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US: Nissan ready to overtake Honda


For the last quarter of century, the US dominance of Japanese automakers revolved around just two names – Toyota and Honda. Today, Nissan is ready to close the gap and fight the latter for the second place. Honda, which hit a snag this year in the US and has modest declines in sales in recent months, is threatened by Nissan’s aggressive ...
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