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 Date: June 24, 2002 09:48
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: http://www.autonews.com
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LOS ANGELES -- American Honda Motor Co. Inc. is taking bids on parts for a proposed compact sport-utility similar to the Ford Explorer SportTrac, according to supplier sources. The vehicle is expected to have four doors and a short bed.

Given the early status of the bids, the project most likely is a concept vehicle.

If approved, vehicle production would begin in about three years, an industry consultant said.

Dan Bonawitz, American Honda vice president of planning and logistics, did not deny that a sport-utility with a pickup bed was coming.

"We're working on all sorts of things," Bonawitz said.


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