Business Secretary looking at changing new EV rules

The Business Secretary Kemi Badenoch is reported to be pushing cabinet colleagues to water down net zero rules on electric vehicles that are due to come into force in January. From next year, 22% of vehicles sold by manufacturers in the UK must be zero emission models which are totally electric. They’ll be fined £15,000 […]

Sony and Honda partner on new mobility company

Sony Group Corporation and Honda Motor Co have signed a joint venture agreement to establish a new company to engage in the sale of high-value-added electric vehicles and provide services for mobility. The new company will aim to bring together Honda’s environmental and safety technologies, mobility development capabilities, vehicle body manufacturing technology and after-sales service […]

Honda in connected car monetisation project

Honda has launched a new business that sells data generated by smart vehicles providing data on about 3.7 million vehicles to commercial facilities and other clients. Nikkei Asia reports that Honda has partnered with Tokyo location data startup Nightley to analyse drivers’ behaviour. The data is expected to be used in determining consumer demands, gauging the effectiveness […]


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