Honda to airlift steel to US, Canada plants -paper


NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co will begin airlifting steel from Japan to its U.S. and Canada factories, after tough price negotiations with local steel makers, a Japanese paper reported. The costly decision to airlift parts such as surface-treated steel comes amid a shortage of steel products in the United States, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) said in its online Saturday edition, monitored here on Friday. President George W. Bush recently took steps ...

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