Nikkei. Honda Motor will sell its hybrid Civic in China before the end of the year, becoming the second automaker after Toyota Motor Corp. to offer a hybrid car in China.
Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., the joint venture of Honda and China’s Dongfeng Motor Corp. will begin importing and selling the Civic Hybrids as soon as the government grants permission. Eventually Dongfeng Honda Automobile will manufacture the car locally for the Chinese market.
The goal is annual sales of 500-1,000 units.