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Usha sells stake in Honda Siel Cars to Honda Motor


August 10th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Diversified group Usha International has sold its stake in Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) to its joint venture (JV) partner Honda Motor of Japan for ... Read more...

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Japanese steelmaker to build plant in central Mexico


August 8th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Nippon Steel and several Japanese partners have formed a joint venture to build a steel plant in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato to supply the ... Read more...

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Honda Motor quarterly net profit surges


July 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) Automaker Honda's profit in the second quarter this year surged to 131.72 billion yen ($1.7 billion) on brisk car sales in major global markets.For the April-June ... Read more...

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Honda’s third manufacturing unit to be ready in 2013


June 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India's third manufacturing unit - in Bangalore - is expected to be ready in 2013, a top company official said Wednesday."The 1.2 ... Read more...

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Honda recalls over 52,600 vehicles in US


May 18th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Honda Motor Thursday announced it is recalling over 52,600 sedans from 2007 and 2008 models in the US over a defect in the vehicles.The Japanese automaker ... Read more...

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Tilting cars on assembly line to protect autoworkers


May 15th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Letting autoworkers sit as they reach a car's interior could help prevent shoulder and back strain - but another solution might be to tilt the entire ... Read more...

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Honda to build fourth motorcycle plant in Indonesia


March 14th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
MINATO, Japan (BNO NEWS) -- Honda Motor Company has announced that its joint venture company in Indonesia will be building the fourth motorcycle plant in the Asian country to satisfy rapidly increasing ... Read more...

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Karnataka gives tax sops to Honda bike plant


February 17th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday granted a slew of tax incentives to Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India Ltd (HMSI) for setting up its first plant in southern ... Read more...

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Honda Japan’s nine-month net profit plummets 71 percent


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 31 (IANS) Japan's Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday its net profit from April to December plunged 71.4 percent from the previous year to about 139.89 billion yen ($1.84 ... Read more...

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Automakers confident of China market despite slowing sales


November 24th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Senior executives from major automakers attending the ongoing Guangzhou Auto Show have expressed their confidence in China's car market, forecasting an overall growth of 5 to ... Read more...

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Honda to recall 1,400 cars in South Korea


September 14th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) Japanese automaker Honda Motor will recall some 1,400 cars in South Korea for defective power window switch, authorities said Wednesday.Honda Korea, the local importer and distributor ... Read more...

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Honda India to replace parts on City sedans


September 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Japaness automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Monday said it will carry out preventive part-replacement of the power window switch in 72,115 units of the second-generation ... Read more...

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Honda to invest $800 mn in Mexico


August 14th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Japanese automaker Honda will invest $800 million in a new plant in Mexico to manufacture fuel-efficient cars, the company has announced.American Honda Motor Company president ... Read more...

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Honda to recall over 760,000 cars in China


August 6th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. will recall a total of 760,515 vehicles sold in China over potential automatic transmission problems, China's quality watchdog said.The automobiles being ... Read more...

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Hero Honda is now Hero MotoCorp Limited


July 29th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero Honda Motors Friday said that it has certified its new brand identity as Hero MotoCorp Limited."The company has received a fresh copy of ... Read more...

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Karnataka clears 28 projects worth Rs.8,622 crore investments


July 14th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday cleared 28 investment proposals collectively valued at Rs.8,622 crore with an employment potential for about 23,000 people, state industries minister Murgesh Nirani ... Read more...

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Honda targets sales of 21 lakh mobikes, scooters


May 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd (HMSI), the 100 percent owned two-wheeler subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, hopes to sell 21 lakh motorcycles and ... Read more...

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Honda Motors to cut India production by 50 percent


April 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda Motor's Indian subsidiary Monday said that it will reduce the production of its car models in the country by 50 percent ... Read more...

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Toyota, Honda announce production cuts in North America


April 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 9 (IANS) Toyota and Honda Motor Company Friday announced production cuts at their assembly operations in Canada and the US because of the shortage of parts caused by ... Read more...

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Hero allowed $1 billion foreign investment


March 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The government Tuesday allowed infusion of Rs.4,500 crore (about $1 billion) in Hero Investments, part of the Hero group, to acquire Japanese partner Honda's stake ... Read more...

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Honda to make 100cc bike in India


March 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Within three months of announcing its exit from the joint-venture firm Hero Honda, Japanese auto maker Honda Motors said Monday it would introduce a low-cost ... Read more...

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Hero Group arranges funds to acquire Hero Honda stakes


March 8th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Hero Group Tuesday said it has arranged the required finance to acquire the 26 percent stake of Honda Motor of Japan in their ... Read more...

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Honda to recall 97,201 vehicles to address lost motion springs issues


February 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Honda Motor Co. on Wednesday announced that it will recall 97,201 Fit vehicles to address an issue with the lost motion springs components.Honda will replace lost motion ... Read more...

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Honda recalls 57,853 units of ‘City’ sedan


February 17th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Japaneses automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) Thursday said it was recalling 57,853 units of its mid-sized sedan City in the country ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 24 points up; Hero Honda surges 18 percent (Roundup)


December 20th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities market closed almost flat Monday as a rally in auto and technology scrips offset losses in banking and realty stocks. ... Read more...

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Honda to recall 1.35 million Fit subcompacts over a headlight issue


December 17th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2010 would certainly be termed as the year of the recalls in the automobile industry. There is hardly any popular vehicle maker who didn’t announce a ... Read more...

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Honda Element To Be Discontinued After 2011


December 5th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The compact crossover SUV Honda Element would be discontinued after the 2011 production year, automaker American Honda Motor Co. revealed earlier this week. The car company ... Read more...

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Hero Honda to set up facility in Himachal


October 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero Honda has approached the Himachal Pradesh government to provide land for setting up its fourth facility, a minister said here Thursday."Hero Honda has requested the ... Read more...

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Honda Launches Fit


October 11th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honda Motor has come up with hybrid Fit, which was launched in Japan on Friday. The car which is said to be the cheapest petro-electric car ... Read more...

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Carmakers post major sales jump in US market on deals


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (DPA) Major US carmakers posted strong sales figures in March, while demand for troubled Toyota also surged as all manufacturers offered massive incentives designed to lure new buyers back ... Read more...

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Honda to recall in excess of 400,000 autos on account of brake dilemmas


March 17th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 17 (Pen Men at Work): Honda Motor Co. will summon up in excess of 410,000 Odyssey minivans and Element diminutive trucks as a consequence of braking structure troubles that ... Read more...

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Honda to outsource non-critical processes at Gurgaon plant


February 12th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) is planning to outsource some of its non-critical processes at its plant in Gurgaon, on the outskirts of Delhi, to increase its ... Read more...

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Honda to recall 437,763 vehicles over faulty air bags


February 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 10 (DPA) Honda Motor Co Wednesday said it would recall 437,763 vehicles globally over a problem with the driver's airbag inflator. Honda had recalled a total of about 514,000 vehicles for ... Read more...

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Honda City cars made in 2007, to be recalled


February 1st, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indian subsidiary of the Honda Motor Company has announced that it is going to recall over 8,532 units of the Honda City sedans, which ... Read more...

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Honda’s compact cars to cost less than Rs 5 lakhs


January 5th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Japan' Honda Motor Co declared on Tuesday that it would begin the sale of its new compact car in Indiaby 2011 at a price less than Rs ... Read more...

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