FEATURE-Honda counts on power of engines in a hybrid world

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* Outgoing CEO says improving engines key to next hybrid race * Hybrid lead key as market seen expanding by 2020 * Needs new hybrids to fill gap left by delayed diesel engine By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) - As an engineering student in the 1960s, Takeo Fukui picked the analysis of nitrogen dioxide emissions as his senior thesis with one goal in mind: joining Honda Motor to get a foothold in the world of motor racing. He made the cut but, as ...

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