HONDA STOPS MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTION IN SPAIN
November 15 2009.

Honda is to stop motorcycle production in Spain, transfering production to Italy.

Honda's factory in Barcelona, which commenced production in 1986, has an annual output capacity of 50,000 units of both Honda and Montesa badged machines.

Motorcycle production will cease in March 2010, although parts production will continue at the plant.

No announcement  has been made about the future of the Montesa name at this stage.