UPDATE 1-Honda to launch dedicated-hybrid car in early 2009


(Adds details) TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co , Japan's No.2 automaker, said on Wednesday it would launch its planned dedicated hybrid sedan in Japan, North America and Europe in early 2009. Chief Executive Takeo Fukui told a news conference the company expected annual sales of 500,000 vehicles combined of four hybrid models after 2010. In addition to the existing Civic hybrid and the already-announced hybrid sedan and sports car based on the CR-Z concept model, Honda will ...

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