Globally one of the biggest brands in Auto & Truck manufacturing segment, it is involved in the manufacturing and sales of automobiles, motorcycles and power products.
Founded in the year 1948, it is headquartered in Tokyo. Employing about 198,561 people, its present CEO is Takahiro Hachigo. It is the world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines measured by volume, producing more than 14 million internal combustion engines every year. It was also the first Japanese automobile company to start off a dedicated luxury brand called Acura. The very first production automobile from Honda was the T360 mini pick-up truck in the year 1963. Over time, Honda has continuously expanded its product line and has increased exports to numerous countries worldwide. As an indicator to Honda’s global nature, most of Honda’s revenues is generated from North American market.