Honda Motor Company, Ltd. is a very popular brand and is known all over the world. It is a Japan-based car company whose name has been heard since the 1940s. However, their first production of all-purpose diesel engines and motorcycle frames started in the 1950s. Honda introduced its first automobiles in 1962.
In 1952, after numerous successes and events in the automobile industry, Honda began shipping and exporting motorcycles in other countries like Taiwan. It was October 1952 when the Honda motorcycle with a "Dream" nameplate was exported to the Philippines.
Seven years later, a Honda subsidiary was established in the United States of America in 1959. This enables the further growth of the sales and market of the Japanese carmaker. After that, more subsidiaries and plants have been built in the USA and outside Asia.
The company initially specialized in producing and selling power products, motorcycles, and automobiles. In 2015, Honda Motor Company Ltd. announced that it would start developing aircraft engines, and product orders started in March 2018.
The success of Honda can be denoted as somewhat faster compared to other automotive companies.
According to the data released by Honda, the company has a total capital of 86 billion yen from the end of March 2018. Its total gross sales for the same period is more than 15 billion yen. The total automobile sales from that number are 70.6%, which means a total of 5.29 million cars, to be exact.
Aside from its home base in Japan, Honda Motor Company is located in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and America. The production and assembly plant of Honda is distributed in Japan, China, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Pakistan, Thailand, Brazil, Belgium, Mexico, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the USA.
Honda vehicles are brought to the country by Honda Cars Philippines, Inc (HCPI). The company was established in 1990 in partnership with the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) and Ayala Automotive Holdings Corporation. HCPI is also a member of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc (CAMPI).
The Philippines' Honda cars assembly plant was established in early 1992, situated in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
- Head office address (Sta. Rosa Plant): 105 South Main Avenue, Laguna Technopark Santa Rosa, Philippines 4062
- Phone number: (632) 8-857-7200 to 19
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mondays to Fridays
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