Alliston, Ontario – Production of the all-new 2012 Honda CR-V has officially started at Honda of Canada Manufacturing in Alliston, Ontario. Previous CR-V models were built in Ohio.
With the addition of the CR-V to the Ontario facility, Honda Canada’s two best-selling vehicles, the Civic and CR-V, are now being made in Canada.
“The Honda CR-V has set the gold standard in the compact SUV segment and has been embraced by Canadians since it arrived here in 1997,” said Jerry Chenkin, executive vice-president of Honda Canada. “We’re proud that the all-new 2012 CR-V will be Canadian-built.”
The Alliston plant is the first Honda facility to produce four distinct models – the Civic, CR-V, MDX and ZDX – on one line.
Honda celebrated 25 years of manufacturing in Canada in November 2011. With CR-V production, 70 per cent of all Honda vehicles sold in Canada will be made here.