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Honda says 2012 Civic inventory is "virtually zero" due to natural disasters

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Nov 5th, 2011 at 12:03PM

Honda would love nothing more than to sell a boatload of Civic sedans and coupes. Problem is, there just aren't enough of them to go around. Speaking to Inside Line, Chuck Schifsky, an American Honda Motor Co. spokesman, said: "Civic sales are down for one simple reason: Low dealer inventory as a result of a shortage of small parts caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake earlier this year, which nearly halted production of the 2012 Civic... This is a supply problem, not a demand problem. There just aren't any Civics on dealer lots." Not only did the earthquake and tsunami in Japan... Read More

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