Honda To Begin Selling Accord Hybrid in Korea

Japanese carmakers are planning to market their worldclass hybrid cars here, signaling a wake-up call for South Korean competitors who are in the early stage of commercializing their environmentally friendly models.

Published: 22-Jan-2006

Japanese carmakers are planning to market their worldclass hybrid cars here, signaling a wake-up call for South Korean competitors who are in the early stage of commercializing their environmentally friendly models.

Honda Motor and Toyota Motor have already been recognized as pioneers in the hybrid vehicle market worldwide.

Honda plans to begin selling hybrid cars for the first time in South Korea by introducing the Accord Hybrid sedan in the second or third quarter of 2006.

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