(All figures in U.S. dollars.)
Honda Canada is planning a $1.1-billion retooling of its Alliston, Ontario, operations to produce hybrid vehicles as part of its plan to shift towards of a fully electric product line by 2040.
The automaker is set to announce details at a news conference in Alliston on Wednesday.
The federal and Ontario governments each will kick in $103 million to the project.
In January, Honda Canada CEO Jean Marc Leclerc said the automaker would start building the hybrid version of the CR-V at its Alliston campus this summer.
The company had been retooling a portion of Plant 2 at the four million square-foot assembly site to make way for production midway through the year.
The first vehicles assembled will be for the 2023 model year.