Honda Motor Co. Ltd. says it will launch in Japan late next year a prototype version of a new generation of highly fuel efficient, low-emissions engines. In fact, Honda claims that by 2005 it will replace its entire existing engine portfolio with the new design. The company next year will put in production a 2L I-4 that will be 10% lighter and 10% smaller than today's typical Honda 2L I-4. The next-generation engine families will feature a new and more sophisticated version of Honda's ...

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