American Honda Motor Co. announces it will increase production and U.S. availability of the first in-the-U.S. gasoline-electric hybrid — the Insight. The initial sales target of 4,000 units annually for 2000 has left an unexpected shortage of Insights in the U.S. market. The average wait for Honda's “green” 2-seat coupe is, “Depending on the area, two to three months, minimum,” says Honda's Art Garner in a conversation with WEVTU. The increase will produce a 50% boost in availability, ...

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