to Be one of the largest manufacturers of cars and engines in the world requires a lot of effort and work. In addition, to achieve this you have to be in the most important markets with a range of suitable products. This is what you want to do Honda once has decided to revive the plans they had intended for the chinese market. The asian giant is the first market of new vehicles in the world and Honda don’t want to miss it.
The decision to reactivate their plans has come upon coming due to high demand we are having on the country models of court city and all roads or SUV. In addition, the Honda Vezel (Our HR-V) is reaping some sales very superior to what the brand had estimated and therefore need to cover the demand if they don’t want customers to go to another brand.
The growth in sales of the Vezel during the year so far has been a 26 percent increase compared to the same period last year. Therefore the brand has been 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 be running in the year 2019.
According to the data provided by the brand the factory will have an initial capacity of annual manufacturing of 120,000 vehicles. In the case that the productive capacity initial had to be increased, the new plant will be prepared to be modulated in this and eventually could produce up to 240.000 units per year.
Honda has not yet revealed which will be the models to be joined in this plant of Wuhan. However it is understood that it will produce the necessary units of the Vezel to meet the demand of the market. In addition, it is very likely that the new Civic (unknown variants) can be mounted in this new factory.
Source – Honda Motor Co