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Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Native name
Honda Giken Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha
Company typePublic
FoundedHamamatsu, Japan (October 1946 (1946-10), incorporated 24 September 1948; 75 years ago (1948-09-24))
FounderSoichiro Honda
Area served
Key people
RevenueIncrease ¥14.95 trillion (2022)[2]
Increase ¥871.2 billion (2022)[2]
Increase ¥707.0 billion (2022)[2]
Total assetsIncrease ¥23.97 trillion (2022)[2]
Total equityIncrease ¥10.77 trillion (2022)[2]
Number of employees
204,035 (2022)[3]
1994 Honda Civic
1991 Honda CRX

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (本田技研工業株式会社, Honda Giken Kōgyō Kabushiki gaisha, lit.'Honda Institute of Technology and Industry Company', IPA: [honda] (audio speaker iconlisten); /ˈhɒndə/) is one of the largest engineering company from Japan created on 24 September 1948. It is well known for making automobiles and motorcycles. Although Honda started in Japan, it now has many factories in other countries that includes the United States, Canada, Brazil, Thailand and China. Honda sells a luxury line of cars in the United States with the Acura name. 1961

Some of the automobiles that Honda makes include the:

Some of the cars Honda has made in the past are:

Honda also makes ATVs. Honda is also known for participating in a very wide range of motorsport events, including Formula One , MotoGP, LeMans, IRL and others.

Honda also makes small engines for chainsaws, lawnmowers and leaf blowers.

Honda does a lot of research on humanlike robots. Honda built Asimo, a robot that can walk, talk, dance, carry things and answer questions. These are not yet for sale in the United States.

Honda also creates a jet, known as the HondaJet. It is not often seen in the United States.

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  1. "About Honda (as of June 21, 2023)". Retrieved 5 January 2024.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "2022 Fiscal Year Consolidated Financial Results" (PDF). Honda IR. 13 May 2022. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 September 2022. Retrieved 5 September 2022.
  3. "2022 Financial Results (Form 20-F)" (PDF). Honda IR. 22 June 2022. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2022. Retrieved 5 September 2022.

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