Honda mulls building EV battery plant

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The Bangkok Post

Honda Automobile (Thailand) is considering building an electric vehicle (EV) battery factory in Thailand to serve the country’s fledging EV industry. The company is conducting a feasibility study into the idea, which would reduce battery imports from Japan, but it declined to elaborate. The use of imported batteries to assemble cars in Thailand leads to higher production costs. Noriyuki Takakura, president and chief executive of Honda Automobile (Thailand), said the company is committed to developing new technologies that are kinder to the environment as it joins global efforts to reduce carbo…

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