Honda set for record Q1 profits on brisk US sales


By Edwina Gibbs TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co , Japan's second-largest automaker, is set to post record quarterly operating profit in April-June, boosted by brisk U.S. sales of light trucks and a weak yen for the period. Six analysts polled by Reuters produced an average forecast of 185 billion yen ($1.58 billion) in consolidated operating income for the period, a 23 percent rise over the previous year's record for the quarter. It would also top Honda's best result for any ...

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