Timeline - Motorcycle

Foundation
 
'47 Honda’s first product, the A-type bicycle engine, produced (a year before the establishment of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.).
'49 Production of the Dream D (2-stroke, 98cc), Honda’s first production motorcycle, begins.
'52 Honda motorcycle exports begin.
'55 Honda becomes No. 1 producer of motorcycles in Japan.
'58 Long-selling Super Cub first introduced.
'63 Motorcycle production in Belgium begins (Honda’s first overseas production).
'68 Total motorcycle production reaches 10 million units.
'69 Dream CB750 Four, with a 4-cylinder engine, released; export of the bike to the U.S. and Canada begins.
'70 Total motorcycle exportation reaches 5 million units.
'71 Total motorcycle production reaches 15 million units.
'73 Total motorcycle production reaches 20 million units
'74 Gold Wing GL1000 released in the U.S.
'78 Total motorcycle production reaches 30 million units.

1980's
 
'87
Tact Fullmark released.
Domestic motorcycle production reaches 50 million units (a world first).
1987 ZOOM
'89 Total “met-in” scooter production reaches 1 million units.
Total scooter production for domestic use reaches 5 million units.

1990's
 
'92
Super Cub production reaches 20 million units
(a world record for a scooter model).
1992 ZOOM
'94 Limited-edition sales of CUV-ES electric scooter begin.
'97 Worldwide motorcycle production reaches 100 million units.

2000's
 
'02 Super Cub production reaches 35 million units.
'03 Pantheon, first motorcycle equipped with small PGM-FI, released in Europe.
'04 First motorcycle powered by Honda FC Stack developed.
'05 Worldwide motorcycle production reaches 150 million units.
Worldwide Super Cub series production reaches 50 million units.
'07
Airbag system for Gold Wing released. 2007 ZOOM
'08 Worldwide motorcycle production reaches 200 million units.
Worldwide Super Cub production reaches 60 million units.

2010's
 
10 PCX all-new scooter released in Thailand.
Leasing of EV-neo electric scooter begins.
'12 Click 125i, first scooter with eSP engine, launched in Thailand
New Mid Concept models (NC700X,NC700S, Integra,) launched
Global CRF250L on/off-road motorcycle model launched
Dream Yuga motorcycle launched in India
'13 MSX125 Sports Bike launched in Thailand
CTX Series with CTX700N and CTX700 launched
Global Model LEAD125 launched

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