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AutoNews Now: Leadership shift at American HondaTue, 21, Feb 2017
Honda's Mendel to retire April 1; Conrad gets top roleTue, 21, Feb 2017
John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1. His duties will be taken over by Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.
Honda's Ridgeline lesson: Looks matterSun, 15, May 2016
Honda learned the hard way with the original Ridgeline that you can be innovative with the features and bones of a truck, but not the design. It took that lesson to heart while developing the latest model.