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The strike that shut down four Honda plants in China has been resolved after workers at a parts production factory accepted a wage hike proposed by the company. Some 1,850 workers at Honda Auto Parts Manufacturing, Co. left the building in attempt to win a pay raise of 1,500 yuan ($219 U.S.) per month. The lack of engine and transmission parts that they stopped making then shut down three of Honda's vehicle assembly plants in China, a serious issue for an automaker working to raise its sales vol

Honda has high hopes for China, as the automaker plans to increase sales from a projected 630,000 units in 2010 to 830,000 in 2012. Before it can focus on hitting those targets, however, Honda's got to deal with a growing labor issue in China.