Honda is to starting assembly of the 3.0 litre V6 Accord at the Guangzhou Honda Automobile plant.

The company currently produces three versions of the Accord in China where production in 2000 reached 32,000 last year.

Honda has a six percent share of the Chinese passenger car market but holds a 29 percent share of the segement for vehicles with engines over two litres.

Along with the increased Accord production will come a dealer network expansion programme from the current 68 to 120 by the end of this year.


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