HONDA E BECOMES FIRST JAPANESE VEHICLE TO WIN ‘GERMAN CAR OF THE YEAR’ ADDS TO GROWING TALLY OF GLOBAL ACCOLADES

  • Honda e also tops ‘New Energy’ class of the prestigious German awards
  • Most current earn follows Europe-wide good results together with recognition from Crimson Dot Style and design Award, Autocar magazine (British isles) and Information Global (British isles)
  • Honda’s compact EV also nominated for Automobile of the 12 months 2021 in Hungary and Denmark
  • Awards endorse Honda’s determination to developing highly developed and gorgeous items, developed devoid of compromise

 

Honda’s to start with battery electrical car or truck for Europe, the Honda e, has been named ‘German Automobile of the 12 months 2021’ in the country’s prestigious once-a-year Automobile of the 12 months Awards, turning out to be the to start with car or truck from a Japanese manufacturer to do so. The vehicle also received in the ‘New Energy’ class.

 

This is the most up-to-date in a collection of prestigious accolades to be provided to the Honda e since its start in Spring 2020, together with the prime honour in the Crimson Dot Style and design Awards.

 

The German Automobile of the 12 months awards are decided by a jury of foremost German vehicle journalists. The panel exams and evaluations the most up-to-date cars, ranking them according to their usability, driving properties, industry relevance and degree of innovation. The winners of five types – Compact, Top quality, Luxury, New Energy and Performance – then go head-to-head to choose an over-all winner.

 

“For Honda e to be the to start with Japanese vehicle to be awarded German Automobile of the 12 months is a wonderful honour and just one we are very very pleased to receive”, added Katsuhisa Okuda, CO & President of Honda Motor Europe. “Customer and media response to the Honda e since it was to start with unveiled has been overwhelmingly positive. The Honda e is a ideal case in point of a product with a one of a kind layout, featuring cutting-edge know-how and highly developed intelligent connectivity to preserve proprietors related with their each day everyday living. We are quite thankful for this award.”

“Honda e represents a new style of mobility where by the vehicle plays a central purpose in developing a “seamless connection” amongst a variety of aspects of everyday living.”  commented Tomofumi Ichinose, Honda e Big Job Chief.

 

“Honda e was also formulated to be the most effective urban commuter in response to environmental concerns, primarily in city regions. Improvement of Honda e was a big obstacle, nevertheless at the similar time, it was exciting to visualize a gorgeous and brighter future in which Honda e plays its aspect. Crew users and I are delighted to obtain this award, a recognition that the eyesight this vehicle represents has price.”

 

This most up-to-date award for the Honda e follows notable good results and recognition from across Europe. In the British isles, the Honda e triumphed in Autocar’s ‘Britain’s Very best Car’ Awards 2020 in the ‘Best Automobile Tech’ class, and it was not too long ago named ‘City / Compact Automobile of the Year’ in the Information Global Motor Awards 2020.

 

In Germany, the Honda e has also added a EuroCarBody 2020 award from Automotive Circle to its German Automobile of the 12 months title, just months just after acquiring two prestigious Crimson Dot awards for superb layout, together with prime ‘Best of the Very best 2020’ honours. The Honda e has since been on show at the environment-renowned Crimson Dot Style and design Museum in Essen, Germany.

 

In Belgium, Honda’s urban electrical supermini has been nominated for an Autogid Magazine award, in the ‘Electric Small’ class, and is also in the managing for ‘Hungarian Automobile of the Year’, just after remaining named the ‘Most Fascinating Novelty/New Car’ by Vezess.hu very last 12 months. In other places in Europe, the Honda e has been nominated in Spain’s Axel Springer Motor Awards in the ‘small cars’ class and in Italy it is in the managing to be named Quattroruote’s ‘Car of the Year’. In the meantime in Denmark, the vehicle has been shortlisted for Denmark Automobile of the 12 months 2021.

 

The Honda e was released earlier this 12 months and is an significant product in Honda’s determination to electrify 100% of its European mainstream versions by 2022. Location new benchmarks for contemporary vehicle layout and highly developed e-mobility, the Honda e has been developed devoid of compromise with a focus on operation and usability. It functions a seamless, sleek and fashionable visual appearance, with cutting-edge know-how and highly developed intelligent connectivity to preserve proprietors in sync with each day everyday living.

 

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