Honda sees dlr at Y110 in H2, lifts sales outlook


TOKYO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co. said on Thursday it was now assuming an average dollar rate of 110 yen during the second business half to March 2006 instead of 105 yen.

Japan's third-biggest auto maker also said it now expected its global car sales for the 2005/06 business year to total 3.425 million units, up from the 3.415 million forecast in July.

Its global motorcycle sales are projected at 10.57 million units instead of 10.095 million.

Honda's car sales in North America are expected to come to 1.675 million units, unchanged from the prior forecast, and 720,000 units in Japan, instead of the previous projection of 740,000.

The dollar was trading around 115.45 yen at 0612 GMT.



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