Earlier this month, Honda notified its dealers that supply shortages caused by flooding in Thailand will delay the arrival of the brand’s new 2012 CR-V CUV.
In an update provided today, the Japanese automaker said that flooding in Thailand continues and a number of Honda suppliers there remain unable to maintain parts production. However, the company said that the 2012 Honda CR-V will launch on schedule in December.
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“Honda remains focused on minimizing the impact to its associates and their families and plans no layoffs at any of its North American facilities,” Honda said in a statement. “Non-production days will continue to be treated as “no pay, no penalty,” meaning Honda associates can report to work, use a vacation day, or take the day off without compensation or penalty.”
The 2012 Honda CR-V will make its full production public debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show next week. We’ll be there bringing you details and pictures from the show floor. Stay tuned.
- By: Omar Rana