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Honda North America, Inc.

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2019 Vault Rankings

At a Glance

Uppers

Innovative company that produces quality products

Strong commitment to the environment and sense of corporate responsibility

Downers

Average pay in the manufacturing industry

Can be difficult to advance

The Bottom Line

Honda is a force to be reckoned with in 21st-century manufacturing. It builds innovative products, defining what the industry can be and will become in the future.

About Honda North America, Inc.

Its cars might not be as American as apple pie, but Honda North America keeps the US appetite for Hondas sated. The subsidiary of Honda Motor coordinates the operations in North America that manufacture, market, and distribute Accord, Civic, and Acura cars, as well as Gold Wing, Shadow, and Valkyrie motorcycles. Of the12 models made, Honda North America's best-selling cars include the Odyssey minivan and the CR-V SUV. Honda North America also markets hybrid versions of several of its sedans. New launches have included the Crosstour and Acura ZDX. Honda also makes jet and marine engines and power equipment. 

Operations

(Honda's vehicle total is more than any other Asian automaker except rival Toyota Motor Corp.) More than 70% of vehicles sold in the US are manufactured in one of some 15 North American plants, including four in Mexico, and two in Canada.

Company Background

American Honda Motor started in 1959 as a small motorcycle store in Los Angeles. Honda North America was established in 1987.

Honda North America, Inc.

700 Van Ness Ave
Torrance, CA 90501-1486
Phone: 1 (310) 781-4961

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
President, Honda of South Carolina (HSC): Gary Mabrey
President and CEO: Toshiaki Mikoshiba
President, Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM): Tsutomu Morimoto
Employees (This Location): 500
Employees (All Locations): 40,000