Here, the uniqueness of Honda associates comes shining through, as each technical and logistical challenge brings forth its own story of accomplishment.

Index

1990's
The Birth of Twin Ring Motegi(1997)
A Gift to the New Century: A Progressive Corporate Ideal
FULL STORY
Entry to Champ Car Racing (1994)
Honda: Carrying the Challenging Spirit Across the Ocean
FULL STORY
Odyssey (1994)
Determination and Passion: A Car that Fulfills the Creative Lifestyle
FULL STORY
Establishment of Honda Taiyo, Kibo-no-Sato Honda and Honda R&D Taiyo (1992)
Creating a Workplace of Human Equality
FULL STORY
Hosting "Orei-no-kai"(1991)
"Thank you for giving me such a happy life!"
FULL STORY
The NSX (1990)
A New Sportscar : The Dream of Technology
FULL STORY

1980's
The VTEC Engine (1989)
Achieving A Naturally Aspirated 100 Horsepower: The Leap to a Dream
FULL STORY
Honda EV Plus: The Dream of an Electric Vehicle(1988)
The Challenge of Zero Emissions for the 21st Century
FULL STORY
An Automated Line for Painting and Coating(1988)
Technology Reflecting Real-World Experience
FULL STORY
Steering Angle Sensing Four-Wheel Steering System (4WS) (1987)
A Prophetic Concept Produces the World's First Four-Wheel Steering System
FULL STORY
The Airbag System (1987)
The Reliability of Six 9s,or 99.9999% - Founded on NASA Techniques and Consta nt Effort
FULL STORY
The ZE Engine (GX110/140/240/270/340 Series)(1983)
The Concept: An OHV + Inclined Cylinder that Changed the World of General Purpose Engines
FULL STORY
Formula One Entry (1983)
Reaching for the Top in Motorsports (F-1 The Second Phase)
FULL STORY
Development of Honda's Franz System Car(1982)
The Car that United Many Spirits
FULL STORY
The World’s Smallest Welding Line (1982)
An Innovative Welding System : The Ultimate in Rationalization
FULL STORY
Transfer Lines for Modular Components(1981)
Production Lines Simultaneously Realizing Flexibility with Productivity
FULL STORY
The Car Navigation System (1981)
Gyro Research: The World's First Automotive Navigation System
FULL STORY
City (1981)
Centipede Dance Takes Japan by Storm
FULL STORY
The F200 "Komame" Mini-Tiller(1980)
Cultivating the Market with a First-class, Compact Work Machine
FULL STORY
Establishing Honda of America Manufacturing (1980)
A Manufacturing Base in America, Land of the Automobile
FULL STORY

1970's
The Oval Piston Engine (1979)
The Challenge of Engineering: To Find the Very Best Technology
FULL STORY
Returning to the World Motorcycle Grand Prix (1979)
Regaining the Summit
FULL STORY
The HR21 Lawn Mower(1978)
The "Green" Market Creates an Overseas Sales Network for Power Products
FULL STORY
Creating Hometown Forests(1977)
A Symbol of Harmony for People, a Factory and Nature
FULL STORY
The ME Engine (G100/150/200/300/400 Series) (1977)
A Million-Selling Engine Opens the Door to "Tomorrow" for Honda Power Products
FULL STORY
Introducing the Accord(1976)
The Car That Continues to Evolve by Maintaining Harmony with the Times, People, and Society
FULL STORY
CG125(1975)
Clearing the Way for Entry into Brazil's Motorcycle Market
FULL STORY
Establishment of Honda Engineering (1974)
Ensuring Competitiveness: A System of Development for Production Technologies
FULL STORY
Company Leaders Honda and Fujisawa Retire; Kawashima Assumes Presidency(1973)
A Refreshing New Development: Two Retire, Their Gaze Fixed on Honda's Future
FULL STORY
Announcing the Civic (1972)
The Passion of Honda Development in a Tangible Form
FULL STORY
Introducing the CVCC (1972)
Beating the World : Developing a Low Emission Engine
FULL STORY
Holding All Honda Idea Contests(1970)
Taking Play to the Max
FULL STORY
Launching the Office of Safe Driving Promotional Operations(1970)
Creating a Safer, More Pleasant Traffic Society
FULL STORY

1960's
The Dream CB750 FOUR(1969)
The Motorcycle That Gave Birth to the Nanahan Category
FULL STORY
Launching the Honda 1300 (1968)
Honda's First Small Car: An Arduous Road
FULL STORY
The Hondamatic Transmission (1968)
he Innovative Automatic Transmission: A Breakthrough in Original Thinking
FULL STORY
Entering the Auto Market at Last (1966)
The Quest for an Effective Automobile Sales System Getting into the Market Last-Being First with the Best
FULL STORY
The E300 Portable Generator(1965)
A Best-Seller: Creating a Market for Portable Generators
FULL STORY
Formula One Entry (1964)
Reaching for the Top in Motorsports (F-1 The Initial Phase)
FULL STORY
Kyoto: Celebrating the Company's 15th Anniversary(1963)
An Idea from the Workplace Creates a Memorable 15th Anniversary Event
FULL STORY
Establishing Belgium Honda(1963)
Crossing Boundaries to International Production
FULL STORY
Launching the S360 and T360 (1962)
Paving the Way for Auto Production
FULL STORY
Employing the "My Record" Project and Expert Certification System(1960)
Seeking the Full Potential of Every Expert
FULL STORY
The R&D Center Goes Independent (1960)
Seeking to be an R&D Center that Empowers Corporate Development
FULL STORY

1950's
Establishing American Honda Motor Co. (1959)
An Unknown Market-a New Challenge
FULL STORY

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