NEW YORK – American Honda has made big strides in filling its vehicle-pipeline to dealers but will nevertheless end 2011 with about 100,000 units less volume than last year, a top official says. “We're not able to fill the pipeline as fast as we'd like,” says Mike Accavitti, vice president-marketing operations. Still, Honda is in better shape than it was a few months ago, when executives believed the brand would sink 200,000 units below forecasts for the year. Floods in Thailand ...
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