Honda will build a second production site in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Such as Sumare, the new plant will also Itirapina a capacity of 120,000 units and should be operational in 2015.
Honda has good sales figures in Brazil. His first half was a record in the field with a total of 65,127 vehicles sold.
The Japanese automaker plans to continue its expansion in this market. It has announced a second plant would see the day Itirapina in Sao Paulo state to be ready in 2015.
Honda production in Brazil since 1996 through plant Sumare, also located in the State of Sao Paulo. It now has a capacity of 120,000 vehicles with 3,500 employees at the end.
The construction of a second site in Brazil will contribute to the creation of 2,000 jobs for an estimated 325 million euros investment. In two years, this new plant will also Itirapina a capacity of 120,000 units.
She will be responsible for producing the small Fit (Jazz) and possibly the new compact crossover brand, announced in January at the Detroit auto show by Urban SUV concept.