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Honda to introduce electric vehicle in US in 2010

autos Updated: Aug 22, 2009 11:42 IST
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Honda Motor Co will join two domestic rivals in introducing electric cars, seeking to market the environmentally friendly vehicles in the United States in the first half of the 2010s, sources said on Saturday.

Honda is planning to begin full-fledged development of electric vehicles for the US market, where environmental regulations are expected to be tightened, they said.

Two other major Japanese automakers have already announced plans to introduce electric cars. Toyota Motor Corp plans to sell electric vehicles in the United States from 2012 while Nissan Motor Co is seeking to begin mass-production of such vehicles in 2010 for release in the Japanese, Europe an and US markets.