"Mutual Trust and Friendship"
Communication from the Heart Sustained Honda (1954)


Immediately after issuing that declaration, however, the circumstances surrounding Honda suddenly changed for the worse. The company was faced by an unparalleled management crisis. Read more ...



Exhibited at the entrance of the Honda Collection Hall is this bicycle equipped with an auxiliary engine made from a small, remodeled unit that had served as a power generator for an old no. 6 military radio transmitter (October 1946). This engine marked the origin of Honda Motor, the start of a dream. "Yume," the character for "dream" in Japanese that is seen etched on the glass, is in founder Soichiro Honda's own writing. Honda's dreams were always grand, and in that spirit, he boldly took up the challenges before him.
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