There is increasing urgency to rumors that General Motors Corp. is prepared to ink an engine-making deal with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Honda proportedly will supply 4-cyl. gasoline engines for certain GM-made small cars and that Honda will purchase diesel engines made in the Isuzu Motor Co. Ltd plant in Tychy, Poland (see WEVTU — Oct. 1, '99, p1); GM owns 49% of Isuzu. Some reports suggest that GM may buy Honda's upcoming low-emissions 4-cyl. engines beginning in 2002, for fitment in GM small ...

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