Honda Automobiles: Honda’s Cumulative Worldwide Hybrid Vehicle Sales Reaches 800,000 Units

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by in Honda Canada

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that Honda’s accumulative worldwide hybrid car sales surpassed 800,000 units as of a finish of Dec 2011. This miracle was reached 12 years and dual months after a start of sales of a initial era Honda Insight in Japan in Nov 1999.

Honda introduced a first-generation Insight, Civic Hybrid and Accord Hybrid versed with Honda’s strange lightweight and compress Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid system. More recently, following a introduction of a second-generation Insight in 2009, Honda has introduced a sum of 6 new hybrid models in a final 3 years to enhance a hybrid car lineup and sales. Honda’s annual worldwide hybrid sales for 2011 was approximately 200,000 units (up 30 percent compared to 2010), and Honda’s sum hybrid sales during a final 3 years exceeded 500,000 units. In Japan, a ratio of hybrid vehicles exceeded 45 percent of all new Honda car registrations for a month of Dec 2011. Cumulative hybrid sales in North America reached 338,872 units as of Dec 2011.

As of today, Honda sells 7 hybrid models in approximately 50 countries around a world. In addition, a marketplace introduction of a ILX, a initial Acura code indication versed with a hybrid system, is scheduled for open 2012 in North America.

Under a tellurian environmental aphorism of “Blue Skies for Our Children,” Honda will continue a efforts to comprehend a serve marketplace invasion of hybrid vehicles to emanate a low CO society.

History of Honda’s Hybrid Models

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