About the history of Honda
Cars, motorcycles, top rated motorcycle helmets branded Honda, in a long ago, have become so familiar to many countries, but there is just a few who know intimately about the history of the famous motorcycles brand in the world. Let’s look in more detail through this article.
Honda is the largest engine manufacturer in the world with more than 14 million the number of units per year. Since 2004, the company started manufacturing diesel engines run quieter without the filter medium to meet the pollution standards. However, it could be said that the foundation made a public issue of the company from making motorcycles.
Honda is headquartered in Tokyo and listed on the Tokyo stock market, the City of New York, London, Paris, and American Honda based in Torrance, California (United States). Honda Canada was in Scarborough area of Toronto, Ontario and moved to new headquarters in Richmond Hill, Ontario in 2008.
Honda Motor Company was established in September 24, 1948. Mr. Soichiro Honda of Japan took the opportunity to travel much in need, whether the Japanese economy was ruined after the Second World War, it was very lacking privation fuel and money, to establish company. The company had motorized bicycle on creating an effective and cheap transport.
After the war, production facilities piston Honda almost had been destroyed. Soichiro Honda established a new company that the Japanese call “limited liability researching Honda Company”. The first base of the company had this name of fanfare was really just an ordinary factory made of wood, and where he and his colleagues installed engine for bikes. It was very interesting that the name in Japanese companies was still kept up to date in honor of Soichiro Honda’s efforts. American Honda Company was founded in 1958.
Honda began the production of motorcycles to scooters. Soichiro Honda quickly recovered after the company lost during the war. In late 1960, Honda dominated the motorcycle market in the world. To 1970 the company became the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world and since then never to lose this title.
It began the production in 1960 with the cars intended for the Japanese market mainly. Despite attending many international motorcycle race car but it was still very difficult to sell in the US. Since the cars were designed for Japanese consumers, it did not attract the attention of US consumers.
Honda then also had its position on the American car market in 1972 when they presented with Civic-larger descriptions than previous models, but smaller than the standard US vehicles -in the economic crisis 70 years affecting worldwide economies. The new law on waste in the US requiring American car manufacturers had to append switch parts of expensive catalyst in the exhaust system and that was also the reason why the prices of cars increased. But when Honda introduced the Civic Life 1975 CVCC engine (Compound Vortex Controlled Combustion). This engine met the emissions requirements, so it did not need fitting catalytic exhaust parts again and this is the competitive element of the Honda Civic.
In 1976, the Accord was immediately known to everyone for the features of low power consumption and easy to drive; Honda has found a place in America. In 1982, Honda carmakers were the first Japanese to build a car factory in the US, starting with the Accord car factory in Marysville. Up to now, the company has four vehicle manufacturing plants in Ohio: 2 in Marysville (Marysville auto plant and factory motorcycle Marysville), Anna, and East Liberty. The airline also had factories in Lincoln, Alabama (Honda Manufacturing of Alabama), and Timmonsville, South Carolina, and more recently (2006), Honda opened a new plant in Tallapoosa, Georgia. Honda extended after its market share in Marysville, Ohio, and research facilities and development in Raymond, Ohio. Management division of Honda North America located in Torrance, California. Honda Canada and the US Civic sold to manufacturing plants in Alliston, Ontario since 1985. June 27, 2006, Honda announced it was opening graves production facilities in North America, located in Greensburg, Indiana. The plant was expected to be completed in 2008.
Honda was the first auto manufacturer to introduce more Japanese luxury cars separately. The Accura models were launched in 1986 had created a lot more powerful Honda models and sporty than the other Honda vehicles.
In 1989, Honda introduced VTEC system automatic piston into production, this system could increase productivity and efficiency and helped engines operate motors with greater velocity. One of the best new engines for passenger car use, it worked based on the assumption of an engine adjusted to operate at two different modes depending on the tonnage.
For the models in 2007, Honda planned to increase the safety of the vehicle by adding the standard parts for all Honda vehicles in North America (except for Insight and S2000 cars would not have the side-curtain airbad ) as airbags in the front seats, side-curtain airbag, and the anti-lock to win.
Since the day Soichiro Honda put the first brick, through 50 years of development, now is the time to think about the way in the next 50 years. Honda will continue what have made their names so specially and successfully. Identify technology development path is vital; Honda has promised customers that what they see in a dream today will be available at the company’s showroom tomorrow. And above all, the fire will continue burning zeal to do good accountability Honda guide of the new century.