Honda Motor Co. Ltd.’s Thailand facility is getting ready to operate a second shift for the first time since opening in 1996, Asian press reports indicate. The move comes as Honda takes on the task of filling a backlog of orders for its CR-V SUV and prepares to build a new small car, based on the Honda Fit. The auto maker reports a 4-month order bank for the CR-V, introduced in January. Thai subsidiary Asian Honda Motor Co. Ltd. will hire some 300 additional part-time workers as it ...

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