- Honda e named Planet City Vehicle of the Yr in the prestigious 2021 Planet Vehicle Awards
- Honda e also placed among the top rated a few in the overall Planet Vehicle of the Yr award and was also nominated for the Planet Vehicle Design award
- Honda Jazz also in the top rated a few in the City Vehicle group
- Most recent awards good results displays Honda’s determination to making state-of-the-art and stunning products and solutions that are developed with out compromise
Honda has extended its fantastic successful streak with good results in the 2021 Planet Vehicle Awards. The Honda e extra the Planet City Vehicle of the Yr title to its developing record of new prestigious accolades, as perfectly as becoming shortlisted in the top rated a few of the overall Planet Vehicle of the Yr award. The Honda Jazz e:HEV also highlighted in the top rated a few for the Planet City Vehicle prize, as the Japanese brand dominated the group.
Each the compact city vehicles are playing an essential role in Honda’s determination to electrify one hundred% of its mainstream European auto selection by 2022.
The Honda e, which is the brand’s very first totally electrical motor vehicle (EV) for Europe, was awarded the 2021 Planet City Vehicle of the Yr accolade by a panel of 93 global journalists from 28 countries. The Planet Vehicle Awards programme recognises excellence in City, Luxury, Overall performance and Design classes, with the Honda e recognised for its responsive and enjoyment driving working experience, remarkable in-motor vehicle know-how and connectivity, and stand-out modern day style and design.
Successful accolades all-around the planet, the Honda e continues to set world benchmarks for modern day motor vehicle style and design and state-of-the-art e-mobility. Other successes for the well-liked compact EV consist of two ‘Red Dot’ awards for fantastic style and design, such as ‘Best of the Best 2020’, and induction into the planet-renowned Purple Dot museum in Germany.
The motor vehicle, which built its debut as the Honda e Prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Clearly show in 2019, also lately been given the ‘ECOBEST’ title from the AUTOBEST jury and was named overall winner at the German Vehicle of the Yr 2021 awards with additional wins in the ‘New Energy’ group. Before this 12 months it was also crowned ‘Best EV’ in the Women’s Planet Vehicle of the Yr 2021 awards.
Honda e Large Job Leader, Tomofumi Ichinose, said: “We are definitely honoured to obtain these types of a prestigious award and would like to thank the judges on behalf of all Honda groups who strived to build this distinctive, state-of-the-art urban EV model. Honda e is an fantastic package for customers who want their motor vehicle to participate in a central role in making a seamless link in between a variety of facets of their lives, while answering the challenge of zero-emission urban mobility. At the identical time, our workforce wanted to build a style and design that was captivating to customers in a pleasant, human way, not a cold and soulless piece of equipment.”
In addition to the good results of the Honda e, the new hybrid-only Jazz e:HEV was also on the a few-motor vehicle shortlist for the Planet City Vehicle award. The judging panel praised the Jazz for its economical and responsive hybrid powertrain, clever packaging and remarkable interior house and remarkable amounts of comfort.
The Jazz and Jazz Crosstar had been lately recognised for reaching an fantastic equilibrium of operation, style and design and protection by the prestigious Purple Dot Awards 2021, acquiring the hugely coveted ‘Product Design’ award. This internationally renowned accolade is only bestowed on the best high quality products and solutions that excel in item, brand and interaction style and design classes.
Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President, Honda Motor Europe said: “We are delighted with this result and for the continuing aid of the Planet Vehicle Awards organisation. When we produce our new products and solutions, we normally try to build a thing that is appreciated over and above just its specification. Autos which merge the core values of the Honda brand, while bringing new benefits for currently. Autos that are diverse and normally have the shopper at their centre. It really is very worthwhile to see these attempts recognised by the Planet Vehicle Awards jury and we thank them for this accolade.”
The Planet Vehicle Awards needs eligible cars to be on-sale in at minimum two important marketplaces on two independent continents in between 1st May 2020 and 1st May 2021. In addition the motor vehicle ought to be developed in volumes of at minimum five,000 models for each 12 months, be a optimum of 4.20 meters in overall length and be approved for procedure on public roadways. Now in its 17th 12 months, the award aims to mirror the reality of what motor vehicle entrepreneurs all-around the planet want, as perfectly as to recognise, reward and inspire excellence, management and innovation in a quickly changing automotive marketplace.