Honda (HMC -0.7%) CEO Takanobu Ito notes the automaker plans to ramp up exports from the U.S. as...

|About: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC)|By:, SA News Editor

Honda (HMC -0.7%) CEO Takanobu Ito notes the automaker plans to ramp up exports from the U.S. as a way to curb the painful toll the strong yen takes on profits. The exec says the company may go as far as lifting the percentage of U.S exports to overall production to 20%, up from a current level of 6% to 7%.