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April 29, 2024

Honda Has Produced Over 8 Million Motorcycles In The Philippines

Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) celebrates another milestone as it marks the production of its 8-millionth motorcycle unit. As the leading motorcycle manufacturer in the country, Honda’s 8-million-unit production milestone underscores its commitment to providing high quality, reliable, and environment friendly motorcycles that has become a cornerstone of Filipino transportation.

The breakdown of HPI’s eight million units produced further illustrates the company’s impact on Filipino mobility.
  • Cub motorcycles account for 49 percent (3,921,083 units), serving as reliable and fuel-efficient transportation options that have become a key player of Filipino mobility.
  • Business motorcycles make up 34 percent (2,694,170 units), catering to the needs of businesses and entrepreneurs, thus promoting economic growth.
  • Sports motorcycles represent 3 percent (222,747 units), appealing to adventure seeking Filipino riders.
  • AT (automatic) motorcycles which is currently the main driver and trend of the market contribute 15 percent (1,162,000 units), offering a user-friendly and convenient riding experience.
HPI’s 20-hectare plant in Batangas employs processes that prioritize safe, efficient, economical, and environmentally friendly technology, serving both people and the community. The company’s roots trace back to 1964 when Mariwasa-Distribution, Inc. was established, eventually leading to the formation of Mariwasa-Honda Inc. in 1973, and later to Honda Philippines, Inc, in 1983.

Honda Philippines, Inc. Production Milestones:
  • May 1973 – Began production of motorcycle at the first factory in Paranaque
  • May 1983 – 10th Anniversary of HPI Motorcycle Production
  • May 1993 – 20th Anniversary of HPI Motorcycle Production
  • May 2003 – 30th Anniversary of HPI Motorcycle Production
  • February 2005 – Cumulative production reached 1 million units
  • April 2006 – Transferred to a new factory in Batangas
  • April 2008 – Cumulative production reached 2 million units
  • February 2011 – Cumulative production reached 3 million units
  • May 2013 – 40th Anniversary of HPI Motorcycle Production
  • January 2014 – Cumulative production reached 4 million units
  • September 2016 – Cumulative production reached 5 million units
  • January 2019 – Cumulative production reached 6 million units
  • August 2022 – Cumulative production reached 7 million units
  • May 2023 – 50th Anniversary of HPI Motorcycle Production
  • April 2024 – Cumulative production reached 8 million units

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