Automotive News: Digest

June 2001
Automotive News;6/11/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5934, p32
Trade Publication
Presents news about the automobile industry for the period ended June 11, 2001. Retention of the price of the Prius Hybrid automobile of Toyota; Circuit City Stores Inc.'s proposed public offering of shares of CarMax Group common stocks; Honda Motor Co.'s investigation of fuel line defects in the Honda Civic automobile.


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