Throughout its History in February, Honda has brought smiles to countless people all over the world with its innovative and reliable products. Its achievements are born of a stubborn determination to make people’s lives better.
We’ll take you through some of the milestones we have reached.
Honda has established Noguchi Plant at Noguchi-cho, Hamamatsu-city
Honda’s first participation in an overseas motor sports event, Mikio Omura finishes 13th in a motorcycle race held in Sao Paulo to celebrate the city’s 400th anniversary February 1965
Full-scale export of the S600 begins February 1971
Low-pollution, high-efficiency CVCC engine is introduced
Honda del Peru S.A. is established
Honda of America Mfg., Inc. is established to produce motorcycles
Kainatech Honda, a joint venture for production and sales of motorcycles in India, is established
Local production of general-purpose engines at Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Begins
Honda Manufacturing Australia (current Honda Australia M. & P.E. Pty Ltd.) begins lawnmower production
Cumulative production of engines at Honda of America Manufacturing’s engine plant reaches 1-million-unit mark
Honda Motor China is established in Hong Kong for the sales of motorcycles and automobiles
Hero Honda opens second plant in India
New HYPER VTEC (Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control System) for 4-stroke motorcycle engines combines environmental friendliness and increased output at all engine speeds
Honda announces two new technologies used in the new S2000: high-performance Eco-Engine and open car body structure
Honda attains milestone of 5 million Accord sold in U.S.
Honda develops RN01 mountain bike for downhill competition, enters Japan Series and World Cup February 2004
Powered by world’s first 4-stroke 50cc engine with electronic fuel injection (PGM-FI, Programmed Fuel Injection), Smart Dio Z4 scooter goes on sale in Japan
Honda’s first large-displacement bikes launch in India, CBR1000RR and CB1000R
Vaillant and Honda present micro-combined heat and power system for home use (system goes on sale in October as ecoPower 1.0)
Honda Cars India begins automobile production from its Tapukara plant in Rajasthan
Honda E Prototype” World Premiere at Geneva International Motor Show 2019
Honda Establishes a New Company, Honda Mobility Solutions Co., Ltd., Responsible for Mobility Service (MaaS) Business in Japan.
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