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Honda Automobile (China) Company

Honda Automobile (China) Company
Industry Automotive
Founded September 2003
Headquarters Guangzhou, Peoples Republic of China [1]
Area served
China, Europe [2]
Key people
Hironori Kanayama (President) [3]
Production output (2005)
50,000
Total assets Steady $82 Million (2005)
Owners Honda (65%)
Guangzhou Automobile Group
(25%) Dongfeng Motor (10%) [4]
Number of employees
600 (2005)
Parent Honda (65%)


Honda Automobile (China) Company is a joint venture of Honda, Dongfeng Motor and Guangzhou Automobile Group.[5] It manufactures automobiles in an auto plant dedicated exclusively to exports from China which has an annual production capacity of 50,000 units.[5][6] The company is 65% owned by Honda.[5] Most of the production are exported to Europe.[5]

History

The company was established in September 2003.[7] Mass production began in April 2005 and first export of Honda Fit took place in June 2005.[6] The company is the first passenger car maker in China to begin full-scale exports to Europe.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://world.honda.com/news/2005/c050624.html
  2. ^ http://world.honda.com/news/2005/c050624.html
  3. ^ http://world.honda.com/news/2005/c050624.html
  4. ^ http://world.honda.com/news/2005/c050624.html
  5. ^ a b c d
  6. ^ a b c
  7. ^

External links

  • http://world.honda.com/group/China/ Honda in China
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