Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced a new concept in compact MPVs when it unveiled the Honda "Stream" model for the Japanese market.

This all-new vehicle is stylish yet eminently practical with three rows of seats able to carry seven people in comfort. The Stream is being manufactured in Japan, at Honda's Sayama plant.

Europe will get its version of the Stream, which is currently undergoing the final stages of development, as Honda's answer to the growing MPV market.

Full details of the European version, also to be built in Japan, will be announced when it makes its official European debut at the next Geneva Motor Show in March 2001.

Start of sales in Europe is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2001.