Honda says aims to boost global car sales by 15 percent this year

Honda Motor Co <7267.T> aims to increase its global car sales by 15 percent to 4.40 million vehicles in calendar 2013, from 3.82 million vehicles last year, a company executive said on Thursday.

Honda, Japan's third-biggest automaker, aims to sell 750,000 vehicles in China this year, up from 604,000 vehicles in 2012, Executive Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura told reporters.

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(Reporting by Yoko Kubota; Editing by Chris Gallagher)