Honda revs up new Alabama assembly line

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DETROIT, May 7 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co. Ltd. stepped up its assault on the U.S. light truck market on Friday, inaugurating a second assembly line at its plant in Lincoln, Alabama. The new line will double production capacity at the plant to an annual total of 300,000 vehicles and boost Honda's total North American capacity to more than 1.2 million units a year, company officials said. Since it opened in November 2001, the Lincoln facility has been cranking out Odyssey minivans and ...

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