Honda to delay Japan, US clean diesel launch-Nikkei

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TOKYO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co will put off the launch of its clean diesel cars in Japan and the United States until 2010 or later due to difficulties keeping prices down, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday. The automaker started selling a clean diesel version of its Accord sedan in Europe in June, and it had planned to introduce such cars in Japanese and U.S. markets next year, the Nikkei said. But such models are still estimated to cost about 500,000 yen ($5,100) ...

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