HONDA SPECIFICATIONSTyPE Public company AutomotiveINDuSTRy AviationFOuNDED 24 September 1948 Soichiro HondaFOuNDER(S) Takeo F ujisawaHEADquARTERS Minato, Tokyo, JapanAREA SERvED Worldwide Takanobu Ito (President, CE & O,KEy PEOPlE Representative Director)
Automobiles Motorcycles Scooters Electrical Generators Water pumpsProducts Lawn and Garden EquipmentS Tillers Outboard motors Robotics Jets Jet Engines Thin-film solar cells
REvENuE 7.948 trillion (2012)OPERATINg INCOmE 231.36 billion (2012)NET INCOmE 211.48 billion (2012)TOTAl ASSETS 11.780 trillion (2012)TOTAl EquITy 4.402 trillion (2012)EmPlOyEES 179,060 (2012) AcuraSubSIDIARIES Li Nian (Everus) Honda Aircraft CompanyWEbSITE world.honda.com
SOmE FACTS AbOuT HONDA Honda Motor Company, Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. Honda has been the worlds largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959 as well as the worlds largest manufacturer of internal combustion enginesmeasured by volume, producing more than 14 million internal combustion engines each year. Honda surpassed Nissan in 2001 to become the second- largest Japanese automobile manufacturer. As of August 2008, Honda surpassed Chrysler as the fourth largest automobile manufacturer in the United States.
Honda was the seventh largest automobile manufacturer in the world behind Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Group, Ford, and Nissan in 2010. Honda was the first Japanese automobile manufacturer to release a dedicated luxury brand, Acura, in 1986. Aside from their core automobile and motorcycle businesses, Honda also manufactures garden equipment, marine engines, personal watercraft and power generators,. Since 1986, Honda has been involved with artificial intelligence/robotics research and released their ASIMO robot in 2000. They have also ventured into aerospace with the establishment of GE Honda Aero Engines in 2004 and the Honda HA-420 Honda Jet, scheduled to be released in 2012
HONDA IN INDIA Honda comes to India as a Joint-Venture between the Hero Group and Honda Motor Company was established in 1984 as the Hero Honda Motors Limited At Dharuhera India. Hero is the brand name used by the Munjal brothers for their flagship company Hero Cycles Ltd , Honda share 26% stake in company. But after 26 years of bonding with the motorcycle users in India, Hero Honda was finally splited in Dec 16, 2011. Some remarkable products of this JV are: HERO HONDA ACHEIvER , HERO HONDA AmbITION , HERO HONDA CbZ , CbZ XTREmE , HERO HONDA CD 100 , HERO HONDA CD DAWN, HERO HONDA glAmOuR , HERO HONDA HuNK , HERO HONDA KARIZmA AND mANy mORE.