NEW YORK – American Honda Executive Vice President John Mendel says the auto maker will continue operating its assembly plants in Japan and the U.S. at 50% of regular production speed through May 6. “We’ve taken a pattern of basically shaving production, keeping the plants open,” Mendel tells Ward’s after introducing the new-for-‘12 Honda Civic here. “That’s all we know right now,” he says. “We’re not hedging. It’s just that we’re learning new things every day about what we can do and ...
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