WASHINGTON, D.C. – The continuing shortage of Japanese-sourced cars and components due to the country’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in March could not come at a worse time for American Honda, which is aiming to launch the next-generation of its best-selling Civic compact car in the U.S. later this month. While most Civics sold in the U.S. are built in North America and primarily use local parts, some components still come from Japan. American Honda Executive Vice President John ...

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