GAC Honda absorbs and merges Honda China!
On March 29, GAC Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced: on April 1, 2020, GAC Honda will formally complete the absorption and merger of Honda Motor (China) Co., Ltd., which will be renamed as GAC Honda Guangzhou Development Zone factory. In addition to the three vehicle production lines and one engine plant in Huangpu and Zengcheng, GAC Honda has added a Guangzhou Development Zone plant to its production system, which has entered the stage of “four line production” of the whole vehicle.
Founded on September 8, 2003, Honda Motor (China) is the first vehicle manufacturing enterprise with 100% export products in China’s automobile history. After absorption and merger, GAC Honda will retain the original vehicle production and export of Honda Motor (China) and global KD parts supply business.
In terms of vehicle business, GAC Honda’s Guangzhou Development Zone plant has a capacity of 50000 vehicles / year. In addition to continuing to produce city models and export them to the Mexican market, it will also put into production domestic models from April 2020, with the first model being accord. The global KD parts supply business will supply mass production parts to Honda’s vehicle factories in 13 countries and regions such as Thailand.
The original production line of Honda Motor (China) was certified by European wvta in early 2005. In order to put into production corresponding to domestic models, GAC Honda has carried out a series of adaptive transformation on the production line. In the future, the production line will be further reformed according to the market demand to make it an efficient and flexible production line to adapt to the development of GAC Honda.