has had issues with keeping supply and demand in check with its newest products. Waiting lists for everything from the
have become bones of contention with consumers, and the recently redesigned
was among them earlier this year. Sales of Honda's cute 'ute have been on an upwards trajectory during 2007, with over 167,000 units sold thus far -- a 44-percent jump over the previous year. Analysts contend that buyers who used to flock to the
are now looking at smaller, more fuel-efficient offerings, bolstering sales of the
Honda is constantly trying to keep a balance between imported and domestically made products, so it's considering doubling the North American production of the CR-V. The move would come at a perfect time, as CR-V sales have officially eclipsed sales of the
, the U.S.'s best selling SUV for 14 years.
[Source: Detroit News]