Honda Opens New Plant in India, Reaches 4.6 Mil Units per Year
According to Autocar India, the new Honda plant is currently producing 1.2 mil units a year, but this is only Phase 1 of development. HMSI plans to supplement this capacity by a whopping 600,000 units annually and thus reach a 1.8 mil units production rhythm by the end of 2014. Together with the other two existing plants, Honda will be able to raise production to a massive 4.6 million units a year.
Honda also claims the new plant in Karnataka is the most environmentally-friendly operation, with a rain harvesting system which is said to produce around 30% of the total annual water needs and no liquid discharge.