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2007 Honda Civic Type-R Rear 3-4 Cruising

Follow-up: Honda CEO also confirms Civic Type-R for EU, plans to sell 6 million units worldwide

Honda Motor Co. has intentionally spilled a big bucket of beans. The Japanese-brand released a press statement and in tandem with a contributing report from AutomotiveNews, Honda has some big plans for their future lineup, for the time being. According to Honda themselves, the brand’s CEO Takanobu Ito confirmed that a new Civic Type-R will […]

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Honda CEO takes responsibility for 2012 Civic’s poor reception in the U.S.

Honda CEO takes responsibility for 2012 Civic’s poor reception in the U.S.

Here’s a bit of news that may be a bit depressing if you just purchased the new Civic. Honda‘s CEO Takanobu Ito says that he takes personal responsibility for the redesigned 2012 Civic’s poor reception and sales performance in the United States since the car launched in April. “The ultimate responsibility rests with me,” Ito […]

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Honda CEO visits quake-hit sites by motorcycle

We’re all aware of the March 11th disaster that struck the prosperous nation of Japan, which unfortunately still renders the country in a rather crippled state. But some time has elapsed since the catastrophe and now we’re hearing some of the stories that are being shared by major players in many of Japan’s industries and […]

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FoMoCo’s Mulally makes more than Toyota, Nissan and Honda’s CEOs combined

FoMoCo chief Alan Mulally makes more than Toyota’s Akio Toyoda, Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn, and Honda’s Takanobu Ito – combined. The three Japanese heads earned 100 million yen ($1.1 million), 891 million yen, and 115 million yen, respectively. Mulally earned $17.9 million in 2009. Bear in mind that FoMoCo’s salaries are not subject to the same […]

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Takanobu Ito to become Honda’s CEO in June

During the change in power at Toyota Motor Corp. in June, Honda Motor Corp. will follow with its own change in leadership. Takanobu Ito, currently head of global automotive operations, will replace Takeo Fukui as CEO starting in June as the company faces tough economic times, declining sales and a strong yen. Fukui, who is […]

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