Sony Corp’s Vision-S Prototype vehicle is displayed at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan | Photo Credit: Reuters

Japan's manufacturing giants Honda Motor Co Ltd and Sony Group Corp said on Friday they have agreed to join hands to develop and sell battery electric vehicles.

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The two companies said in a statement they would form a joint venture to develop and sell the electric vehicles this year and aim to begin selling the first model in 2025.

Honda will be responsible for manufacturing the first model, while Sony will develop the mobility service platform, they said.

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