TOKYO (Reuters) -- Honda Motor Co. and General Motors are considering jointly building a fuel cell plant as the automakers try to cut the cost of developing alternative-powered light vehicles, Japan's Asahi Shimbun daily reported on Saturday.
The companies aim to start the mass production of fuel cells by 2025 at the latest, the paper reported.
Honda and GM have been collaborating on developing fuel cells since 2013.
While working jointly on fuel cells, the two companies continue to develop cars separately.
The huge cost required to develop fuel cells has prompted the world's carmakers to cooperate with one another.
Daimler AG, Ford Motor and Nissan Motor jointly develop fuel cells while Toyota Motor Corp. has partnered with BMW.