SAN FRANCISCO – American Honda Motor Co. Inc. may show a multipurpose vehicle concept at this fall’s Los Angeles auto show, a company official tells Ward’s here. However, a production MPV is unlikely, as sales of the only true MPV in the U.S. market, Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda5, are below expectations. Mazda hoped to sell 20,000-25,000 units annually and looked to be headed in that direction after a strong start last summer. But sales have slowed, with only 12,567 deliveries since the ...

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