Earthquake won’t affect Honda supplies to Malaysia

The recent earthquake in northeastern Japan has caused a worldwide panic among those who are importing and exporting with Japan. Automotive companies are one of the most widely hit as in Malaysia we are one of the biggest automotive partners with Japan. This has caused many companies, particularly those who are involved with Japanese car brands and parts to reorganize their supply as well as to look into re-strategizing for the months ahead.

Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd however has confirmed that there would be no interruption in their supply of cars into Malaysia. So if you are one of those who have booked your Honda cars which are supposed to come in from Japan, rest assure that it will be delivered on time. The4 CKD (Completely Knocked-Down) models which are the Honda Accord, the CR-V, the Honda City and the Honda Civic as well as another 4 CBU (Completely Built-Up) models are all sufficiently available here so there is no problem

In a statement on Tuesday, Honda said the inventory for the four complete knock-down models of Accord, CR-V, Civic and City and other four completely built-up models in Malaysia was sufficient for the next one to two months. Yoichiro Ueno, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Malaysia said that they are however monitoring the situation closely and will release more information and updates as they happen. This followed the recent announcement by Honda Motor Co Ltd in Japan that operations in the plants in Japan will be suspended for one week following the news of the quake and tsunami.