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2024 Honda Prologue electric crossover SUV teased

Honda on Wednesday released a teaser for its Prologue electric crossover SUV, which is scheduled to go on sale in 2024.

The Prologue will be Honda’s first mass-market EV for the North American market (Honda previously mentioned sales estimates of 70,000 units annually), and the first Honda EV sold here since the Clarity Electric was discontinued after the the 2019 model year.

While Honda is developing its own dedicated EV platform called the e:Architecture, the Prologue will be based on General Motors’ Ultium component set. So will a companion Acura model also scheduled to launch in 2024. The Acura EV is expected to be built alongside the Cadillac Lyriq at GM’s factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee, while the Prologue is tipped to be manufactured at GM’s plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.

2024 Honda Prologue

2024 Honda Prologue

The underlying architecture may come from GM, but Honda noted in a press release that the

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Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group will invest more than $5.5B in the electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility, which will be built at the Bryan County Megasite. 

With a $5.54 billion investment, Seoul, Korea-based Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) will open its first fully dedicated electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturing facility in Georgia. HMG’s new state-of-the-art U.S. smart factory will be located at the Bryan County Megasite. In addition, non-affiliated Hyundai Motor Group suppliers will invest approximately $1 billion in the project, and create approximately 8,100 new jobs in Georgia’s coastal region.

“As one of the world’s most successful and advanced mobility leaders, we are incredibly proud to share our plan to open our first dedicated full EV and battery manufacturing facilities in the U.S.,” said Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Euisun Chung. “The U.S. has always held an important place in the

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2023 BMW X6, 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Lamborghini heads to Le Mans: Car News Headlines

The 2023 BMW X6 was spotted undergoing track testing at the Nürburgring. The refreshed crossover SUV was covered in camouflage, but it’s apparent the kidney grilles and headlights will both be tweaked along with revised rear bumper. Expect upgraded technology to find its way into the cabin.

We slid behind the wheel of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and found it zags where other zig. At a time where every competitor seems intently focused on being a sport sedan, the C-Class aims to up the luxury game with a small footprint.

Lamborghini’s going racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2024. The Italian automaker announced it will join the LMDh class with a new hybrid hypercar race car set to compete in both the WEC and IMSA series.

You’ll find these stories and more in today’s car news, right here at Motor Authority.

Review: The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Hyundai to Launch EV, Battery Plant in Georgia


Written by

Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor

Hyundai Motor Group expects to begin construction of its new electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant at the Bryan County (Ga.) Megasite in January 2023, with full production expected in early 2025.

Seoul, South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Group will invest $5.54 billion to open its first dedicated full electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturing plant in the United States. It will be located in Bryan County, Ga., and served by Genesee & Wyoming’s Georgia Central Railway (GC).

Hyundai Motor Company President and CEO Jaehoon (Jay) Chang and Hyundai Motor Company Global COO José Muñoz on May 20 announced the new plant with Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp, executives from Hyundai Motor Group (parent company of Hyundai Motor Company), and state and local economic development leaders at the 2,923-acre Bryan County Megasite, which was purchased jointly by the state and the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16

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