Honda seeking approval to double China JV capacity


TOKYO, May 22 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said on Thursday it was seeking Chinese government approval to double production capacity at its local joint venture plant with Dongfeng Motor Corp to 240,000 vehicles a year. That would bring total capacity in China for Japan's second-biggest automaker to 650,000 units a year. Honda has another car-making venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group and a 50,000 cars-a-year export-only factory. A Honda spokesman said production capacity at the ...

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