- Honda e named Globe City Vehicle of the Calendar year in the prestigious 2021 Globe Vehicle Awards
- Honda e also placed among the best three in the over-all Globe Vehicle of the Calendar year award and was also nominated for the Globe Vehicle Layout award
- Honda Jazz also in the best three in the City Vehicle group
- Most recent awards achievement demonstrates Honda’s determination to generating state-of-the-art and stunning products that are made without compromise
Honda has prolonged its remarkable winning streak with achievement in the 2021 Globe Vehicle Awards. The Honda e extra the Globe City Vehicle of the Calendar year title to its escalating list of new prestigious accolades, as very well as remaining shortlisted in the best three of the over-all Globe Vehicle of the Calendar year award. The Honda Jazz e:HEV also highlighted in the best three for the Globe City Vehicle prize, as the Japanese model dominated the group.
The two the compact town cars are participating in an critical function in Honda’s determination to electrify a hundred% of its mainstream European automobile vary by 2022.
The Honda e, which is the brand’s to start with absolutely electric automobile (EV) for Europe, was awarded the 2021 Globe City Vehicle of the Calendar year accolade by a panel of ninety three worldwide journalists from 28 countries. The Globe Vehicle Awards programme recognises excellence in City, Luxurious, Performance and Layout classes, with the Honda e recognised for its responsive and enjoyment driving encounter, exceptional in-automobile technologies and connectivity, and stand-out up to date design.
Profitable accolades all-around the world, the Honda e continues to established world wide benchmarks for up to date automobile design and state-of-the-art e-mobility. Other successes for the preferred compact EV involve two ‘Red Dot’ awards for remarkable design, like ‘Best of the Best 2020’, and induction into the world-renowned Purple Dot museum in Germany.
The automobile, which created its debut as the Honda e Prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2019, also a short while ago received the ‘ECOBEST’ title from the AUTOBEST jury and was named over-all winner at the German Vehicle of the Calendar year 2021 awards with further wins in the ‘New Energy’ group. Before this 12 months it was also topped ‘Best EV’ in the Women’s Globe Vehicle of the Calendar year 2021 awards.
Honda e Substantial Task Chief, Tomofumi Ichinose, stated: “We are truly honoured to receive this kind of a prestigious award and would like to thank the judges on behalf of all Honda teams who strived to produce this special, state-of-the-art urban EV product. Honda e is an remarkable bundle for shoppers who want their automobile to participate in a central function in generating a seamless link concerning various facets of their lives, whilst answering the challenge of zero-emission urban mobility. At the exact same time, our team desired to produce a design that was appealing to shoppers in a friendly, human way, not a cold and soulless piece of machinery.”
In addition to the achievement of the Honda e, the new hybrid-only Jazz e:HEV was also on the three-automobile shortlist for the Globe City Vehicle award. The judging panel praised the Jazz for its effective and responsive hybrid powertrain, intelligent packaging and extraordinary inside place and exceptional stages of comfort and ease.
The Jazz and Jazz Crosstar were being a short while ago recognised for attaining an remarkable equilibrium of operation, design and protection by the prestigious Purple Dot Awards 2021, acquiring the highly coveted ‘Product Design’ award. This internationally renowned accolade is only bestowed upon the optimum good quality products that excel in products, model and conversation design classes.
Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe stated: “We are delighted with this end result and for the continuing assistance of the Globe Vehicle Awards organisation. When we establish our new products, we usually strive to produce some thing that is appreciated further than just its specification. Cars which combine the core values of the Honda model, whilst bringing new positive aspects for currently. Cars that are distinctive and usually have the consumer at their centre. It truly is incredibly fulfilling to see these efforts recognised by the Globe Vehicle Awards jury and we thank them for this accolade.”
The Globe Vehicle Awards involves qualified vehicles to be on-sale in at the very least two big markets on two independent continents concerning 1st May perhaps 2020 and 1st May perhaps 2021. In addition the automobile must be generated in volumes of at the very least five,000 units for every 12 months, be a greatest of four.20 meters in over-all size and be authorised for procedure on public streets. Now in its seventeenth 12 months, the award aims to mirror the actuality of what automobile house owners all-around the world need to have, as very well as to recognise, reward and encourage excellence, leadership and innovation in a speedily transforming automotive field.