Hit by an earthquake, then by a tsunami, the Japanese know how to bounce back. After facing severe parts shortage due to natural calamities in the past year, Honda Siel India has finally resumed normal production at their plant in Greater Noida. The plant will manufacture 370 cars a day and increase to 440 to achieve peak output by March.
In the past 6 months, Honda has taken immense beating in their sales figures due to lack of parts. The situation was severe in Jan 2012 because the company reported 0 units for Jazz and Brio. Despite no bookings taken from last December, the company still had over 7000 orders waiting to be manufactured.
Honda aims to reduce the backlog of Jazz and Brio and making sure the deliveries are prompt. The production of the new City has already resumed and more than 1500 units were rolled out in January 2012. The production of Honda Brio has resumed already while the production of Honda Jazz will start towards the end of February.