Honda Reaches 300 Million-Unit Milestone with 2015 Gold Wing
Honda is a pioneer in the automobile industry and the name Honda is synonymous with cutting edge technology and reliability. Over the years Honda has developed new technologies and has been at the forefront of product innovations.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd recently announced that Honda Motorcycles total worldwide production has reached the 300 million-unit milestone and a ceremony was held at Kumamoto factory in Japan to celebrate this occasion. The 300 millionth Honda bike was a 2015 Gold Wing produced at the Kumamoto factory. Honda Motorcycles reached this milestone in the 66th year since Honda began production of motorcycles in 1949. Its first motorcycle was the Dream Type-D.
Rewind the clock back to 1949 and this was when Honda began mass production of its bikes in Japan. Manufacturing outside Japan began in 1963 in Belgium and since then Honda has never looked back. Honda Motor Co; Ltd has been continuously expanding its production to many countries around the world, based on its commitment to “build products close to the consumer”. With a passion to create and invent new technologies that makes lives of people more convenient and fun, Honda motorcycles has been developing and manufacturing new products that suit the distinct needs of customers in various countries and regions around the world.
On this special occasion Honda Motor Co., Ltd CEO and President Mr. Takanobu Ito, thanked Honda`s customers and all the people involved in the development, production and sales of Honda motorcycles. He also mentioned that Honda will continue to develop products that will please its customers in every country and region in the world.
Honda continues to grow in popularity with each passing day and its bikes are currently produced in 22 countries at 33 plants.