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Honda Shifting From Cars To Trucks

Honda, long focused on sedans and coupes like the Accord and Civic, is steadily shifting emphasis from passenger cars to sport- and crossover-utility vehicles. Already, truck models make up 49% of total U.S. production, noted John Mendel, Honda’s top U.S. executive, “And we could flex that even further,” he said. The company's Alabama plant will have capacity to produce at least 120,000 Pilot crossovers annually, once the ramp-up of the new model is completed. 

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