NEWSMAKER-Honda's CEO gears up for next hybrid race


By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia auto correspondent TOKYO, May 25 (Reuters) - When CEO Takeo Fukui says he would spend $10 billion to rack up a Formula One victory for Honda, you get the sense that he really means it. Under Fukui's five-year leadership, Honda Motor's car sales have jumped by a third and profits by an even bigger margin to a record $5.8 billion last year. But it's the lack of an F1 win that sticks in the craw of the 63-year-old former engineer, who joined Honda precisely because ...

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