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. It was founded on September 24, 1948, by the co-founders Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa, and it is the successor of the 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.
The Automobile segment covers cars, SUVs & crossovers, minivan & truck, and electrified.
The Acura autos segment involves luxury sedans and SUVs.
The Powersports segment provides motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, and SxS.
The Power Equipment segment comprises generators, lawn & robotic mowers, pumps, tillers, trimmers, snow blowers, and others.
The Engines segment covers small engine models, manuals, parts, and resources.
The Marine segment involves outboard motors, parts, accessories, propellers, and financing.
The HondaJet segment covers jet aircrafts and jet engines.
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 company’s most important divisions and subsidiaries 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.
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