Honda has exhibited the world premiere of the X-NV electric vehicle concept at the ongoing Shanghai Auto Show 2019.
The X-NV Concept developed jointly by Honda and its Chinese partner Dongfeng-Honda is a concept model for the first mass-production EV model that will be introduced exclusively for the Chinese market. The mass-production model based on the X-NV Concept is scheduled to go on sale in the second half of 2019.
Honda’s other venture partner in China, GAC-Honda also launched the VE-1 EV crossover at the Guangzhou Auto Show held in December 2018. Both VE-1 and X-NV are based on the HR-V/ Vezel and only cosmetically different from each other.
Last year, Honda announced its mid-term vision for electrification in China, which is to introduce more than 20 electrified models to the market by 2025, and is planning to introduce plug-in hybrid models starting from 2020.
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