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Honda president to step aside following record vehicle recalls

Newly appointed president of Japanese carmaker Honda Takahiro Hachigo (left) and current president Takanobu Ito at Monday's press conference on the management overhaul.


HONDA Motor Co's Takanobu Ito will step aside as president of Japan's third-largest carmaker after quality lapses led to record vehicle recalls last year.

Mr Ito, who has headed the company for six years, will become an adviser, though he'll remain on Honda's board, the maker...

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