- From February 2007, production of Pilot sport utility vehicles in Canada will be gradually shifted to Honda's Lincoln, Alabama plant. This will return the Alabama plant's production to a full annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles and engines and will make it the sole source for both Pilot and Odyssey models after the shift.
- From April 2007, production of Civic Sedan models will be added for the first time to Honda's Plant 2 in Alliston, Ontario, Canada, which has produced only light truck models since opening in fall 1998. Plant 1 in Canada already builds Civic Sedans and Coupes. The added Civic production will not impact the plant's current production capacity of 390,000 units.
Honda Civic Production Increase Due To Demand
Consumers surprised everyone, especially Honda Motor *** in their demand for the car which was redesigned for model year 2006. Now Honda is shifting production to meet that demand. Torrance, Calif. October, 2006 -- Honda will enhance its ability to match flexible manufacturing capacity with market demand in a move that will make it possible to increase North American production1; of fuel efficient 4-cylinder Civic models in early 2007 by up to 60,000 units on an annual basis. The most fuel-efficient car company in America2, Honda is striving to meet demand for its popular 4-cylinder passenger cars in a timely fashion, since higher fuel prices rekindled consumer interest in fuel economy. Key components of the plan include:
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