Honda Motor Company is a multi-national company involved in the manufacturing operations of motorcycles, automobiles, power equipment, and aircraft. The main headquarters of the company is situated in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. The company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange. There are more than 208,000 people employed by the company control all their manufacturing, and distribution facilities across the world. When it comes to volume, they are the largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines in the world with more than 14 million engines annually. The company was established by Soichiro Honda on 24th September 1948.
Some popular products manufactured by the company are automobiles, rotary tillers, outboard motors, jet aircrafts, thin film solar cells, lawn & garden equipment, scooters, electric generators, water pumps, scooters, commercial vehicles, and motorcycles. In addition to that, they also sell power equipment that includes hedge trimmer, pumps, outboard engine, electric 4-wheel scooter, sprayer, lawn mower, trimmer, snow thrower, generator, robotic lawn mower, and many more.
The company’s facilities are situated in more than 20 countries across the world. It includes Japan, United States, Canada, India, Brazil, China, United Kingdom, Colombia, Turkey, Philippines, Pakistan, Italy, Vietnam, Belgium, Canada, Mexico, and Turkey. A huge portion of company’s revenue is generated from Japan, Europe, and United States.
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The main competitors of the company are Hyundai Motor Group, Toyota, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Since its foundation, the company has won many awards that include Manufacturer of the Year Award 2012, NHTSA 5-Star Safety Ratings Award and IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards.