Honda files China piracy suit over car design


TOKYO, March 31 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co has filed a piracy suit against a small Chinese auto maker alleging the latter had copied the design of its CR-V cross-over vehicle, a spokesman at Japan's second-largest car maker said on Wednesday. Since 1997, Honda has filed 18 other lawsuits over piracy, copyright infringement and other violations for its motorbikes and auto parts, but this would be its first involving a car. Honda said it had approached Hebei-based Shuanghuan Auto last ...

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