Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that they have reached a cumulative worldwide motorcycle production of 300 million-unit milestone in September 2014 this year
.Honda held a ceremony at Kumamoto Factory, the company’s primary motorcycle production plant in Japan, to celebrate reaching the 300 million-unit milestone which is a 40th Anniversary Edition Gold Wing.
It all started 66 years ago in Japan in 1949 when when Honda began mass-production of the Dream Type-D.
Production outside of Japan began in Belgium in 1963, and since then Honda has been expanding its local production to many countries around the world including Malaysia based on Honda’s commitment to “build products close to the customer.” Currently they are producing motorcycles in 33 plants in 22 countries.
“Thanks to support from our customers and all of the people involved in development, production and sales, Honda was able to reach the 300 million-unit milestone.
We will continue to provide products that will please our customers in each country and region in the world,” said Takanobu Ito, president and CEO of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.