Japan's Honda Motor is looking to hybridize China with a trio of gas-electrics in 2012.

Word is Honda will launch its über-cheap subcompact Fit (Jazz) Hybrid and two dedicated hybrids – the Honda Insight and the CR-Z hatchback – in China next year. Mibe Toshihiro, executive director of Honda, reportedly unveiled this intel during a speech in the southern Chinese city of Chengdu.

It's believed the hybrid vehicles will hit mainland China by mid-2012 and that this decision is geared towards arming Honda with vehicles that will directly compete with Toyota's hybrids in the expanding market there. That strategy has worked so well elsewhere, right?

I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.

    • 1 Second Ago
  • 2016 Honda Fit
    MSRP: $15,790 - $20,065
    2016 Honda Pilot
    MSRP: $29,995 - $46,420
    2016 Honda Accord
    MSRP: $22,105 - $34,580
    2016 Honda HR-V
    MSRP: $19,115 - $25,840
    2016 Honda Odyssey
    MSRP: $29,275 - $44,750
    Share This Photo X