Honda Cleans Up At New York's Auto Show

The carmaker has wowed people with its new Odyssey minivan because of the built in vacuum cleaner. It's tucked inside the driver's side rear-cargo space and comes with various attachments.

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

At the New York Auto Show this week, Honda is cleaning up. The carmaker has wowed people with its new Odyssey minivan because of the built-in vacuum cleaner.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Yeah, the carmaker says it worked with Shop-Vac to design its HondaVAC, which it tells is the first ever in-car vacuum cleaner. It is tucked inside the driver's side rear cargo space, and it comes with all sorts of attachments.

WERTHEIMER: And so our last word in business today is: Why did it take a car company so long to do this?

GREENE: Yeah. I mean, this car vacuum cleaner really sucks. Sorry. That's the business news on MORNING EDITION. I'm David Greene.

WERTHEIMER: And I'm Linda Wertheimer.

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