Wonder who is behind beloved vehicles like the three-row Honda Pilot or the efficient and sporty Honda Civic? Well, the answer to “Who owns Honda?” is simple- Honda is owned by Honda! Honda started producing motorcycles in 1949 and then began producing cars in1963. Discover more about the unique Honda brand, including where Honda they are located, where their vehicles are built, and more at Walla Walla Valley Honda. Our associates are always happy to share more about the brand we are passionate about!
Is Honda Japanese?
While Honda vehicles can be found being driven and built all over the world, the brand did get its start in Japan. The current Honda headquarters are located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Honda was incorporated in 1948, and while leadership has changed hands a number of times over the years, the company is currently under the leadership of Takahiro Hachigo.
Where are Hondas Built?
While Honda is headquartered in Tokyo, it has manufacturing facilities throughout the entire world. In fact, Honda is about to mark its 50th year of producing vehicles in the U.S. In addition to having expanded to include plants in the United States, Honda also has plants located in:
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Despite the global presence of Honda, the majority of Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. have been produced in North America.
Where are Honda’s Biggest Revenues?
Even though Honda got its start in Japan, North America is now by far its the biggest revenue source today, nearly quadrupling the sales numbers of Japan. Still, Japan does hold a place as the brands second highest revenue source.
Learn More About Honda History at Walla Walla Valley Honda
Find out more about the history of the Honda, the current Honda models, and the innovations planned for the future at Walla Walla Valley Honda. At our dealership near Kennewick, you can check out our selection of new, used, and Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. Contact us to learn more about Honda, or to set up a test drive of one of our exciting new models today!