Honda to mass-produce solar batteries - report


TOKYO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co. , Japan's third-biggest auto maker, plans to build a 10 billion yen ($86 million) factory to produce solar batteries, the Japanese business daily Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) reported on Sunday. Nikkei said Honda planned to build a plant in Kumamoto prefecture, on the southwestern island of Kyushu, to start mass-producing solar cells in 2007. The Kumamoto plant would initially have a capacity to produce about 30 megawatts worth of solar cells ...

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