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Honda Provides Aid to March 28th Sumatra Earthquake Victims

TOKYO, Japan, March 30, 2005– Honda Motor Co., Ltd. would like to express its deepest sympathy and condolences to the victims of the March 28th earthquake which struck Sumatra, Indonesia.

In response to this tragedy, Honda will provide the following assistance to the affected area:

* Honda’s local operations will make a cash donation of IDR(Indonesia rupiah) 1 billion 
(approx. JPY(Japan yen) 11.4 million) in addition to providing 50 generators, 10 high-pressure washers and 25 backpack power sprayers with a net worth of approximately JPY 4 million.

* Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will make a cash donation of JPY 10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) to be designated for regional relief assistance.

* Honda will continue a discount repair and assistance program for customers and dealers affected by the disaster. This program was introduced after last year’s December earthquake in the region.