Honda CR-V Sets Monthly Sales Record
MARKHAM, ON, May 3 /CNW/ - Combined April sales of 12,269 units by the Honda and Acura divisions
represented a 6% decrease over last year's sales. The Honda Automobile
Division reported April sales of 10,908 units, down 4% from last year.
Honda's CR-V compact sport-utility vehicle had record April sales, up
10% from last year. The Acura Division reported April sales of 1,361
units, down 20% over last year.
"The new 2012 Civic just went on sale toward the end of April with
strong market demand, which helped us achieve Civic sales of 5,224, in
line with sales from last year," said Jerry Chenkin, executive vice
president of Honda Canada Inc.
"Although Civic production has been significantly reduced due to a
shortage of critical parts from Japan, we will be doing our best to
meet the demand for the new Civic through the rest of the spring and
summer months. With production issues that may affect availability of
certain Honda and Acura products through the coming months, we
sincerely apologize for any unfortunate delay our customers might
encounter in taking delivery of their new car or truck, and we
appreciate their understanding of this situation. Our dealers will
take every step to provide the best level of service while customers
Honda Canada Inc. has sold more than 3.4 million Honda and Acura
passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada over the past 38 years.
More than 94% of the Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in April
were produced at the company's assembly plants in North America, up
from 93% the same month last year.
SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.
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