TOKYO – Blunt words about the automotive world pepper the comments of Delphi Corp.'s first and only Japanese Board of Directors member, a veteran "car guy" who comfortably straddles two cultures. Shoichiro Irimajiri In an exclusive interview with Ward’s, Shoichiro Irimajiri one-time protege of Honda Motor Co. Ltd. founder Shoichiro Honda, second President of Honda of America Mfg. Inc., later President of Honda R&D Co. in Japan, and more recently president of Sega ...

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