Last November, the city of Marysville, Ohio, mounted four cameras above the traffic lights at an nondescript intersection as part of a pilot project with Honda. Residents thought it was a way to trap them with speeding tickets.
Honda has much to offer Cruise, the young startup backed by GM. Honda's move to invest billions in the self-driving tech company gives new credence to the San Francisco operation and intensifies its competition with Google's Waymo.
Honda plans a fix starting next month for an over-fueling problem in its top seller -- the CR-V. The problem affects some 2017-18 CR-Vs sold in the U.S. with 1.5-liter engines driven on short trips in cold weather. Under such conditions, a number of the engines' crankcases have filled with gasoline, causing some vehicles to stall.