JAPAN: Honda reverses engines to expand sales of power train parts
Honda is having to ditch a long-standing quirk of its car engines in order to expand sales of power train parts, such as automatic transmissions. Honda engines have long turned anti-clockwise, putting the gearbox on the right of a front-drive car when viewed from the driver's seat. Now, so that their drivetrain components will be compatible with most other maker's engines, Honda's new engines turn clockwise.
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