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Honda has scheduled the June 16 release of its all new Fit Shuttle. The new station-wagon-like variant of the popular Fit subcompact will be offered with both a regular 4-cylinder engine or a hybrid version, the Nikkei business daily reported.
Increased production at the Suzuka factory in Mie Prefecture began in early May and has progressed enough to support the June 16 release date.
Actual deliveries to customers are expected to begin in July, the paper said.
Honda is eager to launch the vehicle, three months after its planned debut on March 18, disrupted by the deadly earthquake.
[Source: Automotive News]