EHW5 cell and module

New Honda NSX to use new lithium ion battery by Blue Energy and GS Yuasa

GS Yuasa and Honda subsidiary Blue Energy have announced that their new collaboratively developed and released EHW5 lithium ion battery will be loaded on the new Honda NSX.

The new battery has improved capacity, output, safety performance and durability over the existing model and is 17% lighter and 7% more compact. As a battery module for cars, this decreases weight 20% and is 15% more compact.

The EHW5 can also store renewable energy with high efficiency during deceleration and help with assist the engine and motor for smooth and powerful acceleration. It has the high power and heat generation performance ideal for the demands of a sports car.

(Translated by Greg Scott)