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Million Mile Accord

Friday, 28 October 2011

American Honda has awarded Joe LoCicero a brand new 2012 Accord after he hit the one million mile mark in his 1990 model.

Joe's million mile journey over the past 15 years is a testament to Honda's reliability, and reinforces Honda's reputation for building rock-solid, dependable cars.

Joe drives an average of 62,500 miles a year and began keeping detailed records at around 300,000 miles. He has taken more than 661 photos of his odometer and Honda fans have been following his journey on http://www.millionmilejoe.com as he approached the one million mile mark.

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Electric and Hybrid Power from Honda

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

TOKYO, Japan, May 11, 2009 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that Insight ranked as the industry's best-selling car among new vehicle registrations* in Japan for the month of April 2009, with sales of 10,481 units (source: Japan Automobile Dealers Association). It is the first time in history for a hybrid model to be the industry's best selling vehicle in Japan for any monthly sales period.

Fit was the industry's best-selling car among new vehicle registrations in Japan for calendar year 2008 and the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009. Fit was also the industry's best-selling car for the month of March 2009, for the fourth consecutive month since December 2008, until it was displaced by Insight to become the industry's second best-selling car in April 2009, with sales of 9,443 units. It is the first time Honda has occupied the industry's top two best-selling car positions.

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Honda sells 300,000th Hybrid

Thursday, 19 February 2009

TOKYO, Japan - Honda announced that global sales of Honda hybrid vehicles passed the 300,000-unit mark on a cumulative basis at the end of January 2009, since the introduction of the first-generation Insight in November 1999.

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Two Millionth Swindon Built HONDA

Monday, 17 March 2008

Honda's Swindon factory was on of the UK's biggest inward investment projects. Honda has invested almost £2 billion in the factory, which has helped transform the industrial base of Swindon as a whole. Swindon produced the one millionth Civic in November last year and has just produced its two millionth British Honda in February this year.

Ken Keir, Managing Director Honda UK and Senior Vice President Honda Motor Europe, says:

Civic remains the cornerstone of our UK and European success. Customers love its innovative design and build quality, which not only retains a huge loyal customer base, but is key to us winning new sales across Europe.

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Honda UK Manufacturing Limited (HUM) celebrated a major milestone on Friday November 9th with the production of the millionth Swindon-built Civic, further underlining Honda's long term confidence in UK manufacturing and Swindon.

Civic production began on September 19, 1994 and in that first year just 6,652 Civics were produced. This year, HUM will produce 138,792 Civic cars.

David Hodgetts, HUM Director, said:

We are the only Honda plant in the world manufacturing the Civic 5-door and 3-door models and are extremely proud of the fact there are one million happy customers driving Swindon-built Civics.

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