Honda Motor has boosted consolidated net income for its fiscal third quarter (ended 31 December) by 38.1% year on year to JPY200.0bn ($US1,752m). Net income per share was JPY110.25 ($0.97), up JPY30.80. Consolidated net income for the first nine months rose 38.1% to JPY574.6bn ($US5,034m), the automaker said in a statement. Nine-month net income per share rose JPY 88.53 to JPY316.49 ($US2.77).