Encounter with a Cast-off Military Surplus Engine
The Starting-point of the “Dream” and the “Response to the Needs of the Time”

One day in September 1946, Mr. Honda visited the home of a friend, Kenzaburo Inukai. There, by chance, he came upon a small engine. He had come to know Mr. Inukai through automobile repair work he did when he was running the Hamamatsu branch of Art Shokai and Mr. Inukai was running a taxi company. Read more ...



Encounter with a Cast-off Military Surplus Engine
The Yamashita Plant in Yamashita-cho, Hamamatsu (circa 1952)
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