The car, according to the press service of the corporation, began to be produced at the Honda plant in Canada; Gasoline crossovers were the first to go into the series.
The Honda of Canada plant has been producing the CR-V model since 2012 and today is the corporation’s main crossover production facility.
Over the next few days, production of the new CR-V will begin in the United States: the car will be on assembly lines at factories in Indiana and Ohio.
A hybrid version of the new CR-V will be launched in North America in October, according to Honda Motor.
As is the case with the gasoline version of the car, the “hybrid” will first begin to be produced in Canada, then factories in the United States will begin to produce it.
Honda management intends to increase the share of hybrid versions in the total sales of the new model to 50%.
The Japanese corporation has been producing cars in North America since November 1982, motorcycles since 1979.