Timeline - Power Products

Foundation
 
'53
Power product business begins (first power product engine, H-type, released). ZOOM

'59
F-150 tiller released. ZOOM

'64 GB30 outboard engine released.
'65
E300 portable generator introduced. ZOOM

'69 Total power product production reaches 1 million units.
'77 New G series 4-stroke power product engines released.
'78 HR21 lawn mower released.

1980's
 
'80 Komame F200 mini-tiller released.
HS35 snowblower released.
'81 Total power product production reaches 5 million units.
'83 GX series OHV 4-stroke power product engines released.
'85 Total power product production reaches 10 million units.
Chikaramaru HP250 power carrier released.
'89 Total power product production reaches 15 million units.

1990's
 
'92 Total power product production reaches 20 million units.
'93 Honda’s power product engines first in the world to meet California emissions regulations.
'95
BF90 outboard engine receives IMTEC Innovation Award. ZOOM

'97 Total power product production reaches 30 million units.
GX22/23, world’s first 360°-tilting, 4-stroke engines, released.
'98 GENE 21 generators released.
'99 MonPal ML100 electric wheelchair released.

2000's
 
'00 “e-SPEC” power product environmental technology standard developed.
Total power product production reaches 40 million units.
'01 HS1390i hybrid snowblower released.
'02 Total power product production reaches 50 million units.
'03 Compact household cogeneration unit released.
'04 Total power product production reaches 60 million units.
'05 The next-generation iGX440, the world’s first electronically controlled general-purpose engine, released.
Total power product production reaches 70 million units.
'06 Four-wheeled electric scooter Monpal ML200 released.
'07 Sales of thin-film solar cells for home use begin nationwide in Japan.
'08 Sales of thin-film solar cell for public and industrial use begin.
Total power product production reaches 80 million units.
'09 Pianta butane gas-canister-powered mini-tiller released.
Total power product production reaches 90 million units.

2010's
 
'10 Enepo butane gas-canister-powered generator released.
iGX and GX series of general-purpose engines released.
'11 Supply of all-new household gas engine cogeneration units to gas companies begins.
Total power product production reaches 100 million units.
'12 EU9iGP propane-powered portable generator launched in Japan
Honda announces Miimo robotic lawn mower
'13 Honda Develops All-new General Purpose Engines for Emerging Markets, GP160H and GP200H
Honda Releases a Compact Rotary Snow Thrower Boasting Significantly Improved Snow-blowing Capability, HSS760n
60th anniversary of power products business

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