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Honda muscles into No. 2 spot among automakers in Indonesia

Leading Japanese brands' domination hits 73% market share

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Honda Chief Operating Officer for Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania) Noriaki Abe, left, and President Director of PT Honda Prospect Motor Tomoki Uchida unveil Honda's new Civic Hatchback at the Indonesia International Auto Show in Tangerang, west of Jakarta, on Aug. 11, 2016.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Japanese car maker Honda Motor jumped to the No. 2 position in Indonesia's auto sales last year, shouldering out Daihatsu Motor, which had been the runner-up for seven years in a row.

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