'It will take us to our target volume of 250,000 cars per year by the end of 2002 and finally turn the UK into a profit centre for the company,' a spokesman told Fleet NewsNet. Significantly, 80% of the new CR-V output will be exported to customers in North America. On sale from spring 2002, the CR-V will go into production at the end of this year at Swindon's second plant, which opens in July.
New CR-V vital to Honda's British operation
16/01/2001 in NEWS