Honda to invest $167 mln in Thailand - minister


BANGKOK, March 19 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co plans to add 6.6 billion baht ($167 million) production line to its Thai operations to build a new compact car in 2007, a Thai minister said on Friday. The production line would have a capacity of 100,000 cars a year, Vice Industry Minister Vatchara Panchet told reporters after a meeting between Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Honda president Takeo Fukui.

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