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Electric cars in China

Honda goes full throttle on EVs in China with production revamp

New e:N brand SUV to hit market early next year with plans for 10 models

Honda is gearing up to debut its first EV brand in China.

TOKYO -- Honda Motor plans to build production lines dedicated to electric vehicles and debut its first EV brand in China as the Japanese automaker doubles down on the industry's electrification trend in the world's biggest auto market.

Honda's two joint ventures with local partners Dongfeng Motor and GAC Group will each set up the new production lines, the company said Wednesday. They would be Honda's first such specialized facilities.

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