Be one of the largest manufacturers of cars and engines in the world requires much effort and work. In addition, to achieve this you must be in the most important markets with a range of suitable products. This is what you want to make Honda a once it has decided to reactivate plans designed for the Chinese market. The Asian giant is the first market for new vehicles in the world, and Honda does not want to miss it.
The decision to revive their plans has been about coming by high demand models of urban Court are having on the country and all roads or SUV. In addition, Honda Timetwo (our HR-V) is reaping sales well above that mark had estimated and therefore they need to meet the demand if they don’t want that customers leave to another brand.
The suitably sales growth during the year so far He has meant an increase of 26 percent compared to the same period of last year. That is why the brand has estimated that it would be necessary to build a new factory on Chinese soil. The location chosen for its construction would be the Chinese city of Wuhan and according to Chen Binbo, Vice President of Honda in China, they want to operation in 2019.
According to data provided by the brand factory will have an initial annual 120,000 vehicle manufacturing capacity. In the event that the initial production capacity had to be increased, the new plant will be ready to modulate it and eventually it could produce up to 240,000 units per year.
Honda has not yet disclosed which will be models to be joined in this plant of Wuhan. However, it is understood that the necessary units of the suitably will be produced to meet the demand of the market. In addition, is very likely that the new Civic (unknown variants) can be mounted in this new factory.
Source – Honda Motor Co