More Natural Gas Fuelling Stations Coming, Honda Civic NG Owners Rejoice

It’s sales are but a drop in the bucket for  Honda, but the Civic GX, recently renamed the NG, might have a chance to grow its market share thanks to efforts by Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to expand U.S. infrastructure for natural gas vehicles.

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Honda To Increase Exports From North American Plants

In order to counter currency and geographical volatility, Honda announced the use of North American assembly facilities to produce vehicles for export. After experiencing earthquake, tsunami, and yen fluctuation, many Japanese automakers are discussing methods of minimizing the export output of domestic assembly plants and increasing product assembly overseas.

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BMW To Export Chinese Built 5-Series Sedans, Engine Plant Also Being Opened

BMW s in certain markets may be getting a “Made In China” code in their VIN numbers starting at the end of 2011, as the company plans to export Chinese made 5-Series sedans to certain markets.

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Honda Reducing Exports By Half As A Reponse To Rising Yen

The rising yen is making exports from Japan increasingly unprofitable and Honda is looking to cut vehicle exports by 50 percent over the next 10 years as a response to the change in currency valuations.

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Mitsubishi Puts Delica Minivan Plans On Hold

Mitsubishi‘s lineup in the rest of the world is a pretty far cry from the Outlanders, Eclipses and Galants we’re used to in North America. In foreign markets, cars like the i, Colt and Delica can be had instead of the pulse-slowing fare sold here.

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Toyota: Strong Yen Means Exporting Small Cars "Isn't Feasible"

Toyota‘s executive vice president for global manufacturing said that exporting the Corolla and Yaris to America was no longer profitable due to a strong yen, which is at a 15 year high relative to the U.S. dollar.

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