GM sets engine deal with Honda at 50,000

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DETROIT, Aug 27 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp. , which signed a deal in 1999 to buy up to 90,000 engines and transmission annually from Japan's Honda Motor Co Ltd. , has agreed to take only 50,000 a year for use in its Saturn Vue sport utility vehicle, a GM official said on Tuesday. "When we did the agreement...we said it would be up to 90,000. We only require 50,000," said GM spokeswoman Sherrie Childers-Arb. Honda's 3.5 liter V6 ultralow emission engines, which satisfy California ...

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