NEW YORK – Although he expects a slowdown in Accord sales during the first half of the year while the present model sells out, Koichi Amemiya, president of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., says sales of the ’03 model should be enough to keep it from being overtaken in volume by the Toyota Camry. Amemiya says he sees a total U.S. market of 15,325,000 units this year. "We're not expecting a big jump but we will wind up 20,000-25,000 units ahead of last year. This would give Honda an increase ...

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