But the company does not leave Russian market.
The automaker explained the decision by the company’s strategy, ” aimed at restructuring operations,” writes Kommersant with reference to the message of the “daughter” of the Japanese brand.
Honda will continue to supply new motorcycles and power equipment to the Russian market, as well as maintain after-sales service of cars. Now in Russia sold crossovers CR-V and Pilot, indicates the publication.
In 2015, the automaker has already reduced its presence in Russia, recalls “Autorevue”. Then Honda cut the model range and revised the work with dealers who now order cars directly from factories.
In November 2020, Honda sold 79 cars in Russia, which is 49.7% less than a year earlier, according to data from the Association of European Businesses. According to “Autorevue”, for 11 months the company sold 1383 cars in the country (-15% year – on-year).