(Updates throughout) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia auto correspondent TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it would launch a new low-cost, hybrid car in Japan, North America and Europe in early 2009 as it aims to overtake rival Toyota Motor Corp in the green car race. Despite the pressure of record-high oil prices and concerns over climate change, fuel-efficient and low-emission hybrids still occupy a small niche in the global car market, partly due to their high costs ...
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