Honda plans to release 10 electric motorcycles by 2025

The world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer goes electric. On Monday, Honda announced it would introduce “10 or more” electric motorcycles by 2025. Most of these will not be available in North America as the automaker will focus most of its attention on the Asian and European markets. Don’t expect many performance models either. Honda shared a slide showing the silhouettes of 11 potential electric models, and all but four look like mopeds.

The good news is that the remaining full-size models are the ones that are likely to make their way to the US. Honda is developing a new “FUN” platform and plans to launch three “big” EV models in Japan, the US and Europe between 2024 and 2025. State battery technology to power all models to be introduced before the second half of the decade.

Honda electric motorcycles

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At the same time, the company said it would continue to produce internal combustion engine models but promised to make them greener by introducing more “flex-fuel” motorcycles in 2023 and 2025, which use E20 and E100 ethanol-based fuels be able. However, these models will not be available in the US.

Honda plans to make its motorcycle business carbon neutral by 2040 and to expand about 15 percent of motorcycle sales to electric models by 2030. All of this boils down to an electrification strategy that doesn’t seem particularly urgent, but is in line with other automakers like Ford and GM.

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