Wow, this is news to me!
Not to hi-jack the thread, but I've always read the Honda was a privately held company, that they don't even release their financial information, whether they make money or not, what their profit margins are, etc.
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".