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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. profile and history video

   Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (本田技研工業株式会社) is a Japanese conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan., and founded on September 24, 1948, by the co-founders Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa. It is the successor of Honda Technical Research Institute, which was established in October 1946, to research and produce manufacturing equipment and internal combustion engines

   The company operates through the following business segments: Automobile, Acura autos Powersports (Motorcycles), Power Equipment, Engines, Marine, HondaJet, and Robotics.

Automobile

   The Automobile segment covers cars, SUVs & crossovers, minivan & truck, and electrified.

Acura

   The Acura autos segment involves luxury sedans and SUVs.

Powersports

   The Powersports segment provides motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, and SxS.

Power Equipment

   The Power Equipment segment comprises generators, lawn & robotic mowers, pumps, tillers, trimmers, snow blowers, and others.

Engines

   The Engines segment covers small engine models, manuals, parts, and resources.

Marine

   The Marine segment involves outboard motors, parts, accessories, propellers, and financing.

HondaJet

   The HondaJet segment covers jet aircrafts and jet engines.

Robotics

   The Robotics segment engages in research and development of ASIMO Humanoid Robot, as well as products dedicated to personal mobility, stride management assist (walking assist), and bodyweight support assist.


   Some of the most important divisions and subsidiaries of the company are Acura, Honda Aircraft Company, Honda Automobiles, Honda Motorcycles, Honda Airways, Honda Racing, GE Honda Aero Engines, Mobilityland, and many others.

   With more than 215 000 employees, Honda Motor Co. is considered one of the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturers, one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers, and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of internal combustion engines measured by volume. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the world’s most valuable brands, one of the most regarded companies and one of the largest public companies in the world.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, global.honda, and www.honda.com.

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