Monday, July 6, 2015

Honda begins production of Accord sedans in Nigeria – CEO

Tokyo – Honda Motor Co’s says it has begun the building of cars in Nigeria by retooling part of its factory that previously made motorcycles.

The firm’s new chief executive, Takahiro Hachigo, said this at his first news conference since taking the helm in June, on Monday in Tokyo.

Hachigo said the company, which began production in July (this month), planned to produce 1,000 of its Accord sedans annually at the plant.

The new chief executive said Honda would boost the production if the local market grows, adding that the plant would service other African countries.


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