Short history of Japanese Honda
・ 1946 – “Honda Technology institute” was founded at Hamamatu in Shizuoka. First manufacture for the company which is called “Bata- bata” was made in this year.
・ 1948 – Change the name of company to “Honda Technology Research Institute Company”. Number of employee was only 20 then.
・ 1955 – To make motorcycle production overtook others and become the top in the Japan.
・ 1959 – Found “American Honda Motor Inc.” at Los Angeles.
・ 1960 – Found “Honda Technology institute company”
・ 1972 – Put “civic” go on sale. The car has a “CVCC” engine which low pollution engine is invented by Honda.
・ 1986 – Launch a new business at the America as “Acura”.
・ 1989 – Invented a “VTEC” engine.
・ 1991 – Souichirou Honda passed away in this year.
” Honda Technology institute” was founded at Hamamatu in Shizuoka in 1946. The company also made “Bata- bata”as the first manufacture for the company in this year. It is not only beginning of the Honda’s history,but also history of Japanese motor industry.
Source: Ukiukiyuki's Blog
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