Top 10 Car Companies in the World 2017

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6. Honda

Founded in the year 1948, Honda is a Japanese firm with headquarter located at Tokyo, Japan.


They are into manufacturing and sales of automobiles, aircrafts and motorcycles and providing financial services which includes credit and insurance to its customers. Honda has about 89 plants in 33 countries and sells in around 140 nations employing a total of 29,500 people as of 2016 across the world.

The most popular cars of Honda include Accord and Civic which are still continuing to grab the market with huge sales in North America.

With 69 years of history, Honda motors made its first motor cycle in the year 1949. It went international in the year 1959 by establishing plant at America as American Honda Motor Co to becoming the largest selling car of the year 1993.  Honda hasn’t stopped and dreams 50 years ahead of time to reduce its CO2 emissions by 30% by 2020 and  they also want to  employ cruise control in their cars to make collision a thing of past by 2040.

Honda’s philosophy is built on Respect for individual and the three joys of giving. Respect for individual includes three sub pillars of initiative- Initiative to think creatively and not be bound by preconceived ideas, equality-treating each other with respect and providing equal opportunities to all and the third one being trust- mutual trust to help each other fulfil their responsibilities by sharing knowledge. The three joys of giving include joy of buying selling and creating the best products by the firm.

With the mission to provide high quality products at affordable prices on global level Honda motors has won several awards like 2016 Green SUV of the Year, U.S. News Best Cars for Families, Overall Best Buy 2016 and several others.

Revenue: $ 122.95 billion

Net income: $ 5.65 billion

No of units sold: 4972000

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