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Honda is a Japanese company (among other things Hamamatsu), which manufactures and markets automobiles, motorcycles, outboard motors and engine devices for the world market developed. With an annual production of 17 million engines is Honda the largest engine manufacturer of the world. In its 110 production plants in 31 countries in the world Honda employs over 131.000 coworkers.

The company administration for Northern Europe as well as the German development department is in open brook at the Main.


Honda was created on 24 September 1948 and carries the names of the founder, Soichiro Honda. At the beginning of firm history Honda engines produced to the drive of bicycles.

Beside Toyota Honda is one of the few independent Japanese automobile and motorcycle manufacturers. This is justified in the fact that the enterprise was successful during the restructuring of the international auto and motorcycle market and created it not to have to fuse with other enterprises or lose by acquisitions of strange investors its independence. Since 1986 Honda for its Lusxusautomobile uses the label name Acura.

These are driven out only in North America and Hong Kong.

Firm profile

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Of Honda profile in the public is also coined/shaped by his activities in the engine haven, in particular by successes in the MotoGP of Valentino Rossi, which became 2003 the third time in consequence with Honda world champion. Honda start also with its own team in the formula 1, sees Honda Racing F1 . In the 1980er and 1990er years dominated Honda with its engines the formula 1 and won six world championships.

Signs of Honda were at that time Nelson Piquet and Nigel Mansell, as well as Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, which could win 1988 15 of 16 running in the last turbo-season of the formula 1. Ayrton Senna contributed apart from the profit of the world championship considerably to the development Honda of the NS-X. At present fastest motorcycle of production is current Honda Fireblade CBR 1000 RR, a supersportsman, who reaches a weight per horsepower of approximately 1 kg per HP with 172 HP. The maximum speed of the Fireblade is with scarcely 300 km/h.

Flagship of the hone since route motorcycles is built the GoldWing series, in the Ohio/USA. Up-to-date this Luxustourer has a 1.8 litre of six cylinder double-piston engine with 87 KW (118 HP) as drive. The dry weight of this motorcycle does not amount to 363 kg, a miracle that it has also a reverse gear for ranking.

The moreover one Honda holds a world record, in Honda the S2000 works a petrol engine without loading with the highest litre achievement in a series vehicle. The 2.0 litres 240PS carries rows out 4-Zylinder with 9000U/min and has thus a litre achievement of 120PS per litre capacity.

In the year 2000 Honda presented first humanoiden robot ASIMO.

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