Surpassed in recent years by Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.’s Camry, American Honda Motor Co. Inc. wants to boost sales of its Accord midsize sedan to a level not seen since 2001. “Our volume expectations are to hit 400,000-plus units,” John Mendel, senior vice president-American Honda, says of Honda’s goal for the upcoming ’08 Accord, on sale in the U.S. this fall. Last year, Honda delivered 354,441 Accords in the U.S., according to Ward's data, combining domestically built models ...

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