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 Date: May 27, 2003 10:37
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: http://www.cleveland.com/autonews/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/business/105402799767231.xml
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Here's an excerpt from the AP article. Thanks to Uncle Tom for finding this in his morning paper:
Yuri Kageyama
Associated Press

Tokyo- Honda has racked up its best profits in a half-century of existence and earned a quality ranking that U.S. automakers can only wish for.

So why is Honda's former president calling the No. 2 Japanese automaker "inferior" and "headed downhill?"

Nobuhiko Kawamoto, Honda's president from 1990-98, said he felt "a sense of crisis" for Honda because its growth has always been precarious as it tries to keep up with Toyota, Japan's top automaker. Kawamoto, who now acts as adviser and director at Tokyo-based Honda, is also concerned about a reshuffling of the company's top management

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05-27-2003 12:06 time for more AHM and less HMC   (Score: 1, Normal) TonyEX
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05-27-2003 13:38 Pulling out of the JDM is not the Honda way.   (Score: 1, Normal) Power Of Dreams
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