November 15, 2011 at 11:36 am
Honda ceases Jazz bookings as parts shortage haunt production process
The availability of some prime components that are imported from Japan, such as microchips, has been quite low following the tsunami that hit the country earlier this year. The floods that have ruined vast areas in Thailand could further disrupt plans directed towards improving the output by Honda Motor Co. Ltd and other Japanese car makers.
“The demand for Jazz has taken us by surprise. The initial production target for Jazz was much less,” said a spokesperson at Honda Siel Cars India. “Dealers can’t take more bookings as they have lesser number of cars allocated to them and it becomes irritating for the customers to wait as long as six months for a car,” he further added.