TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan, U.S.A. — Automakers looking for marriage partners in this era of bigger-is-better global consolidation need not knock at Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s door. President Hiroyuki Yoshino makes it clear in no uncertain terms at an industry conference here that Honda isn't interested in any mergers or acquisitions. “Today, many see size as the key to survival,” Yoshino says. “They argue that the challenge of global customer satisfaction is a job description for which only ...

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