Source: AutoVerdict
January 27, 2019
by Nick Saporito

Back in 2017 Honda warmed hearts and souls at the Frankfurt Motor Show by revealing some adorable little electric mini-cars to preview its electrified future. While the retro-looking little cars were show favorites, they were clearly just concepts. Honda is revisiting the idea at this year in Geneva and it looks more realistic.*

Actually, the latest Urban EV is being called a "prototype" by Honda this time around. This comes as little surprise as Honda has stated publicly it will begin accepting pre-orders for such a car by the end of 2019, which of course isn't far off.*

Unlike the 2017 concepts, this prototype appears to have more upright seating and a generally more-realistic appearance. There's no LED screen for a grille and other outlandish traits found on the original concepts.*

Honda is currently pledging to convert two-thirds of its European lineup to electrified propulsion by 2025. The production version of this car is expected to be one of the first all-new models to spawn from the plan.*

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