Slow sales of the Honda Insight and CR-Z hybrids have prompted Honda to stop selling them in Europe.
Slow sales of the Honda Insight and CR-Z hybrids have prompted Honda to stop selling them in Europe. Last year Honda only sold 1,242 Insights and 695 CR-Zs in Europe, which were both down over 60 percent from the prior year. Honda will now just sell off its remaining stock of Insights and CR-Zs.
That leaves the hybrid version of the Jazz as the only Honda hybrid available in Europe. Last year Honda sold 4,500 Jazz hybrids. On a more positive note, Honda is seeing better success with diesels in Europe. Honda currently offers a diesel in both the Civic and CR-V.
In the U.S. the fate of the Insight hybrid has also been called into question. Late last year it was rumored that 2014 might be the last year for the Insight as well.
Source: Automotive News