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Sony, Honda say EV tie-up will turn cars into entertainment space

Japanese powerhouses plan 1st delivery in 2026, starting in U.S.

Sony Honda Mobility's first electric vehicles will be made at a Honda plant in North America. (Photo by Yo Inoue)

TOKYO -- An electric vehicle company launched by two Japanese industrial powerhouses, Sony Group and Honda Motor, will start accepting orders in 2025, with the first deliveries expected in the spring of 2026 in the U.S.

The new EVs will be developed with a focus on their role as entertainment spaces, such as providing music and games, in addition to offering traditional elements of transport, such as driving performance and safety.

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