As you might suppose, the Japanese automotive companies have had a very large growth currently. Away from the big Nissan, companies such as Honda or Mitsubishi have participated in most of the global automobile market. Tap the shift to review the history of Honda since its foundation and to the growth.
Honda: the Japanese walk. In spite of the large car companies were founded shortly before the First World War, Honda is different: In the year 1946, the engineer Soichiro Honda founded his own company in the town of Hamamatsu, Japan. The name of the fledgling company was the 'Institute of Honda Technical Research'.
The company is very versatile, as it is dedicated, in addition to the design of cars, to the creation of electric bicycles, engines of old vehicles, motorcycles and conventional sports, and engines for small aircraft. This ability to manufacture allowed that Honda will boost sales and will begin to 'invade' the world.
First, the Japanese company was expanded to the American continent, founding plants in Argentina, in Brazil, Chile and Mexico. He entered the European market in 1982, taking a subsidiary in Barcelona, Spain, selling more than a million vehicles until 2007.
Cars like the Accord, the City, the Civic and CR-V have conquered the market today.