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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 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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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 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 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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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 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’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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Ford, Subaru & Volkswagen are the safest vehicles in Insurance Institute


November 19th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The insurance industry has come out with the list of the safest vehicles and the top three spots are occupied by Ford, Subaru and Volkswagen. This ... Read more...

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Toyota quits Formula One (Lead)


November 4th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 4 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp announced Wednesday it was to quit Formula One racing, owing to the harsh economic realities affecting the Japanese carmaker. The carmaker is expecting to report losses ... Read more...

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Toyota to quit Formula One racing: Reports


November 4th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 4 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp, the world's largest carmaker, is planning to quit Formula One racing, Japanese media reports said Wednesday. Quoting sources close to the company, the reports said Toyota ... Read more...

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Honda’s operating profit falls 56 percent


October 27th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 27 (DPA) The strong yen contributed to a significant fall in Honda Motor Co's operating profit in the second quarter. Its operating profit for the period July to September fell ... Read more...

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Honda’s net profit plunges 95.6 percent


July 29th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 29 (DPA) Honda Motor Co saw its net profit plunge 95.6 percent to 7.56 billion yen ($80 million) in the April-to-June quarter because of a global decline in auto sales, ... Read more...

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Honda launches small car Jazz in India


June 10th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Leading car maker Honda Motor Co Wednesday launched its maiden compact car Honda Jazz in the Indian market, priced in the range of Rs.6.98 lakh and Rs.7.33 ... Read more...

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Japan’s major automakers cut output in April


May 28th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 28 (DPA) Japan's major automakers suffered production cuts in April amid declining sales caused by the global economic turmoil, the firms said Thursday. Leading carmaker Toyota Motor Corp's global output plunged ... Read more...

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Honda sells F1 team to former manager Brawn


March 6th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 6 (DPA) Honda Motor Co has sold its Formula One racing team to its former manager Ross Brawn, Japan's second largest carmaker announced here Friday. Honda pulled out of F1 in ... Read more...

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US car sales plunge


March 4th, 2009 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (DPA) The ailing US car industry, some of which has been propped up by emergency government loans, Tuesday reported steep declines in sales for February compared to the year-earlier ... Read more...

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Sony president to step down in April as record loss expected


February 27th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 27 (DPA) Sony Corp's president is to resign in April as the company was forecasting a record loss in the current business year because of a surge in the yen's ... Read more...

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US stocks rally, ending three-day slump


February 4th, 2009 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 4 (DPA) Wall Street stock indices gained Tuesday, ending a three-day downward spiral, based on a few positive earnings reports and an increase in a key measure of home ... Read more...

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Uncertain future for US car industry as bailout collapses (Lead)


December 12th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) A last-ditch effort to pass an emergency loan that would resuscitate the ailing US car industry fell apart late Thursday after negotiations collapsed in the Senate, causing a ... Read more...

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Honda needs buyer or it will quit Formula One


December 5th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.5 (ANI): Honda is likely to pull out of Formula One unless a buyer can be found by the end of the month. Honda Motorsport Corporation said it was pulling ... Read more...

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Honda pulls out of Formula One


December 5th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 5 (DPA) Japanese carmaker Honda Motor Co is quitting Formula One as the company battles sinking profits, Honda's chief executive said Friday. Honda President Takeo Fukui said Japan's second-largest carmaker ... Read more...

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Honda unveils ”bicycle legs” that ease walking stress


November 8th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Workers on assembly lines in factories and those who have to walk miles for making deliveries can now ease the stress that comes with walking, thanks to ... Read more...

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Asian shares extended gains on Obama’’s victory; investors book profits


November 5th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Tokyo, Nov 5 (ANI): Asian shares opened at a three-week high and the dollar extended gains on Wednesday as Barack Obama became the next U.S. president, ending uncertainty about who will ... Read more...

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Car sales drop, manufacturing contracts amid credit crisis


November 4th, 2008 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (DPA) Major automakers Monday reported a sharp drop in October sales, while the manufacturing sector contracted the most in 26 years as the credit crisis continued to spread to ... Read more...

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Honda Siel’s power products unit shifts plant


August 29th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Rs.250-crore ($62.5 million) Honda Siel Power Products (HSPP), which manufactures generators, water pumping sets and general purpose engines, has moved its component manufacturing facility from Uttarakhand ... Read more...

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Honda plans to launch Rs.1 mn bikes


July 26th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Honda Motorcycles and Scooter India (HMSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan's Honda Motor Co, is planning to launch two models in the big motorbike section priced over Rs.1 ... Read more...

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Honda to launch 800cc bike by March 2009


June 30th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) will introduce an 800cc bike by the end of this financial year, a senior executive of the company told reporters here ... Read more...

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