It may look as if Honda Motor Co. Ltd. is being left in the advance-technology dust by its competitors, but that’s by design, says a top company official. Honda was one of the last auto makers to offer a 6-speed automatic transmission and announce a strategy for battery-electric vehicles, and it still lacks mass-market direct-injected gasoline engines and turbocharged powerplants. But the auto maker says it is getting good results from its off-the-shelf technology, which comes at a ...

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