TORONTO, March 1 /CNW/ - Honda Canada Inc. reported February sales of
8,055 units by its Honda and Acura divisions. The combined Honda and Acura
division sales were down 2 per cent over last year, with Honda automobile
division sales of 6,938 units down 3 per cent, and Acura division reporting a
2 per cent increase with sales of 1,117 units.
Acura's sales increase was led by its technology-advanced trucks - the
new MDX luxury sport-utility vehicle and the all-new 2007 RDX crossover
utility vehicle. The new 2007 Honda CR-V compact sport-utility vehicle, which
was launched five months ago, continued to show strong sales momentum with
February sales of 1,108 for an increase of 76 per cent.
Honda is the world's preeminent maker of engines for automobiles,
motorcycles and power equipment. With 130 manufacturing facilities in 29
countries worldwide, Honda now attracts nearly 20 million customers annually.
Honda Canada manufactures the Honda Ridgeline and Civic, and the Acura CSX and
MDX at its two plants in Alliston, Ontario. A new, third plant in Alliston,
with the capacity to produce up to 200,000 efficient 4-cylinder engines
annually, is scheduled to open in 2008.
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For further information: Sandy Di Felice, (416) 287-4730