July 29, 2021

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Honda reaches 15 million-device mark in cumulative vehicle income in China

Honda now introduced that Honda’s cumulative automobile product sales in China has arrived at the 15 million-device mark. Starting sales in China in January 1999, Honda arrived at this milestone in 22 a long time, 6 months, the speediest of any location for Honda’s worldwide automobile income. Additionally, HMCI also declared that Honda’s cumulative hybrid motor vehicle income in China has achieved the 500,000-device mark, in 4 years and 7 months considering the fact that the start off of profits in 2016.

Considering that it began car business in China in 1998, Honda has been offering environmentally-dependable merchandise loaded with the joy of driving, like worldwide products this kind of as Accord and CR-V, as very well as China-exclusive models this sort of as Crider developed to satisfy client desires certain to the Chinese marketplace.

In 2016, with the introduction of Accord outfitted with the Sport Hybrid i-MMD*1, Honda’s initial significant-efficiency hybrid-electric powered program, Honda began profits of hybrid-electric cars in China. Given that then, Honda has ongoing enhancing its hybrid lineup and now offers 9 hybrid types*2 in China in purchase to deliver additional customers with the one of a kind benefit that only i-MMD can give as a hybrid technique that realizes both equally higher-stage driving functionality and environmental functionality.

Moreover, in February of this calendar year, Honda additional enhanced its lineup of electrified versions by setting up profits of CR-V PHEV, Honda’s first plug-in hybrid product in China.

Striving to know a sustainable culture, Honda has set objectives to realize the two “carbon neutrality” and “zero targeted visitors collision fatalities” by 2050. In particular in China exactly where electrification of mobility merchandise and evolution of ICVs*3 are happening at a a lot quicker speed than the relaxation of the environment, Honda will more speed up its initiatives to electrify and utilize intelligent engineering to its vehicles, which incorporate designs to introduce 10 Honda-model EV styles within just five yrs. By these efforts, Honda will consider on a obstacle to continue on giving goods and expert services that fulfill its customers in China.

*1 Smart Multi-Mode Push
*2 As of July 2021. 9 styles such as Acura CDX.
*3 Clever Linked Automobile

Milestones toward reaching cumulative car gross sales of 15 million models / hybrid automobile sales of 500,000 units in China:

1998 Guangzhou Honda Car Co., Ltd. (now GAC Honda) was proven.
1999 In January, Guangzhou Honda began output of Accord.
2003 Dongfeng Honda Auto Co., Ltd. was founded.
2004 Dongfeng Honda commenced revenue of CR-V.
2006 Honda’s cumulative automobile profits in China arrived at 1 million units.
2016 Honda started hybrid-electric automobile product sales in China with Accord equipped with the Activity Hybrid i-MMD.
2018 Honda’s cumulative car profits in China reached 10 million models.
2021 Honda’s cumulative car profits in China arrived at 15 million models.
Honda’s cumulative hybrid-electric powered auto product sales in China arrived at 500,000 models.

Keep track of record of annual auto product sales in China (Honda internal data)

About Honda vehicle organization joint venture corporations in China

Organization name
GAC Honda Auto Co., Ltd. Dongfeng Honda Car Co., Ltd.
Site Guangzhou, Guangdong Province Wuhan, Hubei Province
Institution July 1998 July 2003
Company Manufacturing and sales of vehicles Manufacturing and income of vehicles
Output crops HuangPu Plant<GHAC 1st Plant> 1st Plant
ZengCheng Plant<GHAC 2nd Plant> 2nd Plant
ZengCheng Plant<GHAC 3rd Plant> 3rd Plant
Guangzhou Improvement District Factory
<GHAC 4th Plant>
Yearly output potential 770,000 models 720,000 units
Critical versions Accord, Vezel, Breeze, Healthy, and Crider XR-V, CR-V, Civic, Inspire, Elysion

Supply: Honda